Ogletree Deakins • Raleigh, North Carolina
Visibility and Networking
2301 Sugar Bush Road
Raleigh, North Carolina 27612
Miguel works closely with both large multinational corporations and individuals to strategize the most successful pathways to accomplish their immigration goals. In so doing, he balances the needs of his clients with the complex requirements of the federal statutes and regulations.
Miguel is a native of Caracas, Venezuela. Before moving to the United States, he lived in Panama, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan.
Miguel studied law at St. Mary?s University in San Antonio, Texas where he received the John R. Dougherty Diversity Scholarship and was awarded a judicial clerkship in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. For his work with the St. Mary?s Immigration and Human Rights Clinic, Miguel received the ?Francisco Leos Award? for excellence in clinical studies. Miguel studied comparative constitutional law and international law in Innsbruck, Austria.
Prior to joining the firm, Miguel was an attorney with an immigration and nationality firm in Charlotte, North Carolina, where he practiced in the areas of employment-based immigration, family-based immigration, and deportation defense.
- College: B.S., University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 1998
- Law School: J.D., St. Mary's University, 2004
Bar AdmissionsTexas, 2004
North Carolina, 2007
U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 2008