About Evelyn Hahn
Evelyn Hahn is an immigration attorney. She is currently a partner at David Hirson & Partners, LLP, a California-based firm specializing in business and investment law.
With more than 30 years of experience in immigration, the firm assists high net worth individuals in a full spectrum of business and investment immigration matters, especially in EB-5 regional center and direct investments. The firm also advises domestic and international companies on their employment compliance issues, including I-9 compliance, working hours, forced absences, legal status compliance and FDNS work site visits.
At David Hirson & Partners, Attorney Hahn, who immigrated to the U.S. from South Korea more than 20 years ago, focuses her practice on U.S. immigration and naturalization-related matters, with a special concentration on the EB-5 program. She is highly experienced in filing I-526 and I-829 petitions for individual EB-5 applicants, as well as I-924 exemplar applications for regional centers. In addition to her EB-5 practice, she handles other types of employment and family-based cases, including other EB categories, E categories, L categories, H-1B, J-1, O-1, R-1, TN and PERM labor certification.
Attorney Hahn has also been an attorney at Butzel Long, P.C.'s Washington D.C. office, where she consulted clients, filed immigration cases for clients including multinational IT companies, conducted legal research and handled various litigation matters and filings.
She represents both individuals and mid-size/multinational corporations from a broad spectrum of global industries, including real estate, technology, entertainment, healthcare services, education, digital media, tourism and hospitality, automotive, renewable energy, industrial chemicals, and non-profit and religious sectors. She has extensive experience working with the U.S. corporate clients and their foreign national employees throughout all phases of the employment-based immigration process. She assists foreign entrepreneurs seeking to obtain a U.S. visa by establishing their U.S. operations or acquiring an existing business in the U.S. She also represents clients in family-based immigration matters and naturalization matters.
Attorney Hahn is a member of many legal associations, including the American Immigration Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association and the Orange County Korean American Bar Association. She is a speaker at many immigration-related conferences and seminars. In 2019, Hahn was selected as one of the rising stars on Super Lawyers’ Southern California regional listing.
Attorney Hahn obtained her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, and her Juris Doctor from the Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University.
Attorney Hahn speaks Korean and English.
Answers to EB-5 9 Questions Answered
- Do F-1 students with pending I-485s have to leave the U.S. due to the new SEVP regulations?
- Could I experience any delays in my EB-5 visa process as a result of the Trump Immigration Ban and COVID-19?
- How can I correct a mistake on my DS-260 form?
- How can I add my spouse as a joint petitioner in our EB-5 application?
- How can I travel internationally if I just file my EB-5 I-485 application?
- Can I clarify a mistake made on my DS-260 form during the EB-5 visa interview?
- What costs are included in an EB-5 investment?
- Can I travel outside the U.S. with my student visa while my I-485 is pending?
- Can we use money earned in the U.S. as our EB-5 funds?