Representing the “M” in the “MINT” countries, Mexico is well-known as an emerging economic leader in Latin America. As an attractive destination for both employers and assignees, Mexico offers expats an overwhelmingly positive lifestyle: according to HSBC’s 2016 Expat Explorer survey, the country ranks second in culture and third in integration and making friends.

Watch our webinar, “Major in Mexico – 5 Essential Tips for a Successful Global Mobility Program” and learn best practices to achieve corporate staffing needs while maintaining compliance with immigration regulations.

You will receive specific guidance on:

  • Understanding Business Practices in Mexico
    • Globalization
    • Cultural Variables
  • Immigration Categories
    • Visitor
    • Temporary Residence
    • Permanent Residence
  • Immigration Challenges
  • Corporate Procedures to Sponsor Work Permits
  • NAFTA Update

Meet Our Presenters: 

Sarah_Heaxagon_Headshot.pngSarah Del Castillo is a Senior Immigration Consultant that has dedicated her legal career to assist businesses of all sizes to meet their corporate immigration needs. Throughout her experience at both the public and private sector, Sarah has developed a comprehensive knowledge of Mexican immigration law. 

At Enrique Arellano Rincón Abogados, Sarah has provided immigration counseling to multinational companies with multi-billion dollar investments in the automotive, pharmaceutical, retail, and manufacturing industries in Mexico, and leaded the applicable procedures to assure a successful outcome. Sarah also provides advice on compliance, anti-corruption and data protection practices.

Sarah received her Bachelor's Degree in International Relations from Monterrey Institute of Technology in Mexico, and subsequently she pursued a J.D in Law at Chihuahua Autonomous University. Prior to beginning her work at EARA, Sarah collaborated at the Embassy of Mexico in Chile where she acquired wide experience on international cooperation practices. She has also taught at the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Political Sciences at Chihuahua Autonomous University. Because of her pro-bono work, Sarah has been awarded with both the Municipality Youth Award and the State Youth Award.



Teresa Ortiz has over 20 years of legal education and experience. She is passionate about assisting corporate businesses to obtain work and residence permit for their employees. In her current role, she provides customized immigration strategies to large multinational Fortune 500 Companies.

She had been an immigrant in four different countries and is multilingual. Teresa earned a LL.M. in International Law and Business, MBA, a Juris Doctorate with major in litigation, and achieved her first degree in law from the University of Havana. She is a Cuban attorney.

Uniquely, her passion for immigration law and services immersed her from 2011-2012 into an Immigration Pro-Bono Partnership, created between the Ford Motors Company (HQ) and Thomas M. Cooley Law School, in Michigan, U.S.A., while achieving her Juris Doctorate degree. The connection created during the Pro-Bono Partnership impacted her life tremendously as the main Spanish interpreter for immigrant women who had been violently abused by others.