Connecticut, US

Melissa is an Associate at Fragomen’s New York office, where she advises multinational corporate clients on a range of immigration matters, including employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visas, permanent residency and naturalization.

While in law school, Melissa actively participated in the Asylum Clinic and attended master calendar hearings in partnership with the Safe Passage Project, where she assisted individuals seeking asylum and Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

Melissa speaks Arabic and English.

Education


New York Law School | J.D., 2018, Two-Year Honors Program
Adelphi University | B.A., 2014

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: New York

Member, New York State Bar Association

Assisted businesses with preparing and obtaining employment-based nonimmigrant visas (e.g., L-1A/ B, H-1B, TN, E-2 and E-3) and immigrant visas.

Advised multinational companies on responses to complex Requests for Evidence.

Assisted individuals with J-1 sponsorships.

Prepared and filed family-based permanent residency petitions.