Virginia, US

Christian represents a diverse range of corporate clients, including Fortune 500 companies, from a number of industries on business immigration-related matters, including temporary work visas, permanent residency, consular matters and naturalization. Christian helps clients manage their immigration programs, including establishing best practices and policy. He also advises clients on immigration compliance and the immigration implications of corporate restructuring.

Christian joined Fragomen as an Associate in the San Francisco office in 2002 and transferred to the Silicon Valley office in 2006.

While in law school, Christian served as a member of the Board of Editors for McGeorge Law Review (MLR) in the position of Chief Comment Editor. He also held writing positions on the Legislative Review Staff and Comment Staff for MLR. Christian participated in the Immigration Law Clinic for Community Legal Services at McGeorge, where he provided immigration advice to the indigent community in Sacramento. Christian also clerked for Fragomen throughout his second and third years of law school in the San Francisco and then Sacramento offices.

Education


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law | J.D., 2002
University of California, Los Angeles | B.A., 1999

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: California

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, California Bar Association

Representation of high-profile corporate clients, including Fortune 500 companies, from varying industries, including banking, fashion, high-tech, industrial design, medical, pharmaceutical, software and telecommunications

Extensive submission of responses to audit notifications and notices of findings from the Department of Labor, as well as requests for evidence from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Direct correspondence and negotiation with several U.S. government agencies, including the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of State, Department of Labor and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Appearances at local U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services offices for a variety of immigration matters, including special registration, deferred inspection, and adjustment of status and naturalization interviews