Green Card Process

Becoming a United States Citizen begins with first acquiring Legal Permanent Status aka Green Card status. To do this you must be eligible through either work or a family based petition. In this article I will explain Read More

DACA Memo – September 4, 2017

Earlier this month, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, terminated an executive order known as the Dream Act. The Dream Act (aka DACA) was created by the Obama Administration back in June Read More

Outcomes of a Criminal Case

A criminal case begins with a person being arrested and a charge filed against them by the State. Where your case can end depends on a lot of different factors which can lead to different Read More

To start and run a successful restaurant you must understand many different legal considerations which make operating a restaurant in Houston, particularly unique. Whether you are a new or existing restaurant owner, talking with a lawyer will help you … Read More

Sanctuary Cities

On May 7, 2017, the governor of Texas Greg Abbott, signed a new document that would go into law September of this year. This new law addressed the controversy around “ Sanctuary cities ” and now requires … Read More

Deportation USCIS

The Criminal Justice System and Immigration Courts are two entirely different judicial proceedings, though they ultimately can be tied in together for certain defendants. When a person is in this country illegally, they are by default “removable” (the politically correct … Read More

Drugs Lawyer Houston

An “aggravated felony” conviction can be a lifetime bar to almost all forms of immigration relief. Under United States immigration laws, an aggravated felony is the highest form of criminal charge one can face and can make any non-citizen deportable, … Read More

Donald Trump has promised important changes to immigration policy within his first 100 days in office, and the last few days have certainly borne that out.  As an immigration attorney, I have been anxiously awaiting his policy decisions about Deferred Read More

Over the 4th of July weekend, I took a trip to scenic Brenham, Texas to enjoy a relaxing weekend in a small Texas town. As anyone who has ever visited the area knows the landscape and scenic route is … Read More