About Benjamin Hu
Benjamin C. J. Hu is an immigration attorney. He also serves as a consultant with over 10 years of experience. He has established and been the sole lawyer member of the Law Office of Benjamin Hu since 2019.
Law Office of Benjamin Hu is a D.C.-based law consultancy office providing legal services to a slew of clients. Hu most prominently handles employment-based and family-based legal cases and petition filing for clients in the U.S., China, and Europe.
Hu has led a reputable law career in D.C. since 2013. He was formerly an associate attorney and partner with well-known D.C.-based immigration law firms. He has supervised over 3,500 EB-5 petitions with processing teams across the U.S., China and India, as well as spending three years in China to provide his services to the Chinese-speaking EB-5 market.
Prior to focusing on immigration law, Hu also worked at the U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunities Commission.
Hu earned a bachelor’s degree in English language and literature from Durham University in the UK in 2001, a master’s of art in journalism from the University of Missouri in 2004, and a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Maryland School of Law in 2009.
Hu is licensed to practice law in Maryland and District of Columbia. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.
He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.
Answers to EB-5 30 Questions Answered
- As a green card holder, when should I file the green card application for my spouse?
- How can I stay in the U.S. on a tourist visa until my EB-5 application is approved?
- How long does it usually take to prepare and file an I-526 petition for EB-5?
- How should I withdraw my EB-5 funds?
- How does the EB-5 program provide a green card pathway for undocumented US residents?
- How can we use the EB-5 capital for a factory we are setting up in a TEA?
- How does the rural TEA option impact the EB-5 timeline if I am not from a backlogged country?
- What is the impact of an F-1 status in terms of switching to an EB-5 visa?
- How can my brother relocate to the United States through EB-5 to run my business with me?
- How will a rejected EB-5 visa affect my trips to the United States?
- How does my current location impact my EB-5 consular processing timeline?
- How does investor presence work while an EB-5 visa is being processed?
- How can I switch to an EB-5 visa while already in the U.S. on a tourist visa?
- How can an individual with a noncommunicable disease apply for an EB-5 visa and are there any special requirements?
- How can I channel EB-5 funds through a holding company?
- How can I make sure my two siblings and I can afford our combined EB-5 investment amount?
- How will the status of my spouse affect my EB-5 application?
- How can I travel overseas as an E-2 visa holder with a pending EB-5 application?
- How can current EB-2 visa holders fulfill EB-5 investment requirements?
- How does direct EB-5 work with limited partnerships?
- How can I proceed with my EB-5 I-829 process if I do not have my conditional permanent resident card?
- What are the consequences of leaving the US while my I-539 application is pending?
- How can an EB-5 investor apply through another country that is not their place of birth?
- When does an EB-5 investor obtain the right to apply for naturalization?
- What documents do I need in order to show the sale of my house as the main source of my EB-5 funds?
- How can I apply for an EAD while my EB-5 I-526 is pending?
- How can I file for EB-5 adjustment of status while on an H-4 visa?
- What is the first step to successfully getting EB-5 money back?
- How can apply for an EB-5 visa without having to liquify my holdings?
- What should I do if my I-485 is pending but my I-94 will soon expire?