Thomas Perkinson obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Chicago. His Juris Doctorate degree is from the University of Houston Law Center in Houston, Texas. He is licensed by the State Bar of Texas.
He has practiced before the various immigration agencies USCIS, CBP, ICE, and their predecessors as well as the Immigration Courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals (EOIR).
He has also litigated and assisted in litigating immigration cases in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth, Fifth, and Eleventh Circuits, and in the United States District Courts.
Among the published cases he has been involved in litigating are:
Matter of Carachuri-Rosendo, 24 I&N Dec. 382 (BIA 2007), modified sub nom Carachuri-Rosendo v. Holder, 560 U.S. 563 , 130 S.Ct. 2577 (2010) (aggravated felony drug possession); Negusie v. Gonzales, 231 Fed. Appx. 325 (5th Cir. 2007), reversed sub nom Negusie v. Holder, 555 U.S. 511, 129 S.Ct. 1159 (2009) (persecutor bar to asylum); Mai v. Gonzales, 473 F.3d 162 (5th Cir. 2006) (ineffective assistance of counsel); Eduard v. Ashcroft, 379 F.3d 182 (5th Cir. 2004) (asylum, withholding, CAT); Matter of Herrera, 23 I&N Dec. 43 (BIA 2001) (stay of removal).
Our law firm represents employers, who allegedly have violated employment related immigration rules.
Our law firm represents employers, who illegally have outdated employment related immigration rules.
We are aware of all aspects of the process that materialize in the granting of visas.
Our attorneys have extensive experience in the field of deportation defense.