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About David Van Vooren
David Van Vooren is an immigration attorney of David Hirson & Partners, LLP. He represents clients in a variety of immigration matters. His work includes immigration cases relating to corporate law and family-based visas.
At David Hirson & Partners, LLP, Attorney Van Vooren focuses heavily on the EB-5 program. His expertise in the program even covers the creation of EB-5 regional centers. Attorney Van Vooren can advise businesses on how to properly structure and finance to be in compliance with the EB-5 program’s requirements, working in tandem with business plan writers, economists and securities attorneys. He can guide investors through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program process and has prepared and filed I-526 and I-829 petitions for investors and regional centers. He also has extensive experience handling Requests for Evidence (RFE) regarding his clients’ petitions. Beyond EB-5, Attorney Van Vooren has also assisted clients in obtaining E-2 treaty visas and L-1 visas for various start-up companies in the United States.
Before working with David Hirson & Partners, LLP, Attorney Van Vooren worked in-house with a regional center. There, he partnered with third-party corporate and immigration attorneys to structure EB-5 immigrant investor projects. Before that position, he worked at a large business immigration law firm. Based in the firm’s Shanghai office, Attorney Van Vooren served as a member of the global immigration practice, advising EB-5 investors on the source of funds (SoF) requirements.
Attorney Van Vooren can speak and read Chinese. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Memphis School of Law, his Bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville and a Certificate in Chinese Law from the China University of Political Science and Law in Beijing.