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HECTOR A. MELENDRES

Managing Attorney

Hector A. Melendres excels at variety of immigration matters. He has extensive experience in handling family-based petitions and removal defense cases. He handles family-based petitions, waivers, and naturalization. He has successfully litigated before the Executive Office of Immigration Review cases asylum applications, cancellation of removal, bond hearings, and many other immigration matters. 

Mr. Melendres also serves as a Board of Trustees member and Treasurer of the City of Passaic’s Public Library where he gives his time and legal training in guiding this public institution in better serving the local community. 

As the son of immigrant parents, he has a unique understanding of the immigrant experience  which makes him a resolute advocate for his clients. When Mr. Melendres is not in the office, he spends his time traveling and holds a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

Education

J.D., Rutgers University School of Law – Camden, 2014

B.A. in Psychology and Criminal Justice, Caldwell University, 2011

Bar Admission

New Jersey

New York

Professional Associations

American Immigration Lawyers Association

American Deportation Defense Association

New Jersey Bar Association

New York Bar Association


 

201-733-0103

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