About Becky Yu
Becky L. Yu is an EB-5 immigration attorney who practices at the law firm of Yu, South & Associates, located in Richardson, Texas. She earned her law degree in 1985 from Beijing’s China University of Political Science & Law. In 2000, she also earned her Masters of Law degree from Southern Methodist University, located in Dallas. She has dedicated her practice to immigration law since 1991. However, she has a very broad, diverse legal experience that she built when serving as general in-house counsel for a major international company, where she was responsible for joint ventures, international trade, trademark and other external and internal legal matters for more than seven years. She also previously worked as an assistant district attorney, during which time she worked on three death penalty cases.
Attorney Yu has worked on U.S. immigration and nationality matters for numerous renowned organizations. Attorney Yu served as the immigration administrator for Texas Instrument’s law department for more than five years. She also worked with the software company i-2 Technologies, Inc., where she served as the sole staff immigration lawyer for a company with more than 1500 foreign nationals on staff.
Attorney Yu also has experience with regional and national law firms and major corporations. She practiced law under the former president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association when she worked at Jenkens & Gilchrist. She then started a new immigration department at a regional law firm in Dallas, where she worked as practice group leader. She currently works as of counsel to White & Wiggins in Dallas, which is the region’s biggest certified minority-owned law firm, where she leads all U.S. immigration matters.
Attorney Yu focuses on various employment-based immigration, including EB-5, H-1B, L-1A&B, and PERM cases for nurses and medical staff, high tech research engineers, university teachers, priority workers, advanced researchers, aliens of extraordinary ability and multinational business executives. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association, the Dallas Asian American Lawyers Association, the AILA Texas Chapter, and she is an advisor on the American Bar Association’s Advisory Panel. She is listed in the “Who’s Who of American Women Lawyers” and the “Who’s Who in American Law.”