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Immigration lawyer in Houston, Texas
University of Texas at El Paso
Double Major/Bachelor Degree in Computer Information Systems and Business Administration/ Management
Authorized Texas Public Notary
IBM Certified Specialist – AS400 RPG Programmer
Houston immigration lawyer Hector Herrera was born in Mexico City and has lived in the United States for most of his life. He has dedicated his practice to the area of United States immigration in Houston, TX (employment, family, investment, and others), Business immigration and corporate, Commercial, and Estate Planning. Mr. Herrera is the top immigration attorney in Houston Metro. Firstly, he previously worked at the Office of Adan G. Vega & Associates, PLLC. In addition, Mr. Herrera has been a member of the Texas Bar since 11/02/2007.
Our Houston immigration attorneys are also authorized to practice in the United States District Court (Southern District of Texas) and a Member of the American Immigration Lawyer Association and the Texas College Bar. Our Houston immigration attorney list has also been active in offering pro bono services to indigents in Texas. Above all, Hector is bilingual in English and Spanish and the leading Abogado de inmigración en Houston. Our immigration lawyers in Houston TX provides legal representation to a wide range of individuals, entrepreneurs, investment immigration and businesses clients. Whether the case is large or small, Houston immigration lawyer Mr. Herrera brings to bear all of his unique skills, affordable Houston immigration attorney cost, and best immigration lawyers resources for each and every client.
Board-Certified Immigration Attorney
Matilda Rhoda Matiru was born in Nairobi, Kenya and joined the firm in May, 2020 as one of our senior Houston immigration lawyers. Rhoda is Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization and also is licensed to practice in the State of Texas. Above all, she is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the State Bar of Texas.
Rhoda has worked for two Houston immigration law firms. The first one was a general practice where she was the head of the firm’s immigration law practice. She then worked for a boutique Houston immigration law firm in Houston where she handled the firms employment based immigration matters, removal defense and appeals. She is passionate about mentoring other Houston Immigration Lawyers and dedicates a lot of her time to this.
So with over 10 years of experience in immigration law and very compassionate, she is a valuable asset to our law firm. In addition, she has provided and continues to volunteer through various local organizations. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, reading, camping, gardening and also writing.
Sr. Corporate and Immigration Consultant
University of Houston System
That is to say, Jorge H. Forero joined our firm in 2014. As Sr. Corporate and Immigration Consultant, he has formed over 100 companies in Texas and has helped hundreds of immigration clients pursue their American Dream. He specializes on corporate and business immigration matters, such as forming Texas companies, obtaining investment & employment visas, and soliciting requests for government compliance through the Freedom of Information Act. Jorge studied Political Science and is currently studying Finance at the University of Houston – Downtown.
Before joining our immigration law firm, he worked within the political and non-profit community of Houston focusing on the political and financial empowerment, social justice, and fair treatment of immigrants and minorities. Previously Jorge worked for OCA-Greater Houston as a Naturalization Program Coordinator. He was born in Bogota, Colombia and has lived in the U.S. since 2002. Above all, Jorge is bilingual in English and Spanish. His personal experience as an immigrant will ensure that he understands our client’s concerns and work with acute attention to detail and diligence. In his free time, Jorge is a Volunteer Firefighter and enjoys traveling, hiking, and also the outdoors.
Senior Paralegal – Venezuelan Lawyer
So Gabriela Perez was born in Maracaibo, Venezuela. She graduated from Rafael Belloso Chacin University in 2009 with the legal degree. In addition, she earned a master’s degree in Commercial Law from the same University. In 2012 she worked for R&R Law Firm as a specialist in labor law with experience in the administrative area of labor law. 2015 she won a scholarship to study at a Business School in Madrid, Spain, in which she graduated with a master’s degree in Human Resources. She also worked in a Spanish organization called AEDIPE assisting managers of Spanish companies to improve their human resources department. On 2017 Gabriela moved to the United States of America, and she is currently working on immigration cases, such as family petitions, consulate processing petitions and applications to obtain U.S. citizenship. Gabriela is very committed to addressing her client’s needs in order to provide an effective service.
Senior Paralegal – Venezuelan Attorney
Carmen Edlin was born in Venezuela where she completed her associate’s degree in tourism from the “Instituto Universitario Antonio Jose de Sucre”. She later obtains her formal Law degree in 2004 having graduated from the “Universidad Católica Andres Bello”. Her affinity for traveling and exploring new cultures propelled her to perform community service projects in other countries including Costa Rica and also Brazil. After practicing law in her native country and becoming a successful business woman, she decided to venture to the United States to experience the culture and take English classes in the hope of mastering another language.
So she has worked for various law firms in Houston, Texas in administration. Now she maintains a professional career as a Paralegal with years of administrative and business experience. Currently, she assists lawyers at the Law Offices of Herrera and Associates, PLLC in processing and classifying documents relating to an array of legal services in subjects ranging from immigration cases to business contract negotiations. In her spare time, she is an avid reader and practices yoga as a way towards maintaining bountiful physical and also mental strength.
Law Firm Paralegal
Ariana Melendez is a Law Firm Paralegal for the Law Offices of Herrera and Associates, PLLC. Ariana is a native of Houston, Texas and is the daughter of Salvadorian immigrants. She graduated from St. Mary’s University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. Throughout her undergraduate career, Miss Melendez dedicated a vast amount of time to helping immigrant communities through volunteer work and internships. Therefore, her passion and dedication to the field of immigration shines through her work.
Ariana’s daily duties at the law firm range from providing exceptional customer service over the phone to drafting motions and preparing immigration forms. Her main purpose is to assist and also support the attorneys and paralegals to reach their objectives every week. Miss Melendez aspires to become an Immigration Attorney herself in a few years and is surely working to develop her professional career. Currently, she is also immersed in the nonprofit field as a Fellow for an organization that helps undocumented women and families in need. During her spare time, Ariana likes to spend time with her family and explore new settings with friends.
Hector M. Herrera Senior is the Manager of our firm since February 2008.
He was born in Mexico City and is fluent in English and also Spanish. He is a Public Accountant and graduated from the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México. Recently he worked as a Comptroller and subsequently as General Manager at the industrial plant of Smurfit Cartón y Papel de México, S.A. (Smurfit Kappa) in Cd. Juarez, Mexico from 1985-2000. From 2000 to 2009 he worked as a Manager for the firm of Adán G. Vega & Associates, P.C.
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