When reviewing EB-5 project documents, it is important to not reflexively dismiss a project because there are certain guarantees. This article will distinguish the difference between permissible and impermissible guarantees in the EB-5 field so that EB-5 practitioners and investors can better evaluate projects and projects can offer their investors more assurances regarding the investment....
About Catharine Yen
Catharine Yen manages the immigration practice group at Sullivan, Krieger, Truong, Spagnola & Klausner, LLP, where she focuses on EB-5 investment cases. She has helped EB-5 investors obtain permanent residence in the U.S. Her experience covers I-526 immigrant investor petitions, consular processing, adjustment of status (AOS), and I-829 petitions. Yen also helps clients form regional centers, as well as counsels existing regional centers and project developers on how to comply with EB-5 immigration law. Yen has spoken at national conferences about her EB-5 practice and has also co-authored professional articles about the EB-5 program.
Yen has experience in assisting multinational companies in business immigration cases, including H status, L status, TN status, and M status. Yen has also assisted clients in family-based immigration cases.
Yen is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, as well as the Asian Pacific Bar Association of Los Angeles. She is licensed to practice law in the states of California and Texas.
Yen earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rice University and her Juris Doctor at the University of Houston Law Center. She is also conversant in Mandarin Chinese.
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