About Orlando Ortega-Medina
Orlando Ortega-Medina founded the London, U.K.-based law firm Ortega-Medina & Associates and serves as its senior associate. The multinational firm practices exclusively in the field of corporate and business U.S. immigration law. Since 1993, Attorney Ortega-Medina has represented clients world-wide in the areas of U.S. business immigration and consular law. He has expertise in EB-5 immigration law, including investor representation, I-526 petitions, 1-485 applications and DS-230/DS-260 applications, I-829 petitions, and other business immigration matters.
Attorney Ortega-Medina has U.S., Canadian, and U.K. nationality, and has practiced U.S. business immigration law in these countries. He also frequently travels throughout Latin America, the E.U., and Canada to work with clients on various visa-related matters. He is actively admitted to the California State Bar, and is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, along with the U.S. Supreme Court.
After earning his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1988, Attorney Ortega-Medina attended the University of Madrid and received his E.U. Legal Systems Certification in 1990. He then went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the Southwestern University School of Law in 1991.
Attorney Ortega-Medina holds active memberships in professional associations such as the American Immigration Lawyers' Association, the International Bar Association, and the Law Society of England and Wales International Division. The Law Society of England and Wales has also authorized him as a Consultant in Overseas Law. Highly active in the immigration community, Attorney Ortega-Medina has written a number of articles on business immigration and E.U.-U.S.-specific matters, with the titles of such publications including: "A New Route to US Residency for Professionals,” "US Permanent Residency through Business Expansion," and "Demystifying the H-2B Visa," among many others.