Rebecca is a Partner and Senior Attorney with Mona Shah & Associates Global.
As an advanced EB-5 practitioner, Rebecca has worked with numerous project developers, analyzing and crafting entrepreneur, direct-pooled, and regional center projects from I-526 to I-829 petitions. She is well versed in USCIS compliance, offering advice on policy and integrity measures. Rebecca regularly receives co-counseling requests to assist regional centers, projects, and investors in responding to complicated Requests for Evidence (RFEs) and Notices of Intent to Deny (NOIDs).
With 8+ years of experience in the field, Rebecca is highly proficient at investor petitions, counseling investor clients through all stages of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. Rebecca and her team have successfully filed thousands of complex source of funds issues from clients worldwide. She is experienced in consular affairs and adjustment of status cases, handling issues such as consular waivers, problematic “Age Out” issues, and international adoption law.
Rebecca also has extensive EB-5 marketing experience, helping developers attract capital from global markets. She has been invited to speak at conferences both domestically and overseas, and has published many articles with LexisNexis, Immigration Daily, and other widely circulated EB-5 journals. Rebecca also offers her expertise by appearing and producing podcasts and other media streams. She a member of the President Advisory Council and Public Policy Committee for Invest In the USA (IIUSA) as well as an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA).
In addition, Rebecca is in charge of the firm’s family-based petitions and advise on nonimmigrant employment visas, such as intracompany transferees (L visas) and treaty traders/investors (E visas). She also handles litigation before the Circuit Court as well as representation in EOIR litigation, including deportation and removal proceedings, asylum, cancellation of removal, and prosecutorial discretion cases. She has represented DACA clients, and has experience working with the FBI and government attorneys to assist clients with criminal convictions.
Rebecca is admitted to practice law in the State of New York and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She is a 2010 graduate of Florida Coastal School of Law (FCSL), where she received her Juris Doctorate degree and International and Comparative Law Certificate. Proud to be a Hokie, Rebecca graduated from Virginia Tech in 2007, with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, minor in History, and magna cum laude honors.