Eugene Bible College, 2000
Kristen is a paralegal in the firm’s Business Immigration department. She specializes in preparing many case types for both employment-based and family-based case types. She joined Tonkon Torp in 2008.
Prior to her work with Tonkon Torp, Kristen worked for a Eugene-based immigration law firm from 2006-2008 where she was the office manager and a legal assistant.
Kristen’s knowledge includes:
- H-1B and TN petitions
- O-1 petitions
- B-1/B-2 applications
- Various types of visa applications
- Employment authorization applications
- Advance Parole applications
- Re-Entry Permit applications
- I-140 immigrant petitions based on approved PERM applications, for multi-national managers, and for individuals of extraordinary ability
- Adjustment of Status applications
- I-130 immigrant petitions
- Fiancée petitions
- I-751 petitions
- Consular Processing
- Naturalization applications
- N-600 applications
- I-90 applications
- Interacting with U.S. companies and individuals regarding immigration matters, timing for cases, documentation and information requirements, policies and procedures, etc.
Kristen spent three years in Peru where she volunteered with the Food for the Hungry in the Child Development Program. This program helps to promote child sponsorship in poor communities surrounding Lima, Peru.