We believe in the American dream. Our knowledgeable and compassionate team members work hard to make the American dream possible for all by keeping families together through navigating the immigration system for individuals and their family members.
Our story is deeply rooted in the American dream. Our founder Carrie, an immigrant from Vietnam, was raised by a single mother who wanted better opportunities for her children. The family left Vietnam in 1993 and settled in Texas to begin a new life. Inspired by her own mother’s hard work and perseverance, Carrie became a lawyer so she can help others.
Our entire legal team, composing of immigrants and children of immigrants, understands how important your immigration issue is to you and your family. We know that the immigration process can be difficult and stressful. We’ve gone through the complicated immigration process ourselves and for our loved ones so we are committed to treat your immigration journey as if it is our own.
Integrity – Service – Excellence- Respect – Vision – Evolve
Our core values drive our mission, our culture, and shape our clients’ experience. You deserve a knowledgeable, honest, and compassionate legal team that genuinely cares about your case. We pride ourselves on the excellent services and personal attention we provide to each of our clients. Our team is equipped with the knowledge and skillset to navigate this constantly changing immigration system. Most importantly, we share your vision in making your American dream possible.
Carrie connects with her clients through personal experience of being an immigrant whose family moved to the US in the early 1990s. She founded her legal team to help families stay together, avoid deportation, and ultimately to obtain legal status and citizenship. Carrie has successfully represented clients nationwide before federal agencies on complex green card, citizenship, and deportation cases.
She has been recognized as a Rising Star in Immigration Law by Super Lawyers. Carrie has been guest speaker at numerous conferences and presentations hosted by the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Dallas Bar Association. She is very involved with the legal community and currently serves as board member of the Dallas Bar Association – Immigration Law Section, a Committee Member of the State Bar of Texas Laws Relating to Immigration & Nationality Committee, and dedicates her pro-bono time to many local non-profit organizations, including Catholic Charities and the North Texas Dream Team.
Carrie received her B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin and her law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. She studied and worked abroad in England and Japan, and treasured her experiences living with local families in Guatemala and Mexico. She enjoys immersing herself in different cultures and practicing Spanish.
Daisy Castro-Okba was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas to Mexican immigrant parents. She obtained a Bachelor in French and Political Science and earned her Master in Modern Languages with an emphasis in French from the University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to joining the Law Office of Carrie Nguyen, she worked as a Graduate Instructor of French at the University of Texas at Arlington.
Her love for languages, cultures, and traveling led her to study abroad in Paris, France twice. It’s true what they say, “Paris is the city of love.” While in Paris, she met her husband who is Moroccan. Through the help of the Law Office of Carrie Nguyen, he obtained his permanent residency.
Being a first generation Mexican-American and having exposure to other cultures spark Daisy’s passion for immigration and desire to help our clients. Her attention to detail, commitment to serve immigrants, and great customer service skills are what make her such an important part of our law office. Daisy is fluent in English, Spanish, and French.
Maria was born in Coahuila, Mexico but has lived in Michoacán, Monterrey, and Mexico City before finally immigrating to the United States a few years ago with her family. She earned a Bachelor of Laws from Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and obtained a Paralegal Certificate from the University of Texas at Austin.
As an immigrant herself, the immigration process is very personal to Maria. Growing up surrounded by people from many different countries of origin, she was always inspired by their stories and deeply moved by their tenacity and the desire to live a better life and achieve the American Dream.
Maria has worked in Human Rights, insurance, and as an English teacher. Maria’s legal training and personal knowledge of Mexico provide a valuable perspective to our team. Her interests include music, traveling, sewing, baking, and spending time with her husband and their two dogs. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Staysy was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas to Mexican immigrant parents. She earned a Bachelor’s in Political Science with a minor in Merchandising from The University of North Texas.
As a daughter of immigrants, she learned the struggles and obstacles immigrants overcome for a better life. Her passion is to help other people like her parents fulfill their American dream.
In her free time Staysy enjoys taking her dog Blayze to the park, dancing, and exploring coffee shops. She is fluent in Spanish and English.
Fabiola was born in Fort Worth and raised in Arlington to Mexican immigrant parents. She earned a BBA in International Business with focus in Spanish from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Fabiola’s passion for immigration law began at a young age. While growing up, she realized that not all students have the same opportunities that she does. Thanks to her classmates, she grew even more passionate about helping others’ American dreams come true. Fabiola was grateful to be the first in her family to attend college and study abroad in Barcelona, Spain. She hopes to be able to provide a scholarship for those first generation students who would like to have the opportunity to study abroad but cannot go due to economical reasons.
In her free time, Fabiola enjoys listening to music and watching Korean dramas. She also likes learning more about different languages and cultures.
Migchalee was born in Humacao, Puerto Rico and raised in the States. She is currently a senior at the University of North Texas where she is double majoring in Political Science and English and is a member of the Honors College.
She acknowledges the privilege she possesses to be able to live in the States and explore opportunities that would otherwise not be possible for her. She joined our law office in 2020 as a legal intern but soon realized her desire to reunite families and her interest in immigration law. She also served as a volunteer interpreter for immigrant children seeking to reunite with their families.
Migchalee’s other interests include traveling and reading. She is fluent in both English and Spanish but has goals of learning other languages, such as Portuguese and Vietnamese.