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About Dawn M Lurie
Dawn M. Lurie is an EB-5 immigration attorney and leads the EB-5 industry practice at Polsinelli PC, located in Washington. She has more than 20 years of experience providing assistance with global and U.S. immigration processes. Attorney Lurie has been ranked as a leading immigration business lawyer by Who’s Who Legal, Best Lawyers, Legal 500, and Chambers, among other prominent legal publications. She is frequently quoted in leading news publications on immigration matters, including the Associated Press and The Washington Post, and regularly writes and speaks about immigration compliance issues.
Attorney Lurie has represented foreign individuals through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program since the early 1990s. She has since expanded her practice to include EB-5 compliance work and regional center representation. Attorney Lurie is particularly interested in EB-5 project and regional center compliance, which she believes has been overlooked with the surge of growth that the program has recently received. Attorney Lurie also provides creative private equity funding strategies to developers in various industries that are interested in establishing EB-5 regional centers and projects.
Attorney Lurie also advises U.S. corporations on numerous compliance-related immigration matters, specifically cases related to Form I-9 verification issues. She has established compliance strategies for both large and small companies and has assisted with minimizing civil and criminal liabilities, as well as monetary exposure, during internal investigations and audits. She is knowledgeable about global human resource transactions and processes, including work permits, visas, tax structures, corporate formation, compensation and benefits, employment, export controls, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and data privacy. She advises companies in a variety of sectors including pharmaceutical, defense, information technology, food processing, healthcare and multimedia, and retail and service industries.
Attorney Lurie earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1987 from Pennsylvania State University and her Juris Doctor from American University’s Washington College of Law in 1990. She is admitted to practice law before the state of New Jersey, the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, and the United States Supreme Court.
Answers to EB-5 24 Questions Answered
- When does the two year conditional residence start?
- What are the consequences of submitting Form I-924A late?
- How will previously living illegally in the United States affect my EB-5 visa eligibility?
- What unforeseeable liabilities can I expect in doing business with an EB-5 investor?
- What obstacles will I face in opening my own dental practice that also serves as an EB-5 investment for me?
- What are the steps for abandoning my conditional permanent residency?
- What do I do if my petition is denied?
- How does my family apply for EB-5 from our home country?
- What are the qualities of a good Regional Center?
- How will an expired F1 visa affect my I-526 petition?
- What options are available for EB-5 investors with children over 21?
- How can my investment funds be used in EB-5?
- How can multiple investors within a family apply for EB-5?
- What happens if my EB-5 consular is denied?
- How can I make EB-5 evaluation time faster?
- When can EB-5 funds be used during a project?
- How do investors find EB-5 projects?
- How are fired employees counted towards EB-5 job creation requirements?
- How do I know which EB-5 Regional Center I can invest in?
- Can people from any country get an EB-5 visa?
- Is there a limit on the number of projects an EB-5 Regional Center can have?
- Can I apply for the EB-5 visa program if I overstayed my previous visa?
- What are the current EB-5 Regional Centers?
- How many EB-5 visas are granted by the USCIS each year?