Connecticut, US

Elizabeth is an Associate at Fragomen’s Houston office, where she primarily advises clients on employment-based immigration matters. She partners with in-house counsel, human resources and executives to implement and execute strategies to meet clients’ most pressing U.S. immigration challenges. Elizabeth provides immigration solutions to businesses regarding temporary work visas, immigrant petitions and naturalization, as well as compliance and corporate restructuring issues.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Elizabeth worked for another full-service immigration firm, where she represented corporate clients ranging in size from Fortune Global 100 corporations to family businesses. She also served as a Legal Fellow with the Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores, where she researched and composed memoranda analyzing U.S. immigration law for the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

During law school, Elizabeth served as a Student Attorney with the University of Houston Immigration Clinic, where she helped to win an appeal from the Board of Immigration Appeals and contributed to federal policy memoranda. Elizabeth was also selected as a Research Assistant for a professor in the clinic. In addition, Elizabeth served as a Fellow with Mosaic Family Services, where she assisted clients with asylum cases and T and U visas.

Elizabeth speaks English and Spanish.

Education


University of Houston Law Center | J.D., 2012
Sewanee: The University of the South | B.A., 2008

Awards

Public Interest Fellowship Award, University of Houston Law Center, 2010

Wilkins Academic Merit Scholar, Sewanee: The University of the South, 2004-2008

Order of the Gownsmen, Sewanee: The University of the South, 2006 to 2008

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Texas

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, Houston Bar Association

Member, Asia Society