HOUSTON IMMIGRATION LAWYERS

Bruce J Godzina, Principal Attorney

 

Bruce is an immigration attorney with nearly 20 years of experience. He has the knowledge and capability to provide a comprehensive representation for all types of immigration cases. His passion is in assisting families and individuals obtain the best results possible for their immigrant and nonimmigrant cases. He has helped thousands of clients in obtaining visas, permanent residence, and citizenship. 

 

Bruce’s expertise includes visa petitions filed under extraordinary ability, outstanding researcher, multinational employees, managers & executives national interest waiver categories, and assisting clients to file labor certification (PERM) applications under EB-2 and EB-3 categories. Bruce has assisted investors with EB-5 visas, as either a stand-alone investment or as part of a Regional Center. Bruce has also extensive experience working with small to medium corporations and higher education institutions on a variety of immigration matters. With specialized knowledge of I-9 topics, he works closely with Human Resource personnel during the recruitment and hiring process, performs I-9 audits for employers, and advises corporations on a variety of other worksite immigration enforcement issues. 

Bruce has represented clients before the US Supreme Court, federal (4th and 5th circuits), Immigration Agencies, Immigration Courts, and Bureau of Immigration Authority (BIA) in a wide range of immigration cases:  Removal Defense, Adjustment of Status, Asylum, and Naturalization.  

Bruce attended law school at the University of Houston, where he became heavily involved in the Immigration Clinic started by former Immigration Judge Joe Vail.  He completed comparative law studies at Oxford University in the United Kingdom, McGill University in Canada, and the University of Kragujevac in Serbia. He has an MBA in Finance from the University of Notre Dame.  

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