Virginia, US

Andrea is an associate with Fragomen’s Santa Clara office. She’s involved with large corporate clients and has worked in all aspects of employment and family immigration. This includes nonimmigrant visa petitions, H-1s, TNs, O-1s, L-1s. The other aspects of her practice include immigrant visa petitions and the related labor certification processes, including PERM. Having practiced for more than ten years, she has experience in most aspects of employment immigration. Prior to joining Fragomen, she worked in various legal fields including family and criminal.

Education


University of San Francisco Law School | J.D., 1997
Lewis and Clark College | B.A., 1988

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: California

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Member, California Bar Association

Previous Editor, AILA Immigration and Nationality Handbook Chapter, (2000-2001)

Attends adjustment interviews at the USCIS on a regular basis

Successfully researched and wrote complex legal briefs, including appeals and motions to reopen and reconsider

Successfully represented and overcame client marriage fraud issues

Successfully worked with Department of Labor on complex immigration related employment issues for pending labor certification cases