Toni L. Castel is an EB-5 immigration attorney with the firm of Kumar, Prabhu, Patel, & Banerjee, LLC. The firm is based in Atlanta, but attorney Castel practices in the Austin, Texas office. The firm provides the following services: business and investor immigration, corporate governance, securities, bankruptcy, hospitality, franchise, business, commercial and residential real estate, estate planning and probate, commercial loan workout, labor and employment practices and civil litigation. Attorney Castel helps individual EB-5 investors identify and invest in EB-5 ventures. She also assists U.S.-based businesses that wish to secure EB-5 investments. Attorney Castel also represents new and existing EB-5 Regional Centers.
On the business immigration side, attorney Castel works with foreign corporations that seek to enter the U.S. market by structuring the new U.S. entity so that the corporation may have access to the greatest number of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas possible. Further, once the U.S. corporation has been set up, she helps the new U.S. company obtain nonimmigrant and immigrant visas for its foreign national employees, monitor immigration compliance, and takes whatever other steps may be necessary to ensure that the client’s business is supported, rather than hindered, by the U.S. immigration system.
In terms of education, attorney Castel obtained her law degree (B.Proc.) at the University of Johannesburg in 1994. In 1995, she obtained her B.A. Honors in Latin and in 1998, her master’s degree in Latin (cum laude) from the University of Johannesburg. After coming to the United States in 1997, attorney Castel obtained her Juris Doctor degree from Georgia State University’s College of Law.
Attorney Castel is admitted to practice in the state of Georgia. Attorney Castel speaks English, Afrikaans, Latin, and French, and reads and understands Dutch and Spanish.
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