Mario Ramos, K-1 visa immigration lawyer


Description of My Law Firm

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Law firm with diversity in English, Spanish, and Indian communities to create a voice in America and beyond. We are a fully English, Spanish, and Gujarati tri-lingual law firm.


Mario Ramos PLLC is an immigration law firm, loyal, and devoted to serve our clients and the community. Committed to leadership, teamwork, and diversity to handle complex and diverse cases.

Mario Ramos, LL. M. (Master of Laws)

Mario Ramos I have a full-service immigration law firm in Nashville, Tennessee. I handle US immigration law and have worked with clients in nearly all US states and more than 80 countries around the world since 1987. I and my staff are fully bilingual in English and Spanish. We also offer services in Gujarati. Here is a description of my law firm, Mario Ramos, PLLC (Professional Limited Liability Corporation), and my credentials.

Immigration Legal Services

Along with the full range of K-1, K-2, K-3, and K-4 visa, we also offer: I-130 (Family and Marriage-based Green Card), consular processing and waiver applications, citizenship services, deferred action for childhood arrivals and renewals, green card renewals, U visas (for victims of criminal activity) and B-1 and B-2 Visitor Visa Applications and Extensions.

Professional Preparation

  • LL.M., The London School of Economics and Political Science, England. 1987
  • J.D. (Juris Doctor), California Western School of Law, San Diego. 1986
  • Scholarship and Diploma, Hague Academy of International Law, the Hague, the Netherlands. 1985
  • Certificado de Asistencia, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain. 1983
  • Diploma, College International de Cannes, France. 1981
  • B.A. (Bachelor of Arts), University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 1981.

Licensed to Practice Law

  • All U.S. immigration courts, CIS offices, CIA Administrative Appeals Unit, Dept. of Justice's EOIR (Executive Office of Immigration Review), US embassies, and US consulates.
  • U.S. District Court in Tennessee and Florida
  • All Tennessee and Florida state courts
  • Member of the Tennessee State Bar 1989 and Florida State Bar 1987

Professional Memberships

    Member of AILA
  • Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). I am the AILA Advocacy Director for the Mid-South. I serve on the Grassroots Campaigns / Immigration Works Committee and on the US-Mexico Plus/Essential Workers Committee and the Hispanic Interest Committee.
  • Former Chairman of the Immigration Committee, Nashville Bar
  • Member of the Tennessee Bar Association
  • Past chairman of the Hispanic Achievers Program of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee
  • Board of Directors, Tennessee Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Past board member of the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Tennessee member of the U.S. Commission on Human Rights
  • Honorary Vice-Chair of Vice President Gore's Tennessee Presidential Campaign, 2000
  • Delegate to the National Democratic Convention, 2000
  • Honorary Chairman of the Hispanic Caucus, Democratic Party of Tennessee
  • Member of the New American Committee, Bredesen campaign, 2000. I served on the advisory group for the Governor-Elect of Tennessee, 2000
  • Member of Nashville Mayor's Bill Purcell Transition Team, 1999
  • Board of Directors, Leadership Middle Tennessee, Class of 2002-2003
  • Leadership Nashville, Class of 1995-1996

Asides from national activities, I am also active in the local community at the state, regional, and city level. I am often asked to speak to local television, radio, and newspapers on immigrants and immigration matters.

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I'm married to Iris Ramos of Honduras. We are the proud parents of Maximiliano Manuel Ramos and Alexandro Andrés Ramos.