Kym is an Associate in the Houston office of Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP. She counsels multinational corporate clients on all aspects of U.S. business immigration, including nonimmigrant, immigrant, compliance, and related matters. Kym works closely with employers to provide key insights and strategies for international assignments and the employment of foreign nationals on both a temporary and permanent basis in the United States. She represents employers and individuals before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the U.S. Department of State.
Prior to joining BAL, Kym practiced a broad range of immigration law, including employment and family-based immigration, removal defense before the immigration courts, naturalization, and humanitarian relief. She has significant experience handling complex immigration cases and counsels on the immigration consequences of criminal activity. Additionally, she provides pro bono assistance in the areas of asylum, special immigrant juveniles, U-nonimmigrant status, and VAWA.
Education & Admissions
Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law, J.D.
Texas Tech University, Bachelor in Business Administration