For purposes of the board certification program, the term "immigration and nationality law" is defined as involving securing immigrant or non-immigrant U.S. visas or other documentation, immigration proceedings, and administrative review before government agencies and judicial courts.
Started in 1979, the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) has certified hundreds of attorneys in immigration and nationality law in Texas.Attorneys who become Board Certified in Immigration & Nationality Law have the following qualifications:
Although not all qualified immigration and nationality law attorneys are board certified, attorneys who have earned their status as a certified specialist have taken the extra step of submitting to evaluation.
To help the public find a board certified attorney in immigration and nationality law in Texas, Lawyer Legion maintains this directory.
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Use this directory to connect with lawyers who are board certified specialists in immigration and nationality law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Start by choosing your county from the list below.
For purposes of becoming board certified, the term "Immigration and Nationality Law" is defined as "the practice of law dealing with the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952, as amended, and all successor and other laws and regulations dealing with immigration and naturalization.
The practice of immigration and nationality law includes:
To become board certified, the attorney must exhibit substantial involvement and special competence in each of the following immigration and nationality law matters participated in within the 3 years immediately preceding application;
In addition to meeting the above requirements, the attorney must meet two of the following categories within the 3 years immediately preceding application.