Ms. Armstrong has been licensed to practice law in North Carolina since 1991. She earned her juris doctorate from the North Carolina Central University School of Law Evening Division and her bachelor of arts in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During her 30 years of legal experience, Ms. Armstrong has alternated between private practice and the federal government. She has served as Counsel on the staff of two U.S. Senators, and as District Counsel for three U.S. House Representatives. In January, 2021, Ms. Armstrong retired from federal service and has reopened her private immigration law practice.
In her private immigration law practice, Ms. Armstrong has represented numerous families, employers, and employees. She has successfully submitted nonimmigrant visa petitions for H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, L-1, O-1, P-1, and R-1 temporary workers, immigrant visa applications in the EB-1, EB-2, EB-3, and EB-4 categories, VAWA and Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) petitions, and PERM labor certification applications.
The current main focus of Ms. Armstrong's practice is family-based and humanitarian visas, including VAWA, TPS, DACA, as well as Fiancée and immigrant (green card) visa applications.