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Enrique Alberto Maciel-Matos


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Enrique Alberto Maciel-Matos is an Associate in the Austin, Texas, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on employment-based immigration. 

Mr. Maciel-Matos has experience preparing nonimmigrant visa petitions, including TN, H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, L-1, E-1, and E-2. Prior to joining Jackson Lewis P.C., Mr. Maciel-Matos practiced immigration law in Austin, representing corporate and individual clients. He also was a law clerk for the Honorable Alia Moses, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. 

During law school, Mr. Maciel-Matos was a staff writer for The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Minority Issues and was actively involved in various moot court competitions.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Austin Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Asociacion de Empresarios Mexicanos (AEM), Board Member
  • Mainspring Schools, Board Member
  • Partners Against Child Trafficking (PACT),  Board Member

Published Works

  • “Beyond the Shackles and Chains of the Middle Passage: Human Trafficking Unveiled,” The Scholar: St. Mary’s Law Review on Minority Issues (Winter 2010) [Author]
  • “Matrimonial Consent in Canon Law: Juridical Aspects,” Revista Juridica Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico (May 2009) [Contributing Author]


See AllBlog Posts by Enrique Alberto Maciel-Matos

H-2B Visa Allotment Increased in Advance of Summer Season
May 10, 2019

At the end of March 2019, the Trump Administration announced that it would release another 30,000 H-2B visas for seasonal employees for use through the end of September 2019. The annual allocation had been capped at 66,000 for the full year. In 2017 and 2018, the Administration increased the allocation by 15,000 visas. Read More

U.S. Government’s Fake Universities Net F-1 Foreign Students, Recruiters
February 8, 2019

For some time now, the U.S. has been on the lookout for students who enroll in graduate programs solely for the purpose of obtaining additional CPT (Curricular Practical Training), particularly when they do not “win” the H-1B  lottery. Read More

Administration Considering New Rule on Lawfully Present Immigrants Who Use Public Benefits?
June 18, 2018

The Trump Administration reportedly is considering a new rule that would make it easier for the government to deny visas to individuals on “public charge” grounds. This has drawn the criticism of many New York legislators. The Administration may have been contemplating the move for a while. Read More