EB-5 Attorney H. Ronald Klasko explores the EB-5 project feasibility issues he addresses while advising clients....
About Ron Klasko
H. Ronald Klasko is an EB-5 immigration attorney and one of the founders of Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, with offices in New York City and Philadelphia. His firm has has been chosen by Chambers Global as one of six top tier immigration law firms in the U.S. Attorney Klasko has focused his practice on immigration law for over 30 years and has been recognized by the International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers as being the most well respected corporate immigration attorney in the world.
Attorney Klasko held the prestigious position of the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) National President, has sat on AILA's board of governors since 1980, and has been general counsel for three past AILA presidents. In addition to such prestigious positions, he chaired the AILA EB-5 Committee from 2009 to 2012. He has been National Chair for AILA’s Department of Labor Liaison Committee, INS General Counsel Liaison Committee, Business Immigration Committee, and U.S. Department of Labor Liaison Committee. Attorney Klasko is one of three attorneys to be honored with the AILA Founders Award for the impact he has made in the immigration field.
As the chair of the AILA EB-5 Committee, attorney Klasko has been an advocate for USCIS improvements to the EB-5 program and regularly speaks at EB-5 conferences around the world. He represents two of the three largest EB-5 Regional Centers in the U.S., in addition to representing over 1,000 EB-5 investors since the 1990s. Attorney Klasko routinely assists business owners and developers seeking to raise EB-5 investment capital and has overseen applications for regional center designation, adopting regional center projects, regional center project preapproval, and the purchase of existing regional centers. He presently chairs the Best Practices Committee of IIUSA and the association of EB-5 regional centers.
Attorney Klasko is a frequent immigration law lecturer and has served as an adjunct professor of immigration law at the Villanova University Law School. He has testified as an immigration expert before the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform and U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary. Attorney Klasko has also provided legal training to attorneys and other staff members at the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Labor, Immigration Judges Association, and INS General Counsel Management Conference.
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Ronald Klasko explains the possible outcomes of the EB-5 quota backlog on the number of investors allowed into the country and the matter of the CSPA....