Garry Davis practices immigration law exclusively. His proficiency encompasses all areas of immigration law, with special focus on deportation family immigration, defense, employment immigration, federal and appeals court litigation and investment immigration.
Mr. Garry Davis was born in 1973 in Houston, Texas where he graduated with honors from Humble High School in 1991. In 1997, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Japanese at Brigham Young University. While in college, he served a 2-year church mission to Okinawa, Japan. In 2000, he obtained his Juris Doctorate (law degree) from the University of Texas at Austin, and was accepted to the Texas Bar that year.
Mr. Davis is also extremely experienced in counseling immigrants and criminal defense lawyers about the immigration results of criminal activity.
Distinguished among his peers, Mr. Davis obtained Board Certification in Immigration and Nationality Law in 2005 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Twice, US News and World Report picked his firm as one of the Best Law Firms in America, Texas Monthly Magazine has identified him as a Rising Star Super Lawyer 6 times, and US News and World Report identified him as one of the Best Lawyers in America 4 times.
Garry Davis has successfully represented clients in:
- Political Asylum and Withholding of Removal
- Removal or Deportation Proceedings
- Marriage and other family related Green cards.
- Nonimmigrant visa petitions, such as Professional Workers (H-1B), Intercompany Transfers (L-1A, L-1B), Religious Workers (R-1), International Investors (E-2), International Traders (E-1), and Extraordinary Ability (O-1).
- Green cards for Outstanding Professors and Researchers.
- Green cards through National Interest Waiver.
- Green cards through immigrant visa petitions for Religious Workers.
- Green cards for Multinational Managers and Executives.
- Green cards for employees through Labor Certification.
- Green cards for victims of abuse through VAWA.
- Appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Administration Appeals Office.
- Motions to Reopen and Reconsider decision of USCIS, immigration courts and US consulates.
- Federal court proceedings, such as writs of mandamus and writs of habeas corpus.
As a pro bono service, he has served as liaison between the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Dallas Immigration Court.
He regularly speaks at continuing legal education events. The AILA National Conference and the AILA Regional Conferences have invited him to speak at multiple events. In 2012 he accepted an invitation to sit on the program committee for the State Bar of Texas Advanced Immigration Law Seminar. Also, at the invitation of his alma mater, he has spoken at the UT Conference on Immigration Law.
His community outreach efforts also include speaking on immigration issues at local churches and schools to educate on immigration law and options for those seeking legal status in the US. He has twice been to Pakistan to speak at various Chambers of Commerce on options for immigrating to the US.