Michael Almonte represents multinational corporate clients in a variety of industries on all aspects of U.S. immigration, including permanent residence, nonimmigrant visas and citizenship.
From August 2010 until September 2011, Michael served as the Fragomen Fellow at the New York City Bar Justice Center, a rotating fellowship the firm established to enhance the pro bono immigration services provided at the City Bar Justice Center.
In this position, Michael coordinated the Immigrant Outreach Program, where he developed and directed various pro bono immigrant outreach initiatives including organizing free immigration legal clinics throughout New York City and leading a new project aimed at providing pro bono representation to immigrants in detention facilities.
Michael joined Fragomen in 2008 after spending a year as an immigration law clerk with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. During law school, Michael worked as a summer law clerk for a leading immigration law firm in Florida.
Brooklyn Law School
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Bar Admissions: New York, New Jersey
Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association
Member, China General Chamber of Commerce
Member, Pro Bono Committee, American Immigration Lawyers Association (NY Chapter)