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Biography

Elizabeth Cleveland is an attorney at Foster LLP in our Houston office. She works primarily in employment-based immigration, partnering with in-house counsel, human resources, and executives to implement strategic plans that meet the U.S. immigration challenges of clients around the world. Her practice focuses on providing key immigration services to organizations regarding temporary work visas, immigrant petitions, and naturalization, as well as compliance and corporate restructuring issues intrinsic to business operations. 

A graduate of the University of Houston Law Center with an undergraduate degree from Sewanee – The University of the South, Elizabeth served as a student attorney in the University of Houston Immigration Legal Aid Clinic, winning a BIA Appeal and contributing to Federal Policy memoranda. She was also awarded the Public Interest Fellowship Award and named a Research Assistant for an Immigration Clinic Professor focused on employment-based immigration matters. 

Prior to joining the firm, Elizabeth worked for a Houston-based, full-service immigration firm with a focus on employment matters. She also served as legal fellow with the Secretaria de Relaciones Exteriores where she researched and composed memoranda analyzing U.S. Immigration Law for the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She enjoys presenting and writing on immigration policy and best practices. 

Elizabeth is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and Texas Bar Association.