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BIO


Sheridan Green is an award-winning immigration attorney whom H Texas Magazine recently called "remarkably accomplished" with notable victories before some of the most powerful courts in the country.  Among other things, he recently convinced the U.S. Supreme Court to make the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals review denials of untimely filed motions to reopen immigration proceedings, convinced the  Fifth Circuit that assault is not a crime involving moral turpitude, convinced USCIS that professional wrestling benefits the nation, and convinced the U.S. State Department to forgive a reformed heroin trafficker.   Mr. Green is both a business immigration lawyer and an immigration litigation appeals lawyer.  He particularly enjoys developing National Interest Waiver petitions for individuals whose work is important but kind of tough to explain.  Mr. Green obtained a bachelor's degree in classical studies from Brigham Young University and his law degree from South Texas College of Law.  He loves his job and treats his clients like family.

 

See blog post "Cool Stuff We Have Done" to see a list of cases where we have been successful for our clients.

Mr. Green recently had the honor of presenting "U.S. Supreme Court update--Mata v. Lynch" at the AILA Texas Chapter Fall Conference 2015 in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, as well as the "Litigation Update" at the 2017 State Bar of Texas Advanced Immigration Law conference in Houston, Texas.

 

EDUCATION 


JD, cum laude, South Texas College of Law
BA, Brigham Young University


LICENSURE

 

State Bar of Texas
Bar Number: 24083103

 

AWARDS:

Super Lawyers 2018 "Rising Star"

Super Lawyers 2017 "Rising Star"

Avvo Client's Choice Award, 2016

Houston Top Lawyer--H Texas Magazine 2016

Lyndon Baines Johnson Human Rights Award, 2012

 

CREDENTIALS:

Admitted to practice before the Texas Supreme Court, the U.S. Federal Southern District of Texas, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Member: American Immigration Lawyers Association


 

Sheridan Green

ATTORNEY