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Elsy M. Ramos Velasquez

Associate
fax +1 202.552.2381

Elsy Ramos Velasquez represents individuals in immigration proceedings before federal courts and immigration agencies. She focuses her practice on removal defense, as well as affirmative benefits before federal agencies. She regularly represents clients seeking asylum, special immigrant juvenile status, U visas, protection under the Violence Against Women Act, and waiver applications. She provides counsel and assistance with non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications before U.S. Consulates.

Elsy is licensed to practice in Maryland.*

*District of Columbia practice limited to matters and proceedings relating to or before federal courts and agencies.

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

Recognitions

Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award for Business Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Washington DC (2021)

Corporate INTL Magazine Global Award for Business Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Washington DC (2020)

GlobalLawExperts Business Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Washington DC (2020)

GlobalLawExperts Business Immigration Law Firm of the Year in Washington DC (2019)

Memberships

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association

Member, Federal Bar Association

Member, Maryland State Bar Association

National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild

Languages

Spanish

State Bar Licenses

Maryland

Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., District of Maryland
U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit