Albalira Montufar

Albalira Montufar

Partner

Expertise

  • Immigration Law

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member

Morgan & Morgan
Panama

Profile
Albalira Montufar is a Partner in Morgan & Morgan and Head of the Immigration practice group of the firm. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Mrs. Montufar was a Partner at a consulting regional firm specializing in corporate labor counsel and related affairs.

Her expertise includes more than 10 years of legal advising to companies in matters related to immigration and labor law, including work and residence permits, visas and citizenship applications, as well as advising multinational corporations with such processes when establishing in Panama.

Mrs. Montufar holds a LL.B., Political Sciences, from Universidad de Panama; Postgraduate Degree in International Trade, and a LL.M. in Negotiation, Administration and Execution of Commercial Treaties from Universidad Latinoamericana de Comercio Exterior in Panama; and a LL.M. in International and Comparative Law from the George Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C.

Mrs. Montufar is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.

Areas of Practice

Immigration Law

Articles

The Civil Aviation Authority, the National Immigration Authority and the Ministry of Labor Extend the Measures Taken as a Result of the State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Morgan & Morgan, June 2020

Civil Aviation Authority: All international flightsshall remain suspended untilJuly 22, 2020. National Immigration Authority: All identifications issued by the National Immigration Authoritythat weredue to expirebetween March 13 and July 31, 2020,willremain validuntilOctober 31, 2020,without incurring in fines or surcharges...

COVID-19: Reopening of the National Immigration Authority and the Labor Immigration Department of the Ministry of Labor
Morgan & Morgan, June 2020

Updated on June 1, 2020 National Immigration Authority: Residence Permitsare valid until June 7, 2020. This measure is in place since March 13. The suspension of administrative processesanduser service will belifted from June 8. In-person user service will be restored gradually and progressively: Between June 8 and June 12, only attorneys will be allowed to visit, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m...

COVID-19: Update on Immigration and Labor Immigration
Morgan & Morgan, May 2020

The National Immigration Authority and the Ministry of Labor extend the measures taken as a result of the State of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Residence permits are extended up to May 15th. This extension is in force since March 13th. Reference is made to all permits and tourist stays that expire within the aforementioned period and will not give rise to fines due to expiration...