Carolyn is an Associate at Fragomen’s New York office, where she provides immigration services to multinational corporate clients across a variety of industries, including investment banking, technology, legal and financial services. She assists clients in the preparation of petitions for employment-based nonimmigrant visas and permanent residence. 

Prior to joining Fragomen, Carolyn worked at a boutique business immigration law firm in New York, where she assisted clients across a variety of industries, including film and television, culinary arts, fashion, music, architecture and design with obtaining nonimmigrant visas based on their demonstrated experience. She also assisted clients with obtaining both employment-based and marriage-based immigrant visas.

During law school, Carolyn participated in her law school’s Immigration Clinic, where she assisted with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, adjustment of status and naturalization applications. She also assisted in drafting a successful appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals regarding a client’s removal determination.

Carolyn speaks English and Hungarian.

Education


Michigan State University College of Law | J.D., 2016, magna cum laude
Wesleyan University | B.A., 2011

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York

Memberships

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association – New York Chapter

Treasurer, American Immigration Lawyers Association – New York Chapter, Executive Committee, 2021 to 2022

Past-Secretary, American Immigration Lawyers Association – New York Chapter, Executive Committee, 2020 to 2021

Past-Co-chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association – New York Chapter, CLE Committee, 2018 to 2020

Past-Co-chair, American Immigration Lawyers Association – New York Chapter, New Members Division Committee, 2019 to 2020

Past-Secretary, American Immigration Lawyers Association – New York Chapter, New Members Division Committee, 2018 to 2019

Past-Fifth Grade Writing Contest Co-Coordinator, American Immigration Lawyers Association – New York Chapter, New Members Division Committee, 2017 to 2018

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association – APAC Chapter

Worked closely with leading production companies to obtain nonimmigrant visas for cast and crew working on several high-profile feature films and television programs for major networks in the U.S.

Obtained nonimmigrant and immigrant visas for both front- and back-of-house workers at various Michelin-starred restaurants across the U.S. 

Publications and Lectures

Speaker, “The O-1 Visa: Top 5 Misconceptions.” Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, New York, 24 October 2018.