Meet Chris Ross, RIS Staff Attorney

Chris Ross joined CLINIC in January 2015. Prior to joining RIS, he worked on immigration policy. He graduated from the University of Maryland School of Law and is a member of the Maryland State Bar.

 

How would you describe your time working for RIS?

I enjoy immigration law and working directly with immigrants.

 

What inspires you to work in immigration?

I grew up not far from Ellis Island, knowing that my family came to America through those halls. I enjoy helping immigrants pursue the American Dream.

 

What do you enjoy most about working with RIS?

Working directly with immigrants.

 

Where did you grow up?

The GREAT state of New Jersey!

 

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

I studied in Italy for a year and would go back anytime.

 

What are your favorite things to do when you’re not at work?

I’m an avid sports fan; Giants, Yankees, Devils, Redbulls, Terps, Knicks, and Roma!

 

What is your hidden talent?

I play the guitar. Being from New Jersey I play a lot of Bruce Springsteen songs.

 

What is the best advice you've ever received?

Remain calm.