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Antonio G. Revilla III

Miami Immigration Lawyer and Former U.S. Immigration Prosecutor

With over 30 years of legal experience and a reputation for successfully representing clients in all areas of immigration law, Mr. Revilla has helped countless immigrants remain in the United States throughout his decorated career as an immigration lawyer.

Antonio G. Revilla III is a former U.S. Immigration Prosecutor with the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and a founding member of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As a former Assistant Public Defender in Miami-Dade County and Trial Attorney with the Department of Justice in Miami, Florida, he is a seasoned and renowned litigator with a strong legal background that earned him the reputation of being a Miami Immigration Lawyer known for handling complex immigration issues, which is why many attorneys will send Mr. Revilla their most challenging cases.

Additional Career Accomplishments

Mr. Revilla is a past President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), South Florida Chapter. His efforts with AILA have facilitated calls-to-action to motivate legislatures to support Comprehensive Immigration Reform. Miami immigration attorney, Antonio Revilla, has dedicated his career to the plight of immigrants and has fought to make the American Dream a reality for everyone.

Antonio Revilla has litigated New York immigration cases, as well as other immigration cases nationwide. He is a member of the Florida Bar, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, the United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit and 9th Circuit. In the 11th Circuit, Antonio Revilla had the honor of presenting oral arguments on contested immigration issues. Of particular note was a successful argument which permitted arriving aliens to adjust status before the Immigration Court (EOIR).

Mr. Revilla has published articles on waivers for criminal and non-criminal aliens. He has presented and spoken at conferences in the area of removal proceedings, deportation cases, and waivers of removal and inadmissibility. Mr. Revilla has also appeared on numerous television programs as a legal analyst and commentator, and also as a contributor in major news publications.

Antonio G. Revilla is qualified as an expert in court proceedings. To inquire about Mr. Revilla's services for expert testimony in immigration law, please contact us at (305) 858-2323.

Bar Admissions

  • Florida Bar, Member in Good Standing
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


  • University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, Florida J.D., 1992
  • Tulane University, LA B.A., International Relations, 1989
  • Professional Associations and Memberships
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”)
  • Past President of AILA, South Florida Chapter
  • Dade County Bar Association
  • Founding Member of the Department of Homeland Security

Honors and Awards

  • Past President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter
  • Co-Chair of the Executive Office for Immigration Review Liaison Committee for the American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter
  • Past Board Member of the America Immigration Lawyers Association Board of Governors
  • Past First Vice President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter
  • Past Secretary of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter
  • United States Department of Justice, I.N.S., Outstanding Rating Performance Award in appreciation and recognition of superior performance of official duties
  • Founding Member of the Department of Homeland Security
  • Cuban American Bar Association Pro Bono Project Award
  • Board Member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, South Florida Chapter
  • Past Employment Positions

Former U.S. Immigration Prosecutor

  • Former U.S. ICE Counsel
  • U.S. Department of Justice/U.S. Department of Homeland Security
  • Former Assistant Public Defender


  • The Real ID Act’s Impact on Asylum and Withholding of Removal - Florida Bar, 27th Annual Immigration Update
  • Certain Waivers for Criminal Grounds of Removal: Pointers and Tips - Florida Bar, 28th Annual Immigration Update
  • Certain Waivers for Criminal and Non-Criminal Grounds of Removal - Florida Bar, 29th Annual Immigration Update
  • Litigating Applications for Relief from Removal – Co-Author - Florida Bar, 31st Annual Immigration Update

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  • Baltimore, Maryland
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