Paula is an experienced paralegal who assists people from around the world on both temporary and permanent immigration matters, including employment, family and other relocation needs.

Paula has over 25 years in the legal field, over half of which are in immigration. She thoroughly enjoys working with clients and building those relationships. Her focus is family-based immigration, including consular processing, waivers and naturalization. She works closely with clients navigating through the immigration process with the Department of Homeland Security and Department of State. She is also the lead paralegal for I‑9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) audits for employers and assists with related compliance issues.



  • I-9 compliance and audits
  • Hardship waivers
  • Fiancé and marriage cases, including same-sex
  • Complex consular issues

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Professional Activities

  • Minnesota Paralegal Association
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