Elsa Torres Gonzales

Elsa Torres Gonzales

Elsa T. Gonzales, P.C.
  • Immigration Law
  • Texas
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I am a native of New Braunfels, Texas. After completing Bachelors of Arts in Political Science at the University of Texas Arlington, I joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) while completing a Masters of Arts degree in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration. I obtained Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Texas at Austin in 1984. I have been a member of the State Bar of Texas since 1985. I joined the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) in 1986. I hold prior memberships in the College of the State Bar, American Bar Association, Dallas Bar Association, Mexican American Bar Association as well as the Better Business Bureau. I have practiced exclusively in several areas of immigration including family, business, naturalization, removal defense and consular processing.

Practice Area
    Immigration Law
    Asylum, Citizenship, Deportation Defense, Family Visas, Green Cards, Immigration Appeals, Investment Visas, Marriage & Fiancé(e) Visas, Student Visas, Visitor Visas, Work Visas
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Accept cash, personal checks, credit and debit cards including discover, master, visa and american express.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    Charge minimum $60 consultation fee, may increase if consultation takes more than 1 hour. Most cases are handled on fix fee written contract or engagement letter.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
State Bar of Texas
ID Number: 08118610
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  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Principal Shareholder
Elsa T. Gonzales, P.C.
- Current
In practice exclusively in immigration law since November 1985 to the present date. Practice includes employment, family, U.S. citizenship, removal defense, consular processing, waivers, appeals, and government record searches. The attorney is bilingual.
Attorney At Law
Elsa T. Gonzales
- Current
Practice is limited to U.S. Immigration and Naturalization
University of Texas - Austin
J.D. (1984) | Law
Activities: Spent my last year of law school as a visiting student at SMU. While at SMU completed corporate legal internship at Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc.
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University of Texas - Arlington
M.A. | Public Administration
After obtaining bachelor's degree in political science I began working on a master's degree in political science with major in public administration while working at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region VI.
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University of Texas - Arlington
B.A. | Political Science
Attended first two years of college at Dallas Baptist and Howard Payne University. At Howard Payne participated in hosting a spanish language radio program, La Hora Bautista. As part of my degree plan in political science, served as a tour guide at the Douglas MacArthur Academy of Freedom. Transferred to UTA where I completed my bachelor's degree in July 1979.
Activities: Completed an internship at DFW Airport as a gateway intern assisting international arriving passengers with completion of entry documents.
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Professional Associations
American Immigration Lawyers Association
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Texas State Bar  # 08118610
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Activities: Member of the Technology Section.
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Contact & Map
700 N Pearl St Suite 520
Plaza of Americas
Dallas, TX 75201
Telephone: (214) 688-1920
Fax: (214) 688-0087
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