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Attorney Mona Shah, Esq. Spoke at AILA EB-5 Webinar

Purchase CD today! EB-5: The Essentials of Investor Visas - CD http://agora.aila.org/ . No matter how many years you have been practicing immigration law, EB-5s might still be a mystery. This panel addresses the basics of EB-5 law and procedures, focusing on fundamental issues to consider before getting...

Attorney Yi Song, Esq. published article – SEC Enforcement Action on AILA

Mona Shah & Associates Attorney Yi Song, Esq. and former SEC attorney Robert Heim, Esq. published article at American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). The article SEC Enforcement Action and EB-5 Practice focused on the EB-5 program, its creation, and regulatory and enforcement issues involving the Securities...

How the ACCC Scandal has Disturbed the EB-5 Market in China

How the ACCC Scandal has Disturbed the EB-5 Market in China – Current Market Trends and Updates   Mona Shah, Esq. Yi Song, Esq.   Introduction: On February 6, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charged the EB-5 project A Chicago Convention Center (ACCC) and its principal Anshoo...

Deferred Action: New York Plans to Shield Immigrants from Fraud

On July 26, 2012, the New York Times issued an article on Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration’s plan to deter potential fraud and unscrupulous actions by individuals seeking to take advantage of persons who may be eligible for Deferred Action, based on the President Obama...

Nonimmigrant Admissions to the United States: 2011

Nonimmigrants are foreign nationals granted temporary entry into the United States. The major purposes for which nonimmigrant admission may be authorized include temporary visits for business or pleasure, academic or vocational study, temporary employment, and to act as a representative of a foreign government or...

Country Specific Issues in EB-5 Practice – China

The People's Republic of China is one country that EB-5 practitioners and related EB5 professionals cannot afford to neglect. The top 5 countries in 2012, for EB-5 alien entrepreneurs are: China, South Korea, Taiwan (region), Iran and Venezuela. Chinese investors account for an overwhelming 70%...

Public Engagement with Director Mayorkas Tenant Occupancy on April 27, 2012

Public Engagement with Director Mayorkas Tenant Occupancy on April 27, 2012   Introduction: On April 27, 2012 USCIS held a public engagement meeting in Washington, DC with Director Mayorkas aiming to address the issue of “tenant occupancy” presented in the economic methodology. Mona Shah & Associates participated...

Mona Shah, Esq. Speaks at ILW EB-5 Workshop

  MSA is pleased to announce that its Principal, Mona Shah, Esq. recently served as an invited guest speaker at ILW’s comprehensive EB-5- Workshop. The workshop was held at the Radisson Martinique in New York City on April 26, 2012. As a highly experienced and reputable...