The number of Hispanic members of Congress has increased by ten, with the addition of Ted Cruz of Texas to the Senate and nine more House representatives. Cruz, a Tea Party Republican who ran on an anti-immigration platform, joins Bob Menendez (D-NJ) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) in the upper chamber. The House saw its Latino representation increase by nearly 50% going from 19 members to 28.
Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.