Foster Relocates Houston Headquarters to New Convenient and Centralized Location

HOUSTON – April 23, 2018 – Foster LLP, a leading immigration law firm delivering the full spectrum of U.S. and global immigration solutions, announces the relocation of its headquarters to Three Greenway Plaza, a 52-acre master-planned, mixed-use development located west of...

Limited Work Visas Limit Economic Growth

By Matthew Myers, Attorney During a time of historically low unemployment rates, U.S. employers are struggling to find available, qualified workers in the United States.  Even when employers identify an available, qualified worker from another country, outdated immigration laws...

May 2018 Visa Bulletin

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) published the Monthly Visa Bulletin for May 2018, reflecting modest progress for certain preference categories for China and India, continued retrogression for EB1 China and India, and no change for the remaining countries and preference...

FY-2019 H-1B Lottery Complete – USCIS to Begin Adjudicating Accepted Petitions, Returning Rejected Ones

On April 12, 2018, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the USCIS had completed the “lottery” to select the H-1B cap petitions to be allocated H-1B visa numbers under the 20,000 Master’s Cap and the 65,000 Regular H-1B Cap. USCIS will now begin the...

Keep On Keepin’ On: Meeting Today’s Immigration Challenges Head-on

By Delisa Bressler, Partner With all the controversial attention on immigration lately – on things like the border wall, court decisions on travel bans and sanctuary cities, and Congress’s failure to act on a solution for Dreamers – it is sometimes easy to get caught up in the...

Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for FY 2019 Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that starting April 2, 2018, premium processing will be suspended for Fiscal Year 2019 cap-subject H-1B petitions, including petitions requesting an exemption for beneficiaries in positions requiring a U.S. Master’s...

Charles Foster Named Vice Dean of Consular Corps of Houston

HOUSTON – March 1, 2018 – Charles Foster, founder and chairman of immigration law firm, Foster LLP, will today be named vice dean of the Consular Corps of Houston. Mr. Foster will officially receive the honor and be appointed vice dean by the Consular Corps of Houston’s executive...

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...

Eight Foster Immigration Attorneys Named to 2018 Best Lawyers in America© List

HOUSTON – Aug. 21, 2017 –  Foster LLP, a leading immigration law firm delivering the full spectrum of U.S. and global immigration solutions, is pleased to announce that eight Foster immigration attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 The Best Lawyers...
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