About Sharon Shi
Sharon Shi is the founder of the Law Offices of Sharon Shi, which exclusively practices in the field of U.S. immigration and naturalization law. The firm specializes in investment-based immigration, and has comprehensive expertise in EB-5 visa matters. The firm represents corporate and individual clients from all across the United States and worldwide. Collectively, the Law Offices of Sharon Shi has represented more than one hundred EB-5 investors and family members in their pursuit of permanent residence, and has not received one EB-5 denial to date. This track record is due in part to the firm’s commitment to reviewing EB-5 project information for transparency and legitimacy before each I-526 filing, designing source and path of fund strategies closely with clients, and having several attorneys review each case.
At the forefront of the Law Offices of Sharon Shi, is Attorney Shi, who has dedicated herself to practicing U.S. business immigration and nationality law. She is experienced in employment-based and investment-based immigration matters which include alien of extraordinary ability, outstanding professor/researcher, national interest waivers, PERM, and visas for multinational managers and executives, among others. She additionally has assisted with a number of non-immigrant visa petitions, such as L, H, E, K, F, B, and TN, along with family-based immigration petitions. Attorney Shi has also successfully handled many EB-5 investor visa petitions, and has helped EB-5 regional centers and Chinese investors with issues such as preparation of source of funds for USCIS-filing purposes.
Attorney Shi graduated from the Chicago-Kent College of Law with a Master in Law degree, and from East China University of Politics and Law in Shanghai, China with a master's degree in Criminal Law. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the New York Bar Association. Since 2012, she has also served on the board for the Legal Immigration Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to the general well-being of immigrants. Numerous U.S. newspapers and media outlets have recognized her services and achievements in promoting administrative and legislative changes within the U.S. immigration system. Attorney Shi is fluent in English and Chinese.