On September 24, 2017, President Trump issued a proclamation replacing his previous Travel Ban Executive Order (“EO-2”), though it is substantially similar in many respects. The proclamation serves to make the Travel Ban indefinite and modifies the list of countries affected. Individuals from the designated countries with valid visas may continue ... Read More
SGG boasts some of the best and brightest legal talent in the industry. Our highly sought after attorneys do more than provide excellent service to our clients. They are also leaders in a multitude of professional associations: Elsie Arias: Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) EB-5 Committee; Chair, 2017 AILA ... Read More
On May 31, 2017, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced it had posted to its website in the interest of program transparency the notices of terminations of dozens of Regional Centers. Our experienced EB-5 immigration attorneys have authored an article on protecting immigrant investors, originally published in the ... Read More
July 28 – Elsie Arias will be speaking at the 2017 San Francisco EB-5 & Investment Immigration Convention.
SGG is incredibly sad to announce the loss of one of our own. Carol Ross, a founding member of the law firm, passed away last week, leaving a huge hole in our hearts. Carol loved her job and was the backbone of our office. Tirelessly working behind the scenes, ... Read More
originally published on juntousa.com on 4/14/2017 La ley de inmigración es un campo muy complejo. Cuando necesite ayuda en asuntos de inmigración, póngase en contacto con un abogado calificado y no con un notario, alguien que no tiene licencia para ejercer la abogacía. Se puede buscar un abogado de diferentes ... Read More
HG Plus, a China-based investment agency that helps young professionals enter the U.S. workforce successfully, hosted an International Career Fair (ICF) at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles on April 1, 2017. The event attracted over 700 hundred job seekers from the United States and abroad. SGG ... Read More
Congress extended the regional center investment program until the end of the fiscal year, September 30, 2017. Meanwhile substantial reforms of the EB-5 law are under serious consideration, including draft legislation authored by Senator Grassley and Senator Cornyn, and a proposed regulation by USCIS. We expect: Higher investment minimums More ... Read More
On Sunday, May 7, SGG attorney Partner Michele Franchett traveled to Tijuana to support a group of refugees fleeing violence and gangs in Central America. The group of refugees, which was assisted by a coalition of Mexican and American organizers, traveled thousands of miles through Mexico in hopes of seeking asylum ... Read More
May 30 – David Strashnoy will present The ABCs of Visa Acquisition at the 2017 NAFSA Annual Conference & Expo at 8:00 AM. May 31 – Kathy Grzegorek will chair a discussion on Employer Compliance and Document Retention for Employment of Foreign Nationals at 2:45 PM. Click here for the full event program.