Foster LLP, a global immigration firm based in Houston, is moving into the Dallas market with the acquisition of Elise Healy + Associates, a single-attorney firm that has practiced immigration and nationality law in north Texas for nearly a decade.

Once Elise Healy joins Foster as partner-in-charge of the Dallas office May 18, the state’s largest immigration firm will have a total of 44 lawyers in Houston, Austin and Dallas. The firm also has personnel elsewhere in Texas and in Asia and Central America.