|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2012||03/29/2017|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Outstanding Spanish Student of the Year||Baylor University: Department of Modern Foreign Languages||2007|
|Owner||Cates Law, PLLC | Immigration Law Group||2015 - Present|
|Associate Attorney||Jaime Barron, P.C.||2012 - 2015|
|Staff Attorney||Catholic Charities St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance||2012 - 2012|
|Legal Assistant||Law Offices of Kenneth G. Wincorn & Associates||2010 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Immigration Lawyers Association||Member||2012 - Present|
|Adjustment of Status (Green card) for Parent of U.S. Citizen in 2 months!||Approved|
|Cancellation of Removal for Permanent Resident||Granted--client kept his green card|
|NACARA motion to reopen for Nicaraguan granted||Approved|
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|State Bar of Texas CLE||"But We're Married So Why is This so Complicated: Possible Impediments to a Marriage Based Case"||2016|
|SMU Dedman School of Law||N/A||Juris Doctor||2011|
|Baylor University||Political Science and Spanish||Bachelor of Arts, cum laude||2008|
|LULAC Community Amigo Award Banquet||Updates on DACA/DAPA and Executive Action||2016|
|Handling Your First (or Next) Family Sponsored Immigration Case||Marriage 2: Possible Impediments||2016|
Posted by Sean
I had been living abroad for quite a few years and had many dealings with immigration attorneys and almost as many bad experiences. When it came time to apply for my family's American visa's I expected an equally expensive, time consuming run around experience. To my great surprise and relief I can offer the following testimony about Mr. Cate's professional services. He told me what it would cost, how long it would take, what I had to do and what I should expect. When it was all done, he was correct in all of his projections and we did not have to resubmit paperwork or deal with a recall or second, third or fourth trip. He is very thorough and detail oriented and believe me when I tell you if he asks you for a document, no matter how difficult or time consuming it is in getting it, it will save you from pain and suffering in the long run. He knows his business!
Posted by Emelia
Robert did an excellent job. He exceeded our expectations. Robert went above and beyond to win my sons immigration case. We are very satisfied with his services and would definitely recommend him in the future.
Posted by Jose
Robert Cates did an excellent job. He helped me win my immigration case. I will be forever be greatfull for his services. He is very knowledgeable and answered every single question I had. He was very patient with me and very understanding of my situation. I would definitely recommend his services.
Kelley Escobar, Immigration Attorney
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Robert Cates is an excellent attorney. He is knowledgeable, understanding and most importantly, experienced. He treats all of his clients with respect and truly understands their situations. He is honest and straightforward with clients in terms of expectations. I have nothing but wonderful things to say about Robert, a great lawyer indeed!
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