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Join us September 17th in Houston, TX and September 19th in Austin, TX for our Fall Seminar: “Beyond the Chaos! Immigration Strategies for Success”.  Today’s chaotic immigration climate is generating unprecedented levels of uncertainty and stress for employers and their foreign national employees. Join Foster LLP for our half-day Fall […]

With the exception of spouses, parents, and minor children of U.S. citizens, most foreign nationals wanting to obtain permanent residence in the United States are subject to quotas that govern the availability of immigrant visa numbers. These quotas are reflected in the Department of State’s monthly Visa Bulletin, which lists […]

On July 16, 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives held a hearing asking U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) to explain the increase in immigration case processing times and denials.  Since USCIS fiscal year (FY) 2017 there has been a 67% increase in case processing times, resulting in 2.3 million […]

Federal law has for decades legally allowed individuals from other countries to apply for asylum if they have a well-founded fear of persecution or torture based on a protected ground of their race, religion, nationality, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group. Winning asylum is already very difficult, with […]