Susan Waller Ramos

Susan Ramos  North Carolina WBD Immigration Attorney Consular processing Humanitarian Relief  Workplace Compliance Spanish Speaking
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Professional Biography

Susan is an immigration lawyer with over fifteen years of experience assisting individuals, families, and employers in connection with assessing available U.S. immigration options.

Her practice includes preparing and filing individual, family-based, and employment-based petitions, immigrant and nonimmigrant visa applications, and waivers of inadmissibility. She assists with complex consular processing issues, complicated citizenship and naturalization issues, petitions for humanitarian relief, and removal defense. She advises employers regarding worksite compliance, conducting internal I-9 audits and trainings, and negotiating with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) regarding employer sanctions. 

A former criminal defense attorney, Susan also advises individuals and employers regarding immigration consequences of criminal conduct. She represents clients before U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Labor, and the Executive Office of Immigration Review. 

Susan is frequently asked to speak at conferences and community events regarding immigration law.

Susan is fluent in Spanish. 

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The National Law Review names Womble Bond Dickinson LLP as a Go-To Thought Leader in the field of immigration law. The firm has provided extensive coverage of the USCIS’ EAD work permits throughout 2022; in particular, attorneys Jennifer Cory, Susan Waller Ramos, and Jeffrey B. Widdison authored “New USCIS Rule Automatically Extends Some Noncitizens’ Work Permits for Up to 540 Days,” which saw a substantial readership this year and serves as a valuable reference for lawyers and professionals across the US.


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