Virginia, US

Sara is an Associate at Fragomen’s Boston office. She is experienced in assisting clients with a wide range of employment-based immigration law matters, including options for both nonimmigrant visa and permanent residence sponsorship. She has worked with a range of clients, including individuals, start-ups and multinational corporations. In addition to her employment-based immigration work, Sara has experience with family-based immigration and actively participates in a variety of pro bono activities.

Sara is an active member of the New England Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and has served as an editor of the chapter’s annual conference course book since 2013.

Sara speaks English and Spanish.

Education


Boston College Law School | J.D., 2008
Boston College | B.A., 2005, magna cum laude

Awards

Listed in Super Lawyers as a “Rising Star,” 2015 to 2017

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Massachusetts

American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Represented clients before the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR).

Assisted with humanitarian relief work, including Temporary Protected Status (TPS) matters.

Designed and implemented TPS immigration legal workshops in response to the January 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Publications and Lectures

Co-editor, “Adjustment of Status for Beginning Practitioners.” In Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law, 341-357. United States: American Immigration Lawyers Association, 2013-2017. Print. 

Speaker, “Ethics Overview for Immigration Practitioners.” Lecture, Immigration Law: MCLE BasicsPlus! Conference, Boston, MA, December 2015 and December 2016.

Speaker, “Family-Based Immigration Basics.” Lecture, Immigration Section of the Boston Bar Association (BBA), Boston, MA, June 2016.

Speaker, “Family-Based Immigration Overview.” Lecture, 15th Annual MCLE Family-Based Immigration Conference 2016, Boston, MA, April 2016.

Speaker, “Topic: Group Processing Workshops.” Lecture, Catholic Legal Immigration Network’s Advanced Immigration Program Management Training, Boston, MA, August 2010.

Speaker, “Topic: Haitian TPS.” Lecture, Catholic Legal Immigration Network’s 13th Annual Convening, New Orleans, LA, May 2010.