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Ayala’s Case Against Akima Global Services, an ICE Prison Contractor, Survives Dismissal and Moves Forward

Ayala’s is proud to announce that its case against Akima Global Service (Akima), a prison contractor for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), survived Akima’s motion to dismiss. The Complaint was filed in federal court in October 2020 by Mr. Alejandro Mugaburu, a peruvian immigrant. The lawsuit is based on the discriminatory and abusive treatment that Mr. Mugaburu received while in DHS and ICE custody…
Ayala Law P.A.
September 29, 2022
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Supreme Court Rules That Federal Courts Cannot Review Factual Findings of Immigration Officers

In a 5-4 decision, the US Supreme Court held that federal courts do not have jurisdiction to review factual determinations made during discretionary-relief immigration proceedings under 8. U.S.C §1255 and 8 U.S.C. §1252(a)(2)(B)(i). In the case, Patel, the Petitioner had entered the United States illegally and later applied for residence status. While his petition for a green card was pending, Patel checked a box in…
Ayala Law P.A.
June 28, 2022
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Five Things to Watch in Immigration Law Under the Upcoming Biden Administration

  A new presidency brings changes all over. We expect immigration to be no exception. In fact, given the contrast between Mr. Biden’s and Mr. Trump’s views on immigration, we expect, regardless of the passage of any immigration bill in congress, several important changes: In Asylum: We expect an increase in the asylum permissible applications or “quotas.” Down to record lows of around 15,000, the…
Ayala Law P.A.
December 28, 2020
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Ayala Law Firm Celebrates Six Year Anniversary — Statement From Attorney Eduardo Ayala Maura

Six years ago today, I started this journey called Ayala law firm from my one bedroom studio in Le Jeune road, Miami. Without money, without office, without much knowledge, without mentors or sponsors. Just a computer and a printer. Six years later, we are solid firm. We go against the top firms and lawyers in the world. We litigate class actions and complex commercial matters.…
Ayala Law P.A.
February 6, 2019
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Ayala Obtains E-2 Visa Approval for Executive of International Reinsurance Brokerage Firm with Offices in Miami

Ayala is pleased to announce that it obtained an E-2 visa approved for an executive and shareholder of Atlantic Insurance & Reinsurance Brokers (Atlantic); a multinational reinsurance company that specializes in marine insurance. Atlantic has been operating in Miami since 2013, and has offices in London and Madrid.  For more information about Atlantic visit For more information about our business immigration practice visit…
Ayala Law P.A.
December 28, 2018
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Ownership? Control? When Asset Protection Gets in the Way of Your L1-A Visa

By: Eduardo A. Maura Download > Every business owner wants to protect their assets. No one wants their assets jeopardized by lawsuits, judgments, the IRS, or liens of any kind. High net-worth individuals usually go to great lengths to achieve that. They hire the most creative lawyers, who in turn, create a complicated corporate structure that sometimes alienates sister companies so much, that they become stranger…
Ayala Law P.A.
November 15, 2018
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Ayala Obtains L-1A Visa Approval for Executive of Hong Kong Based Technology Company Shark Innovations.

  Ayala is pleased to announce the approval of the L-1A for owner and executive of U.K. technology company Shark Innovations. An L-1A visa is non-immigrant visa that allows international companies to bring highly skilled executives to its U.S affiliates or subsidiaries to either found or expand its operations in the U.S. In this case, Shark Technologies is expanding its operations in the U.S given the success…
Ayala Law P.A.
July 24, 2018
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Ayala Retained by Innovative technology U.K. Company Shark Innovations, to Bring an Executive from its Hong Kong Operations to its U.S Offices. 

By Isabella Espinoza. Ayala was retained by innovative technology company Shark Innovations Inc., to represent it in the application of the L-1A executive transferee visa for one of its main executives. In the words of Eduardo Ayala: “this is yet more evidence of foreign companies, this time those in the technology sector, trusting our highly experienced business immigration practice.” Article continues after image... An L-1A…
Ayala Law P.A.
May 11, 2018
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What is an H-1B work visa? — A quick overview.

An H-1B visa is a visa for foreign professionals coming to work in a specialty occupation. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) defines the H-1B visa classification as a visa available for foreign professionals who will “perform services … in a specialty occupation.” The INA defines “profession” as including “but not limited to architects, engineers, lawyers, physicians, surgeons, and teachers in elementary or secondary schools,…
Ayala Law P.A.
April 4, 2018
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Abogado Ayala participara en webinar sobre inmigración organizado por Visa Franchise

Visa Franchise estará organizando un webinar con el estudio de abogados, Ayala Law PA, el Jueves 22 de Febrero a las 8AM (Los Angeles)/ 11AM (New York). El webinar esta dirigido a todo extranjero interesado en inmigrar a los Estados Unidos a través de la visa E-2. Por favor, sírvase registrarse con anticipación en el enlace de abajo para recibir los detalles de el webinar antes del 22. Durante…
Ayala Law P.A.
February 13, 2018