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A Landmark “Win” for EB-5 Investors, Allows Use of Unsecured Loans, Oct 27, 2020!

After a 5-year dispute between USCIS and EB-5 Investors, a three-judge panel in D.C. Circuit court issued a decision on 10/27/2020, which allows use of unsecured loans to fund EB-5 investments.  In the last five-years, USCIS had disputed validity of source of funds where all or part the investment included an unsecured loan, resulting in denial […]

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PRESIDENT TRUMP’S TRAVEL BAN AND ITS EFFECTS ON U.S. IMMIGRATION, by Lawmaks

By: Marjan Kasra, Esquire & Babak Hojjat, J.D. Under the Trump administration, entry into United States has been severely restricted for nationals of certain countries. Under Travel Ban 1.0, there was extreme chaos experienced at all ports of entry into United States. Airlines refused to board nationals from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and […]

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About U-Visa

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) implemented a special visa category called “U Visa” in conjunction with Congress’s passing of Victims of Trafficking and Violence Prevention Act (VTVPA) back in 2000. This special visa category was created in order to protect undocumented foreigners who have suffered substantial abuse (mental or physical) and who are […]