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Fariba Faiz is a distinguished immigration law attorney, renowned for her unparalleled expertise in handling a diverse range of cases, including corporate H-1B, L-1, O-1, E-2 visas, as well as EB-1, NIW, and PERM cases. With a career spanning over two decades, her journey began when she became a member of the CA State Bar in June 1998, and since then, she has carved a niche for herself as a prominent figure in the field. Her exceptional achievements reached a zenith in 2024 when she was honored with a coveted spot among the Best Lawyers, a testament to her unwavering commitment to her clients and her exceptional command over the intricacies of immigration law. This recognition underlines her position as a trailblazer in the legal realm. Fariba's deep-seated knowledge and innovative strategies have provided a guiding light for clients seeking to navigate the complexities of immigration law, particularly in the realm of corporate immigration and extraordinary ability cases. Her mastery over nuanced regulations, coupled with her compassionate approach, has earned her the trust and admiration of both clients and peers. Fariba Faiz's biography is a testament to her remarkable journey of excellence, fueled by her dedication to providing holistic and effective solutions in the intricate landscape of immigration law.

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  • Citigroup Center, Suite 3500
    One Sansome Street
    San Francisco, CA 94104
  • Gender: Female
  • University of California Berkeley, Legal Studies, graduated 1990
  • Southwestern Law School, Juris Doctor, graduated 1997

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Immigration Law

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Compelling Circumstances EAD: A Pragmatic Policy Evolution

by Fariba Faiz

The article discusses the significance of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Policy Alert PA-2023-18, which clarifies the criteria for obtaining Employment Authorization Documents (EADs) under category (c)(35) for foreign nationals facing compelling circumstances.

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U.S. Export Controls and Nonimmigrant Visas: A Practical Guide for HR and C-Level Executives

"Understanding U.S. Export Controls: A Roadmap for Safeguarding Your International Business Transactions"

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