About Fariba Faiz
Fariba Faiz is founding partner of the Law Offices of Fariba Faiz, based out of San Francisco, Calif. The Law Offices of Fariba Faiz serve clients both in-state and globally, and focuses on immigration to Northern California, including the San Francisco area, Sacramento, and Silicon Valley. They have experience with different types of immigration pathways, including EB-5, I-9, and H1-B. Through this practice, attorney Faiz focuses on holistic considerations for immigration needs.
Attorney Faiz is an experienced immigration attorney with a proven track record of successfully petitioning in the realm of investment immigration (E-1/E-2 visas and direct and regional center EB-5 projects), family-based immigration, and employment-based immigration. She works with multinational firms and their employees and immigrant investors to transfer, intra-company, foreign personnel and their families to the United States. Attorney Faiz also represents these individuals in immigration matters before USCIS, U.S. consulates abroad, and the U.S. Department of Labor.
Attorney Faiz and her network of trusted advisors also provide consultation to potential investors to agents on other matters, such as foreign direct investment and compliance with the U.S. Patriot Act and its regulations on foreign investments and blocked transactions proscribed by the Office of Foreign Assets Control, site location analysis and transfer of foreign employees, California economic development incentives, California permit and regulatory process, in-bound investment missions, and project financing through the U.S. EXIM Bank for small- and medium-sized ventures.
Attorney Faiz is admitted to practice law in the State of California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, the U.S. Federal Court of the Northern District of California, and the Supreme Court of California. She is also an active member of the American Bar Association’s advisor group and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Attorney Faiz presents continuing legal education courses for the San Francisco Bar Association and Sterling Education Seminars, as well as for events organized by groups such as the Iranian Trade Association, Innovation Norway-Silicon Valley and San Francisco, the Opinno Tech Start-Up Incubator programs, and the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce.
Attorney Faiz graduated from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, and was also awarded a master’s degree in international relations and public administration from Golden Gate University and a bachelor’s degree from University of California, Berkeley.
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