One More Immigration Try

By The Editorial Board, The Wall Street Journal Courts this year have deferred the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, but the issue will return soon enough. So bravo to 19 Republicans who have signed a discharge petition to debate a fix for the...

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...

Trump administration suspends immigrant legal advice program

By Tal Kopan, CNN Washington (CNN)The Trump administration is suspending a program that provides legal advice for undocumented immigrants, a Justice Department official confirmed Wednesday. Immigrant advocacy groups immediately were concerned that the move could be an attempt to...

Leading firms in WWL: Corporate Immigration 2018 by number of listed lawyers

This year’s research features 639 leading corporate immigration attorneys who come highly regarded for their experience in the legal immigration and naturalisation of skilled workers. The individuals listed here specialise in assisting corporate entities navigate the increasingly...

Trump Signs Memo Ordering End to ‘Catch and Release’ Immigration Policy

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS, The New York Times President Trump issued a memorandum on Friday directing his administration to move quickly to bring an end to “catch and release,” the practice by which immigrants presenting themselves at the border without authorization are released...

Confidential ICE Handbook Lays Out Paths for Investigators to Avoid Constitutional Challenges

By Eoin Higgins, The Intercept When U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents go after suspected violators of immigration and customs law, they do whatever they can to get consent from their targets. The idea is simple: By getting their targets’ consent, ICE agents can...

Houston immigration attorney named vice dean of city’s consular corps

By Lomi Kriel, Houston Chronicle Charles Foster, a Houston immigration attorney who advised President George W. Bush on the issue, was named vice dean of the city’s consular corps Thursday. Houston has the third-largest consular corps in the nation, representing 93...

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...
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