Michelle Riestra is an immigration attorney headquarterd in Washington, DC. She serves clients around the world and all 50 states. Having grown up in Puerto Rico, she has native fluency in English and Spanish. Riestra’s practice focuses on both business and family-based immigration. She provides clients with a wide range of immigration services such as investor-based visas, EB-5 program, start-ups, employment visas, student visas, marriage visas, and green cards.
Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree, magna cum laude, in legal studies from St. John’s University in New York. She subsequently acquired a master’s degree in public health from the George Washington University Milken Institute of Public Health and her Juris Doctor from the George Washington University Law School.
She also serves as Executive Director for CODESPA America, an international nonprofit that empowers individuals to break the cycle of poverty through entrepreneurship, with local teams in more than 11 countries. Her extensive travel throughout European and Latin American countries has shaped a well-rounded understanding of the different markets, cultures and business opportunities, equipping her to better serve you in her role as your immigration attorney.
She is admitted to the bar of the District of Columbia.