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Parisa is a Senior Partner at Fragomen’s New York office, where she manages corporate accounts and leads a large team focused on individual and complex immigration matters. She is also a member of the firm’s Global Executive Committee and EB-5 Compliance Committee.
On the corporate compliance advisory group side, Parisa represents a variety of large, mid-size and smaller companies in their immigration matters, including those in the financial services, medical, pharmaceutical, academic, retail and technology sectors.
Prior to joining Fragomen, Parisa served as an Assistant District Counsel and Acting Deputy District Counsel for the Immigration & Naturalization Service, New York District.
Parisa speaks at international and national conferences on a variety of immigration topics, including those sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA), Practising Law Institute (PLI), American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Invest in the USA (IIUSA) and EB5 Investors Magazine.
Parisa has provided immigration advice and guidance on a pro bono basis to a number of organizations and individuals.
Parisa speaks English and Farsi, and is conversational in French.
Bar Admissions: New York, Maryland
Practice Limited to Federal Immigration & Nationality Law
Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2019 to 2022
Named to Crain’s New York Business’ Notable Women in Law, 2021
Listed in Chambers USA, 2021 to 2022
Named to National Law Journal’s Immigration Law Trailblazers, 2020
Named to New York Law Journal's Trailblazers, 2019
Named to “Top 25 Immigration Attorneys,” EB5 Investors Magazine, 2017, 2019, 2022
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
Member, Federal Bar Council
Member, Iranian American Bar Association
Former Co-chair, Immigration Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA)
Faculty Member and Presenter, the Judicial Institute at Pace University, 2007-2008
 
Parisa has been a faculty member/presenter for the Judicial Institute at Pace University and a guest lecturer at Cardozo Law School.
Parisa is a frequent speaker at national conferences on a variety of immigration topics such as EB-5 and business corporate immigration.
Parisa has presented at panel events sponsored by the Practising Law Institute (PLI), the American Bar Association and other prestigious organizations.
Parisa also chairs PLI’s annual conference “Defending Removal Proceedings.”
Speaker, “An Economic Crisis Building: What this Means for Your Immigration Program.” Worldwide ERC 2022 Global Workforce Symposium, Las Vegas, Nevada, 27 October 2022.
Panelist, “Corporate Counsel Symposium: Inside Counsel in the Age of COVID.” New York City Bar, 31 January 2022.
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Partner Bo Cooper joins CNBC’s Steve Liesman to discuss the antiquated process in the U.S. for bringing skilled labor into the country and its impact on the economy.
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Partner David Crawford is quoted in El Mercurio, a Chilean newspaper, about Canada’s recent announcement to attract more migrants to the country.
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Partner Rachel Beardsley and Associate Laura Flynn authored an article on the H-2 visa program published by AgCareers.
Video
Partner Aaron Blumberg is featured in Park Evaluations’ Attorney Spotlight Series, discussing his career in immigration and key topics, including visa options for nurses, FY24 H-1B predictions, international students and more.
Media mentions
In conjunction with her recognition by Texas Lawyer as a “Best Mentors” honoree in the 2022 Texas Legal Awards, Partner Haseena Enu discusses her own experience with mentorship in a feature profile. 
Blog post
In this blog, Senior Immigration Manager Ana Bessa Santos provides an update on the newly-confirmed Swiss quotas available for 2023, discussing the importance of the system for those who wish to work or live in Switzerland for an extended period.
Media mentions
Co-Chair-Elect Lance Kaplan shares with SBS News ways Australia can remain a top destination for skilled workers.
Media mentions
Fragomen supports the ‘Ella Es Astronauta’ (She Is an Astronaut) program to break gender stereotypes and raise the percentage of women in STEAM. 
Media mentions
The Times of India interviews Co-Chair-Elect Enrique Gonzalez and Partner Bo Cooper following their participation during Fragomen’s India Symposium on reimagining the immigration landscape. 
Media mentions
Senior Associate Wout Van Doren contributed to an article published in Citizenship Studies that analyses the practices of Belgian municipalities and the Immigration Office as to the registration of EU workers, self-employed, jobseekers and their family members.
Blog post
In this blog, Senior Immigration Consultant Carlos Saenz de Tejada discusses the seemingly unlikely connection between immigration and the film industry as Hollywood looks outward, far beyond the film studios of Los Angeles and Studio City, to European countries as hosts for projects.
Media mentions
In this article Senior Associate Arta Djahanschiri and Associate Isabel Schnitzler discuss the labor shortage in Germany and the importance of recruiting skilled migrant workers.
Media mentions
Partner Bo Cooper joins CNBC’s Steve Liesman to discuss the antiquated process in the U.S. for bringing skilled labor into the country and its impact on the economy.
Media mentions
Partner David Crawford is quoted in El Mercurio, a Chilean newspaper, about Canada’s recent announcement to attract more migrants to the country.
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