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

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299 Broadway, Suite 1005, New York, NY, 10007
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PRACTICE AREAS

Immigration Attorney
Regional Center Submission Provider

LANGUAGES

Arabic
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
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Taiwanese

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Mona  Shah

Mona Shah

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Mona Shah & Associates (MSA) is a full-service U.S. & U.K. immigration law firm, which also provides legal counsel in other specialty areas including matrimonial law, contract law, corporate law, and criminal law. MSA is internationally licensed to practice in the United States, China, and the United Kingdom. Collectively, we possess over 47 years of legal experience. MSA has a diverse client base representing individual, institutional, academic, and corporate clients around the globe. Our People's Republic of China (PRC) qualified attorneys, versed in Chinese culture and language, serve the legal needs of our China-based clients, in matters of corporate, litigation, contract, business, immigration, securities, intellectual property, and U.S. market due diligence. We are proud of our reputation for responsiveness and superior services. MSA consistently provides creative, high-quality, and cost-effective solutions to legal issues.

Full Support Staff:

At MSA, you will find experienced and highly qualified staff to meet your needs and to provide personalized services. Our support staff includes Associate Attorneys, EB-5 specialists, Of-Counsel Attorneys, Paralegals, and Law Clerks, all of whom are well equipped to address the goals of our clients. We are fluent in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Fuzouness, Spanish, French, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, and Malayalm.

We genuinely enjoy our work and seek to share our excitement and talent. We make a difference for our clients.

BIO

Mehreen Shah, LLB (Hons) or Mona Shah as she is more commonly known.

Born in the UK, Mona graduated from the University of Northumbria in England 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, Here she became proficient in advocacy, handling several complex cases. After moving to New York, she established her own law firm in New York City in 1997. The firm handles legal matters for clients worldwide.

Mona has over 19 years of legal experience, with more than 15 years concentrated in U.S. immigration and litigation. Mona is also an Adjunct Professor at the Business School of Baruch University.

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 and Associates, represents individual, high profile and corporate clients from all over the world.

Mona is highly proficient and experienced in EB-5 law and practice, and has authored numerous articles and blog pieces in EB-5. Mona is the author of a published book for investors on the EB-5 laws and procedures (EB5 for the Chinese Investor, available on Amazon). The second updated edition is scheduled will be released shortly. Mona was also voted as one of the top 25 EB-5 attorneys in the US, on EB-5 Investors.com. http://www.eb5investors.com/magazine/article/top-25-eb5-attorneys-2013

Mona has hands-on experience setting up, working with and establishing EB-5 projects, both direct pooled investments and Regional Centers, nationwide. In addition she has an impressive track record of many years handling complex immigration matters, including private non-regional center investor cases. In addition, she has dealt with complex, multifaceted RFE’s for both the Regional Centers as well as for the Investor.

Mona was also one of the 4 original founders of New York City Regional Center and the only Immigration Attorney on the team. Mona also founded the New York Immigration Fund, RC. Mona Shah & Associates, exclusively handled the Times Square Hotel project. 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’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 has authored and published numerous articles including EB-5 related articles. She has written and spoken extensively on immigration law, both in the US and overseas, including China, Brazil and the UK. She is often featured as a guest speaker at legal seminars ( AILA and ILW) and has appeared on national television news programs. Mona also previously hosted a cable television program focused on immigration issues. She has been honored for her work by various groups and non for profit organizations.

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

  • Denial of NY Wheel funding has Chinese investors' families reeling
  • SUMMARY OF POLICY MANUAL ON REDEPLOYMENT
  • 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”?
  • 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

    Denial of NY Wheel funding has Chinese investors' families reeling
    September 07, 2018
    SUMMARY OF POLICY MANUAL ON REDEPLOYMENT
    August 30, 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
    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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