Virginia, US

Chris has counseled multinational corporations and U.S. universities on immigrant and nonimmigrant visa processing for more than ten years, including PERM, H-1B, L-1, O-1, TN, E-3, J-1, F-1, H-3, and B-1.

He has vast experience devising short and long term immigration strategies for corporate clients in various industries, including finance, information technology, law, medicine, education, entertainment, and the arts.

Chris advises clients on policies, practices, and procedures to ensure compliance with USCIS and Labor Department regulations.

He has successfully represented individual and corporate clients in complex immigrant petition matters, including multinational managers, extraordinary ability, entrepreneurs, and university professors.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Chris worked for several years as a Senior Associate for a nationally-recognized immigration law firm.

Christopher has provided pro bono counseling to the country's leading performing arts institution and university students regarding nonimmigrant compliance.

Education


Rutgers University School of Law - Newark | J.D., 1998
Leiden University, Netherlands, 1998
Villanova University | B.A., 1995

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New Jersey

Court Admissions: New Jersey Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Counseled Fortune 500 companies and start-ups on all aspects of nonimmigrant and immigrant Visa Petition Processing

Successfully represented alien entrepreneurs in obtaining permanent residence through the Immigrant Investor Program

Drafted policies and procedures manual for a leading U.S. university on nonimmigrant visa compliance

Directed compliance activities for a J-1 visa sponsoring organization