Krystal Alanis

Attorney at Law

Krystal Alanis is the Managing Attorney of the firm’s PERM Labor Certification Department, where she oversees all EB-2 and EB-3 employment based green card matters. Through thousands of PERM applications filed, she is able to assist her clients with confidence and recognize any potential pitfalls that may arise. She also guides employers and individuals through the I-140 and Adjustment of Status process and assists clients with non-immigrant visa petitions.

As a way to give back to her clients and the immigrant community, Krystal has created a blog, theimmigrationfiles.com. Krystal’s blog provides information on a variety of employment based immigration topics, including the latest news and updates impacting high-skilled immigrants. Additionally, Krystal has been a speaker at the University of Houston – Central, and the University of Houston Clear Lake where she discussed the many options available to international students beyond graduation. Krystal is also an active member of HR Houston and serves on the organization’s Ambassadors Committee.

Working in this field has allowed Krystal to understand the struggle and frustration of those going through the immigration process, whether it be a corporate employer or an individual. She has come across many great and inspiring people and has learned from their stories. Through these experiences, Krystal understands that each case is unique. Her aim is to guide you through the immigration process efficiently, yet effectively by defining a plan of action and confronting any potential obstacles immediately and decisively.

Areas of Practice

PERM-based Green Card process - PERM Labor Certification, I-140 Immigrant Petition, Adjustment of Status

Education

University of Houston Law Center (J.D., 2011)
University of Texas at Austin (B.A. Psychology, 2006)

Admitted

Texas

Professional Accomplishments/Memberships

American Immigration Lawyers Association
HR Houston

Publications