Tina has practiced employment-based immigration law representing companies of all sizes from small businesses and start-ups to multinational Fortune 500 companies and nonprofit organizations in all areas of immigration law. Prior to joining Van Der Hout LLP, Tina worked at a business immigration firm in San Francisco and a boutique immigration law firm in Minnesota where she practiced in a wide range of U.S. immigration law, with a primary focus on employment-based matters.
Tina received her J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 2016. She was a certified student attorney and student director at the James H. Binger Center for New Americans, Immigration and Human Rights Clinic and an Outside Articles Editor of Law and Inequality: A Journal of Theory and Practice. She was awarded recognition from the Minnesota Justice Foundation for providing over 50 hours of community service as a law student.
Prior to attending law school, Tina earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in 2013 with a major in Psychology and a double minor in French and Mass Communication.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
- Business Immigration
- Citizenship and Naturalization
- Family-Based Visas and Petitions
- University of Minnesota Law School
- J.D., 2016
- University of Minnesota, Twin-Cities
- B.A., 2013
- Major: Psychology
- Minors: French and Mass Communication
- B.A., 2013
Immigration: Eliminating H-4 EADs is a Step Back in Women’s Rights, MITCHELL HAMLINE L. REV., AMICUS CURIAE BLOG (Mar. 6, 2018).
Domestic Abuse and Gang Violence Against Women: Expanding the Particular Social Group Finding in Matter of A-R-C-G- to Grant Asylum to Women Persecuted by Gangs, 34 J. LAW & INEQ. 221 (2016).
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)