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.


H-1B Cap FY2019 – It is that time of year again!

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (CIS) should start accepting H-1B petitions for fiscal year 2019 (October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019) on April 2, 2018, and it will not accept H-1B cap filings before such time.  Last year, the H-1B cap for the...

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Increased Worksite Enforcement – ICE Immigration Raids

UPDATE:  On January 10, 2018, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced its three-prong approach to conducting worksite enforcement: compliance, through I-9 inspections, civil fines, and referrals for debarment; enforcement and the arrest of employers...

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DAPA/DACA+ Divides Supreme Court

Update: On January 9, 2018, a federal district judge ordered the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to resume the DACA program while the legal challenges to the current administration’s rescission of DACA continue.   The order allows foreign nationals who...

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