Born in the Dominican Republic, Fidel has first-hand knowledge of the challenges that an applicant, even the most prepared applicant, can face before the complexities of the immigration system and laws of the United States. He is passionate about global mobility and immigration law. He enjoys meeting people with different backgrounds and specialties and working with them to highlight what makes them special and attractive for the U.S. labor market.
He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Florida International University. After completing his undergraduate studies, Fidel spent two years working as a paralegal at a boutique employment-based immigration law firm in Miami, Florida. He went on to obtain a Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School. While in law school, he gained employment-based and humanitarian-based immigration experience from various internships in Boston and San Diego. In addition to his internship experiences, Fidel served as Board member for the Latin American Law Students Association (LALSA) and the Immigration Law Group (ILG). He also worked as a student attorney in the Boston College’s Civil Rights Clinic and Immigration Clinic. There he represented clients from diverse backgrounds on issues ranging from unlawful search and seizures to asylum and convention against torture claims.In his spare time, Fidel enjoys spending time with family, reading, weightlifting, watching the Boston Red Sox and Formula One. He is a dual citizen of the Dominican Republic and the United States.
- State Bar of California
Boston College Law School, Newton, MA
Political Science, Florida International University (FIU), Miami, FL