Carissa Tyler

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Carissa Tyler

Carissa Tyler


Originally from Seattle, WA, Ms. Tyler is experienced in employment-based immigration, family-based immigration, and removal defense. She represents clients in matters concerning nonimmigrant visas, immigrant visas, permanent residence, naturalization, and removal proceedings.

She is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), the Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), the Metropolitan Black Bar Association (MBBA), and the Filipino American Lawyers Association of New York (FALANY). She has served on several AILA New York Chapter Committees, including the CLE Committee, the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Committee, and the Social Committee.

Ms. Tyler graduated cum laude from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies and Political Science. She completed immigration-related internships during law school with the Capital Area Immigrant Rights Coalition (CAIR), The Legal Aid Society of New York – Immigration Law Unit, the Asian American Justice Center, and the Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL).

After earning her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC, Ms. Tyler was admitted to practice in New York.


University of Washington, B.A.
The George Washington University Law School, J.D.


State Bar of New York