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Hillary H. Peldner is an immigration attorney practicing all over south and central Texas, including the cities of Houston, San Antonio, Harlingen, and Port Isabel, Texas.   She represents clients in pursuing petitions before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services ("USCIS"), and in removal proceedings before the Executive Office for Immigration Review ("EOIR") immigration courts.

The majority of Ms. Peldner's clients are in removal proceedings.  Ms. Peldner frequently appears before the San Antonio immigration court, Pearsall immigration court, Harlingen immigration court, Port Isabel immigration court, and the Houston immigration court.

There are various forms of relief from removal, including asylum, withholding of removal, cancellation of removal, and adjustment of status.  The majority of her cases are asylum cases.  Ms. Peldner has successfully obtained relief for hundreds of clients in removal proceedings.  She has represented clients from across the world, including Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Burma, Tibet, China, Peru, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico and others.

Ms. Peldner represents clients detained in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs enforcement ("ICE").  She may be able to help a detainee gain release on bond or parole.  She visits the following detention centers on a regular basis:

  • South Texas Detention Complex in Pearsall, Texas
  • Karnes County Civil Detention Center in Karnes City, Texas
  • Port Isabel Service Processing Center in Los Fresnos, Texas
  • Houston Service Processing Center in Houston, Texas
  • T. Don Hutto Detention Center in Taylor, Texas