Overview

Hector Galeano handles all aspects of business visas and immigration related employer compliance investigations. He prepares and oversees the preparation of non-immigrant and immigrant visa filings with the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State and drafts labor certifications for submission with the Department of Labor (DOL). He counsels employers on immigration compliance in matters related to ICE I-9 Audits, DOL investigations, and investigations by the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Discrimination. As part of the Global Mobility team, he works with local counsel to develop strategies for employers on employment visas and work permits for other jurisdictions including: Brazil, the United Kingdom, China, Mexico and India. 

Prior to joining Littler, Hector appeared before the immigration court handling complex removal proceedings, asylum cases, and family based immigration matters. He has also worked with local counsel to prepare employment visas for other countries.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Young Lawyers Division

Florida Bar

Mentor

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County

Member

American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter

Books & Book Chapters

  • Littler on I-9 Compliance and Work Authorization Visas, National Employer Library Series

Speaking Engagements

When to Call an Immigration Attorney?

Dade County Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Law Week CLE

April 30, 2015

Education

  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2008 cum laude
  • B.S., Florida State University, 2005 cum laude

Languages

  • Spanish

Bar Admission

Florida

Courts

  • Florida Supreme Court