Candida O. Paris

Candida O. Paris

Senior Associate

cparis@fonglegal.com | 713-772-2300

Candida has enjoyed practicing immigration law for over 18 years and specializes in both employment and family-based immigration. Candida’s interest in immigration law stems from her fluency in several foreign languages and passion to assist foreign nationals in contributing to our nation’s economy and cultural diversity. Her business immigration client-base includes but is not limited to oil and gas companies, universities, computer consulting companies, the airline industry, physicians, aliens of extraordinary ability, outstanding researchers, small business owners and families the world over.

Areas of Expertise

  • Nonimmigrant classifications:
    B-1/B2; B1OCS, E-1 and E-2; H-1B, H-3, J-1, K-1, L-1,
  • TN, P, Q, O-1, and R-1
  • PERM labor certification
  • Worksite enforcement
  • Employment-based immigrant classifications: EB1 extraordinary ability, multinational manager/executive and outstanding researcher; EB2 National Interest Waivers; EB2 and EB3 based on an approved PERM labor certification; and Special Immigrant Religious Workers
  • Waivers for physicians (HHS research waivers, Conrad 30, etc.)
  • No objection waivers
  • Family-based permanent residence
  • Naturalization

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