Originally from Texas, Elias Mtanous was raised in the small border town of Del Rio, TX. Growing up, he would commute between Mexico and the U.S. on a daily basis. Elias graduated from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX. After graduating, Elias moved to Phoenix, AZ to attend law school.

Elias has ten years experience working with immigration cases. Prior to working for the Belmonte Law Firm, Elias worked in immigration law firms both in San Antonio and Phoenix. Elias began his venture into immigration defense when he began working for DeMott, McChesney, Curtright, Armendariz, LLP, one of the top law firms in the immigration field. He has worked on everything from asylum cases, family petitions, detainee cases to specialized work visas. Elias is proficient in the English and Spanish languages. Being a first generation American of Mexican and Lebanese descent, Elias is passionate and dedicated to helping the immigrant community.