Connecticut, US

Haseena is the managing partner of the firm’s office in Dallas. Before moving to Texas, she was the managing partner of Fragomen’s Washington, DC office and, prior to that, she was responsible for overseeing a special practice of the New York office for small and emerging companies, as well as investors, entrepreneurs and other individual clients.

Haseena currently represents corporate clients in a variety of industries such as telecommunications, information technology consulting, energy and manufacturing, including suppliers for the energy industry.

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

Haseena provides pro bono immigration representation to non-citizen and non-resident students participating in the New York-based Prep for Prep program, which identifies and supports exceptional minority students as potential leaders by preparing them for private secondary and post-secondary education.


Cornell University Law School | J.D., 1994
Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs
Brown University | B.A., 1990
American University in Cairo, Egypt

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, Dallas and American Bar Associations

Council Member, Dallas Bar Association, International Law Section

Planning Committee, University of Texas School of Law Annual Corporate Counsel Institute

Member, Brown University, Women's Leadership Counsel

Represented a joint venture formed from the spin-off of divisions of two major multinational corporations headquartered outside the United States, performing due diligence and advising on immigration aspects of the transaction, which impacted more than 500 foreign nationals working in the United States

Publications and Lectures

Speaker, “The Strategic Proposition for HR: Mergers and Acquisitions - Challenges and Best Practices for Successful Integration.” ERC Conference, Grapevine, Texas, May 2018.

Speaker, “A Beginner's Guide to Managing Global Assignment: Immigration Considerations.” The Forum for Expatriate Management, Southwest Texas Chapter Meeting, San Antonio, Texas, August 16, 2016.

Co-panelist, “Update on Global Corporate Immigration Trends.” Dallas Fort Worth International HR Roundtable, April 16, 2014.

Co-panelist, “Crew Staffing Challenges for Offshore Support Vessels in Territorial & Outer Continental Shelf Waters.” Webinar, April 24, 2013.

Speaker, “Developing Global Immigration Policies.” Totally Expat Southwest 2013, Houston, Texas, February 25, 2013.

Speaker, “Meet the Experts Immigration Panel.” Totally Expat Southwest 2013, Houston, Texas, February 25, 2013.

Speaker, “Business Immigration 2012: Mobility Trends, Legal Outlook and Legislative Trends.” Global HR News Conference: Making Mobility More Effective, Houston, Texas, November 1, 2012.

Speaker, “Global Immigration Policies.” Forum for Expatriate Management Dallas/Ft. Worth Chapter Meeting, Dallas, Texas, August 22, 2012.

Speaker, “U.S. Business Immigration: Hot Topics in 2009.” HR Southwest Conference, Ft. Worth, Texas, October 2009.

Speaker, “Immigration Essentials.” American Council on International Personnel, 2009 Annual Symposium, Washington, DC, June 2009.

Author, “Visa, Travel and Work-Site Enforcement.” Texas Lawyer, Vol. 25, No. 12, June 2009.

Speaker, “Business Immigration: Trends in Enforcement and Compliance.” 17th Annual Gulf Coast Symposium on Human Resource Issues, Houston, Texas, May 2008.

Speaker, “Business Immigration Law Update.” Dallas Bar Association, Dallas, Texas, April 2008.

Speaker, “U.S. Business Immigration: Requirements in 2008.” Texas State Council of SHRM, 7th Annual International HR Conference, Houston, Texas, January 2008.