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Roberto Caballero

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Mr. Caballero is the Managing Partner for the Houston and Austin offices of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. He currently devotes his practice to immigration matters relating to temporary work visas, employment-based immigration, naturalization, and consular processing, focusing specifically within the energy, engineering and technology industries.

Mr. Caballero is an expert in U.S. immigration and nationality law. He is known for his expertise in the energy, engineering and technology arenas, and provides his clients with specific and comprehensive legal advice including, but not limited to, developing and formulating corporate immigration policies, advising on the ramifications of mergers and acquisitions, and managing his clients’ immigration programs. He advises and represents employers and individuals before the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Department of Labor and the US Department of State. Mr. Caballero’s clients include Global Fortune 100 corporations as well as regional companies located within the US. He is also a frequent speaker at national and international industry conferences and CLEs.




Member, Board of the American Immigration Council American Immigration Lawyers Association Past Chair, Texas Chapter – AILA AILA National Conference Chair, Nashville, TN, 2012 AILA National Conference Vice-Chair & Chair, Business & All NIVs, San Diego, CA, 2011 Member, LGBT Immigration Issues Working Group – AILA Past Secretary, Treasurer & Vice-Chair – AILA Texas Chapter Past Chair, Fundamentals & Special Sessions, Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., 2010 – AILA Past Member, Annual Conference Committee, Las Vegas, 2009 – AILA Past Chair, Gay/Lesbian Interest Group – AILA Past Chair, LGBT Immigration Issues Working Group – AILA Past Member, EB-5 Investor Committee Past Member, Strategic Planning Committee – AILA Past Member, Department of State Liaison Committee Member, Mayor’s Hispanic Advisory Board, Houston, TX Board of the American Immigration Council.


St. Mary’s University School of Law, JD

Loyola University, Bachelor of Arts, Political Science

Admitted to: State Bar of Texas

United States: Labor and employment


Within: Immigration

Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP is a powerhouse in immigration law. The firm has seven US offices and 11 international platforms, all of which focus exclusively on corporate immigration law, and its highly experienced lawyers attract praise for offering ‘proactive solutions’ to a wide range of immigration matters. From Dallas, managing partner Jeremy Fudge and Kortney Gibson are advising a global internet technology company on the full scope of immigration issues involving over 60 countries. Gibson also manages some of the largest immigration programs in the US, with the telecoms sphere a notable sweet spot. From Houston, Roberto Caballero specializes in managing immigration programs for large oil and gas companies. In San Francisco, David Berry is assisting a multinational military contractor with immigration issues. Vernadette Antonio, who attracts praise for her ability to ‘think outside the box’, is also recommended in San Francisco; she oversees the office’s global visa practice and handles multinational immigration matters for clients from the aerospace, construction, hi-tech and engineering sectors. Washington DC-based Lynden Melmed acts for clients in immigration-related audits and federal investigations. Senior counsel Jeffrey Gorsky is also recommended in the Washington DC office. In March 2017, senior counsel Kelli Duehning, who was previously the managing attorney of the Western Law Division of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), joined the San Francisco office.

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