Immigration News

Up-And-Coming Top 50 Women list 2021

APRIL 5, 2021  | BY POWERS LAW GROUP Powers Law Group is proud to announce that its managing attorney Ruby L. Powers made the Up-And-Coming Top 50 Women list and ranked top of the list in the 2021 Texas Rising Stars nominations!  Rising Star honorees must be 40 years old or younger or in practice

U visa Approval after 6 years! – April 2021

In 2015, Powers Law Group was contacted by a local nonprofit to represent an immigrant who was the victim of a vicious domestic violence crime and had little resources. We took on the case pro bono and filed in October 2015. Almost six years later, we received the approval in March 2021. We are so

Houston Immigration Attorneys Service New Immigration Court

By: Ruby L. Powers Great News! The Executive Office of Immigration Review (EOIR) opened an additional immigration court in Houston on March 15. You can see the notice for Houston Greenspoint Park Immigration Court posted by EOIR. There will now be a total of four EOIR courts in Houston. The new Greenspoint Park office falls

Recent Client Success Stories!

Starting off 2021 with a bang, read down below on how we were able to successfully fight for our clients cases! Our team of Immigration Attorney’s based of Houston, TX are here to help!   Provisional Waiver and Immigrant visa approved in Juarez- February 2021 Our recent client was about to attend their consular visa

Upcoming Webinars

04/09: Overcoming Complex Naturalization Issues & When to Hire and Attorney 04/09: Superando problemas complejos de Naturalización y cuándo debes contratar un abogado 04/16: Legal Permanent Residents, Reentry Permits, and COVID: How to Preserve Residency 04/23: The Roadmap to A Successful National Interest Waiver Petition 04/30: Asylum: Best Practices for an Affirmative Asylum Interview

How Can I Apply for DACA?

Judge orders restoration of DACA, opening immigration program to new applicants GREAT NEWS! Friday December 4, 2020, a federal judge ordered to fully restore DACA allowing for new applications to be submitted. This is wonderful news!  On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court issued a decision about the nearly 3-year debate on the validity of the Deferred

PLG Client Success Stories: NOV 2020 Recap!

Bond Success Story (November 2020) : Client was recently detained by ICE due to an administrative hold. After gathering substantial evidence from the clients family, friends, and community members, we filed a bond packet with an Immigration Judge at the Montgomery Processing Center. The Judge took all of the information submitted into consideration and granted

Power Up: Solo/Small Law Firm Retreat

Agenda: 1: Year Debrief – Successes, Losses, and Goals 2: Issues (Listing key issues and prioritizing) 3: Clarifying Vision and Mission/Establishing Goals 4: Time Management 5: People/Staff – Org Chart, Hiring, Onboarding, Growing and Firing 6: Data/Metrics/Finance 7: Processes and Procedures 8: Automation/Technology 9: Marketing 10: Management/Delegation 11: What’s Next/Where do we go from here?

Anticipated Immigration Changes Under President-Elect Joe Biden

What you need to know: Joe Biden has been named President-elect and the House of Representatives has a Democratic majority. The balance of power in the Senate is undecided with two runoff elections in Georgia. Regardless of the outcome, we are hopeful for the opportunity to enact significant changes in US immigration policy. The current