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Mona Shah & Associates (MSA), a legal institution with Clients on four continents, is based on a set of core principles – the most critical of which is a relentless focus on client service that transcends individual interests. We are One Firm Worldwide.

Summary of EB-5 Adjudication Policy Memorandum USCIS Stakeholder Meeting on January 12, 2012

Summary of EB-5 Adjudication Policy Memorandum USCIS Stakeholder Meeting on January 12, 2012 Introduction: On January 12, 2012 USCIS held a stakeholder meeting in Washington, DC with Director Mayorkas aiming to collect constructive comments on the recently issued draft of EB-5 Adjudication Policy Memorandum. The meeting was...

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US Taxes

According to US tax law, all permanent residents are obligated to file US tax returns and disclose their overseas assets, including shares in overseas company, bank account, capital investment, business income, insurance information. Sale of House Overseas Appropriate financial management is highly recommended for EB-5 immigrant investors....

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California DREAM Act

California DREAM Act Mona Shah & Associates have been following the progression of the DREAM Act and is pleased to report that California has enacted the bill. On Saturday, October 08, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed the second part of the legislation allowing undocumented student immigrants...

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Foundry Group

Introduction Chairman Gallegly, Ranking Member Lofgren and members of the subcommittee, my name is Jason Mendelson and I am a co-founder and managing director of Foundry Group, a venture capital firm comprised of four partners based in Boulder, Colorado. Foundry Group is focused on making...

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Written Testimony of Daniel J. Healy Chief Executive Officer Civitas Capital Group Hearing on The Investor Visa Program: Key to Creating American Jobs

Mr. Chairman and Distinguished Members of the Committee: Thank you for the opportunity to testify today. My name is Daniel J. Healy. I am the Chief Executive Officer of Civitas Capital Group, a boutique asset management firm based in Dallas, Texas. My testimony begins with a brief summary...

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IIUSA Written Testimony for September 14, 2011 Hearing on The Investor Visa Regional Center Program: Key to Creating American Jobs Need for Permanent Authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program

Dear Honorable Subcommittee Members: This letter by the Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA), the national trade association of EB-5 Regional Centers (Regional Centers) and other Program stakeholders, is for insertion into the hearing record for the September 14, 2011 hearing entitled The Investor Visa...

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