Esther Schachter


Esther Schachter-Fridman is an immigration case manager and joined Siskind Susser’s Memphis office in 2001. She mostly handles immigrant and nonimmigrant visas for physicians and religious workers.

Esther graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2003 from Binghamton University (SUNY) where she earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in political science with a concentration in international studies. She double minored in international affairs and Middle Eastern and North African studies. She was also a member of the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Esther is the Appendices Editor of The J Visa Guidebook and coauthored several articles on religious worker visas for AILA’s Immigration Options for Religious Workers. Esther is proficient in Hebrew and can be reached via e-mail at