Candida Paris – Senior Associate

Licensed in Texas and New York

Areas of Practice

  • Employment-based nonimmigrant petitions including B1/B2, B-1OCS, H-1B, L-1, TN, E-1 and E-2, E-3, and O-1
  • PERM labor certifications
  • Employment-based permanent residence: EB1 extraordinary ability, multinational manager/executive and outstanding researcher; EB2 National Interest Waivers; EB2 and EB23 immigrant petitions based on an approved PERM labor certification
  • Waivers for physicians (HHS research waivers, etc.)
  • No objection waivers
  • Family-based permanent residence
  • Naturalization


  • New York Law School, Juris Doctorate
  • University of Wisconsin –Madison, Bachelors of Arts (English and French)
  • Baccalaureat International – Lycee International de St. Germain-en-Laye, France


  • Professor Lunch Chu Chen Award for Excellence in the Field of Human Rights
  • New York Law School (1991)

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Italian
  • Conversational Portuguese


  • State Bar of Texas – September 2002
  • State Bar of New York – November 1993

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