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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.

Our Past Clients Share Their Experience

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  • “Every client I referred to him has been satisfied and is still in the country.”

    F. Richard H.
  • “I will definitely recommend you to anyone I come across needing legal work.”

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

    Gabe
  • “Michael is one of the most knowledgeable and experienced attorneys in New York.”

    Amal Oummih, Esq. NYC Immigration Lawyer
  • “Thank you, Mr. Obregon, for helping me and my family. We will never forget this.”

    Former Client
  • “Michael's experience in criminal and immigration law is unsurpassed.”

    Rhonda deJean, Immigration Attorney
  • “Thanks to their hard work got my Work Permit and Permanent Residence in less than two years!”

    Former Client
  • “I am blessed and I highly recommend this law firm to anyone struggling with their immigration process.”

    L. L.
  • “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.
  • “Once you meet this man, you will understand his passion and dedication to you and your case.”

    Kinga N.
  • “They won my VAWA case. I am extremely grateful for their help.”

    Julio E.
  • “Whether your case is civil or criminal, Mike has the intelligence and knowledge of the law to provide the best possible outcomes for his clients.”

    Roland Larkin, Former Superintendent NY State
  • “Gracias a su gran trabajo obtuve mi Permiso de Trabajo y Residencia Permanente en menos de Dos años!”

    Former Client
  • “He knows both criminal and immigration law like the back of his hand.”

    Nilay Shastry, Esq.
  • “I trust him completely and know he has my best interest in mind.”

    Ronald R.

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