Elsy M. Ramos Velasquez is an Associate with the Immigration group in Clark Hill’s Washington, DC office. Elsy has guided clients in all aspects of client representation including interviews, meetings, and consultations. She has wide-ranging experience in preparing and submitting complex asylum, family-based, SIJS, VAWA and U visa as well as waiver applications. She can provide counsel and assist in preparing and submitting non-immigrant and immigrant visa applications with supporting documents to U.S. Consulates. Elsy represents clients before the U.S. Immigration Courts, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Board of Immigration Appeals, Department of State, and Maryland family courts.
Elsy earned her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law, graduated magna cum laude and received the Excellence in Clinical Education Award. Prior to law school, Elsy attended the University of Maryland University College receiving her M.A. in Business Administration. She received her B.A. in Latin American Studies at the University of Miami.
Elsy is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), Federal Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association, and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild.