Kalani Hawks VillafrancaFounder
Hawks Villafranca Law, PLLC
- Office - +1 512-675-2945
- Direct Line - +1 512-856-5052
Hawks Villafranca Law is a U.S. immigration law firm serving investors, entrepreneurs, high achievers, and families on their U.S. immigration journey. With a fully bilingual Spanish/English staff and an innovative virtual law firm program, we have unique strength in serving clients from Spanish speaking countries, including Mexico, Spain, and many others.
Hawks Villafranca law represents clients before all federal immigration agencies. We handle a wide variety of business and family immigration matters, including the following cases that are often the most useful for our clients:
E-1 Import/Export Visa
E-2 Investor Visa
L Intracompany Transfer Visa for Multinational Managers
TN Visa for Mexican and Canadian Professionals
O Visa for Individuals of Extraordinary Ability
EB-1 Extraordinary Ability Green Card
EB-2 National Interest Waiver Green Card
The firm takes a calm, focused approach to understand our client’s goals and create a long-term strategy for personal and professional success in the United States. Our clients are smart, driven, successful professionals who want to understand their immigration options and take control of their future. We help them fully understand the range of possible visa and green card paths, and then we guide them on their U.S. immigration journey as we implement their chosen strategy.
The firm has grown rapidly since launching operations in May of 2020 and will be expanding in late 2022 with the opening of an office in Madrid, Spain. As part of this expansion, we will begin building a network of entrepreneurs in the U.S., Mexico, and Spain, which will provide our clients with new opportunities for networking, growth, and profitability across all markets.Show more +
With over a decade of experience, attorney Kalani Hawks Villafranca skillfully designs successful immigration strategies for investors, entrepreneurs, and high-achieving professionals looking to expand their presence in the U.S. market. Having lived and worked in both Mexico City and Madrid, Kalani is a global professional and readily understands the motivations and ambitions of the firm’s global clientele.
Kalani was recognized in 2022 as one of the Top Immigration Attorneys in Austin. She is also a trusted partner for the Consulado General de México, and works closely with the Consulate to provide U.S. immigration law services to the Mexican community. Because of her deep experience and expertise in U.S. immigration, Kalani has been regularly featured on Univision and other major media outlets speaking about visas, citizenship, DACA, and other immigration topics that matter to her global clientele.
As an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Kalani is part of the premier network of U.S. immigration lawyers, and engages regularly with AILA chapters and partners from across Europe and Latin America. Before founding the boutique U.S. immigratoin firm of Hawks Villafranca Law, Kalani served for several years as the managing attorney for the Texas Here to Stay/Texas No Nos Vamos coalition. In this role she helped bring free legal clinics to communities throughout Texas and provided guidance to thousands of immigrants seeking to obtain or renew their DACA status or become U.S. citizens.
Attorney Kalani Hawks Villafranca is bilingual in Spanish and English and has lived and worked in cities across the globe including Mexico City, Madrid, Austin, and New York. She currently lives in Austin, Texas with her husband, David, and their three sons.
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