Board Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, immigration attorney Garry Davis practices immigration law exclusively. His practice encompasses all areas of immigration law, with special focus on deportation defense, employment immigration, investment immigration, family immigration, appeals and federal court litigation.
Mr. Garry Davis was born in 1973 in Houston, Texas, where he graduated with honors from Humble High School in 1991. In 1997, he completed his bachelor’s degree in Japanese at Brigham Young University.
While in college, he served a two-year church mission to Okinawa, Japan. In 2000, he received his Juris Doctor (law degree) from the University of Texas at Austin and was admitted to the Texas Bar that year.
Mr. Davis is also highly experienced in counseling immigrants and criminal defense attorneys about the immigration consequences of criminal activity.
Distinguished among his peers, Mr. Davis received Board Certification in Immigration and Nationality Law in 2005 by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and has been selected for inclusion in both the Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars℠ lists.
U.S. News and World Report identified him as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. U.S. News and World Report selected his firm in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 as one of the Best Law Firms in America.
Garry Davis has successfully represented clients in:
- Removal or deportation proceedings
- 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)
- Marriage and other family relations green cards
- Green cards for multinational managers and executives
- Green cards through national interest waiver
- Green cards for outstanding professors and researchers
- Green cards for employees through labor certification
- Green cards through immigrant visa petitions for religious workers
- Green cards for victims of abuse through VAWA
- Federal court proceedings, such as writs of mandamus and writs of habeas corpus
- Political asylum and withholding of removal
- Appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and the Administration Appeals Office
- Motions to Reopen and Reconsider decision of USCIS, immigration courts, and U.S. consulates
As a pro bono service, he has acted as liaison between the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Dallas Immigration Court. He frequently speaks at continuing legal education conferences. The AILA National Conference and the AILA Regional Conferences have invited him to speak at multiple events. In response to invitations from his alma mater, he has also spoken at the UT Conference on Immigration Law.
His community outreach efforts also include speaking on immigration issues at local churches and schools in an effort to educate the public on immigration law issues and options for those seeking legal status in the U.S.
He has twice been to Pakistan to speak at various Chambers of Commerce on options for immigrating to the U.S.