Connecticut, US

Nathalie practices in the area of corporate immigration law, providing counsel to domestic and multinational entities concerning employment-based visas and permanent residency. She works with companies to develop strategic planning and ensure compliance with immigration laws, Department of Labor regulations, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services policies. She partners closely with her clients to provide custom immigration solutions and has developed large-scale immigration programs to meet the unique requirements of the financial services and IT industries.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Nathalie served as an Assistant Chief Counsel for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, New York District and practiced family immigration as an Associate in a New York firm. While a student at William & Mary School of Law, Nathalie was Managing Editor of the William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law; served as a board member of the International Law Society; and volunteered with the Capital Area Immigrants' Rights Coalition.

Education


William & Mary School of Law | J.D., 2007
Cornell University | B.A., 2004, Summa cum laude

Awards

Immigration Equality Safe Haven Award, 2016

Virginia Bar Association Law Student Community Servant, 2007

Phi Beta Kappa, 2004

Messenger Chalmers Undergraduate Prize, Cornell University, 2004

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York

Practice Limited to Federal Immigration and Nationality Law

Court Admissions: New York State Supreme Court

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Former Member, AILA DC Dinner Committee, 2017 to 2018

Former Member, AILA DC Fall Conference Committee, 2017

Former Pro Bono Coordinator for Fragomen's Washington, DC office, 2016 to 2018

Publications and Lectures

Nathalie has presented on a variety of immigration topics, including: immigration basics, business visitor travel, employment-based nonimmigrant visas, labor certification, and supervised recruitment. Below are examples of her lectures and publications:

Speaker, “Business Immigration During the Trump Administration.” DC Legal Hackers Meetup, Washington, DC, July 2018.

Speaker, “Global Hiring: Complying with U.S. Visa Requirements,” Society for Human Resource Management Conference, Alexandria, VA, April 2018.

Contributing author, “Business Travelers Face New Restrictions: Changes to the Visa Waiver Program establish 'countries of concern,' possibly affecting participation eligibility.” Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, Vol. 24, March 2016.

Contributing editor, “Advance Parole.” Immigration Law and Procedure, Vol. 5 (2012): §62.02.