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Biography

JOSEPH B. CARACCIO is an associate immigration attorney at Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP.  Since 2012, Mr. Caraccio has helped many of our immigrant clients successfully obtain their legal status in the United States and defend those that face removal (deportation). The majority of Mr. Caraccio’s clients are individual’s that have been living in the United States for most of their life, but are facing criminal charges or have already been convicted. From minor traffic infractions to serious federal felonies involving drug trafficking and even attempted murder, Mr. Caraccio focuses on these type of complex immigration issues for our firm.

Areas of Practice

  • Immigration Law
  • Deportation Defense
  • Asylum
  • Citizenship
  • Waivers of Inadmissibility
  • Visas
  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Community Involvement

  • Safe Passage Project Volunteer: Provided free legal services to unaccompanied children apprehended at the border.
  • Unemployment Action Center Volunteer: Provided pro bono legal assistance to individuals that lost their job and were being denied unemployment insurance.
  • Teacher/Mentor: Volunteered through New York Law School to teach 6th graders in the Bronx about the legal system and their rights.

 

Super Lawyers Rising Stars Award - Joseph B. Caraccio Top 40 Under 40 by The National Advocates - Joseph Caraccio 10 BEST Immigration Attorney: Joseph Caraccio

Education
  • New York Law School, J.D., 2012
    • Historian of Phi Alpha Delta New York Law School Chapter (2010 - 2012)
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, B.F.A., Photography, 2009
  • Semester Study Abroad - Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico, 2009
Admitted
  • New York: 2013
  • Washington DC: 2015
  • US District Court Eastern District of New York: 2013
  • US District Court Southern District of New York: 2013
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit: 2014
  • District of Columbia Court of Appeals: 2015
Awards
  • 10 Best Immigration Attorneys in New York by the American Institute of Legal Counsel: 2017
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Stars Award: 2017
  • Top 40 Under 40 by The National Advocates: 2016
  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 by American Society of Legal Advocates: 2016
  • Avvo Top Contributor: 2013-2016
  • Client's Choice Award by Avvo: 2013
  • Public Interest Certificate by New York Law School: 2012
Memberships
  • New York Bar Association
  • ILW.com
  • Federalist Society Attorney Member
  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Past President, Federalist Society NYLS Chapter
  • Past Treasurer, Federalist Society NYLS Chapter
Author
  • Author, Immigration Law Year in Review - The positives and negatives of 2015, ILW.COM, 14 Jan. 2016.
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish