Hector Galeano

Hector Galeano

Counsel

Contact Info

Phone: (305) 428-4537
Fax: (305) 374-4744

Primary Office

Miami
701 Brickell Avenue
17th Floor
Miami, FL 33131

Hector Galeano

Counsel

Hector Galeano

Hector Galeano advises individuals and companies on legal issues related to work visas and compliance with I-9 and other immigration laws, and he represents them in related investigations. Legal and HR departments, particularly in the financial services, health care, life sciences, manufacturing and higher education industries, rely on him for guidance on implementation of immigration policies and their management of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa options for current and future employees.

Hector’s work includes preparing and advising on these visa filings with the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State. He drafts labor certifications for submission to the Department of Labor. His representation of  employers in immigration-related investigations includes ICE I-9 audits and matters involving the Department of Labor and the Department of Justice’s Immigrant and Employee Rights Section. Hector has provided global migration solutions, including working with local counsel in other countries such as Brazil, the United Kingdom, China, Mexico and India, to prepare work visas and permits for employers there.

Experience

Hector has worked with a leading cancer research and detection company in counseling it through acquisitions in its expansion efforts, as well as helping it develop an immigration policy to address the company’s existing and future workforce.

Hector has worked with a startup IT Solutions company in the Bay Area on its immigration matters, and worked with the company as it pursued federal litigation against USCIS following the improper denial of an H-1B petition.

Hector has represented a medical group in California, which was responsible for providing regional medical faculty for the area, on immigration matters.  

Credentials and Accolades

Memberships and Affiliations

American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter

Young Lawyers Division, Florida Bar

Bar Admissions

Florida

Hector Galeano advises individuals and companies on legal issues related to work visas and compliance with I-9 and other immigration laws, and he represents them in related investigations. Legal and HR departments, particularly in the financial services, health care, life sciences, manufacturing and higher education industries, rely on him for guidance on implementation of immigration policies and their management of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa options for current and future employees.

Hector’s work includes preparing and advising on these visa filings with the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State. He drafts labor certifications for submission to the Department of Labor. His representation of  employers in immigration-related investigations includes ICE I-9 audits and matters involving the Department of Labor and the Department of Justice’s Immigrant and Employee Rights Section. Hector has provided global migration solutions, including working with local counsel in other countries such as Brazil, the United Kingdom, China, Mexico and India, to prepare work visas and permits for employers there.