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Bracewell LLP

300 CONVENT ST., SUITE 1500, SAN ANTONIO, TX 78205-3753, USA
Tel:
Work +1 210 299 3400
Fax:
Fax +1 800 404 3970
Email:
Web:
www.bracewell.com

Victoria Garcia

Tel:
Work +1.210.299.3546
Email:
Bracewell LLP

Work Department

Immigration

Position

Focusing on immigration, labor and employment law, Victoria Garcia represents domestic and international companies in all aspects of labor and employment, and immigration. Victoria provides clients with comprehensive legal guidance regarding business immigration matters, including (i) obtaining non-immigrant and immigrant visas for foreign employees, (ii) responding to inquiries and audits from the Department of Homeland Security, and (iii) complying with U.S. immigration laws in the hiring, retention and management of domestic workforces.

Career

Serves as managing partner of the firm's San Antonio office.

Languages

Spanish

Education

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 1989; M. Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin, 1989; B.S., Foreign Service, magna cum laude, Georgetown University, 1985


United States: Labor and employment

Immigration

Within: Immigration

Houston-headquartered Bracewell LLP’s ‘excellent’ immigration practice benefits from the firm’s prominent reputation in the energy space; the practice’s workload is dominated by mandates from oil and gas as well as power industry clients. Nonetheless, the group also has solid experience in handling work from the life sciences, healthcare and technology sectors, with religious organizations a recent addition to the client roster. San Antonio managing partner Victoria Garcia heads the group and is adept at handling the full spectrum of business immigration matters. Garcia has been advising Sirius Computer Solutions, NuStar Energy and Food Safety Net Services on a range of immigration matters, including the preparation of non-immigrant visas, applications for employment- and family-based permanent resident status and citizenship, compliance trends and government auditing. Garcia is also assisting The General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists with the preparation of R-1 visas for worldwide transfers of its employees. Houston-based senior counsel Nelli Nikova is also recommended.

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