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Carlos M. Colombo is a founding partner at the immigration law firm of Colombo & Hurd, PL, where he leads the firm’s corporate immigration practice. Mr. Colombo assists both businesses and individuals in obtaining temporary visas and permanent resident status in a variety of categories, including visas for business partners, managers, executives, treaty investors and traders, students, exchange visitors and artists, entertainers and a wide variety of professionals. Attorney Colombo has experience as an EB-5 Visa Lawyer, and specializes in and has an excellent reputation representing clients in obtaining EB5E2L1 and a variety of other investor visas

As a result of years of litigation experience, Mr. Colombo also successfully represents clients in deportation and removal proceedings, including litigation in Federal Court, Immigration Courts throughout the United States and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Mr. Colombo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and immigrated to the United States with his family following extended trips throughout the world, including three years of residency in Europe.  Having experienced first hand the challenges with U.S. immigration law, Mr. Colombo decided to pursue his dream of assisting foreign nationals with their immigration needs by founding Colombo & Hurd, PL, a leading immigration and international business law firm with headquarters in Orlando, Florida.

Mr. Colombo has made multiple appearances on major media outlets including Univision, Telemundo, ABC News, WRUM "La Rumba" 100.3 as well as Fox News to provide guidance regarding U.S. immigration law and to defend the rights of immigrants.


Languages spoken: Spanish, Portuguese, English

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Practice areas


  1. Immigration: 80%
    17 years
  2. Corporate: 20%
    17 years


Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Colombo & Hurd, PL

1200 Brickell Ave.
Suite 1800
Miami, FL, 33131



FLMember in Good Standing199906/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Attorney 2012American Registry2012
Rising StarSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
AV Rated Law FirmMartindale-Hubbell2011
Florida Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2011
A ratingBBB2011
EOI International Residency ProgramUniversity of Central Florida2011
Congressional RecognitionCongressman Alan Grayson2010
AV Rated Law FirmMartindale-Hubbell2010
Certificate AppreciationCity of Orlando2010
OBJ Most Influential Businessmen NomineeOrlando Business Journal2009
Florida Rising StarsFlorida Super Lawyers2009
Best TeamJessup International1998
Best BriefJessup International1998
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderColombo & Hurd, PL2006 - Present
ShareholderZimmerman, Kiser & Sutcliffe, P.A.1999 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
Central Florida Brazilian Chamber of CommerceMember2010 - Present
City of Orlando Nominating BoardBoard Member2007 - Present
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Metro OrlandoChair2005 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers Association Central Florida ChapterMember2000 - Present
US District Court Middle District of FloridaMember2000 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember2000 - Present
United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh CircuitMember2000 - Present
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
Metro Orlando Economic Development CommissionBoard of Directors2009 - 2010
Hispanic Bar Association of Central FloridaPast President2003 - 2004
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Deportation DefensePermanent Residency APPROVED
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Publication nameTitleDate
www.colombohurd.comDeferred Action2012
PRWebObama Dream Act Reform: Devil in the Details2012
La PrensaSeccion 245(i)2008
El Nuevo Dia NewspaperMIA ColumnsN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Emory University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of Central FloridaPolitical SciencePolitical Science1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Un Nuevo DiaInmigracion2016
Univision 17 NewsAccion Diferida2012
Fox 35 NewsDream Act Deferred Action2012
Channel 6 NewsDeferred Action2012
UCF-EOI International ResidencyImmigration2010
Fox NewsArizona Immigration Law2010
Weekly Radio ShowImmigration Law2009
WDBOImmigration News National Story2009
Univision OrlandoImmigration news2009
Orange County Hispanic Heritage MonthMayor's Proclamation October Hispanic Heritage Month2009
UCF SymposiumImmigration Issues facing new administration2008
Immigration Law for EmployersImmigration for employers2008
Immigration Debate FAMUImmigration2008