ICE launches new immigration sweep in L.A. area; at least 100 detained so far

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times Federal officials are in the midst of an immigration enforcement operation in the Los Angeles area and have so far detained more than 100 people suspected of being in violation of immigration laws. The sweep, which began Sunday, is focusing on...

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...

Fifth Circuit Upholds Conviction of Fort Worth Woman Who Enslaved 2 Mexican Immigrants

By John Council, Texas Lawyer The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has affirmed the six-year prison sentence of a Fort Worth woman who used two Mexican citizens as slaves by forcing them to clean houses in the United States without pay and controlling the undocumented...
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®....

Naturalized US citizen living in NM pleads guilty to marriage fraud

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A naturalized U.S. citizen residing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to a felony marriage fraud charge arising out of a scheme to obtain immigration status for foreign nationals. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE)...

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...

Issues Ripe For Rulemaking: Some Modest Proposals

By Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta Immigration lawyers are used to interpreting complex immigration statutes in the absence of regulations. Indeed, there has evolved a “common law” within immigration practice based on governmental guidance memos and even letters written by...
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