Virginia, US

Aimee joined Fragomen in 2000, and her practice is primarily focused on corporate immigration and compliance.

Aimee represents a wide range of corporate clients, from small and mid-size companies to large multinational organizations in a variety of industries, including management of major product and technology suppliers within the automotive industry.

Her practice includes all aspects of U.S. immigration, including nonimmigrant visas, labor certification and permanent residence, citizenship, LCA and I-9 compliance, and immigration support for corporate restructuring.

Aimee also represents numerous major universities and research institutions in complex immigration matters for faculty, including J-1 waivers, extraordinary ability petitions (nonimmigrant and immigrant), outstanding professor and researcher petitions, and national interest waivers.

Aimee's pro bono work extends to “Citizenship Day” – annual event sponsored by the American Immigration Lawyers Association providing assistance to families and individuals in applying for naturalization.

Since 2007, Aimee has served as Adjunct Professor of Immigration Law with the University of Detroit-Mercy Law School, where she is involved in the school’s innovative “Law Firm” program module, providing students with practical insight and training into the practice of immigration law.

Education


Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University | J.D., 1999
Western Michigan University | B.A., 1995

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Michigan

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, U.S. Customs & Border Protection Liaison Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Michigan Chapter

Former Member, Legislative & Advocacy Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Michigan Chapter

Former Chair, Committee on Ethics & Professional Responsibility, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Michigan Chapter

Represented a major multinational organization through corporate restructuring and divisional acquisition by a third party involving over 100 subsidiary, affiliate, and joint venture entities in 125 countries; Led due diligence analysis of immigration compliance and advised on the impact of the restructuring on various immigration issues relative to both nonimmigrant and immigrant visa matters affecting several hundred foreign national employees within the United States

Provided support in the audit and review of I-9 records and LCA public inspection files; Coordinated the planning, development, and implementation of improved and effective immigration compliance programs to fit the client’s business model, ensuring fulfillment of both client needs and regulatory requirements

Publications and Lectures

“The New Era in Employer Immigration Compliance,” Fragomen, American Council on International Personnel, American Society of Employers, and Human Resource Association of Greater Detroit, November 3, 2008.

“Hiring and Retaining Foreign Nationals,” Sterling Educational Services, May 22, 2007.

“Treatment of Technology Workers Under U.S. Immigration Law,” Canada-U.S. Law Institute Conference, April 2006.

“H-1B Legislation: Raising the Cap,” ACIP Regional Conference, April 3, 2001.