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Foster Expands Family-Based Immigration Practice Due to Executive Action

9 Mar

Foster LLP, a leading immigration law firm delivering the full spectrum of U.S. and global immigration solutions, announces the expansion of its family-based immigration practice to accommodate the increased demand for immigration legal services resulting from President Barack Obama’s executive action. As part of the executive action, the president announced the expansion of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and the new Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA).

“In light of the recent presidential executive actions, our team is ramping up its efforts to provide immigration representation to increasing numbers of families and individuals,” said José R. Pérez, a Texas Immigration and Nationality Law Board Certified attorney and partner, Foster. “While a federal judge has temporarily halted the expansion of DACA and DAPA, families still need assistance and Foster is expanding to help meet their immigration needs. We will continue directly reaching out to our communities to ensure that we are providing our services where they are needed most.”

Pérez, a 27-year veteran immigration law practitioner, is leading the firm’s family practice expansion. The practice is highly experienced in handling the full range of family-based immigration matters, complex litigation cases and difficult naturalization issues. His team includes attorneys, Andrea Penedo and Alexandra Vickery; highly experienced litigator and Texas Board Certified Immigration and Nationality Law senior attorney, Olsa Alikaj-Cano; and litigator, John Lasseigne. Attorneys, James Larsen and Jeff Thomas, have recently joined the firm’s Austin office and serve as part of the expanded Foster team preparing to meet the additional demand for DACA and DAPA representation.

“Foster’s continued growth allows us to assemble the very best team of experts to meet the emerging need for immigration legal services in our communities, and to help qualifying individuals apply for DACA and DAPA, as well as potential relief in court,” said Alikaj-Cano.

About Foster LLP

Foster LLP is a leading immigration law firm delivering the full spectrum of U.S. and global immigration solutions. Renowned for responsive, individualized service, Foster works on behalf of the largest employers worldwide, as well as top emerging and midmarket companies, investors, and individuals and families. Through experience, leadership and technology, Foster’s team solves the most complex immigration problems, while never forgetting that behind every case are people and their families.

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