Immigration Lawyer in Houston Public Charge Rule Update

Posted on February 03, 2020 by Kathryn N. Karam


If you follow changes in immigration law and policy, you’ve been hearing a lot about the Department of Homeland Security’s “public charge rule," more scrutiny, and increased denials of applications.  If you’re worried, you’ve got reason to be. On Monday, January 27, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request for a stay of the nationwide injunction against public charge rule. This decision clears the way for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  to implement the rule in all 50 states except in Illinois, which has a statewide injunction of its own. As an immigration lawyer in Houston, the Public Charge Rule has been on my radar, here's some more information I put together for you.

Immigration Lawyer in Houston: Enforcing the Law is not Black & White

Posted on August 22, 2017 by Kathryn Karam

I'm an immigration lawyer in Houston. Last week, USA Today reported that Thomas Homan, Director of Immigration Customs Enforcement, recently visited Miami alongside Attorney General Jeff Sessions to thank leaders who changed “sanctuary city” policies.  

Miami-Dade county mayor Carlos Gimenez had responded by changing its local policy rather than risk losing the federal funds. USA Today noted that arrests of undocumented immigrants without criminal records has increased from 18% in January to 30% in June. “You’re going to continue to see an increase in that,” Homan responded. 

Top Immigration Lawyers in Houston

Posted on August 19, 2016 by Natalie Roberts


The Law Office of Kathryn N. Karam PC specializes in one area of law—immigration. With growing tension surrounding immigration reform in Texas, and around the nation as a whole, successfully navigating the complex legal system requires a tenured and passionate lawyer. With over 8 years experience focused solely on the complexities surrounding visas, naturalization, citizenship, non-immigrant visas, detention and removal, Kathryn and her team have been recognized on multiple occasions as the top immigration lawyers in Houston.


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