M. Alejandra Vargas


  • M. Alejandra Vargas
  • Phone: +1 212 404 8742

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  • Duane Morris LLP
    230 Park Avenue, Suite 1130
    New York, NY 10169-0079

M. Alejandra Vargas concentrates her practice in the area of immigration law. Ms. Vargas represents companies in a wide variety of industries seeking to employ foreign nationals in the United States on a temporary or permanent basis. She also assists individuals and families in connection with nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters as well as naturalization.

Ms. Vargas is also a volunteer attorney for the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), where she provides legal assistance for family immigration matters.

Ms. Vargas is a graduate of University Pontificia Bolivariana in Colombia, and she was awarded an LL.M. by Brooklyn Law School and an LL.M. in Private Law from the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) in France, where she is also a Ph.D. candidate in International Law. She is fluent in French and Spanish.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration and Nationality


  • New York
  • Colombia


  • Brooklyn Law School, LL.M. , 2015
  • Panthéon-Assas University Paris II, LL.M. , 2011

Professional Activities

  • Bar Association of the City of New York
    - Immigration Committee
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in New York Metro Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2019-2021

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, "2022 Business Immigration Outlook: Navigating in Unprecedented Times," French American Chamber of Commerce and Duane Morris LLP Webinar, February 17, 2022
  • Speaker, "Immigration Updates," The New Reality of Workplace Law and Practice in the COVID-19 Era, Duane Morris LLP, Webinar, November 9, 2020
  • Speaker, "PERM Sponsorship in Our New Normal: Building Successful Applications in an Uncertain Job Market," Duane Morris Institute (DMi), July 16, 2020