About Us

Paulo S. C. Calixto is the principal EB-5 immigration attorney at the Law Offices of Paulo Calixto PLLC, located in Dallas, Texas. For more than 20 years, Mr. Calixto has handled complex immigration matters before courts and government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (USCIS, ICE and CBP), U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of Justice, and U.S. Department of State. He dedicates a significant portion of his practice to EB-5 visas and investor representation, working with immigrant investors, regional centers, investment advisers and other professionals throughout the green card process. Mr. Calixto also represents clients on their various employment and family nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters.

Beginning with the investment process, Mr. Calixto and his team guide clients through each and every aspect of the EB-5 visa program. He assists with the review and preparation of all required documentation, business and tax planning, filing of the I-526 petition, the adjustment of status process or consular processing, filing of the I-829 petition for removal of conditions, and more. Throughout the entirety of the EB-5 immigrant investor journey, Mr. Calixto and his team are available to counsel their clients on any questions or issues that may arise.

Paulo Calixto earned his Juris Doctor, along with his LL.M in international law, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas. He also attained his Bachelor of Laws degree from University Mackenzie, in São Paulo, Brazil, where he completed a rigorous focus program in tax law. He possesses advanced business law experience, and is also able to counsel his business immigration clients on the various implications of corporate laws.

Mr. Calixto is a native speaker of Portuguese and fluent in Spanish, enabling him to effectively provide legal services to clients from Latin America and Europe.

A member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the American Bar Association, the Texas Bar Association, the Dallas Bar Association, and OAB – Ordem Dos Advogados do Brasil, Secção São Paulo, Paulo Calixto is very active in the immigration and business law communities. He is admitted to practice law before the New York and Texas state courts, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, and the Courts in the Federal Republic of Brazil. Paulo Calixto represents his immigration clients in all states of the United States and throughout the world.