The Investor & Entrepreneur Group at SGG is a fully-diversified practice group that serves both immigrant investors and entrepreneurs on the one hand as well as US-based enterprises that raise EB-5 capital on the other hand. While the SGG experience in this practice area is unique in terms of depth, volume, breadth and span of time, SGG is a cutting-edge industry practice leader focused on the rigors of immigration compliance, professional responsibility and Best Practices.
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The attorneys at SGG have published numerous cutting-edge articles on the subject of investor and entrepreneur immigration, and we are frequently invited to speak at leading EB-5 industry and professional conferences. Mr. Stone is Editor-in-Chief of the book Immigration Options for Investors and Entrepreneurs, now in its third edition and widely regarded as the seminal work in the field. Mr. Stone regularly shares his expertise at professional seminars and meetings of immigration lawyers and is nationally recognized as a thought leader in the area of investment immigration..
Lincoln Stone is a Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law as recognized by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. Lincoln also is recognized as a preeminent immigration lawyer by peer-based ratings such as The Best Lawyers in America and Super Lawyers publications. Lincoln has more than 30 years experience as ... Read More
Elsie Hui Arias is a partner at Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP. She has been certified as a specialist in immigration and nationality law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization since 2007, a designation that is conferred upon only a very small percentage of immigration practitioners ... Read More
Michele Franchett is a partner at Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP. She is admitted to the California Bar, and is a Certified Specialist in the practice of Immigration and Nationality Law. She has over twenty years of experience in the field, and holds the highest, preeminent “AV” rating from Martindale ... Read More
SGG is comprised of 17 attorneys and a team of experienced paralegals and administrative staff who are devoted to producing excellent work product and client service. Below is a Q&A with Candice Garett, one of the longest-serving members of the law firm and an attorney in the Investors & Entrepreneurs ... Read More
On February 14, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will begin accepting credit card payments for most form filing fees. The new payment option is available for 41 fee-based forms that are processed at USCIS Lockbox facilities, including the following commonly used forms: Form I-130, Petition for Alien ... Read More
The U.S. Congress recently extended the EB-5 Regional Center Program through September 30, 2018 as part of the Omnibus budget package. The extension was passed without changes to the current statutory or regulatory requirements. In summary, foreign nationals who invest equity capital in a new commercial enterprise, which in turn ... Read More