Connecticut, US

Tahirah is an Associate at Fragomen’s San Francisco office, where she advises clients on employment-based immigration, including U.S. immigrant and nonimmigrant visas. She has experience preparing H-1B, L-1, O-1 and EB-1 petitions as well as responding to complex Requests for Evidence.

Tahirah has dedicated a large portion of her practice to giving back to her community. She has created pro bono programs that involve forming partnerships with local nonprofits dedicated to helping asylum seekers and providing legal assistance to low-income communities. While in law school, Tahirah worked with Boston College Law School’s Immigration Clinic to appeal an asylum case to the First Circuit Court of Appeals.

Tahirah speaks English and Spanish.

Education


Boston College Law School | J.D., 2016
University of North Texas | B.A., 2013

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Massachusetts

Court Admissions: Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, First Circuit Court of Appeals

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Managed a large client’s F-1/STEM OPT program

Worked closely with F-1 student visa holders as they explored options for permanent residence

Handled complex O-1 and EB-1 cases for graphic designers and scientists working for a leading technology company in the U.S.

Publications and Lectures

Co-author, “Reopening a Case for the Mentally Incompetent in Light of Franco v. Holder.” Center for Human Rights and International Justice at Boston College, Post-Deportation Human Rights Project, November 2015.