Melissa E. Katsoris handles various types of immigration matters. She has extensive experience in managing and preparing employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant visa petitions for a wide variety of professionals including artists, athletic coaches, tech professionals, business executives, engineers and more. She also handles family-based petitions, waivers, asylum, naturalization and many other types of immigration petitions and applications. Melissa takes a creative approach in handling her client’s immigration cases to boast a successful outcome. She understands that a strategic approach and attention to detail can be the deciding factors for immigration cases.
Prior to practicing immigration law, Melissa was an Adviser to the Permanent Mission of Greece at the U.N. where she covered multiple topics, including Migration. While advising on migration issues, she represented Greece during high-level negotiations and meetings leading up to the adoption of the Global Compacts for Migration and Refugees, the first intergovernmental negotiations under the auspices of the U.N. to cover all aspects of international migration. Her work on migration policy at the U.N. piqued her interest in U.S. immigration, which led her to practice immigration law.
- J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2015
- B.A., New York University, 2011
COURT AND BAR ADMISSIONS
- New York