About Sarah A Schroeder
Sarah A. Schroeder is a founder of DiRaimondo & Schroeder LLP (D&S) and specializes in a bevy of business immigration matters, especially complex immigration issues. Past cases have included visa petitions requiring knowledge of complex corporate business structures, as well as visas for investors and entrepreneurs.
Prior to founding D&S, Schroeder practiced in corporate, investor and family immigration law at a large global corporate immigration firm. There, she represented corporate and individual clients in various industries including but not limited to finance, technology, business, fashion and the arts.
Schroeder’s extensive experience includes preparing temporary and short-term work visas, PERM Labor Certifications as well as permanent residence petitions and applications. Schroeder has also counseled clients requiring nonimmigrant and immigrant waivers of inadmissibility and in filing applications for naturalization.
Prior to entering private practice, Schroeder worked as an immigration law clerk for the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Schroeder is admitted to practice law in the state of New York. She is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association as well as a former participant of the American Bar Association, serving on the Immigration Litigation Committee as the Programs Chair from 2011-2013.
Schroeder was named one of New York Super Lawyers’ Rising Stars in both 2016 and 2017, a distinction of which only 2.5 percent of lawyers are chosen for. She is also the co-editor of The EB-5 Book (2016-2017 Edition), the co-author of the article “How to go solo from big law” in The Lawyerist, and is asked to speak frequently at various EB-5 and immigration-focused events.
Schroeder received her Bachelor’s degree with Honors from McGill University and her Juris Doctor degree from American University, Washington College of Law.
Answers to EB-5 12 Questions Answered
- How many years do I have to keep continuous residency in the U.S. to apply for citizenship?
- How can an H-4 visa holder work with a pending I-485?
- Should I transfer to I-485 EAD when I hold a valid H-1B visa?
- How can I return to the U.S. with a B-2 visa if I do not receive my advance parole?
- How will switching jobs under H-1B impact my EB-5 application?
- When does the “5-year path to citizenship” in the EB-5 Program start?
- Do I need to file for a reentry permit if I have an F-2 student visa and a pending EB-5 application?
- What is the difference between the L-1 and EB-5 programs?
- How does the process of switching from a U.S. H-1B visa to an EB-5 visa work?
- What are the restrictions on EB-5 investors residing in the United States on another visa?
- How does USCIS define “dependents” in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program?
- What are the travel restrictions for a green card holder?