Restoring U.S. Citizenship After Relinquishment

By Guillermo “Gary”  Wiener and John Meyer, Texas Lawyer As immigration attorneys, most of our clients spend years, thousands of dollars and heartache to become citizens of the United States. Sometimes, though, individuals who are already U.S. citizens affirmatively...

4 Ways GCs Can Prepare For Potential Worksite Raids

By Michele Gorman, Law360 The worksite enforcements conducted at nearly 100 7-Eleven locations across the country earlier this month resulted in federal immigration officials arresting almost two dozen employees for being illegally present in the United States and conducting...

End Trump attacks on legal immigration

By Charles C. Foster, Houston Chronicle It was understood with the surprise election of Donald Trump that enforcement action against immigrants would increase, striking fear within our large undocumented population, the vast majority of whom have lived and worked peacefully in...

Employers should prepare for immigration inspections

By Chris Tomlinson, Houston Chronicle Houston employers need to dot their i’s and cross their t’s, because immigration agents are stepping up demands of: “Show me your papers!” U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expanding inspections of Form I-9s,...

A Nation of Immigrants: A Discussion on Immigration Reform

By Charles Frantes Since President Trump’s administration entered office in 2017, the topic of immigration reform has been a heated point of debate. Experts in the conversation about immigration reform met at the Asia Society Texas Center to discuss the future of DACA (Deferred...

HBJ reveals inaugural Diversity in Business Awards finalists

By Natalie Harms Houston is known as one of the most diverse cities in America. Now, Houston Business Journal will recognize companies and business professionals that are promoting and advancing diversity at its inaugural Diversity in Business Awards. Fifteen companies and 11...
2018 Best Law Firms

Foster Ranked Top Tier 1 Among 2018 “Best Law Firms” Surveys by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®

HOUSTON – Nov. 1, 2017 – Foster LLP, a leading immigration law firm delivering the full spectrum of U.S. and global immigration solutions, has been recognized as a metropolitan Tier 1 firm in the 2018 “Best Law Firms” survey by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®....

How long will Texas be the most anti-immigrant state in the nation?

With little fanfare but with quiet determination, Texas has acquired the dubious distinction of becoming the No. 1 anti-immigrant state in the nation. Lawmakers need to reverse this trend of alienating the state’s Hispanic population before it’s too late. They can...

Lost In Translation – Notarios take advantage of Texas’ immigrant communities

By Andrew Brandt If there’s one legal issue in Texas that could likely be wiped away if it was given more attention, it’s the notario situation. According to Austin immigration attorney Robert Loughran, in Latin America and Spain, a notario publico is more than a lawyer—it’s a...

Foster Ranked #1 Largest Houston-Area Immigration Law Firm

HOUSTON – Aug. 14, 2017 – Foster LLP, a leading immigration law firm delivering the full spectrum of U.S. and global immigration solutions, was recently ranked No. 1 in the Houston Business Journal’s list of the Largest Houston-Area Immigration Law Firms. Foster received the top...
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