Mr. Lopez has practiced immigration law for more than 25 years and focuses on corporate immigration, processing temporary and permanent corporate visa petitions, and all aspects of the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding visa benefits and Federal I-9 immigration compliance.
He often appears before the Department of Homeland Security on immigration benefits and compliance matters, as well as before the Department of State and other state entities regulating immigration compliance.
Mr. Lopez also represents clients in international forums on global migration issues.
Board-certified in immigration and nationality law by the Florida Bar, he has advised multinational companies on how to meet their global workforce needs and on the management of I-9 audits and federal investigations.
Mr. Lopez also has actively managed the worldwide transfer of staff for a number of multi-national companies.
Additionally, he provides advice on immigration-related employment discrimination, as regulated by the Office of the Special Counsel for Immigration Related Employment Discrimination.
Mr. Lopez has developed training programs for in-house legal teams and managers at client sites related to immigration compliance modules involving I-9 and visa issues.
He received his JD from the University of Miami School of Law and his BS from New York University.