William D. Fong

Immigration Attorney in Houston undefined

As managing partner at Fong • Ilagan, William Fong is board certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the State Bar of Texas Board of Legal Specialization. William has earned the distinction of being listed in “The Best Lawyers in America” from 2012 to 2018, consecutively. William is also listed among the Texas Best Lawyers and is regularly recognized as a Texas Super Lawyer by Texas Monthly Magazine. Fong • Ilagan is recognized as one of the “Best Law Firms in America” for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018.

Born and raised in Washington D.C., William graduated from the University of Maryland and received his Juris Doctor degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. He is a professor at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law and helped establish the first-ever ABA-approved LL.M. program in immigration law.

William is active in the immigration legal community as a national and international speaker at AILA conferences, Texas Chapter immigration seminars, and Houston section meetings. He served as the Consular Liaison for AILA Texas Chapter and speaks at IIIL immigration CLE conferences. He served three terms as the Vice-President of the Asian American Bar Association, as well as a committee member of the State Bar of Texas, Opportunities for Minorities Committee, and Committee to Elect Minority Directors. He has also been recognized by the State Bar of Texas for his immigration pro bono work. William Fong serves as an American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) employment-based immigration and ethics mentor.

Contact our immigration attorneys in Houston today at (713) 766-0556 and learn more about how William Fong can help you.

Advantages To You

It's not what we do, its how we do it.
  • Big Picture

    Our perspective on your international personnel allows you to maximize U.S. opportunities while mitigating operational risk.

  • Industry Knowledge
    & Practice

    Our experience includes; energy, engineering, healthcare, technology, manufacturing
    and more.

  • Texas Friendly

    Our clients are from around the world, with operations throughout the U.S., but we never forget the state motto of Texas is “friendship.” Go on, Google it.

Firm Accolades

  • Board Certified
    Board Certified
  • Best Lawyers US News
    Best Lawyers US News
  • Best Lawyers Gary
    Best Lawyers Gary
  • AV Preeminent
    AV Preeminent
  • Super Lawyers
    Super Lawyers
  • Chambers
    Chambers
  • Avvo
    Avvo
  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers

Our Core Values

Industry Experience Paired with Client Focus
  1. Integrity—Honesty and trustworthiness.
  2. Hard-working—We know how hard you work; we do too.
  3. Cost effective—Our service meets or exceeds industry standards
  4. Creative Solutions—What box?
  5. Personal Service—Texas friendly!
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