Nima Korpivaara breaks-down the myth that multiple investors cannot subscribe to direct investment projects....
About Nima Korpivaara
Nima Korpivaara is an immigration attorney and partner at David Hirson & Partners, LLP, which he joined in 2014. Attorney Korpivaara handles a variety of EB-5 and immigration-related cases, such as applications for EB-5 investors, and corporate business structure matters. His practice fields include investor (EB-5 and E-2), family and corporate immigration law, and he assists both small and large-scale clients with business visas, short-term and temporary work visas, naturalization, and family-based and employment-based permanent residency.
David Hirson & Partners, LLP is a full-service immigration practice which serves a diverse local, regional and national client base. In addition to advising on corporate and immigration matters, the firm includes a dedicated EB-5 investment immigration practice, with its attorneys bringing more than 30 years of experience to the table. To date, attorneys in the firm’s practice group have helped thousands of families to receive green card approval, and have successfully counseled numerous clients on EB-5 program issues, bringing in hundreds of millions of revenue dollars to the United States and creating thousands of U.S. jobs.
Recognized nationally as an expert in EB-5 law, Attorney Korpivaara has advised a multitude of developers, project principles and regional centers on EB-5 program compliance. As such, he primarily works within the EB-5 practice at David Hirson & Partners, LLP, counseling corporate clients and individual EB-5 investors on the EB-5 program’s USCIS requirements and processes. Before he joined David Hirson & Partners, LLP, Attorney Korpivaara managed the EB-5 practice of the law firm, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP. In addition to counseling a number of expatriate executives on lawful permanent residency and naturalization petition issues, he has also advised on and processed nonimmigrant and immigrant visas in-house for a major information technology company, with his cases including labor certification and extraordinary ability.
Attorney Korpivaara is a member of the American Bar Association, the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Orange County Bar Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is active in the EB-5 immigration law community, having served as an advanced EB-5 topics seminar panel member, and authoring articles such as “How to Become a Regional Center” and “Direct Investment Private Equity Model” for EB5 Investors Magazine. He was also awarded the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence for his work in bankruptcy and trial advocacy in 2011. Attorney Korpivaara is admitted to practice law in California and received his Juris Doctor in 2011 from the University of West Los Angeles School of Law. Prior to this, he received his undergraduate degree from the University of Denver.
Answers to EB-5 5 Questions Answered
- How can I apply for EB-5 as a single person and get married afterwards?
- When and how do I transfer my capital to the company in which I am investing?
- What happens if a TEA loses eligibility during an EB-5 investor’s five year investment term?
- How can I ensure that my children can start college in the United States next August?
- What are the EB-5 requirements for someone who just renounced their current citizenship and became a citizen of a new nation?