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EB-5 Victory at CADC: Zhang v. USCIS
Posted on 27 Oct 2020 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Zhang v. USCIS "Certain visas are available to prospective immigrants who invest capital in the United States. A longstanding regulation, promulgated in 1991, defines the required capital to include cash or indebtedness secured by the immigrant’s... Read More

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EB-5 Victory: Zhang v. USCIS
Posted on 5 Dec 2018 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Zhang v. USCIS - "[T]he essential issue is whether lawfully-obtained, loan proceeds invested in the enterprise as cash are properly characterized as “cash” or as “indebtedness” pursuant to 8 C.F.R. § 204.6(e). Because... Read More

CA8 on Credibility: Zhang v. Holder
Posted on 11 Dec 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"After careful review, we conclude the Immigration Judge’s (IJ) adverse credibility findings, adopted by the BIA, are not supported by substantial evidence in the record. We therefore grant the petition for review and remand the case for further... Read More

CA7 on Continuances: Yang v. Holder
Posted on 25 Jul 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Although we are satisfied that the Board did not abuse its discretion in denying Yang’s request for asylum and associated relief, the same cannot be said for its decision to uphold the IJ’s denial of a continuance pending adjudication... Read More

CA6 on Unsworn Documents as Evidence: Zhang v. Holder
Posted on 19 Dec 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Yu Yun Zhang, proceeding through counsel, petitions this court to review an order from the Board of Immigration Appeals (“BIA” or “Board”) that denied her motion to reopen her immigration proceedings based on changed country... Read More

EB-5 Class Action Lawsuit Filed: Zhang v. USCIS (Cash is Cash)
Posted on 24 Jun 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This is a putative class action brought by immigrant investors who sought and were unlawfully denied the chance to immigrate to the United States pursuant to 8 U.S.C. § 1153(b)(5), known as the “Immigrant Investor Law” or “EB... Read More