Stephanie Paver is a partner at Foster LLP in our Austin office. She works primarily with employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petition processes.
Stephanie graduated from the University of Houston Law Center and received her undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin.
Stephanie experience includes filing nonimmigrant and immigrant employment-based visa petitions with U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), including: H-1B’s, L-1’s, TN’s, O-1’s, H-2A’s and Immigrant Petitions for Multi-National Managers/Executives, Aliens of Extraordinary Ability, Outstanding Researchers, National Interest Waivers, Schedule A Group II, and PERM Labor Certification. Stephanie assists corporate clients and individuals with nonimmigrant and immigrant visa application processes at various Consulates and Embassies worldwide in support of visa issuance, including preparation of 212(d)(3)(A) Waivers of Inadmissibility. She has filed successful responses to Requests for Additional Evidence issued by USCIS, and to Audits issued by the Department of Labor (DOL). Stephanie has counseled corporate clients regarding immigration matters related to mergers and acquisitions. She is a frequent speaker at immigration events, including informational seminars for HR professionals, and continuing legal education events for attorneys.
Stephanie is licensed to practice in the State of Texas and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
Why Did You Decide To Become An Immigration Attorney?
I chose to practice immigration law because I truly believe in the value and contributions of immigrants to American life, culture and advancement. I wanted to do my part to help individuals navigate this complex process. – Stephanie Paver
- October, 2021 – Co-presented on “Travel Issues – Where in the World? How in the World? How Do I Get There?” in the 2021 Foster Fall Seminar.
- October, 2020 – Co-presented on “An HR’s Guide to Good Faith PERM Recruitment: Practical Tips” in a Foster webinar.
- July, 2016 – Presented on “Developing a Balanced Immigration Policy Fit for Leaner Times” at the Austin Human Resource Management Association (AHRMA) 2016 Annual Conference at the Renaissance Hotel in Austin, TX.
- Law360 (July, 2017), Enhanced Vetting’ Applies To All Immigration Benefits
- Austin Business Journal (March, 2016), Start preparing now to file H-1B employee visa petitions
- Mobility Magazine (June, 2015), “H-4 Work Authorization: What to Expect”