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Mayra A. Velez

Mayra A. VelezMayra A. Velez is the Assistant Managing Attorney for Musa-Obregon Law PC. Ms. Velez brings almost two decades of attorney and paralegal experience handling complex immigration matters in both business immigration and the removal fields to our clients.

Her Legal Career

Before coming to Musa-Obregon Law PC, she worked in varying roles at several prestigious international law firms in New York City, including 10 years at the famed global law firm Fragomen Del Rey Law where she supervised a team of paralegals in business immigration law.

She has extensive experience representing the rights and interests of domestic and international corporations, as well as, single individuals seeking citizenship, legal residency, or work permits. Additionally, Ms. Velez has successfully represented scores of foreign nationals during their removal proceedings.

Ms. Velez has successfully handled the complex panoply of immigrant and non-immigrant business and non-business visas including:

  • B-1
  • B-2
  • C-1
  • C-3
  • C-4
  • G-5
  • H1-B1
  • H-B2
  • H1B3
  • H-1C
  • H-2A
  • H-2B
  • H-2R
  • H-3
  • H-4
  • I-Visa
  • J-1
  • J-2
  • K-1
  • K-2
  • K-3
  • K-4
  • L 1A
  • L-1B
  • L-2
  • M-1
  • M-2
  • N-8
  • N-9
  • 0-1A
  • O-1B, 0-2, 0-3
  • P-1
  • P-2
  • P-3
  • P-4
  • Q-1
  • Q-2
  • Q-3
  • R-1
  • R-2
  • VAWA
  • U –1
  • U-2
  • U-3
  • U-4
  • V-1
  • V-2
  • V-3
  • TPS Visas

Ms. Velez is well-versed in several other areas of law. In addition to her immigration law practice, she has settled and litigated all aspects of divorce and family law, including spousal support matters, division of property, restraining orders, child custody and support issues, and modification and enforcement matters.

Ms. Velez received her J.D. Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School in 2002 and her B.A. degree in Political Science from Iona College. She is admitted to the New York Bar. A native New Yorker, she is fluent in Spanish and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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  • “Caring and helping our entire community.”

    Rev Erick Salgado Dem Candidate for NYC Mayor 2013
  • “This firm's outstanding dedication has actually inspired me to switch careers. I have recently been accepted to law school and I truly thank Musa-Obregon and Associates for inspiring me.”

    Cristina C.
  • “Gracias a su gran trabajo obtuve mi Permiso de Trabajo y Residencia Permanente en menos de Dos años!”

    Former Client
  • “From first-hand experience, I am certain that clients are safe in his hands.”

    Rene Berrospi, Peruvian attorney
  • “He's always been right on the money.”

    Jimmy A.
  • “Now we are here to stay and can get green cards.”

    Polish family
  • “Thank you, Mr. Obregon, for helping me and my family. We will never forget this.”

    Former Client
  • “My life has changed for the better since I've had Michael and his Team working with me.”

    L. Bela
  • “Passionate and effective representation of his clients in various courts.”

    Ade Agbayewa, Esq., New York Criminal Defense
  • “He found solutions when other lawyers turned us down.”

    Angelo
  • “Would highly recommend him to anyone with a tough deportation or criminal case.”

    Former Client
  • “Gracias a Dios y al trabajo realizado por ellos, ahora estamos compartiendo la compañía de mi sobrina aquí en New York.”

    Aminta Gonzalez
  • “The man can do what other lawyers only dream about.”

    Gabe
  • “I don't know how a man who is so busy even gives out his cell phones to his clients for emergencies but to show you how much he feels for his clients, this is the kind of lawyer that he is!”

    Agnieska R.
  • “I have looked up to Michael as a successful attorney, and on occasion for legal consultation and input on my own cases.”

    Abdul Abdurahman, Esq.

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