Luis Campos


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Education and Clerkships

S.J.D., University of Toronto Faculty of Law

LL.M., International Law and Comparative Law Stream, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Associate Senior Editor, The International Lawyer

M.A., Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin

Diploma, International Legal Studies and Civil and Mexican Law Systems, University of San Diego and Universidad de Guanajuato

B.A., Political Science, University of Texas at El Paso, with honors






Luis Campos is a counsel in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Dallas office of Haynes and Boone. He has more than 20 years of legal experience, representing individuals and multinational companies. His practice is focused on immigration and citizenship solutions for entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals in various industries, including IT, electronics, telecommunications, and manufacturing. He also counsels companies on risk management and compliance strategies related to homeland security, the employment of foreign national workers, and international labor standards.

Luis has also been an assistant professor of Law at the University of New Brunswick in Canada, having taught in the areas of NAFTA, immigration and forced migration, and international humanitarian law. He has spoken at law conferences, including most recently at Yale and Fordham and was invited to participate in roundtable discussions at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), a Canadian think tank dedicated to global economy, global security, and international law.

Luis writes and lectures on citizenship, migration, labor mobility, international labor standards, as well as their intersection with national/regional security.

Professional and Community Activities

  • State Bar of Texas, Member in Good Standing
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
  • American Society of International Law (ASIL)
  • Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP)
  • Editorial Advisory Panel, Member, University of British Columbia International Law Journal
  • Editorial Staff, English Edition of The Italian Law Journal, 2016-Current

Selected Publications and Speeches

  • “Emerging Architectures of Resistance: an Update on Asylum Law and Policy and the Legal Community’s Response,” speaker, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto’s Hysterical Borders Event, Toronto, Ontario, April 18, 2019.
  • "Emerging Architectures of Advocacy: Big Law’s Intervention and Collaboration in the Border Refugee Crisis, speaker, The American Society of International Law’s 113th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, March 28, 2019.
  • “Immigration and Employer Compliance,” author, Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes, June 2017.
  • “Immigration and Compliance: What Employers Should Know in 2017,” presenter, Houston Employment Law Update, Houston, Texas, May 23, 2017.
  • “The Role of Soft Law in International Law and Business: A Compelling Case for Non-Binding Law, Sources, and Materials,” presenter, Dallas Association of Law Librarian Institute, Dallas, Texas, April 28, 2017.

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