Elsy Ramos Velasquez


University of Baltimore School of Law, JD Magna cum laude
Spanish, English
Immigration Law Specialization: 
  • Family Based Immigration
  • Removal Defense
  • U.S. Visas for victims of crimes and abuse
  • Humanitarian Relief / Asylum
  • Unlawful Presence Waivers

Elsy focuses her practice on family-based and humanitarian immigration matters before the U.S. immigration courts, the Board of Immigration Appeals, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and U.S. Consulates abroad.

While at the University of Baltimore’s School of Law, Elsy represented individuals before the Baltimore Immigration Court and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as a student attorney for the Immigrant Rights Clinic.  While in law school, she served as a Judicial Intern with the Baltimore Immigration Court.  Elsy also interned with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND) and clerked at several law firms assisting individuals with asylum, naturalization, special immigrant juvenile status, and provisional waivers.

Elsy received a B.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Miami and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland – University College. Elsy is admitted to practice in the state of Maryland and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).