About Laura Danielson
Laura J. Danielson is an EB-5 immigration attorney and immigration law expert operating out of the law firm of Fredrikson and Byron P.A. Since 1989, Attorney Danielson has been working in the field of immigration law and is currently the immigration department chair at Fredrikson and Byron. Among the various employment- and family-based visas available to foreign nationals, she has primarily focused on the EB-5 visa program and concentrates her work on arts, business, and investor-based immigration matters.
Attorney Danielson has been a speaker at a number of international and national conferences, spreading her knowledge of immigration visa programs and laws. Additionally, attorney Danielson was hired by the University of Minnesota Law School to teach immigration law. An avid contributor to writings concerning immigration law and the EB-5 program, Attorney Danielson co-edited Green Card Stories, co-authored Immigration Law In A Nutshell and also maintains a weekly blog that chronicles the latest happenings in the field of immigration from a human interest standpoint.
In addition to her work as a writer, attorney Danielson is a member of an exclusive 21-member organization called the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers. Attorney Danielson has been responsible for a large part of the growth of the group’s international network of immigration law practitioners. Fredrikson and Byron P.A. has law offices located around the world, and attorney Danielson splits her time between the Minneapolis and Shanghai offices. She is committed to developing and providing global and investment-related immigration services, specifically EB-5 matters for foreign investors.
Attorney Danielson has been recognized by Super Lawyers, International Who’s Who of Corporation Immigration Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in America, and has received the top A-V rating from the lawyer’s rating service of Martindale-Hubbell.
A graduate of Carleton College in 1977, she received her Bachelor of Arts in history before moving on to the University of Minnesota, where she received her Juris Doctor in 1989, cum laude. She then went on to join the Minnesota Bar Association.
Answers to EB-5 12 Questions Answered
- Do I need to reside in the US after the EB5 visa is approved?
- Is an equity or debt investment better for the EB-5 visa program?
- Can my wife and I used combined funds for the EB-5 Visa Program?
- How can you prove source of funds for gifts in the EB-5 program?
- Does the government provide financing options for EB-5 visa applicants?
- Can I stay in the U.S. while going through the EB-5 program?
- Do you have to live near the EB-5 Regional Center that you invest in?
- Do I have to be an accredited investor to qualify for an EB-5 Visa?
- Which family members can qualify for an EB-5 immigrant investor visa?
- What options are available if an EB-5 Regional Center application is denied?
- What are the EB-5 visa investment requirements?
- What kinds of businesses qualify for EB-5 visa investment?