Marco A. Moreno is a partner at Moreno & Villarrubia LLP’s Indianapolis office. He is the Co-chair of the Immigration and Global Mobility Practice Group and the firm’s Corporate Department. He is the Co-chair of the firm’s Latin American services as a member of the Global Services Practice Group.
Mr. Moreno’s legal practice requires close interaction with a variety of government agencies, including the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, National Visa Center, Department of State, Department of Labor, Department of Justice, Consular Offices, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Customs and Border Protection, Board of Immigration Appeals, and the Executive Office of Immigration Review.
Mr. Moreno represents large international corporations, small franchises, foreign investors, and individuals in all aspects of immigration law. He advises corporate clients on proper immigration benefits for their foreign-born employees, student and employer obligations and responsibilities under state and federal laws and regulations, including I-9 compliance, E-verify, no-match letters, and related anti- discrimination compliance and violation prevention.
He plans and prepares applications for labor certification with the U.S. Department of Labor and related nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions with a focus on engineers, medical professionals and researchers, persons with extraordinary ability and with skills warranting national interest waivers. He prepares family-based immigrant visa petitions for individual clients in all family-sponsored categories.
Mr. Moreno’s experience with various visas is extensive, including: E-1, E-2, H-1B, H-2B, L-1A, L-1B, O-1, P-1, TN-1, TN-2, as well as PERM Labor Certification Applications and Employment Based Permanent Immigration (all categories).
Mr. Moreno’s clients benefit from this breadth of knowledge because he formulates strategies by drawing on legal arguments from all areas of immigration law, including employment, family, naturalization, student visas, asylum and removal defense. Mr. Moreno is a native of Mexico and his distinctive language skills and understanding of international business environments are instrumental in providing his clients with effective counsel and representation.
Mr. Moreno is appointed to represent the Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis by the Mexican secretary of foreign relations.
Mr. Moreno received his J.D. from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in 2003. During and after law school, he worked at an immigration and international focused law firm. Mr. Moreno received his B.A. from Trine University in 2000. While at Trine, he was a judicial clerk for the LaGrange Superior Court for the Honorable George E. Brown.
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