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

    Nilay Shastry, Esq.
  • “He found solutions when other lawyers turned us down.”

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

    Ms Ching
  • “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
  • “Extremely ethical and a great human being.”

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

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

    Former Client
  • “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.
  • “Michael Musa-Obregon is an outstanding lawyer.”

    J.O.
  • “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
  • “Thanks to Mr. Theodore Hartman, Bernardo can now look forward to a positive future in the United States of America.”

    Katharine St. Vincent
  • “The man can do what other lawyers only dream about.”

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

    Julio E.
  • “He's always been right on the money.”

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

    Polish family

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