About Us



Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato, Esq.

Attorney-at-Law and President

Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato, a United States Citizen, born in Havana, Cuba is an attorney-at-law in good standing admitted to the Louisiana State Bar, U.S. District Court, Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi) and to the Eleventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals (Florida, Georgia, Alabama). Ivan TORRES HIDALGO GATO practices Immigration and Nationality Law at his Law Firm at Coral Gables, FL. pursuant to Title 8 Code of Federal Regulations (8 C.F.R.) §§ 292.1(a) (1) and 1292.1(a) (1) for purposes of Immigration and Nationality Law before the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of the Department of Homeland Security and before the Immigration Courts and Board of Immigration Appeals of the Executive Office for Immigration Review under the Department of Justice, Representation and Appearances can be accomplished by “Attorneys in the United States. Any attorney as defined in § 1.1(f) [§ 1001.1(f)]. 8 C.F.R. (Code of Federal Regulations) §§ 1.1(f) and 1001.1(f), “the term attorney means any person who is a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of any State, possession, territory, Commonwealth, or the District of Columbia, and is not under any order of any court suspending, enjoining, restraining, disbarring, or otherwise restricting him in the practice of law.” Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato was admitted pro hac vice to represent a client in a naturalization matter, J— P— v. John Ashcroft in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida before the Honorable Judge Ursula Ungaro-Benages. Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato successfully represented the client during mediation, pre-trial conference and the hearing that took place on September 20, 2004. The Honorable Judge Ursula Ungaro-Benages entered a favorable decision on the client’s behalf on October 18, 2004.After passing the bar examination and being admitted to the State Bar, Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato went to work for Finley & Associates, P.A. where he acquired a vast experience in the immigration and nationality law field. He has successfully represented hundreds of clients before the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (“INS”), and today’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) under the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”); the Immigration Courts, under the Executive Office for Immigration Review (“EOIR”) of the Department of Justice, the Board of Immigrations Appeals (“BIA”), the Department of Labor, the Department of State, and the Federal Courts. After four (4) years of practice and seeking to attain independence, in May 2005 Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato decided to leave and start his own firm.Immigration and Nationality is Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato’s sole area of practice and dedication. Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato has been practicing exclusively immigration and nationality law for more than seven (7) years in South Florida. His experience, his ability to speak English, Spanish, French, and Portuguese; coupled with his network of colleagues within the immigration field, makes this Law Firm attractive for South Florida clients. Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato has also knowledge of Papiamento and Haitian Creole.

Ivan Torres Hidalgo Gato’s educational background includes: 1991-92 Université de Paris IV, Sorbonne -Paris, France– D.E.S.S. /Post-graduate degree in International Business/Foreign languages: English, French, and Spanish 1990-91 Université de Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne Faculté de Droit/School of Law -Paris, France– Maitrise en droit des affaires internationales/LL.M. in International Business Law 1987-90 Université d’Aix-Marseille III Faculté de Droit/School of Law – Aix-en-Provence, France– Licence en droit/LL.B. in Law 1980-85 Florida International University -Miami, Florida- University of Miami -Coral Gables, Florida– Bachelor of Arts in French. Foreign languages/International relations



Azarys Vilorio

Legal Assistant and Notary Public

A United States Citizen born in Las Villas, Cuba, Azarys Vilorio counts with more than eight (8) years of experience exclusively dedicated to the Immigration and Nationality area.Azarys Vilorio is an enthusiast person, fluent in Spanish and English, and prepared to provide the best paralegal services to our clients. Expertise and experience in the preparation and filing of the following procedures: Residences, Naturalizations, Family Petitions, Consular Process, Work Permits, Labor Certifications, Employment Based Visas (E-1, E-2, H-1B, H-1B3, H-2A, H-2B, I, L-1A, L-1B, O-1, O-2, P-1, P-2, P-3, R-1,TN, EB-1,EB-3, etc.),Temporary Visitor Visa for Business or Pleasure (B1/B2), Student Visa (F-1), Vocational Student Visa (M-1), Fiancé Visa (K-1), and much more.Azarys Vilorio’s experience has enhanced her ability to work productively. She possesses a hard-working ethic in pursuit of excellence, superior organizational skills, and team building talents, resulting in high goal attainment.