Attorney at Law

Francisco Fernandez is the founder at Francisco Fernandez Law Group PLLC. Mr. Fernandez has been practicing immigration and criminal law since he was licensed in 2010. Mr. Fernandez worked at an immigration law firm while in law school, and learned the complexities of immigration law early on. He has extensive experience in immigration and criminal law. Mr. Fernandez’s practice focuses on immigration litigation, criminal law, and strategic counseling. He represents a broad array of clients in immigration court and in federal and state criminal courts. He also counsels clients on variety of strategic legal immigration and criminal questions.

Mr. Fernandez has lived in Puebla, Mexico, New York City, and Houston, Texas. He attended and graduated from public schools. He received his bachelor’s degree from Hunter College, City University of New York. He obtained a Juris Doctorate from Thurgood Marshall Law School, in Houston, Texas. Following graduation, Mr. Fernandez decided to start his own practice. He quickly learned to navigate through the complexities of legal practice, and has since successfully represented hundreds of clients in criminal and immigration courts.

Since the inception of his practice, Mr. Fernandez has always believed that his client is the most important person in any case. The interest of his clients received faithful representation under the law.


Attorney at Law

Maryam received her law training at the UMASS Dartmouth School of Law and graduated in 2009. She has ten years of experience in the full spectrum of immigrant matters. She has attained the bar license in both Connecticut and Texas, and she handles United States immigration cases world-wide.

Maryam previously worked with a large global immigration firm and handled hundreds of employer sponsored visas for companies in technology and oil/gas.

Maryam has served as faculty for the National Business Institute as an instructor on immigration law to other attorneys.

Her experience includes non-immigrant and immigrant visa petitions, permanent residence, PERM labor certifications, responses opposing government challenges, such as complex requests for evidence and notices of intent-to-deny for various petitions and business compliance issues. Maryam also provides counsel on other aspects of U.S. immigration including naturalization issues, family-based immigration, and preparation for consular processing.

Maryam has experience in business immigration, family immigration and deportation defense.  Prior to moving to Texas, she represented clients in deportation proceedings in Federal Courts in Boston and Hartford, and successfully overturned decisions with the Board of Immigration Appeals. Maryam has represented multinational-banking and financial-service companies in foreclosure proceedings in Connecticut. She is proficient in Urdu and Punjabi.