About Farah Abbas

Farah S. Abbas, the owner of Abbas Law PLLC, is an immigration attorney based in Chicago, Illinois. She has served individuals and businesses throughout the country and the world, and has helped hundreds achieve their legal goals. Through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, Attorney Abbas has assisted clients in placing over $200 million in funding for major mixed-use construction and critical infrastructure projects across the United States. She has successfully represented more than 300 individual investors in obtaining green cards through the EB-5 program.

Abbas is the co-author of “Finding the TEA: ‘Targeted Employment Area’ Required to Claim Minimum Investment under the EB-5 Visa Rules,” a chapter in the guidebook Immigration Options for Investors & Entrepreneurs. She has spoken at EB-5 industry gatherings, and often gives counsel to other attorneys on EB-5 requirements and best practices.

Prior to founding her own law firm, Abbas worked as an immigration attorney at Visa Law Group PLLC. She also has professional experience on Wall Street, having previously worked as an analyst at a major investment bank, Merrill Lynch. She utilizes this background in finance to guide clients through complex corporate and securities law issues.

Farah Abbas obtained her Bachelor of Science in finance from New York University and then earned her Juris Doctor from the George Washington University School of Law. During her time as a law student, she served as a member of the Mock Trial Board, and devoted her break periods to private and public entities in the Washington, D.C. area. Abbas is admitted to practice law in Virginia and Illinois. Her legal practice is limited to matters of federal law.

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