Episode 30: EB-5 Litigation Victory!
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
Ron Klasko and Dan Lundy, both partners with Klasko Immigration Law Partners, talk with Anu Nair about a major litigation victory on which they were co-counsel. The litigation is significant because USCIS had put restrictions on the EB-5 regional center program that went beyond what Congress intended when it reinstated the program in March 2022, which would have killed the program for years. Anu Nair asks Ron Klasko and Dan Lundy to explain the importance and the details of the settlement and what it means for regional centers and investors moving forward: Why was the litigation necessary to ..read more
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Episode 29: EB-5 Regional Centers Reopened
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
On Friday, June 24, 2022, a federal district court judge ordered a nationwide preliminary injunction, which has since reopened the EB-5 regional center program for regional centers. In this episode, Klasko EB-5 attorneys discuss the latest updates to the EB-5 regional center program and what that means for investors, developers, and brokers. They will also address what role they played in this litigation and give advice on next steps for EB-5 clients. Attorneys Ron Klasko, Dan Lundy, and Allison Li address questions on what the judge’s decision means and more: Is the regional center program f ..read more
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Episode 28: Introduction to the EB-1 Visa
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
Do you have an exceptional or extraordinary ability in science, medicine, arts, business, or in another common field? If so, the EB-1 visa may be for you. During this episode, Klasko’s EB-1 attorney team discusses the fundamentals of EB-1, gives an overview on how to prepare for a successful EB-1 petition, and covers ways to increase your chances of approval. Klasko’s EB-1 attorney team Anu Nair, Allie Dempsey, and Nigel James answer these need-to-know questions before starting your EB-1 application: Do you need a sponsor? What are the benefits? What criteria are needed? What are some alterna ..read more
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Episode 27: Avoiding Status Violations in the Side Gig Economy (Rerecord)
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
William (Bill) Stock, Michele Madera, and Andrew (Drew) Zeltner sit down and discuss common questions and scenarios foreign nationals in the U.S. encounter about which side hustles might cause issues with status violations. This is an updated version of an episode published in February 2019 (Episode 12:  Avoiding Status Violations in the Side Gig Economy.) In this episode, the Klasko attorneys give updated guidance as well as cover the recent changes for student athletes regarding name, image, and likeness compensation. Can I develop an app in my dorm room? Can I sell my car? Can I inves ..read more
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Episode 26: EB-1 Visa in Pop Culture: Beth Harmon from the Queen’s Gambit
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
What does it take to qualify for an EB-1 visa? The Klasko EB-1 team discusses the criteria that might qualify the fictional main character from Netflix’s hit miniseries The Queen’s Gambit, Beth Harmon. The series follows Beth as she rises to the top of the competitive chess field. EB-1 attorney Allie Dempsey and EB-1 team editor Steve Miller, with EB-1 practice partner Anu Nair, discuss the EB-1 visa qualifying criteria and how they might craft a hypothetical EB-1 petition for Beth Harmon. In real life, EB-1 visas are not just for scientists and Nobel Prize winners. The criteria are flexible e ..read more
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Episode 25: The International Entrepreneur Rule is Back!
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
The Biden Administration brought an Obama-era program back to life that was nearly another casualty of Trump’s restrictive immigration actions. Biden reversed Trump’s elimination of the International Entrepreneur Rule (IER - also known as International Entrepreneur Parole or the “Startup Visa”) in May 2021 in the hopes of fostering economic development and job growth in the United States. The rule provides an additional path for international entrepreneurs to grow their companies in the U.S., providing critical jobs and boosting the U.S. economy as a result. Before Trump slashed the program, f ..read more
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Episode 24: Strategies for Resolving EB-5 Problems Series - Part 3: Litigation Options
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
The third and final episode in a three-part series about problems in the EB-5 investor program and how we assist our clients in resolving the problems, this episode covers litigation options. If we are not able to resolve investors’ problems, project problems or regional center issues, judicial review in federal court might be the answer. The Klasko EB-5 team is a recognized leader in successfully resolving EB-5 problems through different litigation options. Klasko EB-5 immigration attorneys, Ronald Klasko, Daniel Lundy, and Jessica DeNisi discuss litigation options to resolve these issues: W ..read more
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Episode 23: Strategies for Resolving EB-5 Problems Series - Part 2: Regional Center Headaches
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
The second in a three-part series about problems in the EB-5 immigrant investor program and how we assist our clients in resolving the problems, this episode covers issues relating to regional centers. When the USCIS attempts to terminate a regional center, there are methods to defend against those actions. The Klasko EB-5 team is adept at successfully resolving complicated issues the regional center might encounter if the USCIS gives notice of intent to terminate. The firm has been able to preserve the immigration interests for many investors when this scenario occurs. Klasko EB-5 immigration ..read more
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Episode 22: Strategies for Resolving EB-5 Problems Series - Part 1: Project Problems
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
The first in a three-part series about problems in the EB-5 immigrant investor program and how we assist our clients in resolving the problems, this episode covers issues specifically related to investment projects. Between COVID, the slow economy, delays and fraud in the program, many projects have encountered problems that affect immigrant investors. The Klasko EB-5 team is adept at successfully resolving issues involving project delays, changes, job shortages, and fraud. Klasko EB-5 immigration attorneys Ron Klasko, Dan Lundy, and Jessica DeNisi discuss the following scenarios investors mig ..read more
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Episode 21: What Happens When a US Green Card Holder Gets Stuck Abroad
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by Klasko Immigration Law Partners, LLP
2y ago
Nearly one year into the COVID-19 pandemic and many US green card holders are facing a difficult dilemma: risk losing their permanent resident status (and green card) or defy travel restrictions and put their and others’ health at risk. There are options to re-enter the US to maintain permanent resident status, of course with many considerations for specific situations. Klasko employment-based attorneys Bill Stock and Oliver Yang discuss the options and factors to consider: Can a green card holder re-enter the U.S. after spending more than one year abroad? Can you lose your permanent resident ..read more
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