Samima Patel Gonzalez - Immigration Specialst Photo

Samima Patel

Senior U.S. Immigration Specialist


As a Senior U.S. Immigration Specialist with VisaNation, Samima focuses on PERM Labor Certification and EB-2 & EB-3 immigrant visa petitions. She has over 16 years of experience in the field of immigration law. She assumes responsibility for the management of cases, leverages her extensive experience to draft essential forms, monitors critical deadlines, and prepares immigration packets. Her analytical expertise is demonstrated through coordinating information seamlessly between clients and the firm. Samima maintains open and transparent communication with clients, offering regular updates on case statuses, addressing requests for evidence (RFEs), and providing invaluable guidance on immigration procedures.

Throughout her career, Samima served as a judge back home in Panama, before moving to the U.S. She has prepared a wide range of business immigration forms and petitions.

 She is fluent in both Spanish and English. 

Practice Areas:

  • H-1B, H-3, E-1, E-2, TN, and I-140 petitions.
  • L-1A Intracompany Transferee Executive or Manager
  • L-1B Intracompany Transferee Specialized Knowledge
  • PERM Labor Certification processes
  • Research on immigration and government regulations.


Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua, LLB., 1992


Admitted to practice law in Panama