Cindy Ansbach


Direct: 972.521.6650
Fax: 972.521.6649


Cindy Kang Ansbach is a Partner at Ansbach + Ghouse, PLLC where she co-manages the practice.  Cindy has extensive experience representing clients in immigration matters from a range of different industries.  Her clients include domestic, foreign and international companies in the airline, banking and finance, health care, information technology, logistics and transportation, oil and gas and technology industries.  Prior to founding Ansbach + Ghouse, Cindy was the head of global immigration for one of the top 10 global law firms.When not handling client matters, Cindy practices Vinyasa yoga and likes to travel internationally.

Representative Experience

  • H-1B Professional Nonimmigrant Visas
  • L-1 Intracompany Transferee Nonimmigrant Visas
  • TN (NAFTA) Professional Nonimmigrant Visas
  • E-1 and E-2 Treaty Trader/Investor Nonimmigrant Visas
  • E-3 Australian Professional Nonimmigrant Visas
  • Labor Certification Applications (including PERM)
  • Immigrant Petitions for Extraordinary Ability Aliens  (EB-1)
  • Immigrant Petitions for Multinational Executives/Managers (EB-1)
  • National Interest Waivers
  • Adjustment of Status to Lawful Permanent Residence
  • I-9 Compliance
  • Consular Processing
  • B-1 OCS (Outer Continental Shelf) Certification

Professional Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers, 2011 – 2017
  • Best Lawyers in Texas, The Wall Street Journal, 2017
  • Women in the Law, Top Peer Nominated Lawyer, Best Lawyers, 2017
  • Chambers USA, Texas: Immigration, Chambers & Partners, 2011 – 2017
  • Best Lawyers, D Magazine 2014-2017
  • The Best Lawyers in Texas, Best Lawyers, 2016
  • Texas Super Lawyers, 2016
  • Texas Women Lawyers, Best Lawyers, 2014
  • Texas Rising Star, Thomson Reuters, 2004, 2006 – 2008
  • Best Lawyers Under 40, D Magazine, 2002, 2006
  • 25 Best Lawyers Under 40, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2002
1995 – J.D., University of Texas School of Law
1992 – B.A., magna cum laude, Political Science & Philosophy, Boston College
While in law school, Cindy was a member of the Texas International Law Journal. Cindy is admitted to practice law in Texas.


Executive Order – Delays in Visa Processing

On December 11, 2017, limited nonimmigrant visa (NIV) operations will begin at the U.S. Consulate/Embassy posts in St. Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, and Vladivostok.   The post in Moscow continues to offer limited services as well. *** Effective August 23, 2017,  all...

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Ansbach + Ghouse Firm Minority Certifications

Ansbach + Ghouse, PLLC is extremely proud to announce that in addition to our firm’s accolades this past year, we have been certified as a Minority Business Enterprise, as well as designated as a CMBL/HUB vendor with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts to...

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UPDATE: Executive Order on Immigration

UPDATE:  On December 4, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court allowed the most recent travel restrictions issued under President Trump’s September 2017 Proclamation to take effect while the cases in lower courts continue to be litigated.    This means that the travel...

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