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Hans Burgos

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Hans Burgos is currently a top AV Preeminent rated immigration attorney by Martindale.com and a former immigration prosecutor. Attorney Burgos received his law degree in 1987 from the Catholic University of Puerto Rico. His experience started in 1987 when he was hired by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS), currently known as USCIS under the Attorney General’s National Honor Program. By 1988 Attorney Burgos became a Federal Prosecutor for the INS in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. Later on, in 1990 he also performed as a prosecutor for the INS in the states of Florida, New York, Louisiana, and Texas. He held this position as a trial attorney for eleven years, representing the United States in deportation proceedings conducted before immigration courts. From 1999 through 2012, Attorney Burgos established and worked at Burgos & Sosa, P.A. a top AV-rated immigration law firm by Martindale.com in Miami, Florida. Attorney Burgos is a Founder and Partner at the law firm of Hans Burgos, P.A. in Coral Gables, Florida. Moreover, he regularly serves as an Expert Witness in U.S. federal courts. Attorney Burgos is a member of the International Bar Association, American Immigration Lawyers Association, and is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Please describe a case in the last year or two where you made a big difference.
Represented the son of a Presidential candidate from Colombia who was subjected to political persecution in his country. Advocated his case before the asylum unit in NJ for years, until he eventually graduated from Princeton University and was offered a position by a prestigious organization in NY. We then change our strategy allowing him to obtain an H-1B non-immigrant visa.

How did you build a successful practice?
The old fashion way. Hard work.

What should clients look for in a lawyer?
Honesty, Competence and Integrity.

How important is local knowledge to the success of your cases?
Extremely important.

What information can you provide in a free phone consultation?
A initial assessment of the immigration situation and a plan to find a solution.

What information do you need in a free phone consultation?
Name, date of birth, address, telephone number, email, nationality, citizenships, date of arrival (if in the US), type of visa (if in the US), summary of immigration objective or problem.

What differentiates you from other lawyers in your community?
I am a top (AV) rated attorney, a former Assistant District Counsel (Immigration Prosecutor) of the US Department of Justice with over 30 years of experience in my field of practice.

What is the most rewarding aspect of your job?
Obtaining the remedies my clients are seeking.

What are your other interests in addition to law?
Adventure travel, trekking, scuba diving.

Are you involved in your community?
Friendship Circle, an organization dedicated to help children with special needs such as autism.

Position Organization Location Duration
Founding AttorneyHans Burgos, P.A.Coral Gables, FLPresent
School Degree Major Graduation
Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico School of LawJ.D. Law School1987  
U.S. Attorney General Advocay InstituteFederal Civil Trial Program1988
State / Court Date
Florida1992
Puerto Rico1988
  • International Bar Association | Member | 2012 - Present
    American Immigration Lawyers Association (Mexico City District chapter) | Attorney Member | 2012 - Present
    United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit | Attorney Member | 2011 - Present
    American Immigration Lawyers Association | Member | 1999 - Present
    American Immigration Lawyers Association (Southern Florida chapter) | Attorney Member | 1999 - Present
    U.S. Supreme Court | Attorney Member | 1994 - Present
    United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida | Attorney Member | 1993 - Present
    Florida Bar | Attorney Member | 1992 - Present
    Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico | Abogado | 1988 - Present
    Puerto Rico Bar Association | Attorney Member | 1988 - Present
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated | Martindale-Hubbell | 2002- Present
    Top Lawyer | South Florida Legal Guide | 2013
    Attorney General Honor Program | U.S. Department of Justice | 1987
    Law Review Editor | Catholic University of Puerto Rico | 1985
    Commander's Award for Civilian Service | U.S. Army | 1983
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  • 20 I&N Dec. 409 (BIA 1991)        Matter of DL & AM        1991
    901 F2nd 173 (US Ct of Appeals 1st Circ 1990) | Garavito v. INS | 1990
    20 I&N Dec. 52 (BIA 1989) | Matter of Gordon | 1989
    19 I&N Dec. 688 (BIA 1988) | Matter of Rivera | 1988
    Burgos & Sosa | US Immigration Booklet
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(1992) Licensed as Attorney in Florida. Verified with State Bar of Florida.May 29, 2020

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FL State Lawyer Additional Information: Elegibility in Florida: Eligible to practice in Florida Florida Circuit: 11

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Service Type: Private

Language: English | Spanish

Update Date: 2014-04-07

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8950 Southwest 74 Court
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Kendall, FL 33156
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