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Elsy M. Ramos Velasquez

Associate
Office

Washington, DC

1001 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Suite 1300 South
Washington, DC 20004
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Fax: +12025522381
Education
J.D., magna cum laude, University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
M.A., University of Maryland-University College, Adelphi, Maryland
B.A., University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
State Bar Licenses
Maryland
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., District of Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
Languages
Spanish

Elsy M. Ramos Velasquez

Associate

Elsy Ramos Velasquez is an Associate with the Immigration Business Unit in Clark Hill’s Washington, D.C. office. Elsy has guided clients in all aspects of client representation including interviews, meetings, and consultations. She has wide-ranging experience in preparing and submitting complex asylum, family-based, SIJS, VAWA and U visa as well as waiver applications. She can provide counsel and assist in preparing and submitting non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications with supporting documents to U.S. Consulates. Elsy represents clients before the U.S. Immigration Courts, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Board of Immigration Appeals, Department of State, and Maryland family courts.

Elsy earned her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, graduated magna cum laude and received the Excellence in Clinical Education Award. She was President of the Immigration Law Association and Vice President of the Latin American Law Student Association. In law school, she interned with the Executive Office for Immigration Review, Baltimore Immigration Court. She also served as a student attorney at the University of Baltimore’s Immigrant Rights Clinic. As a student attorney, she successfully represented clients before the Executive Office for Immigration Review.

Prior to law school, Elsy attended the University of Maryland University College receiving her M.A. in Business Administration. She received her B.A. in Latin American Studies at the University of Miami.

Elsy is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Federal Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.

HONORS

GlobalLawExperts: 2019 Business Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C.

Awards/Achievements
2020 Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award: Business Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Washington D.C.
Memberships
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member, Federal Bar Association
Member, Maryland State Bar Association
Practice Areas
Immigration Law