Articles and Blog Posts From 2019
Criminal Punishments for Officials that Create Sanctuary Cities in TexasAs the President declares a national emergency to circumvent congress and obtain funds to build a wall along the U.S. Mexico border, the debate on immigration has reached a fever pitch. Whether the wall proves to be an effective deterrent to illegal immigrants or not has become besides the point. Immigration as a topic has become a purely political one, driven more by emotion and party loyalty than… Read more
Why O-1 Visas are Harder to GetThe Trump administration has stressed that H-1B visas should only be used to bring the most talented and brightest foreign workers to the United States. As this is now the policy of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), they have severely limited the issuances and renewals of H-1B visas. The thing is, the United States already has a visa that carves out space for the best… Read more
Luis F. Hess
As the managing partner of the firm, Luis F. Hess is a seasoned attorney with past experiences working in the US Air Force JAG Corps, in-house counsel at Sisters of Mercy Health System, the USDA legal department, and other private law firms...
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