Connecticut, US

Julie is a Partner at Fragomen’s New York office. She has more than 20 years of experience in immigration and nationality law, partnering with clients in a variety of industries, including energy, oil and gas, consulting, transportation, entertainment, healthcare and financial services.

Julie has significant experience working with companies to address a broad range of immigration matters, including global workforce mobility, mergers and acquisitions, compliance, security clearances, policy development, family immigration, naturalization and permanent residence. She also works with companies to help streamline processes and create efficiencies in an effort to improve their global immigration programs.

Julie has published a number of articles for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the New York Law Journal and She is also a frequent speaker for industry and continuing legal education organizations. 

Julie is also passionate about pro bono work. She currently represents a family from Honduras in an asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) petition.

Julie speaks English and Spanish.


New York Law School | J.D., 1997, cum laude
Boston College | B.A., 1994


New York Law School Award for Connecting Business and Our Global Community, 2018

Boston College Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Alumni Award for Community Service, 2003

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, New York State Women’s Bar Association

Publications and Lectures

Speaker, Immigration Law at Columbia Law School and at New York Law School.

Speaker, Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) on topics such as maintaining nonimmigrant status and permanent residence strategies.

Speaker, “Update on Restrictive Adjudications, Practices and Policies in U.S. Immigration.” Fragomen India Symposium 2019: Immigration at a Crossroads – Mobilizing Your Talent in an Evolving World, Bengaluru, India, 21 May 2019.

Author, “The H-1B Visa: An Update and Look Ahead.” International HR Adviser, June 2019.

Speaker, “Interactive Session with Key Fragomen Global Partners.” Fragomen India Breakfast Briefing: Interactive Session with Key Fragomen Global Partners, Bengaluru, India, 25 October 2018.

Speaker, “Navigating the US Immigration Landscape under Trump.” Fragomen India Symposium 2018: Future of Immigration – Forces to Reckon With, Bengaluru, India, 17 May 2018.

Speaker, “Business Immigration in the Trump Era: The First Year and Prediction for the Future.” Webinar, Lawline, 20 March 2018.

Author, “What Employers Need to Know About Site Visits.” New York Law Journal, 28 March 2017.

Speaker, “What Comes Next: Predictions for Business Immigration Under the New Administration.” Webinar, Lawline, 15 February 2017.

Author, “Business Immigration Under Trump: Upcoming Changes and How to Prepare.” New York Law Journal, 29 December 2016.

Co-Author, “Provisional Waiver Allows New Options for Mixed-Status Families.” New York Law Journal, 16 September 2016.

Co-Author, “Home on the Range: Establishing Continuous Residence and Physical Presence for Naturalization Purposes.” AILA Immigration Practice Pointers, 22 February 2012.

Speaker, “Unraveling the Mysteries in Adjustment of Status.” Teleconference, Lecture Series, 29 October 2004.