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Immigration Daily October 28, 2010
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Article: H-1B Exhaustion Target Moves Up To February 2011 by Greg Siskind

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News: USCIS Announces New Application And Petition Fees Going Into Effect on Nov. 23, 2010

News: USCIS Issues QA and Fact Sheet On Legal Rights For Immigrant Victims of Domestic Violence and Immigrating On Marriage-Based Visa

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Best Lawyers has named Charles C. Foster as the "Houston Best Lawyers Immigration Lawyer of the Year" for 2011. The law firm where Mr. Foster is co-chairman, FosterQuan, LLP, received a "Best Firm" designation. A recognized expert in U.S. immigration law, Mr. Foster has more than 30 years of experience representing and advising multinational companies.

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