About Ally Bolour
Ally Bolour is an EB-5 immigration attorney and the founder of the Law Offices of Ally Bolour, APC, with offices in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, Calif. His serves LGBTQ and other immigrant families living in the Los Angeles area and worldwide. Founded in 1998, his practice is exclusively dedicated to immigration law, with a focus on business and family immigration, and asylum and refugee matters.
Attorney Bolour and his team of attorneys at the Law Offices of Ally Bolour are experienced in representing clients worldwide in the process of obtaining an EB-5 visa. This includes preparing and filing the I-526 petition, the I-485 application for adjustment of status, and the I-829 petition for removal of conditions. The firm has successfully represented investors in launching businesses across a wide range of industries.
Attorney Bolour has worked extensively to help people avoid deportation, and to instead obtain green cards and visas to remain in the United States legally. He is also a strong advocate of immigration reform. Prior to founding his own law office, Attorney Bolour was a partner at Escandari, Bolour & Jansezian, where his practice was also exclusively dedicated to immigration law.
Since 1996, Attorney Bolour has been actively admitted to the California State Bar. He is a member of the American Immigration Council (AIC), and has served as the AIC Ambassador to Los Angeles and as a member of the Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), which he has contributed to in a variety of sectors, such as the Gay and Lesbian Interest Section, the National Asylum Committee, and the Media Advocacy Committee.
His professional memberships also include the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Lawyers Association, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Immigration Equality, and more. Attorney Bolour has been recognized as a California Super Lawyer multiple times. He has served as a guest speaker at a variety of conferences and seminars for organizations/events such as AILA, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the Harvard University LGBT Policy and Law Conference.
Attorney Bolour earned his Juris Doctor from Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles, Calif. During law school, he received the American Jurisprudence Award in Constitutional Law II and the Exceptional Achievement Award in Immigration Law. He received both his B.S. in Business Administration and his M.B.A. from California State University, Fresno, in Fresno, Calif. Attorney Bolour is fluent in English and Persian.
Answers to EB-5 17 Questions Answered
- How can our son stay in the United States if he ages out?
- Who must prove the source of funds for an EB-5 investment?
- What is the EB-5 priority date?
- When can dependent children marry after I-526 approval?
- What is the success rate for receiving the EB-5 visa?
- What guarantees can a regional center give EB-5 investors?
- What is my immigration status once I have an EB-5 conditional green card?
- What does it mean if an EB-5 project already has I-526 approvals?
- Who can transfer the funds to the EB-5 regional center?
- How can I pause an EB-2 petition during EB-5 conditional residence?
- How will staying illegally in another country affect my EB-5 application?
- What happens if my EB-5 investment will not create jobs?
- How can I work with a U.S. EB-5 attorney while in my own country?
- What counts towards the EB-5 investment amount?
- Which EB-5 professionals will a regional center provide for me?
- At what stage will an EB-5 investor receive their first K-1 form?
- How long will I have to transfer money to an EB-5 regional center?