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Email Janet Beck at jbeck@Fonglegal.com

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Janet Beck

Janet Beck is a strong representative for clients and is adept at tackling the most complex issues of immigration law. Ms. Beck has 20 years of immigration law experience and is board certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Her clients include energy companies, engineering firms, hospitals, ranchers, fencing clubs and restaurants. She also represents a multitude of families seeking permanent residence and citizenship in the United States. Janet Beck has significant immigration court experience with clients seeking asylum and relief from deportation and has gained a national reputation amongst her peers from presentations at immigration conferences. Ms. Beck is fluent in Spanish having lived and traveled extensively in Latin America.

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Areas of Practice

  • Employment-based nonimmigrant petitions including O-1 and J-1 waivers
  • Employment-based permanent residence including EB-1(1), EB-1(2), and EB-2
  • Family-based permanent residence and immigrant visa consular processing
  • PERM labor certification
  • Complex naturalization and citizenship
  • Appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA and Administrative Appeals Office (AAO)

Professional Honors

  • Board certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of Texas, Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Professional Activities

  • Active member of AILA
  • Speaker at the University of Texas immigration conferences
  • Previous adjunct professor of law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law
  • Lecturer, University of Houston Law Center and Graduate School of Social Work
  • Board member of the Association of Women Attorneys in Houston
  • Vice-President of the University of Chicago Alumni Club, Houston Chapter
  • Member of the Houston Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Texas

Education

  • J.D. degree, University of Houston
  • M.S.W. degree, University of Chicago
  • Bachelor's degree, New York University
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