Israel Saenz

Attorney at Law – Houston Office

Email: israel.saenz@hooyou.com

Israel Saenz is an attorney licensed in Texas.  He has been with the firm since 2013. He graduated from Texas A&M University-Kingsville with a B.A. in communications, graduated from the University of Texas with an M.A. in journalism, and earned his J.D. from the University of Texas School of Law.  During law school, Israel interned with the Equal Justice Center, where he assisted lead attorneys in unpaid-wage claim actions and other employment-law cases.  He also worked for several immigration law firms specializing in removal cases and family-based petitions.  Israel has gained additional legal experience in criminal law, family law and commercial litigation.

Born and raised in South Texas, Israel worked for five years as a newspaper journalist covering education, military and courts news in Corpus Christi, Texas, before attending law school, and spent a semester as an adjunct journalism instructor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Israel has extensive experience in National Interest Waiver, EB-1(a), EB-1(b), I-485 Adjustment of Status, and Consular Processing cases. Israel is fluent in Spanish.

Education:

BA, Communications, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 2002
MA, Journalism, The University of Texas, 2004
JD, The University of Texas School of Law, 2012

Memberships:

Texas State Bar Association