Immigration Attorneys

Michael A Harris

Miami, FL

About Michael A Harris

Michael A. Harris is an EB-5 immigration attorney who practices with HarrisLaw, P.A., located in Miami, Fla. He is a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law. He has also earned an AV Preeminent Peer Rating, the highest rating available from Martindale-Hubbell. Attorney Harris primarily represents U.S. businesses seeking to become regional centers, along with individual EB-5 investors.

Attorney Harris’ EB-5 regional center clients have had capital stack projects valued at over $1 billion, and have sought to raise between $6 million and $250 million in EB-5 capital. He has obtained USCIS approval for such clients in industries ranging from gold and silver mining, to assisted living, to hotel/office construction, to food hospitality, and more. The geographic areas in which his regional center clients have received designation include part or all of the states of New York, Washington, D.C., Maryland, Alabama, Mississippi, Alaska, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Washington, and Florida.

Additionally, Attorney Harris represents individual EB-5 investors seeking to invest through direct standalone investments into their own U.S. businesses, through regional centers, or in EB-5 direct pooled investments. Further, as a board certified expert in immigration law, Attorney Harris also has extensive experience assisting clients with various complex immigration matters, including cases for E-1 treaty traders, E-2 treaty investors, business immigration matters, consular matters, family immigration, and deportation defense.

With a career spanning 15 years in the field of immigration law, Attorney Harris has successfully represented clients ranging from small families to multinational companies with over 20,000 employees. He graduated from Nova Southeastern University with his Juris Doctor, and was admitted by the Florida Bar in 2007. Previously, he attended The George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where he studied political science, and then went on to receive his B.A. in Political Science and English from the University of Florida in 1999. After college, he was trained and educated by various leading immigration attorneys, authors and experts.

An active member of AILA and the AILA South Florida Chapter, Attorney Harris is also a member of IIUSA (Invest in the USA). He has been frequently invited to write about EB-5 for online publications, and to speak on EB-5 matters for distinguished law seminars. Attorney Harris is fluent in English and Spanish.

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