ABOUT VICTORIA CALLE, ESQ.:
Admitted to the bars of NY | NJ | CA
Sr. Counsel, Barst Mukamal & Kleiner, LLP
Main areas of interest/experience:
IMMIGRATION - Employment/Investment, Family,
& Deportation Defense
Victoria Calle has over 20 years of experience as an attorney, predominantly in immigration law. Her immigration expertise encompasses all types of employment-based/work visas and permanent residence for foreign professionals and family members; investors from Europe, Canada, and Asia; intracompany corporate transfers; internationally acclaimed athletes, performers, and artists; as well as immigration appeals; deportation defense and asylum.
Ms. Calle’s experience includes representation before the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Labor, USCIS, immigration courts throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, District Court of Appeals before the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 9th, 11th Circuits. Ms. Calle received over 30 favorable remands from the Board of Immigration Appeals and Court of Appeals for the 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 9th, and 11th Circuits, some after oral arguments. Two of these favorable remands were precedential, involving immigration issues.
Before joining one of the oldest immigration firms in New York, Barst Mukamal & Kleiner, LLP, as Sr. Counsel, Ms. Calle worked as Sr. Associate Attorney with the immigration firm of Wildes & Weinberg. Prior to joining these prominent immigration firms, Ms. Calle managed her own law practice for over 15 years. In addition to her extensive experience in immigration law, Ms. Calle’s experience includes representing individuals and U.S. companies in litigating commercial disputes; negotiating/drafting commercial leases, joint-ventures, business/artist contracts, shareholder agreements; handling commercial/residential sales of property, businesses, hotels.
Ms. Calle also handled federal, state and local criminal defense. Most notably, she successfully defended a federal “economic espionage” case as co-counsel after a three week jury trial and one week of deliberations. She was appointed (2010-2012) as a federal defender under the Criminal Justice Act for the 3rd Circuit.
Areas of Practice
Immigration |Deportation Defense