Melissa is a Certified Specialist in Citizenship and Immigration law with fifteen years of legal experience providing strategic advice on Canadian Immigration Law and practicing U.S immigration law.
Former firms & in-house roles:
Fragomen Canada Co; KPMG Law LLP; Green and Spiegel LLP
At Caravel Law, Melissa provides clients with full-service immigration support, often dealing with complex corporate compliance matters and providing strategic immigration planning. Melissa has assisted global companies in a wide range of industries including IT solutions, Gaming, Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Financial Services, Fintech, Mining and Energy, Project Management, Engineering and Hospitality.
Melissa’s Canadian practice regularly focusses on Labour Market Benefit Plans, Global Talent Strategy, International Mobility Programs, Temporary and Permanent Residence applications, Labour Market Impact Assessments, Express Entry, Provincial Nominee applications, Citizenship as well as complex admissibility matters. For US based clients, Melissa focusses on cross-border movements including non-immigrant visas (TN, L1, H1B etc.) and immigrant petitions under the family and economic classes.