Adjunct Professor of Law
B.A., Fordham University; J.D., Quinnipiac University School of Law.
Professor Raymond is Deputy Chief, Adjudications Law Division, Office of Chief Counsel, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The Adjudications Law Division provides advice to all USCIS components, including USCIS headquarters and field offices on a wide array of issues relating to immigration benefits. Professor Raymond began his career in immigration with legacy Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) in 1997 as an Assistant District Counsel in the New York District Counsel’s office. In that role, he represented the legacy INS in U.S. immigration court on issues of removability, deportation, exclusion and relief and provided legal advice to operating units of the INS New York district. Professor Raymond was also a public defender with the Criminal Defense Division of the New York City Legal Aid Society in the Bronx for nine years. Professor Raymond is a member of the New York Bar.
Professor Raymond teaches the Immigration Law Seminar.