Mr. Acosta received his bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs and his Master of Public Affairs degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. Mr. Acosta obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.
During law school, Mr. Acosta served as President of the Hispanic Law Students Association and was a Student Attorney with the Hunter Legal Center where he assisted women and children fleeing violence in Central America, Africa, and the Middle East. Mr. Acosta was born in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, and is fluent in Spanish. Mr. Acosta is a naturalized U.S. citizen.
Mr. Acosta is admitted to the State Bar of Texas and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.