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Bruna Barros de Sousa Frota

Immigration Attorney at PEARLAND, TX

5.0   116 reviews

also known as Bruna Frota


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About Bruna

Learn Bruna’s areas of practice.

Our founder and Principal Attorney, Bruna Frota, is well versed in business immigration and has experience in U.S. immigration with large multinational corporations and regional companies in the oil & gas, pharmaceutical, technology, medical, and engineering industries.

Her experience encompasses assessing clients’ U.S. migration needs, developing and facilitating short and long-term migration strategies. Attorney Bruna Frota also assist high-skilled individuals, executives and managers obtain self-sponsored visas and green cards such as EB-1 Extraordinary Ability, EB-1 Outstanding Professors and Researches, EB-2 Labor Certification, EB-2 National Interest Waiver and EB-3 Labor Certification and Schedule A.

She worked for leading immigration law firms, such as Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP and De Mott, McChesney, Curtright and Armendáriz LLP, before opening her own practice. She also worked as an Immigration Attorney for a leading relocation company: Santa Fe Relocation. Bruna Frota has a team of paralegals and of counsels delivering outstanding customer service to our clients. Attorney Bruna Frota also serves as the General Counsel for the Consulate General of Brazil in Houston and Tramontina USA, Inc.

Attorney Bruna Frota was included in the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America. Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America recognizes associates and other lawyers for their outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

She has also been named Houstonia Magazine 2019, 2020 and 2021 Top Lawyer! The “Top Lawyers” list highlights some of the very best attorneys Houston has to offer. Attorneys are nominated and selected by their peers in a voting process.

Attorney Bruna Frota is licensed by the Supreme Courts of Texas and New York. She speaks English, Portuguese, Spanish and French.

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Entrevista com a Bruna Frota, Advogada de Imigracao nos Estados Unidos
Alo Houston Bruna Frota Segunda Entrevista 2 de Janeiro 2016
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Licensed for 11 years
State TX
Status Eligible to Practice in Texas
Acquired 2015
Updated 10/23/2022
State NY
Status Currently Registered
Acquired 2012
Updated 11/23/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Bruna

Immigration and Nationality Law Group PLLC
PO Box 842022
n/a
PEARLAND, TX, 77584

Reviews

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Posted by Evilene | January 29, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Obrigada Dr.Bruna e equipe!
Obrigada a todos fizeram um ótimo trabalho, obrigada pelo suporte e dedicação. Minha mudança de status de Turista para Status de estudante foi aprovada e claro fiquei muito feliz!
Posted by Felipe B | January 28, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
There for your Needs!
Bruna and her team will be there to help you out in everything you need during your process. Very dedicated team!!! Thank you a lot to make a dream come through!
Posted by anonymous | January 12, 2023
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Exceptional
Bruna and her team are exceptional, knowledgeable, professional, efficient and highly responsive. My husband and I are fortunate to have found her. She walked us through each step of the process, answered any questions we had promptly and was also great about offering guidance on the next steps. If I could give her 10 star I would!!!!
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Posted by anonymous | January 11, 2023
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Bruna is the best
We were very pick when started to looking for a lawyer to handle our case, it took us a while until find a professional reliable and competent. We finally found Bruna and her team. They are highly experienced and knowledgeable who helped and guided us through everything. Thanks to them we had our Green Card approved in a short period of time. I am happy to recommend Bruna in everything. She is simply the best!
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Posted by Dennis | January 10, 2023
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Thank you ! Agradeço a Dra. Bruna e sua equipe!
Obrigado por todo o suporte e dedicação! Saiu muito rápido a aprovação! Desde do começo me passou muita confiança , fizemos uma primeira entrevista e foi o suficiente para fecharmos o contrato. Estou muito satisfeito pelo investimento feito e com o resultado obtido!
Posted by Bruna | January 10, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Trabalho Excepcional!
Bruna e seu time estiveram trabalhando na mudança do meu visto de Turista para Estudante e o fizeram eximiamente. Recebi a aprovação em apenas poucos meses e todos estavam sempre a disposição para responder todas as dúvidas e prestar toda a assistência necessária! Recomendo de olhos fechados!
Posted by Florencia | January 9, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent
I recommend Bruna and her team 100%. They did an excellent job with my case. Other lawyers didn't want to take my case and they supported me and managed the approval of my case! I am super grateful to the whole team.
Posted by Deborah | January 9, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Obrigada!
Primeiramente gostaria de agradecer a você e toda sua equipe ao trabalho incrível. Nosso visto de B1/B2 foi aprovado para F1/F2, após 42 dias de envio para a imigração. Vocês sempre muito atenciosos e a disposição . Muito obrigada! Um belo trabalho de todos.
Posted by Ritiere | January 2, 2023
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| Hired Attorney
Awesome
bruna and her team were very attentive to me, always when I had some doubts they were so quick in solve this, and the most important thing, my case was approved in the end. I recommend Bruna's work to everyone I know.
Posted by Denis | December 19, 2022
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Role Model Service
Bruna and her team delivered best in class service to me and my family, we shared our idea in a quick meeting with Bruna, she embranced our dream and made it a reality. Our "NIW-National Interest Waiver" process is now approved and the work delivered exceed my expectation. Bruna and her team chose the best path since day 1, being transparent, careful, very precise and treating us like family in each step of the process. I am grateful for life.
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Posted by Gessica sales | November 7, 2022
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Excelente trabalho
Fiquei muito feliz com o empenho da equipe para com meu processo de troca de status de turista para estudante me senti muito segura e confiante, todos foram atenciosos sanaram todas as minhas dúvidas. Recomendo a todos. Excelente trabalho
Posted by Jonathan | November 3, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Excepcional
Dr Bruna Frota e equipe, agradeço por seu profissionalismo e dedicação, mas também por sua empatia durante todo o período do meu processo de mudança de status (B2 p/ F1). O apoio da INLG foi fundamental para a minha aprovação, com vocês me senti seguro em todos os momentos com relação a documentação e informações solicitadas pela imigração. Muito obrigado.
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Posted by Thamires | October 28, 2022
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6 stars attorney!!
Having Bruna and her team take care of our case was the best decision ever. They all are extremely professional, responsive, and proactive. They made sure we were more than ready throughout the entire process - even the officer was impressed by how well prepared we were for our Green Card interview, having all information on hand and every single piece submitted by our attorney. They are very communicative and dedicated to making the entire process as smooth as possible. I’m grateful we found Bruna and highly recommend her and her entire team to anyone!
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Posted by Mozart | October 19, 2022
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent work!
Bruna and her team has done an excellent work in my NIW case, where my EAD/AP combo and my I-140 were already approved. They have been very attentive and detailed on every single aspect of my case and I cannot thank them enough. Therefore, I highly recommend Bruna and her team.
Posted by Viviane | September 13, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
5 stars!
I cannot thank this law firm enough. Impeccable work. 100% achievement. I highly recommend Ms. Frota and her law firm. 5 stars!
Posted by Ana Sampaio | September 9, 2022
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| Consulted Attorney
Dreams come true!
Bruna Frota and all the team are the best immigration lawyers that you need. She worked on my green card application NIW-EB2. I wanted to thank you for the excellent work did as my attorney. I know you have a lot of clients, so your prompt responses and attention to detail really meant a lot to me. I cannot thank you enough for your assistance. Your legal expertise and professionalism went above and beyond my expectations throughout my case. I truly recommend Bruna Frota's work. They work with passion, and the dream came true. I am so happy with my green card in hand.
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Posted by Jane | September 9, 2022
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Highly recommend!!!
Bruna was recommended by a friend and I’m very happy with her and her team! They explained everything that you need Know about your case, you feels like you’re in good hands. Thank you so much for the hard work and compassion that you have with your clients.
Posted by Andrea p | September 8, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
La mejor!
Bruna fue mi abogada durante mi proceso de Recife vía y la de mi hijo, siempre estuvo atenta y siempre su amabilidad resaltó ! Sabe perfectamente que debes hacer! Ya tengo mi green card! Muchas gracias bruna! Sin duda la recomendare con todos mis conocidos!
Posted by Daniel | September 8, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Green Card EB2-NIW
Professional team that took care of our case to get a Green Card approval for me and my family, changing status from L1/L2 to permanent resident. It is not an easy task, but with Bruna and her team hard work we all did it!
Posted by anonymous | August 29, 2022
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| Hired Attorney
Best attorney by far!!!
Bruna and her team have deep and absolute strong skills! When it comes to immigration law, they really master it!! They supported my wife and I to transition from L1 and L2 visas to our permanent visas. Every single step of the entire process was super clear and well handled by them since day 1. The communication with them was always easy, fast and transparent, which was something that we really appreciated and made us very comfortable during the entire process! Bruna takes care of each client as someone real unique and exclusive! We definitely recommend Bruna and her team to anybody!!!
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AVVO RATING 8.9 (Excellent)

Work Experience

  • General Counsel
  • Consulate General of Brazil in Houston
  • 2019 - Present
  • General Counsel
  • Tramontina USA, Inc.
  • 2018 - Present
  • Partner
  • Immigration and Nationality Law Group PLLC
  • 2017 - Present
  • US Immigration Attorney
  • Santa Fe Relocation Services
  • 2016 - 2017
  • Associate
  • De Mott, McChesney, Curtright, & Armendariz, LLP
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Associate
  • Berry Appleman & Leiden, LLP
  • 2012 - 2015
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Education

  • University of Houston Law Center
  • LL.M - Master of Laws
  • 2010
  • Universidade de Fortaleza
  • LL.B - Bachelor of Laws
  • 2006

Associations

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Brazil-Texas Chamber of Commerce
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (Texas chapter)
  • Member
  • 2012 - Present
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Languages Spoken

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • French

Honors and Awards

  • Ones to Watch
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2023
  • Rising Star
  • Thomson Reuters
  • 2023
  • Top Lawyers
  • Houstonia Magazine
  • 2021
  • Top Lawyers
  • Houstonia Magazine
  • 2020
  • Top Lawyers
  • Houstonia Magazine
  • 2019
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Given (6)
Endorse Bruna
Immigration Attorney | Aug 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bruna is very knowledgeable in immigration and I know several of her clients."
Immigration Attorney | Mar 27
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bruna is intelligent, trustworthy and cares for her clients. I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Dec 17
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Bruna is a very knowledgable and reputable attorney in the community. I have had the pleasure of working with here on several criminal cases that had immigration implications. She has always been able to assist me in finding alternative resolutions in cases where clients were facing possible deportation. There is no other person I would call upon for an immigration matter than Bruna. She has an extreme understanding of immigration law and is definitely an expert in her field."
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PEARLAND Immigration Lawyer Bruna Barros de Sousa Frota
Bruna Barros de Sousa Frota
Immigration Attorney
PEARLAND, TX
Licensed for 11 years