Charles Foster Honored With 2020 Roy M. Huffington Award for Contributions to International Understanding
HOUSTON – Nov. 20, 2020 – Charles Foster was honored as the 2020 recipient of the Roy M. Huffington Award for Contributions to International Understanding. For many years, Charles has dedicated much of his career to the community through his work as a globally recognized U.S. immigration attorney advocating for immigration reform, cultivating international understanding, and strengthening cross-cultural relationships.
Charles Foster is the chairman of Foster LLP and is based in our Houston office. His practice focuses primarily on representing multinational companies and foreign investors regarding U.S. immigration law. He has served as senior immigration policy advisor to President George W. Bush in the 2000 and 2004 Presidential campaigns and as an immigration policy advisor to Barack Obama in the 2008 campaign. He currently serves as Chairman of Interfaith Ministries of Greater Houston Advisory Board; Chairman of U.S.-China Partnerships; Member of the Board of Directors of the Asia Society Texas Center; Executive Committee Member of the Greater Houston Partnership and many more. Click here to read Charles Foster’s full biography.
“Charles Foster’s constant contributions to the community, as well as his career overflowing with achievements, define excellence as an immigration practitioner. Following his interest in the international community, and in particular human beings from distinct cultures and backgrounds, Charles has spent his lifetime fulfilling the aspirations of immigrants from every corner of the globe. He has educated and influenced world leaders as a trusted advisor. As an attorney and advocate, he has doggedly secured life-changing benefits for farmhands and CEOs alike. By following, and delivering on, his passionate interests, Charles has set the highest standard as an attorney, advocate, mentor, and friend,” said Robert Loughran, managing partner of Foster LLP’s Austin office.
Named after Asia Society Texas Center’s co-founder Roy M. Huffington, the Huffington Award distinguishes outstanding contributions that have furthered international understanding, welfare, and diplomacy on a global scale, and recognizes leaders who have been a major force on the international stage. It is the highest honor granted by Asia Society Texas Center. Past award recipients include President George H.W. Bush and former Secretary of State James A. Baker, III. Click here to watch the full 2020 Huffington Award program.
About Asia Society Texas Center
With 14 locations throughout the world, Asia Society is the leading educational organization promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among the peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the rest of the world. Asia Society Texas Center executes the global mission with a local focus, enriching and engaging the vast diversity of Houston through innovative, relevant programs in arts and culture, business and policy, education, and community outreach.
About Foster LLP
A leader in U.S. and global immigration law, Foster LLP works on behalf of some of the world’s most dynamic organizations, delivering top tier knowledge and expertise, a client-focused approach to service excellence, and tech-led solutions driven to deliver comprehensive immigration support for today’s world-ready workforce.