Corpus Christi, Texas Immigration Lawyers

Debra Marti Rodriguez
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Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(361) 883-8900 713 Ayers Street
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Immigration
National Univ School of Law
Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 49 years experience
(361) 225-3559 527 Gordon St
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Immigration, Construction, Criminal and Family
Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(361) 887-1837 555 N Carancahua St
Corpus Christi, TX 78478
Immigration, Business, Family and International
South Texas College Of Law
Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(361) 994-2900 5350 S Staples St
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
Immigration, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family
South Texas College Of Law
Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(361) 356-3447 1122 Santa Fe
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(361) 881-8509 4531 Ayers St
Corpus Christi, TX 78415
Immigration, Bankruptcy and Business
Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(361) 814-2300 402 Peoples St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Immigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 48 years experience
(361) 883-1993 600 Leopard St
Corpus Christi, TX 78401
Immigration
Corpus Christi, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(361) 881-8584 3036 S Port Ave
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
Immigration, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
Elizabeth Elva Estrada
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Robstown, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(361) 882-4127 900 Industrial Ave.
Robstown, TX 78380
Immigration
Victoria, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(361) 574-9700 206 N Liberty St
Victoria, TX 77901
Immigration, Business, Criminal and Family
David Minh Nguyen
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Houston, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(281) 777-1236 9898 Bissonnet Street
Suite 290
Houston, TX 77036
Free ConsultationImmigration, Employment, Family and Probate
Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law
Attorney David Nguyen received his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Houston. During his undergraduate studies, Attorney Nguyen developed a passion for minority-related issues when he enrolled in a course in African American studies. This course allowed Attorney Nguyen to explore the historical, cultural, political, economic, and social development [or lack thereof] of minorities in the United States.

After completing his undergraduate studies, Attorney Nguyen attended Texas Southern University’s Thurgood Marshall School of Law, which has been ranked number one in achieving diversification in its student body.

Attorney Nguyen has worked as an Attorney for private law firms and...
Robert Smead Hogan
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Lubbock, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(806) 771-7900 1210 Avenue R.
Lubbock, TX 79401
Immigration, Appeals, Communications and Personal Injury
Texas Tech University School of Law
Practicing law in Lubbock over the last twenty years has allowed me to work for some of the finest, most hard-working people. I have enjoyed having the chance to earn the respect and trust of my clients as we work for them. I have been privileged to handle personal injury cases, wrongful death cases, train collisions, automobile collisions, truck wrecks, insurance claims, and the many other types of cases in state and Federal courts.

Together with my outstanding staff members, we make it a priority to treat each client like the only client, and help navigate through the complicated legal system....
Juan Antonio Lozada
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Austin, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(512) 296-5033 3305 W Slaughter Ln, Second Floor
Austin, TX 78748
Immigration, Criminal, DWI and Personal Injury
University of Houston - Main Campus, St. Mary's University School of Law and Ohio State University - Columbus
he Law Office of Juan Antonio Lozada was founded with one goal in mind - to provide high-quality legal services to clients needing assistance with matters of immigration, personal injury and criminal law in the Austin, San Antonio and surrounding counties. Customer service and zealous representation are essential to our practice.
Richard T. Herman Esq
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McKinney, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(800) 808-4013 910 West University
McKinney, TX 75069
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Divorce and Employment
Case Western Reserve University
For all you immigration law needs, call Richard today at 1-800-808-4013. Richard and his team are happy to help! The Herman Legal Group is the "Law Firm for Immigrants." Founded by nationally-known immigration lawyer Richard Herman in 1995, the Herman Legal Group provides skilled and cost-effective immigration counsel to businesses, families and individuals. Along with attorneys Charmaine Rozario, Vania Stefanova, Frank Krajenke, Luis Villarroel, Erin James, Kamal Dari, and Of-Counsel lawyers Dinh Tran, Gil Manzano, Karmen Waters and Ronen Kurzfled. We speak over 12 languages. We are experienced in all aspects of immigration law, including...
Amber L. Weeks
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El Paso, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(915) 228-2300 221 N. Kansas St., Suite 1207
El Paso, TX 79901
Immigration
University of New Mexico
Amber Weeks is a Partner at Noble & Vrapi, P.A. Ms. Weeks is passionate about breaking barriers and changing the lives of immigrants, lifting the fear from her clients' shoulders so that they can walk down the street, care for their families, and live their lives without fear. She is experienced in cases involving family petitions, permanent residence, naturalization and citizenship, waivers, removal proceedings, U visas for victims of crimes, vacating criminal convictions, and other immigration matters. One of her most notable cases was the first impression published case successfully challenging mandatory detention of immigrants in Melero Valdez v. Terry,...
Justin Michael Jackson
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(512) 528-1900 1000 Heritage Center Cir.
Round Rock, TX 78664
Round Rock, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Immigration, Divorce, Family and Probate
St. Mary's University School of Law
Justin M. Jackson is a native Texan, spending his early childhood in Edinburg, Texas and later graduating from Round Rock High School.

Mr. Jackson received his undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and obtained his law degree from St. Mary’s Law School, graduating magna cum laude (top 3% of his class).

While in law school, he was a member of the Law Review and interned with the Hon. Judge Emilio Garza of the Federal 5th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Ruby Lichte Powers
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Houston, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(713) 589-2085 5225 Katy Freeway
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77007
Immigration
University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Ruby L. Powers is the founder of Powers Law Group, P.C. located in Houston, Texas, a four-attorney firm focusing on immigration law including waivers of inadmissibility, asylum, deportation, family– and employment-based petitions. She is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She attended the University of Texas and the University of North Carolina School of Law. Powers lived and studied in Mexico, Spain, Belgium, Turkey, and UAE and speaks Spanish and French. She serves as the AILA Texas Chapter Advocacy Chair and the AILA Media Advocacy Committee as well as the...
John Benjamin Moore
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El Paso, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(915) 351-1000 1714 North Mesa St.
El Paso, TX 79902
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of Pennsylvania Law School
John B. Moore received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Utah in Speech Communication, with an emphasis in Argumentation. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania. Upon graduation, Mr. Moore was selected for the Attorney General’s Honors Program at the Department of Justice’s Executive Office for Immigration Review where he advised, and wrote decisions for, eleven immigration judges throughout Texas. Mr. Moore has worked for a variety of federal agencies integral to immigration law, including drafting decisions at the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals. Mr. Moore has also argued before the Inter-American...
Mark Oxford
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League City, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(888) 413-3964 PO Box 751
League City, TX 77058
Immigration, Business, Consumer and Family
Western Michigan University and Western Michigan University
Attorney Mark Oxford, founder of the Oxford Law Firm, is licensed to practice law in California, Texas and Minnesota. At the firm, our mission is to provide the highest quality legal representation to all of our clients. We handle all cases, no matter how small or large the business, corporation or legal problem. We offer our legal service in English, Arabic language and Russian language. Attorney Oxford, a former civilian employee of the United States Department of Defense, has J.D. degree in law with concentration on Administrative Law, an M.A. degree in National Security and Counter-Terrorism, and an LL.M.degree...
Gerardo Menchaca
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San Antonio, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(210) 858-9681 12500 San Pedro Avenue
Suite 100
San Antonio, TX 78216
Free ConsultationImmigration
Gerardo Menchaca is the lead immigration attorney of Escamilla & Poneck, LLP and is licensed to practice law in every immigration court in the United States. He has dedicated his legal career to helping people from all over the world deal with the complexities of the US immigration system. As an immigration attorney, his job is to help people become part of the best country in the world.

Gerardo is a graduate of St. Mary’s University School of Law, and has an economics degree from Texas State University. Additionally, he is a current member of the American Immigration Lawyers...
Kathryn Karam
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Houston, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(832) 582-0620 4888 Loop Central Drive, Suite 450
Houston, TX 77081
Immigration
The University of Texas School of Law
Kathryn N. Karam is a dedicated and skilled attorney who has practiced immigration law in Texas since 2007. Karam is the founder of The Law Office of Kathryn N. Karam in Houston where she represents clients throughout Harris County facing immigration issues. Before law school, Karam studied Chinese and earned her bachelor of arts in Chinese from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. She also earned her certificate in Chinese studies from the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies. Karam earned her juris doctor in 2007 from the University of Texas School of Law. ...
Angelique Montes
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Houston, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(832) 378-7781 24 E. Greenway Plaza, Suite 1705
Houston, TX 77046
Immigration, Divorce and Family
University of Houston - Main Campus
Montes Law Firm, PLLC is based in Houston, Texas. Angelique Montes is an attorney practicing immigraiton and family law. Born in Houston, Texas to Cuban immigrant parents - she was one of the first in her family to be born a U.S. citizen. Angelique is fluent in both English and Spanish. In January 2011, Angelique began building a law firm from the ground up. From her expereince and knowledge of the law, zealous advocacy, and dedication and ability to work with each individual client personally - as a person and not as a case...
Lee Solomon
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Houston, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(713) 957-2030 510 Bering Drive
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77057
Free ConsultationImmigration and Business
University Of Arkansas: Fayet
I focus my practice on family immigration matters, so if you are calling about a marriage or fiancee visa, or about obtaining a green card based on marriage to a U.S. Citizen, I will answer your call myself if I am not in a meeting or on the phone when you call. Once I determine from our phone conversation that we can help you, I will meet with you either during the week or on a Saturday or Sunday or Holiday morning so we can discuss the details of your situation and the options that are available to...
Susham Mahendra Modi
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Houston, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(832) 514-4030 1415 North Loop West
Suite 612
Houston, TX 77008
Immigration
Pennsylvania State University - Dickinson School of Law
Susham M. Modi focuses his practice on serving individuals who are dealing with immigration law issues. In addition to his private practice as owner of The Modi Law Firm, PLLC, he was an Adjunct Professor of Law and was a Clinical Supervising Attorney at the University of Houston Law Center's Immigration Clinic. The clinic helps individuals from all over the globe with their immigration concerns, providing pro bono services. Attorney Modi was responsible for supervising and teaching upper-level students working on various complex immigration cases. He has also co-taught Asylum/Refugee Law. Before moving to Houston, he worked...
Lindsay G Gray
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Austin, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(512) 856-4899 3800 N. Lamar Blvd.
Suite 200
Austin, TX 78756
Immigration
University of Denver
Lindsay Gray practices immigration law in Austin, TX. She primarily handles humanitarian immigration cases, include family-based petitions, adjustment of status, crime victim visas, VAWA petitions, asylum applications, removal defense, waivers, and appeals.
Ignacio Gustavo Martinez
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Brownsville, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(956) 542-2264 1205 North Expressway
Brownsville, TX 78520
Immigration, Insurance Claims, International and Personal Injury
The University of Texas School of Law
Ignacio G. Martinez es un abogado con licencia en Texas, en la Republica de Mexico y en el Distrito Federal del Sur del Estado de Texas. El Licenciado Martinez curso sus estudios de abogado en el Tec de Monterrey. Cuenta con una Maestria en Derecho Europeo y estudios internacionales de Metodos Legales en la Universidad de Cambridge, Inglaterra. Adicionalmente, tiene el grado de Juris Doctor por la Universidad de Texas en Austin. Sus areas de practica son: lesiones, accidentes de carro, reclamos de seguros, migracion y transacciones internacionales.
Aaron Samuel Haas
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San Antonio, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(210) 734-8472 13526 George Rd
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78230
Immigration
Harvard Law School
We have four values we bring to every case we work on: EXCELLENCE: We have worked on hundreds of cases in all areas of immigration law. We are capable of handling the most complex cases while maintaining a small firm personal touch. INTEGRITY: We believe that ethics and integrity are not just professional goals; they are personal values that we bring to everything we do. VALUE: We believe that our services should be affordable to everybody because everybody deserves a chance to achieve their goals. We work with our clients and offer payment plans to ensure that our services are affordable to all. SERVICE:...
Robert A. Kraft
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(214) 999-9999 2777 N Stemmons Fwy
Suite 1300
Dallas, TX 75207
Immigration, DWI, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
Baylor Law School
Personal Injury, Social Security Disability Claims, Immigration, Criminal, and Estate Planning Are you looking for solutions to your legal problems without having to resort to calling a law firm running tasteless television commercials or big Yellow Page ads? If you want an established and professional law firm with friendly lawyers and staff who are easy to talk to, you've come to the right place. Please, call us now. Contact us at Kraft & Associates for a consultation if you have questions about any legal situation. Whatever legal problem you have, our Dallas, Texas attorneys want to help.
Jessie Thomas
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Richardson, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(214) 838-0045 100 N Central Expy
Suite 520
Richardson, TX 75080
Free ConsultationImmigration
Touro College
If you are seeking to bring a loved one to the United States and you live in the United States, you have come to the right place. Jessie M. Thomas is dedicated to immigration matters, especially those involving bringing couples and families together. Jessie graduated from the Touro Law Center in 2001. Since then she has represented hundreds of families and individuals in immigration, green card, permanent residence and citizenship cases. Jessie entered private practice after graduation where she continued to focus on family immigration. In 2008, Jessie founded the Law Office of Jessie M. Thomas where she...
Ms. Sylvia Ann Cavazos
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San Antonio, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(210) 682-8800 The Milam Building
115 E. Travis Street, Suite 1711
San Antonio, TX 78205
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, Divorce and Family
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Attorney Sylvia A. Cavazos is a former prosecutor and worked as an Assistant District Attorney in Bexar county for 10 years. She has extensive criminal trial experience in Felony and Misdemeanor cases including 1st Degree Aggravated Felonies. Ms. Cavazos opened up her private law office in 2007. She is a highly motivated and aggressive attorney who knows the law and the criminal justice system. Ms. Cavazos is one of the top criminal lawyers in San Antonio and surrounding counties. She also practices in Federal Court in the Western District of Texas and also has federal...
Karen-Lee Pollak
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(214) 969-5454 1201 Elm St
Suite 4800
Dallas, TX 75270
Immigration
University of Witwatersrand
Karen-Lee Pollak leads the Immigration Practice Group. Her education has taken place literally worldwide and from coast to coast. She obtained her law degree in South Africa and is licensed by the State Bar of California and State Bar of Texas. As an immigrant herself and the former chair of the immigration practice of the Dallas office of a large international law firm, Ms. Pollak understands what a critical and life-changing decision it is moving family or employees to the United States. Karen-Lee focuses on both family and corporate based immigration representing athletes, spouses, authors, individuals and Fortune 500 corporations...
Isaul Verdin
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(214) 741-1700 Verdin Law Firm
900 Jackson St., Ste. 535
Dallas, TX 75202
Immigration
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Board Certified,Immigration & Nationality lawyer by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization with over 19 years of trial experience. Practice focus areas include: deportation litigation; investor visas; complex waivers; and consular processing. Selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition 2012. Named Dallas Best Lawyer 2017 & 2015, Immigration Law by D Magazine. Has testified in U.S. federal district courts as expert witness in immigration law. Mr. Verdin is fluent in English and Spanish. World traveler and enjoys dealing with clients from around the globe.
Raymundo Eli Rojas
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El Paso, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(915) 449-7092 1300 N. El Paso Street
El Paso, TX 79902
Immigration, Criminal, DWI and Employment
University of Kansas School of Law
Raymundo Eli Rojas serves the border region offering legal services in immigration and theft of wage cases as well as nonprofit formation and development. Rojas is a attorney who always call you back within 48 hours and frequently serves his community through his legal services or community organizing. Honoring his worker and immigrant roots, he is an advocate for immigrant and worker rights.

An advocate of community, people's, and rascuache lawyering, Raymundo Elí ? Rojas has been a proponent of immigrant rights and an advocate of workers for more than 15 years. His work has extended from the U.S.-Mexico border region...
Julie Sparks
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Austin, TX Immigration Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
401 W Congress Ave.
Suite 1540
Austin, TX 78701
Free ConsultationImmigration
University of Houston - Main Campus
Julie Sparks is a licensed attorney with many years of experience practicing in the field of immigration law. She has more than fifteen years of experience working as a volunteer and pro bono attorney for non-profits that engage in direct representation of low-income immigrants. Attorney Sparks is also the founder and Executive Director of the Vail Center for Immigrant Rights. During the fall and spring semesters, she serves as a Clinical Law Professor at the Pepperdine University School of Law. In addition, she is an occasional instructor at California State University – Los Angeles. She has represented immigrants...
Christopher Peng
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San Antonio, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(210) 679-1818 3011 Nacogdoches Rd
Bldg. #1
San Antonio, TX 78217
Free ConsultationImmigration, Criminal, DWI and Domestic Violence
St. Mary's University School of Law
The Law Office of Christopher Peng - we are a San Antonio based, full service law office that specializes in immigration and criminal law. With extensive big firm experience, we are able to offer you personal and dedicated service. I never take for granted any opportunity I get to provide my services, and always remember I serve my clients’ best interests. Our office can help with all immigration issues ranging from family/residency cases, deportation and citizenship, to complex investment / employment based visas. We also have extensive experience in the Criminal Defense field here in Bexar...
Carmiann S. Céspedes
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Lawyer
(844) 401-8472 4425 West Airport Freeway
Dallas, TX 75062
Free ConsultationImmigration, Divorce, Family and Tax
University of Puerto Rico - Río Piedras
I offer services in U.S. immigration law worldwide and divorce cases in Puerto Rico. In my immigration practice I dedicate my days to helping couples obtain K1 visas and their corresponding adjustment of status. Waivers (601A), removal of conditions petitions and naturalization procedures are also part of my daily work. I also have hands on experience with employment based immigration as for example, TN and H1B visas. Additionally, I have extensive experience handling U visa petitions. I have helped thousands of people worldwide in their cases in USCIS and U.S. Embassies and Consulates. In my practice in Puerto Rico I...
Daniella Lyttle
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(512) 215-5225 2222 Western Trails Blvd
#103
Austin, TX 78745
Austin, TX Immigration Law Lawyer
Immigration, Appeals, Divorce and Family
Michigan State University College of Law
Daniella Lyttle earned a J.D. with honors from The Michigan State University College of Law. She also has a B.A. with honors in Psychology and Gerontology from The University of South Florida. Ms. Lyttle is a member of The College of the State Bar of Texas, an honorary society of lawyers who are among the best trained attorneys in Texas. Members are qualified attorneys who are interested in both high ethical standards and improved training for all Texas attorneys. In 2014, Ms. Lyttle was selected by the National Advocates as a Top 100 Lawyer for the state of Texas. The...
Jered Dobbs
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Dallas, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(972) 855-8267 7929 Brookriver, Suite 640
Dallas, TX 75247
Immigration
University of Houston - Main Campus
Jered Dobbs is an experienced immigration lawyer based in Dallas, Texas. His practice covers all aspects of immigration law, including deportation defense, immigration appeals, marriage and family-based green cards, citizenship matters, and litigation of immigration cases in federal district court (mandamus, habeas corpus, etc.). Mr. Dobbs also handles all kinds of business and investor visas (TN, E-1, E-2, O, P, etc.).
Bruce Coane
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Houston, TX Immigration Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(713) 850-0066 5177 Richmond Avenue
Suite 770
Houston, TX 77056
Immigration, Employment and Family
Pennsylvania State University - University Park
Mr. Coane received a Bachelor of Arts Degree with Honors from Penn State University in 1979. He received a Juris Doctor Degree in Law from the University of Houston in 1981, and is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and has been admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United State Court of Appeals in Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Atlanta and San Francisco. He is also admitted to practice by the U.S. District Court for the Northern...
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The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (formerly the Immigration and Naturalization Service) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement are components of the Department of Homeland Security and handle the processing, enforcement, and adjudication of U.S. immigration matters. U.S. immigration laws treat persons as either citizens or aliens. The law classifies aliens according to immigration status, with each group afforded different rights and obligations, such as the right to reside in the United States, the right to sponsor relatives, and the right to work in the United States. Aliens may be lawful permanent residents (i.e., green card holders), immigrant visa holders, temporary lawful visitors, or undocumented persons.

Immigration lawyers represent persons seeking visas or green cards, which allow them to enter or remain in the United States. Two common types of visas are employment-based visas and family-based visas. Employment-based visas grant a non-U.S. citizen the right to work in the United States. Spouses and children may sometimes accompany employment-based immigrants. Family-based visas confer lawful permanent resident status to a foreign national based on an immediate relationship to a U.S. citizen.

Immigration attorneys also handle deportation/removal, naturalization (citizenship) and asylum matters. Because immigration proceedings are often complex, an immigration attorney is invaluable to those dealing with immigration issues.


Deportation/removal: The formal removal of an alien from the United States when the alien has been found removable for violating the immigration laws. Removal (formerly called deportation) is ordered by an immigration judge without any punishment being imposed or contemplated.

Lawful permanent resident: Any person not a citizen of the United States who is residing in the U.S. under legally recognized and lawfully recorded permanent residence as an immigrant.