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Federico Maciá represents individuals and institutions in all areas of immigration law. His practice focuses on employment-based immigration for professionals, managers, and investors as well as employer compliance with U.S. employment authorization regulations.

Federico has more than 25 years of experience in immigration law. His practice includes handling H-1B and L-1 temporary worker visa petitions, E-1 treaty trader and E-2 treaty investor applications, EB-5 immigrant investor petitions, EB-1 and O-1 extraordinary ability petitions, P-1 petitions for athletes and entertainers, and labor certification applications. He also has extensive experience in the areas of asylum, consular processing, removal defense, family petitions, and naturalization.

Federico takes a hands-on approach to his practice, working closely with his clients to personally guide them through the immigration process. Born in Cuba and raised in Miami, Federico is fluent in Spanish.

Professional & Community Involvement

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
    • Board of Directors, South Florida Chapter
  • The Florida Bar

Speaking Engagements

  • “Immigration Law for the Employment Lawyer," The Florida Bar Webinar (2013)
  • “The Cuban Adjustment Act," St. Thomas University School of Law (2006)
  • “Overview of U.S. Immigration Law Relating to Cuba," St. Thomas University School of Law (2001)
  • “Asylum Law and Procedure,” Florida International University Paralegal Studies Program (1999)
  • “Immigration Requirements for Human Resources Professionals," Florida International Bankers Association (1998)



  • University of Florida College of Law (J.D., 1990)
    • Senior Managing Editor, Florida International Law Journal
  • University of Chicago (B.A., 1987)

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