Virginia, US

Paige is a Partner in Fragomen’s Dallas office, where she advises and represents clients across a variety of industries, including telecommunications, technology, energy, engineering and electronics.

She has extensive experience in developing, implementing and managing PERM labor certification programs, as well as counseling multinational corporations on immigration practices and policies associated with corporate reorganizations, mergers, name changes and layoffs; H-1, L-1, TN, O-1 and J-1 non-immigrant visas; and public access and I-9 program compliance and improvement.

She also has developed a practice representing entertainers, athletes, scientists, researchers and health care professionals.

Education


University of Arkansas | J.D., 1997, high honors
University of Texas | B.A., 1993

Awards

Listed in Best Lawyers in America (Woodward/White, Inc.), 2009-2019

Listed in Chambers USA (Chambers and Partners), 2010-2013, 2015-2018

Listed in the International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers (Law Business Research Ltd), 2009-2018

Listed as a “Rising Star” in Texas Super Lawyers (Thompson Reuters), 2010

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Texas

Board Member, Refugee Services of Texas

Past Chair, State Bar of Texas Immigration & Nationality Section (2013 - 2014)

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Former Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association, DOL Liaison Committee

Former Committee Member, AILA Texas Service Center Liaison Committee

Former Committee Member, AILA California Service Center Committee

Former Committee Member, AILA Nebraska Service Center Liaison Committee

Member, Dallas Bar Association

Member, Society for Human Resource Management

Assisted Fortune 500 companies to develop immigration programs, policies and processes

Designed and streamlined PERM labor certification programs for large telecommunication, technology and engineering companies

Advised a leading telecommunication company in the acquisition of multiple entities and subsequent reorganization, including immigration due diligence and compliance

Publications and Lectures

Speaker, “Immigration Update in the New Trump Administration.” Lecture, Texas Immigration Coalition Conference, Southlake, TX, June 2017.

Speaker, “Compliance Considerations in Mergers and Acquisitions.” Lecture, AILA Employer Compliance and Worksite Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, February 2017.

Speaker, “Introduction to OSC.” Lecture, AILA Employer Compliance and Worksite Conference, Scottsdale, AZ, February 2017.

Speaker, “PERM: Audits, Supervised Recruitment and Denials.” Lecture, AILA Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 2016.

Speaker, “Ethics in the PERM Process.” Lecture, AILA Texas Chapter Conference, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, November 2015.

Speaker, “I-9 Best Practices for Your Corporate Clients and Updates on E-Verify.” Lecture, AILA Texas Chapter Conference, Santa Fe, NM, April 2015.

Speaker, “CIS Updates and Possibilities for Business Immigration Improvements through Executive Actions.” Lecture, Texas Immigration Coalition Conference, Addison, TX, April 2015.

Speaker, “PERM Basics Part 2: Recruiting for Workers and Filing the Case.” Lecture, AILA Annual Conference, Boston, MA, June 2014.

Speaker, “Global Immigration Compliance.” Lecture, Corporate Section Meeting, State Bar of Texas, Houston, TX, April 2014.

Speaker, “Update on Global Corporate Immigration Trends.” Lecture, Dallas International HR Roundtable, Dallas, TX, April 2014.

Speaker, “PERM Building Blocks: The Basics.” Lecture, University of Texas Conference on Immigration and Nationality Law, Austin, TX, October 2013.

Speaker, “Hot Topics in Immigration and Compliance for Employers.” Lecture, Society of Human Resource Management Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, June 2013.

Speaker, “There’s Nothing Super About Supervised Recruitment.” Lecture, AILA Texas and Midsouth Chapter Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2012.

Speaker, “Immigration Implication of Mergers and Acquisitions.” Worldwide ERC Webinar, webinar, October 2012.

Speaker, “Hot Topics in Global Immigration.” Lecture, Forum for Expatriate Management Dallas - Ft. Worth Chapter, Dallas, TX, August 2012.

Speaker, “Third Party Placement.” Lecture, AILA Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, June 2012.

Speaker, “What to do When Your PERM Audit Leads to Supervised Recruitment.” Lecture, AILA National Web Conference, webinar, May 2012.

Speaker, “Hot Topics in NIV Processing.” Lecture, Texas State Bar-Advanced Immigration Law Conference, Houston, TX, February 2012.

Speaker, “PERM Advanced Issues and Recent BALCA Decisions.” Lecture, AILA Texas Chapter Fall Conference, Playa del Carmen, Mexico, November 2011.

Speaker, “Immigration Best Practices for the Human Resource Professional.” Lecture, Society of Human Resource Management Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV, June 2011.

Speaker, “Issues in PERM Audits.” Lecture, AILA Annual Conference, San Diego, CA, June 2011.

Speaker, “Trends in PERM Adjudications.” AILA National Web Conference, webinar, March 2011.

Speaker, “Navigating Through Immigration and the Critical Aspects of Localization.” Lecture, 2011 Texas Relocation Network Conference, Dallas, TX, March 2011.

Speaker, “Monumental Decisions Affecting Labor Certification Practice: BALCA Cases.” Lecture, AILA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C., July 2010.

Speaker, “Immigration Update.” Roundtable discussion, Forum for Expatriate Management, Dallas/Fort Worth Roundtable, Dallas, TX, March 2010.

Speaker, “Immigrant Status Options-Business.” Lecture, Texas Bar CLE, Houston, TX, February 2010.

Author, “Department of Homeland Security Takes Aim at H-1B Visa Program.” Texas Lawyer, February 2010. Print.