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

    Former Client
  • “Highly skilled attorney with extensive trial experience who forcefully articulates and champions relentlessly his client’s needs and welfare.”

    Manuel Portela NYC Criminal and Immigration Lawyer
  • “Thanks to Mr. Theodore Hartman, Bernardo can now look forward to a positive future in the United States of America.”

    Katharine St. Vincent
  • “I will definitely recommend you to anyone I come across needing legal work.”

    Albert
  • “My son has got a good job now and is a free man because of this lawyer.”

    Jaime
  • “Thanks to their hard work got my Work Permit and Permanent Residence in less than two years!”

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

    Former Client
  • “I recognize the law firm Musa-Obregon & Associates for its attention and assistance to our entire community.”

    Erick Salgado, NYC democratic Candidate for Mayor
  • “Michael Musa-Obregon is an outstanding lawyer.”

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

    Rene Berrospi, Peruvian attorney
  • “Every client I referred to him has been satisfied and is still in the country.”

    F. Richard H.
  • “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.
  • “He thought out of the box and worked until he was able to have a conversation with the DA.”

    Ms Ching
  • “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.
  • “He helped my loved one get out of deportation quickly for a very, very reasonable fee.”

    Kynga

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