Kathy practices U.S. corporate immigration law and provides counsel to clients in the high-technology sector, ranging from large public companies to start-up businesses. She advises clients on all aspects of employment-based immigration, including the impact of evolving government policies on a company’s immigration program. Kathy has a passion for partnering with businesses to develop programmatic and legal strategies that fit their dynamic needs.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Kathy worked in-house at a renewable energy company supporting immigration matters. While in law school, Kathy was an active member of UC Hastings’ Women’s Law Journal.

Kathy provides pro bono legal services through Kids in Need of Defense (KIND). She has also assisted clients with VAWA cases pro bono through the Public Law Center and Catholic Charities

Kathy speaks English and Khmer.


University of Hastings College of the Law | J.D., 2008
University of California, Santa Barbara | B.A., 2004

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: California

Member, State Bar of California

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Prepared and obtained approvals for nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions including Extraordinary Ability Alien Petitions and Outstanding Researcher Petitions in the business, sciences and arts fields

Performed extensive legal research and successfully responded to numerous Requests for Evidence, PERM audits and Motions to Reopen and Reconsider/Appeals regarding complex legal issues