Melvyn D. Baron
Mr. Baron, a graduate of UNM School of Law, has practiced law in New Mexico since 1963 and has extensive experience in all levels of immigration law, probate law and real estate law. He has filed and processed many probate cases in New Mexico both contested and uncontested.
He is a real estate qualified broker who has bought, sold and managed property since the 1960s., In the immigration field he has obtained national interest waivers, labor certifications and all other employment based and H-1 visas for clients as well as J-1 visa waivers for exchange visitors and medical doctors.
He has successfully secured permanent residence for professors and research associates at the University of New Mexico, New Mexico State University, New Mexico Tech, Oregon State University, University of California, Kentucky Wesleyan and State University of New York. He has also obtained immigrant visas for businesspersons, ministers and religious workers as well as family immediate relative and preference visas. Past successes cannot be an assurance of a future success because each case must be decided on its own merits.
Mr. Baron has successfully represented clients in exclusion proceedings and deportation (now removal) hearings of all types. He has represented people from depressed countries in political asylum matters and has argued these matters and many others before the Immigration Judges throughout the country.
He has successfully appealed and argued cases before the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals, the Administrative Appeals Unit, the Board of Immigration Appeals, the United States District Court, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the New Mexico Court of Appeals and Supreme Court. He has also appeared before the other government agencies including the New Mexico P.E.R.A., New Mexico Highway Department, Municipal, Metropolitan, Magistrates, and District Courts all over the state. Mr. Baron has other experience with the Social Security Administration, the Veteran’s Administration, the United States Information Agency, and the Homeland Securitly.