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Mona Shah
(212) 233 - 7473
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Mona Shah & Associates Global
Attorney (Immigration)

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Mona  Shah

Mona Shah

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Established in 1997, headquartered in Manhattan, New York and in the UK, Mona Shah & Associates Global (“MSA”) is experienced in global investment, business immigration, direct investments, corporate & securities law.

MSA is an established leader, highly regarded within the industry and regularly quoted.

MSA has extensive experience in financing, formulating & strategizing projects and investments, as well as administering compliance. As an advanced global corporate Immigration practice, MSA have worked with the top echelon within the industry and have been instrumental in the success of numerous projects. Marketing overseas for multiple projects, MSA have successfully raised millions of dollars in investor capital. MSA have written and spoken extensively internationally and within North America, as well as successfully hosting major events.

Mona is a part-time adjunct Professor at Baruch Business College, City University of New York. MSA keep abreast of policy and legislative changes. They are part of the Public Policy and Presidential Advisory Committees of IIUSA.

BIO

Born in the UK, Mona graduated from the University of Northumbria in England (UK) in 1990. Mona was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales in 1993 and was admitted to the New York Bar and the United States Federal Bar in 1997.

While in England, Mona trained with various firms before her appointment as a Crown Prosecutor with the British Crown Prosecution Service. After moving to New York, she established Mona Shah & Associates Global (MSA Global) in 1997. Mona has over 26 years of legal experience.

Highly proficient and recognized as an industry leader in EB-5 law, Mona has attained many accolades and awards: she was voted Top 25 EB-5 attorneys by EB-5 Investors Magazine five years in a row; recognized as a Top Lawyer by Who’s Who, International and as a ‘Top Attorney of North America’.

Mona is a Lexis Nexis editor, she has authored numerous articles and blog pieces in EB-5 and is the author of a published book for investors on the EB-5 laws and procedures (EB5 for the Chinese Investor, available on Amazon).

Mona has also spoken extensively, both in the US and overseas. Mona has been interviewed by mainstream television, including Al Jazeera and Fox Business news and has been quoted by major newspapers and publications including the New York Times, the Real Deal and many others. Mona has been featured on the cover of foreign magazines, including Biz-Life and EB-5 Supermarket. Mona is the co-editor of the BLS publication: Trade & Investment, the EB-5 Gateway.

Mona also pioneered and hosts the first podcast series that focuses on foreign direct investment and EB-5. She has been honored for her work by various groups and non-for-profit organizations.

Mona’s extensive knowledge of all facets of U.S. immigration law and her practical expertise ranges from specialist business petitions to complicated, multi-issue deportation and removal litigation. Her firm, Mona Shah Global, represents individual, high profile and corporate clients from all over the world. Mona and MSA Global have raised millions of dollars for projects in the US.

Mona’s substantial litigation background includes her representation of clients in both state and federal courts on the trial and appellate levels. She has litigated in over 9 states and the District of Columbia and handled complex immigration law appeals before the United States Circuit Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Fifth, and Eleventh circuits. Mona has wide-ranging litigation experience, including Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) as well as trial-court experience on both the trial and appellate levels, in both State and Federal courts. Mona is also proficient in UK Immigration law.

Mona’s extensive experience in EB-5 began in 2006; Mona was also one of the 4 original founders of the first regional center in New York –New York City Regional Center, thereafter she founded the second regional center — the New York Immigration Fund, RC. Today, Mona Shah & Associates formulates structures and handles EB-5 project work for multiple projects, both direct and regional centers; trouble shoots problematic cases for attorneys and regional centers, as well as handling multiple EB-5 Investor petitions. Mona has been notorious for handling projects in unique and novel industries, facing challenges head on.

Mona is a member of the Presidential Advisory and Public Policy Committees for IIUSA Mona is also a part-time Adjunct Professor at the Business School of Baruch College, City of New York University, where she teaches EB-5 law.

Mona is a member of legal organizations in both the United States and England (UK). She is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales; the American Immigration Lawyers Association; the Federal Bar Association; the New York County Lawyers Association; the American Bar Association; and the International Bar Association.

Mentions

  • EB-5 Versus EB-2/3
  • Mona Shah Quoted By New Hampshire Business Review
  • Exceptions To Trump’s Travel Ban
  • SEC Proposal To Amend The “Accredited Investor” Definition, Approved.
  • Are The Threatened USCIS Furloughs Just Politics?
  • IIUSA Submits Report For The Record For House Judiciary Committee Hearing On USCIS Oversight
  • EB-5 CAPITAL REDEPLOYMENT GUIDANCE ARRIVES IN TIME TO BE USED FOR COVID-19 RECOVERY PROJECTS
  • New Legislation To Bail Out USCIS’ Furloughs; Fees To Increase
  • PSYCHOLOGY OF A PANDEMIC: EB-5 LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM COVID-19
  • COVID-19’S Impact On EB-5: A Panel Discussion
  • Op Ed: Tweets, Executive Orders And “Xenophobic Scapegoating”…. Unconstitutional?
  • Tuk Tuk your Way from an E-2 to EB-5
  • USCIS RE-PRIORITIZES THE EB-5 ADJUDICATION PROCESS: AN ANALYSIS!
  • SUBSCRIPTION ESCROW ACCOUNTS IN EB-5 A STORY OF EVOLUTION
  • EB-5 VISA FRAUD CLAIM DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE
  • THE STATE OF PLAY IN WASHINGTON – OCTOBER 2019
  • PropTech is Rising; Can EB-5 Ride the Tide?
  • From the City to The Hill: EB-5 Dialogue with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries
  • Move over Regs, the EB-5 Bill is Alive and Kicking!
  • EB-5 regulations get closer to the finishing line..HR 1044.. should the EB-5 industry be worried?
  • AN EXAMPLE OF INCONSISTENT CONSULATE DECISIONS – THE CULTURE OF NO IN CURRENT IMMIGRATION PROCESS TO STOP EVEN THE LEGAL IMMIGRATION
  • The Visa Bulletin: What It Is and What It Actually Means
  • THE LATEST CRISIS FOR EB-5: VISA BACKLOGS EXTEND TO MORE COUNTRIES
  • As Demand for the US EB-5 visa continues to rise in India, Distinctions are made with China
  • Early Withdrawal of EB-5 Capital with Patrick Hogan
  • THE STATE OF PLAY IN WASHINGTON – OCTOBER 2018
  • Denial of NY Wheel funding has Chinese investors' families reeling
  • Amid immigration uproar Trump keeps mum on the EB-5 immigrant investor program
  • INDIA VS. PAKISTAN VS. BANGLADESH – “THE SUN NEVER SETS ON THE BRITISH EMPIRE!”
  • THE INVISIBLE WALL IS ALREADY UP AND RUNNING!
  • EB-5 VISA BACKLOG, CROSS-CHARGEABILITY AND THE GLOBAL MARKET
  • DEMYSTIFYING ECONOMIC REPORTS WITH KIMBERLY ATTEBERRY OF VERMILLION CONSULTING
  • TECHNICAL VIOLATIONS OF SECURITIES LAW WITH EDWARD GARTENBERG
  • EB-5 INVESTORS: HOW DO WE GET OUR MONEY BACK? FT. DEVIN WILLIAMS
  • LOBBYING AND EB-5: A CONVERSATION WITH AKIN GUMP
  • IRA KURZBAN ON IMMIGRANTS’ LIST AND IMPUTING LIABILITY FOR REGIONAL CENTERS
  • H1-B VISA TROUBLES CATAPULT INDIAN NATIONALS TOWARDS EB-5
  • EB-5 Change Imminent?
  • Making The Right Choice Between Regional Center And Direct Investment With David Hirson
  • With Cross-Training At The USCIS IPO, A New Level Of Detail Is Necessary In Writing Business Plans For EB-5: A Discussion With The LUCIDTEXT Blogger
  • Citizenship By Investment In ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
  • REGULATIONS VS LEGISLATION “…If confirmed, I commit to finalizing the proposed EB-5 rules…” USCIS Director Cissna
  • ALTERNATE ROUTE TO EB-5 VIA E-2 THROUGH GRENADA
  • THE INS & OUTS OF EB5 ADMIN FEES WITH OSVALDO ‘OZZIE’ TORRES
  • We Spoke, USCIS Listened
  • USCIS – FIRST TIME ON YOUTUBE LIVE!
  • PROGRAM AGENDA USCIS Information Session Hosted by Mona Shah Global
  • LIVE FEED – EB-5 CONFERENCE WITH USCIS IPO 2017
  • “A Killer Deal” for EB-5 or a “Deal Killer”?
  • Washington Updates, Articles, SEC Actions, RC List Changes
  • Legislative update with IIUSA featuring Peter Joseph
  • SEC Suffers One of its First Major Losses in EB-5 Realm
  • Redeployment Version 2.0 - Serious Issues with USCIS’ New Policy Manual Changes.
  • PROJECT STUCTURES WITH MONA SHAH & PATRICK HOGAN
  • JUDGING RISKS IN REAL ESTATE PROJECTS WITH MONA SHAH & ADAM GREENE
  • EB-5 on the rocks … with a Kushner twist!
  • In EB-5 Rule Feedback, Higher Investments Spark Outcry
  • Investor Immigration - What's New?
  • If passed as is, new EB-5 bill could see RE deals crumble
  • Here’s what big NYC developers spent to keep EB-5 alive
  • The quick and dirty changes looming for EB-5
  • While EB-5 Centers Need Scrutiny, Projects Viewed As King
  • While EB-5 Centers Need Scrutiny, Projects Viewed As King
  • EB-5 Funding & Transportation Projects – A Perfect Fit for Jobs, Accessibility & the Environment!
  • EB-5's underbelly
  • September 10, 2014 USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting Summary
  • Issues Raised at 5th Dec, USCIS EB5-5 Stakeholder's Meeting
  • Lawsuit over control, revenues of NYC Regional Center: co-founder charged with fraud by former partner; counterclaim also charges fraud

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  • News & Updates

    EB-5 Versus EB-2/3
    October 02, 2020
    Mona Shah Quoted By New Hampshire Business Review
    September 18, 2020
    Exceptions To Trump’s Travel Ban
    August 27, 2020
    SEC Proposal To Amend The “Accredited Investor” Definition, Approved.
    August 27, 2020
    Are The Threatened USCIS Furloughs Just Politics?
    August 26, 2020
    IIUSA Submits Report For The Record For House Judiciary Committee Hearing On USCIS Oversight
    August 04, 2020
    EB-5 CAPITAL REDEPLOYMENT GUIDANCE ARRIVES IN TIME TO BE USED FOR COVID-19 RECOVERY PROJECTS
    July 29, 2020
    New Legislation To Bail Out USCIS’ Furloughs; Fees To Increase
    July 21, 2020
    PSYCHOLOGY OF A PANDEMIC: EB-5 LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM COVID-19
    May 14, 2020
    COVID-19’S Impact On EB-5: A Panel Discussion
    May 01, 2020
    Op Ed: Tweets, Executive Orders And “Xenophobic Scapegoating”…. Unconstitutional?
    April 21, 2020
    Tuk Tuk your Way from an E-2 to EB-5
    February 18, 2020
    USCIS RE-PRIORITIZES THE EB-5 ADJUDICATION PROCESS: AN ANALYSIS!
    February 12, 2020
    SUBSCRIPTION ESCROW ACCOUNTS IN EB-5 A STORY OF EVOLUTION
    December 16, 2019
    EB-5 VISA FRAUD CLAIM DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE
    December 06, 2019
    THE STATE OF PLAY IN WASHINGTON – OCTOBER 2019
    October 16, 2019
    PropTech is Rising; Can EB-5 Ride the Tide?
    October 08, 2019
    From the City to The Hill: EB-5 Dialogue with Congressman Hakeem Jeffries
    September 18, 2019
    Move over Regs, the EB-5 Bill is Alive and Kicking!
    September 04, 2019
    EB-5 regulations get closer to the finishing line..HR 1044.. should the EB-5 industry be worried?
    February 26, 2019
    AN EXAMPLE OF INCONSISTENT CONSULATE DECISIONS – THE CULTURE OF NO IN CURRENT IMMIGRATION PROCESS TO STOP EVEN THE LEGAL IMMIGRATION
    November 27, 2018
    The Visa Bulletin: What It Is and What It Actually Means
    November 27, 2018
    THE LATEST CRISIS FOR EB-5: VISA BACKLOGS EXTEND TO MORE COUNTRIES
    November 27, 2018
    As Demand for the US EB-5 visa continues to rise in India, Distinctions are made with China
    November 15, 2018
    Early Withdrawal of EB-5 Capital with Patrick Hogan
    October 18, 2018
    THE STATE OF PLAY IN WASHINGTON – OCTOBER 2018
    October 16, 2018
    Denial of NY Wheel funding has Chinese investors' families reeling
    September 07, 2018
    Amid immigration uproar Trump keeps mum on the EB-5 immigrant investor program
    July 25, 2018
    INDIA VS. PAKISTAN VS. BANGLADESH – “THE SUN NEVER SETS ON THE BRITISH EMPIRE!”
    July 16, 2018
    THE INVISIBLE WALL IS ALREADY UP AND RUNNING!
    July 13, 2018
    EB-5 VISA BACKLOG, CROSS-CHARGEABILITY AND THE GLOBAL MARKET
    June 08, 2018
    DEMYSTIFYING ECONOMIC REPORTS WITH KIMBERLY ATTEBERRY OF VERMILLION CONSULTING
    May 31, 2018
    TECHNICAL VIOLATIONS OF SECURITIES LAW WITH EDWARD GARTENBERG
    May 25, 2018
    EB-5 INVESTORS: HOW DO WE GET OUR MONEY BACK? FT. DEVIN WILLIAMS
    May 21, 2018
    LOBBYING AND EB-5: A CONVERSATION WITH AKIN GUMP
    May 21, 2018
    IRA KURZBAN ON IMMIGRANTS’ LIST AND IMPUTING LIABILITY FOR REGIONAL CENTERS
    May 21, 2018
    H1-B VISA TROUBLES CATAPULT INDIAN NATIONALS TOWARDS EB-5
    April 12, 2018
    EB-5 Change Imminent?
    March 13, 2018
    Making The Right Choice Between Regional Center And Direct Investment With David Hirson
    February 02, 2018
    With Cross-Training At The USCIS IPO, A New Level Of Detail Is Necessary In Writing Business Plans For EB-5: A Discussion With The LUCIDTEXT Blogger
    January 29, 2018
    Citizenship By Investment In ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
    January 03, 2018
    REGULATIONS VS LEGISLATION “…If confirmed, I commit to finalizing the proposed EB-5 rules…” USCIS Director Cissna
    December 19, 2017
    ALTERNATE ROUTE TO EB-5 VIA E-2 THROUGH GRENADA
    December 14, 2017
    THE INS & OUTS OF EB5 ADMIN FEES WITH OSVALDO ‘OZZIE’ TORRES
    December 05, 2017
    We Spoke, USCIS Listened
    November 13, 2017
    USCIS – FIRST TIME ON YOUTUBE LIVE!
    November 13, 2017
    PROGRAM AGENDA USCIS Information Session Hosted by Mona Shah Global
    November 09, 2017
    LIVE FEED – EB-5 CONFERENCE WITH USCIS IPO 2017
    November 09, 2017
    “A Killer Deal” for EB-5 or a “Deal Killer”?
    October 12, 2017
    Washington Updates, Articles, SEC Actions, RC List Changes
    October 02, 2017
    Legislative update with IIUSA featuring Peter Joseph
    September 29, 2017
    SEC Suffers One of its First Major Losses in EB-5 Realm
    September 12, 2017
    Redeployment Version 2.0 - Serious Issues with USCIS’ New Policy Manual Changes.
    June 22, 2017
    PROJECT STUCTURES WITH MONA SHAH & PATRICK HOGAN
    June 07, 2017
    JUDGING RISKS IN REAL ESTATE PROJECTS WITH MONA SHAH & ADAM GREENE
    June 07, 2017
    EB-5 on the rocks … with a Kushner twist!
    May 11, 2017
    In EB-5 Rule Feedback, Higher Investments Spark Outcry
    April 20, 2017
    Investor Immigration - What's New?
    November 18, 2016
    If passed as is, new EB-5 bill could see RE deals crumble
    September 12, 2016
    Here’s what big NYC developers spent to keep EB-5 alive
    December 02, 2015
    The quick and dirty changes looming for EB-5
    September 29, 2015
    While EB-5 Centers Need Scrutiny, Projects Viewed As King
    September 17, 2015
    While EB-5 Centers Need Scrutiny, Projects Viewed As King
    September 17, 2015
    EB-5 Funding & Transportation Projects – A Perfect Fit for Jobs, Accessibility & the Environment!
    September 10, 2015
    EB-5's underbelly
    June 01, 2015
    September 10, 2014 USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting Summary
    December 18, 2014
    Issues Raised at 5th Dec, USCIS EB5-5 Stakeholder's Meeting
    December 18, 2014
    Lawsuit over control, revenues of NYC Regional Center: co-founder charged with fraud by former partner; counterclaim also charges fraud
    December 06, 2011

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