Virginia, US

Nicole is an Associate at Fragomen’s Matawan office, where she advises corporations on employment-based immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visas, PERM labor certification and immigrant visas.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Nicole served as an Associate at a boutique immigration law firm in Boston. In this position, she represented small start-up companies in the healthcare, clinical research, technology, investment banking and accounting industries that were seeking nonimmigrant classifications for E-2 treaty investors, H-1B specialty occupation workers, L-1 intracompany transferees, O-1 individuals with extraordinary ability and TN NAFTA professionals. She also oversaw consular processing cases, including family-based waivers and employment-based visas.

Following law school, Nicole joined a business immigration firm in the Greater Boston area where she supported information technology consulting companies and a high-volume caseload of H-1B visas.

Nicole has provided pro bono counsel for Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), representing unaccompanied minors in applications for asylum and U-visas. During law school, Nicole volunteered with Greater Boston Legal Services and Community Legal Services and Counseling Center


New England Law | Boston | J.D., 2015
University of Connecticut | MSW, 2012
University of Connecticut | B.A., 2010

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Massachusetts

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Managed a high-volume caseload of third-party placement H-1Bs.

Successfully aided clients in adjustment of status and naturalization interviews.

Submitted the following items to USCIS: letters of support, Requests for Evidence, Notices of Intent to Deny, Notices of Intent to Revoke, legal memoranda on complex admissibility issues, and Motions to Reopen and Reconsider.

Successfully prepared complex petitions for individuals of extraordinary ability and NAFTA professionals, as well as P3 petitions (Artist or Entertainer Coming to Be Part of a Culturally Unique Program) and applications for unlawful presence waivers.