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Whether you are a foreign investor or entrepreneur, a U.S. employer of any size, or an individual seeking to immigrate based on your talent or a close family relationship, we offer straightforward immigration strategies to advance your personal and professional goals. 

A FULL-SERVICE
IMMIGRATION
LAW FIRM

PRACTICE AREAS

OUR 
SERVICES

EMPLOYMENT-BASED VISAS

  • B-1 Business Visitors and Domestic Employees

  • L-1A Managers/Executives/Specialized Knowledge Employees

  • E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Investors

  • H-1B/H-2B/H-3/E-3/TN Professional Workers, Temporary Workers, Trainees

  • O-1/P/Extraordinary Ability, Entertainers

  • J-1/F-1/M-1 (Students/Trainees)

FAMILY-BASED IMMIGRATION

  • Spouses and children of U.S. citizens and residents

  • Parents and siblings of U.S. citizens

  • K-1 fiancee visas

FEDERAL LITIGATION 

When the immigration agencies unreasonably delay a decision or arbitrarily deny your case, we sue them in federal court.

EMPLOYMENT-BASED GREEN CARDS

  • EB-2/EB-3 PERM Labor Certification

    • Unskilled Workers​
    • Skilled Workers

    • Professionals

  • EB-2 National Interest Waiver (NIW)

  • EB-1 Exceptional Ability

  • EB-1 Multinational Executives and Managers

  • EB-5 Immigrant Investors

HUMANITARIAN IMMIGRATION

  • Asylum and withholding of removal

  • VAWA Green card for victims of domestic abuse by U.S. citizen or resident relatives

  • U Visa - Victims of Criminal Activity

  • T Visa - Victims of Human Trafficking

  • Waivers

  • Representation in removal proceedings

OUR VISION

OUR FIRM

The U.S. immigration process is complicated enough. We are here to help you identify clear, creative, and effective immigration solutions and guide you through every step of the process. 

 

Our focus on employment- and investment-based immigration means we understand that your immigration strategy is effective only if it also advances your business goals. We are here to help you develop an immigration strategy that accomplishes your global staffing objectives and also makes business sense. 

Our broad experience in all areas of immigration law - from company-wide global immigration programs for corporate employers to individual applications for relatives of U.S. citizens and residents or victims of humanitarian tragedies - means we have a broad range of tools at our disposal to accomplish your immigration goals.

Our track record litigating and appealing immigration matters before the immigration agencies and federal courts means we are equipped to fight for you every step of the way. 

ATTORNEYS

About Jose

Jose Carlos De Wit Immigration Lawyer based in Miami, Florida

JOSE DE WIT

PARTNER

Tel: 305-701-4093

jose@dewit.law

Jose de Wit practices in all areas of U.S. immigration and nationality law, including employment-, family-, and humanitarian-based petitions, waivers and inadmissibility issues, and naturalization. In particular, Jose's experience focuses on representing entrepreneurs and investors, startups, and established businesses as well as outstanding and talented individuals in connection with employment-based nonimmigrant (temporary) and immigrant (green card) visa petitions and related matters. Jose also has extensive experience litigating immigration matters in immigration court, the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the federal courts, including mandamus actions to compel federal agency decisions in unreasonably delayed immigration matters and appeals from removal decisions to the federal circuit courts.​

An immigrant born and raised in Guatemala himself, Jose understands the immigrant process from firsthand experience. He discovered his passion for helping other foreign nationals pursue the American Dream while studying law at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, where he assisted clients with humanitarian applications as a member of the California Asylum Representation Clinic and served as Executive Editor of the Berkeley Journal of International Law. Before founding De Wit Immigration Law, Jose practiced commercial litigation and immigration law at both boutique and large international firms in California and Florida, and has practiced immigration law exclusively since 2017.

Jose became an attorney following a successful first career as an award-winning newspaper reporter and editor, covering government accountability and public education in New Mexico. He lives in North Miami, where he enjoys cooking, gardening, woodworking, and biking, paddling, and road-tripping across Florida with his wife, Karla; son, Benji; and pitbull-boxer mix, Priscilla. 

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, J.D., 2013

  • Florida International University, B.S., 2007, Summa Cum Laude

Admissions to Practice

  • California, 2013

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2014

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, 2018


Professional Associations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Languages

  • English and Spanish

CONTACT
DE WIT
IMMIGRATION

Office Address:
9822 NE 2nd Ave Suite 5, Miami, FL 33138

 

In-person consultations are available by appointment only.

Email: hello@dewit.law
 

Tel:  +1 (305) 701-4093

BOOK YOUR CONSULTATION TODAY

We offer consultations for new clients by video, phone, and in person at our offices in Fort Lauderdale and Downtown Miami. We will review your circumstances and immigration goals in detail, discuss the options available to you, and decide on the next steps to implement your immigration strategy.

Online booking through our website is available for new-client consultations online. If you are an existing client, please email us to request a personalized booking link or call our office to book by phone. 

For general inquiries, please use our contact form:

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