Villalobos & Moore, LLP
John Benjamin 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 immigration judges throughout Texas. He has worked with a variety of federal agencies integral to immigration law, including drafting decisions at the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals. He argued before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, opposing ICE’s detention and due process policies.
John served as the Managing Attorney of the El Paso and Albuquerque offices of one of the larger immigration law firms in the country. He as successfully prosecuted thousands of cases ranging from complex visitor visa cases, to work or investor visas, to bond proceedings and deportation defense, and family-based cases at USCIS and the US Consulate in Ciudad Juarez.
John is licensed by the Pennsylvania Bar to practice Immigration & Nationality Law in all US jurisdictions. He is the only immigration attorney in the greater El Paso region who is both an Ivy League alumnus and a former DOJ attorney.
Prior to becoming an attorney John served as a sergeant in the United States Army at Ft. Bliss, El Paso, and served four tours of duty in the Middle East. John also served in the Americorps through the Teach for America program, where he taught middle school English in the Rio Grande Valley. During his years as a teacher, John was also a community organizer, protecting the rights of immigrants and residents along the US-Mexico Border