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Melissa Salazar


Lubbock Office

Phone: (806) 712-2800
Fax: 806-712-2828
3602 Slide Road
Suite 32
Lubbock, TX 79414
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Melissa Salazar is an immigration lawyer at Whittenburg & Strange, P.C. in the Lubbock office. She provides immigration assistance to clients in family-based and employment-based matters. Melissa has a broad range of experience in immigration practice, including petitions and visa applications for immigrants and non-immigrants, naturalization, certificates of birth abroad, adjustment and change of status, removal defense, and bond requests. Additionally, Melissa's experience in assisting employers with non-immigrant visas, including TN, H-1B, H-2A, H-2B, change of status for B-2, H-4 and F-1 among others, J-1 waivers and immigrant visas for permanent residence status of employees. Prior to joining Whittenburg Law Firm, Melissa practiced Texas criminal law and family law, gaining experience in the two most common areas of law that commingle with immigration law. Melissa was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, and subsequently, earned her J.D. from Texas Tech University School of Law in 2009. Melissa is fluent in Spanish.

    Practice Areas
  • U.S. Immigration and Nationality Law
  • State Bar of Texas
    Law School
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D 2009
  • Southern Methodist University, B.B.A. in Financial Consulting and Minor in Latin America Studies, 2005
  • State Bar of Texas
  • Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • State Bar of Texas Immigration and Nationality Law Section