Enrique Arellano

Founder and Senior Partner, Arellano Abogados

Enrique is the founder and senior partner of Enrique Arellano Rincon Abogados SC, specialising in Mexican corporate immigration law since 1976. The firm is committed to delivering high-quality, professional immigration services to a wide variety of multinational companies. The main office is located in Mexico City, with regional offices in Monterrey, Guadalajara and Puebla. Enrique is a native of Mexico City and is a graduate of the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) Law School, where he currently serves as the immigration specialist on the university's board of regents' legal committee.

He is a member of the National Bar Association of Mexico; the Mexican National College of Lawyers; the National Association of Immigration Lawyers of Mexico; the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), VP Mexico Chapter 2012/2013; the International Bar Association (IBA), Chair Immigration & Naturalization Committee 2011-2013; the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers; and Visalaw International among other organizations. He is the director of the immigration studies committee for UNAM and the 2011/2012 chair of the immigration and nationality law committee of the International Bar Association.

Enrique lectures frequently at national and international immigration conferences. He has published various articles and has contributed to several global publications related to Mexican immigration issues. He served as a member of the Immigration Commission for the National Development Plan during Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon’s term. Enrique is an immigration consultant for over 350 multinational corporations. As of 2013 and each year thereafter consecutively, he was selected among the top 15 most highly regarded individuals internationally in his field worldwide by The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers.