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John Benjamin Moore

John Benjamin Moore

Managing Partner at Villalobos & Moore, LLP
  • Immigration Law
  • Pennsylvania
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John B. Moore received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah in Speech Communication, with an emphasis in Argumentation. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation, Mr. Moore was selected for the Attorney General’s Honors Program at the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review where he advised, and wrote decisions for, eleven immigration judges throughout Texas. Mr. Moore has worked for a variety of federal agencies integral to immigration law, including drafting decisions at the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals. Mr. Moore has also argued before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, opposing ICE’s detention and due process policies. After leaving the government, Mr. Moore was the Managing Attorney of the El Paso and Albuquerque offices of one of the larger immigration law firms in the country, during which time he successfully prosecuted thousands of cases ranging from complex visitor visa cases, to work or investor visas, to bond proceedings and deportation defense, to family-based cases at USCIS and the US Consulate in Ciudad Juarez. Prior to becoming an attorney, Mr. Moore served as a sergeant in the United States Army at Ft. Bliss, and during four tours of duty to the Middle East. He also served in the Americorps through the Teach for America program, where he taught Middle School English in the Rio Grande Valley. Mr. Moore has also been a community organizer, protecting the rights of immigrants and residents along the U.S. Mexico Border. Mr. Moore is licensed by the Pennsylvania Bar and practices Immigration & Nationality Law in all U.S. jurisdictions. He is a member of the El Paso Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the Alumni of the Ivy League. Languages: English and Spanish.

Practice Area
  • Immigration Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Pennsylvania
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Attorney
Maney | Gordon
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Managed the El Paso and Albuquerque offices, including 5 attorneys.
Attorney Advisor
U.S. Department of Justice - Executive Office for Immigration Review
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Advised 4 immigration judges on a full-time basis and 7 other immigration judges on a part-time basis. Drafted judicial orders.
Education
University of Pennsylvania Law School
J.D. (2011) | Immigration Law
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Relevant Courses: Immigration Law, Refugee & Asylum Law, Crimmigration, International Human Rights Law, Immigration Legal Clinic, Advanced Immigration Legal Clinic
Honors: Judge John Morgan Scholarship
Activities: Symposium Editor: Journal of Law and Social Change Policy Director: Immigrant Rights Project
University of Utah
B.S. (2005) | Argumentation, Ethnic Studies
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Honors: Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Royal M. Garff Scholarship
Awards
Attorney General Honors Program
U.S. Department of Justice
The Attorney General Honors Program is considered by many to be the premier post-doctoral training program for attorneys.
Professional Associations
Pennsylvania State Bar # 312660
Member
Current
American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Websites & Blogs
Website
Villalobos & Moore, LLP
Blog
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Contact & Map
El Paso Office
2004 Montana Ave.
El Paso, TX 79903
USA
Telephone: (915) 351-1000
Fax: (915) 351-1014
Ciudad Juarez Office
Avenida Insurgentes 3685
Ciudad Juarez
Mexico
Telephone: (656) 454-5561
Chihuahua Office
Via Lombardia 5705, Suite 503
Col. El Saucito
Chihuahua
Mexico
Telephone: (614) 236-8012
Cell: (614) 247-7983