José Antonio Escalante

Strategic Alliance Partner



José Antonio Escalante is a Mexican attorney who specializes in immigration and nationality law. He concentrates on obtaining for foreign nationals and their families, whether individual or company-sponsored, the appropriate permit from the Department of the Interior (Secretaría de Gobernación) to lawfully enter the Mexican Republic and perform any activities there.  José Antonio also assists immigrants who want to continue to reside in Mexico as temporary or permanent resident aliens.

José Antonio obtained his law degree from Universidad Anáhuac in Mexico City and has experience assisting foreigners who would like to gain Mexican citizenship, either through birth or naturalization. He advises and provides services relating to visas for Mexicans before Mexican embassies and consular posts worldwide. José Antonio also assists with the gathering of information that Mexicans need to obtain their work permits abroad.


Universidad Anáhuac, 2000


  • Mexican Republic, 2002

Areas of Practice

  • Mexican Immigration Law

Professional Associations

  • Active participation in meetings with authorities at the Department of Foreign Affairs and the National Immigration Institute (Instituto Nacional de Migración) relating to each office’s internal processes, changes to the immigration policy,  and legislation.
  • Active participation in events organized by the Mexican Bar Asociation (Barra Mexicana Colegio de Abogados, A.C.) and the National Association of Business Attorneys (Asociación Nacional de Abogados de Empresa, A.C. - ANADE).