Meliton B. Garraton, Esq.



Meliton "Mel" Garraton has been an immigration and nationality lawyer since 1989.  He is a member of the Louisiana State Bar, U.S. District Courts - Southern District of Texas and the Eastern District of Louisiana, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Integrated Bar of the Philippines.  He is also an active member of the American Immigration Lawyer's Association (AILA).  


Mel's practice area in the State of Texas is immigration. He has successfully represented clients before the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and in judicial proceedings before the Executive Office of Immigration Review.  He has extensive knowledge in all family-based petitions, employment-based petitions, and business investment.

He has served as President of the Houston Millennium Lion's Club, Philippine Bar Association, and is currently Commander of the Knights of Rizal - Texas Chapter.