Overview

Anusree (Anu) Nair is a partner at Klasko Immigration Law Partners’ Philadelphia office. She focuses her practice on business immigration –helping investors, scientists, doctors and other highly skilled professionals achieve their immigration goals.

As the EB-5 Investor Team’s managing partner, Anu leads a team of dedicated attorneys who assist investors in securing their green cards through regional center investments and individual investment opportunities. Recognized within the field for her command of investor-related issues, she is frequently called on to review EB-5 cases prepared by other law firms to ensure compliance with USCIS’ extremely rigorous standards. Anu is routinely retained to respond to difficult Notices of Intent to Deny (NOIDs) and to file appeals for denials received by other firms.

With her strong science background, Anu is uniquely poised to assist doctors, researchers, and other highly skilled professionals secure their green cards through EB-1A (Aliens of Extraordinary Ability), EB-1B (Outstanding Researchers); and EB-2 National Interest Waiver petitions.

Anu has extensive experience representing hospitals, international record companies, multinational businesses, and major production companies in securing a variety of employment-based immigration benefits for their employees. She also assists clients with family-based immigration matters and represents clients before the Immigration Court, the Citizenship and Immigration Service, and Customs and Border Protection.

As an immigrant herself, Anu knows firsthand how difficult and daunting the immigration process is. With this background, she is acutely aware that her ability to solve immigration issues not only impacts the lives of individual clients, but also their entire families and future generations.

Anu is a 2006 graduate of Baruch College where she majored in Biology. She went on to obtain her law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she served as submissions editor of the Cardozo Journal of Law and Gender. Prior to joining Klasko Immigration Law Partners, Anu practiced with an immigration law firm in New York City and was an Adjunct Lecturer of Biology at Baruch College.

 


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Background

EDUCATION

  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D. 2009)
  • Baruch College (B.S. 2006)

PROFESSIONAL AND CIVIC ACTIVITIES

  • Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (2012 – present)
  • Member, New York County Lawyers Association (2010 – present)

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • New York

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Traveling
  • Math
  • Astrophysics

Presentations

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) EB-5/Advanced Business Conference & Webcast: The Floating Market of Pre-EB-5 NIVs (Discussion Leader), Bangkok, Thailand, March 2019
  • eb5 Investors Magazine 2019 EB-5 Expo Dubai: Navigating EB-5: Knowing Your Options as an Investor (Moderator), Dubai, UAE, February 2019
  • Indian American Chamber of Commerce – Orlando: US Immigration and IRS Update (Panelist), Orlando, Florida, January 2019
  • 2018 AILA & IIUSA Industry Forum: Source of Funds Issues with China, Other EB-5 Markets, and Third-Party Exchanges (Discussion Leader), Chicago, Illinois, October 2018
  • eb5 Investors Magazine 2018 Las Vegas EB-5 & Investment Immigration Convention: Spotlight on Vietnamese and Indian Investors (Moderator), Las Vegas, NV, January 2018
  • eb5 Investors Magazine’s 2017 Mumbai EB-5 & Investment Immigration Expo: Source of Funds/Transactions/Tax Issues Faced by Indian Investors (Moderator), Mumbai, India, October 2017
  • Sadhana’s Access to Citizenship Informational Session, Road to Naturalization and Citizenship, New York, NY, August 2017
  • eb5 Investors Magazine 2017 Beijing EB-5 and Investment Immigration Expo: Hot EB-5 Topics for Immigration Consultants, (Moderator), Beijing, China, May 2017
  • eb5 Investors Magazine 2017 Las Vegas EB-5 & Investment Immigration Convention: Source of Funds, Overcoming Common Obstacles Part A and B, (Moderator), Las Vegas, NV, January 2017
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) EB-5 Conference: Advanced Source of Funds and Path of Funds Issues (Discussion Leader), Washington DC, October 2016
  • eb5 Investors Magazine 2016 Shanghai Investment and Immigration Expo: Advanced Source of Funds Issues (Moderator), Shangri-la, Shanghai, China, May 2016
  • 2016 Overseas Investment and Wealth Management Forum: Source and Path of Funds and Requirements to Maintain Green Card (Presenter); and The Current Situation and Prospect of U.S. EB-5 Program (Panelist), Beijing Sofitel, Beijing, China, May 2016
  • 2016 Ho Chi Minh EB-5 Delegation Conference: “U.S. Immigration Policies (EB-5, L-1, H1B, EB-3, EB-1c), Park City Saigon, Ho Chi Minh Vietnam, May 3, 2016
  • CIBA Seminar: Immigration Policy and Regulation (Panelist), Kerry Hotel, Beijing, China, February 2016
  • EB-5 Investor Based Immigration: The Rules, The Roles, The Opportunities, Pincus Professional Education, Continuing Legal Education, Orlando, FL, October 2015
  • 2015 EB-5 Investors Summit: Representing EB-5 Investors and Regional Centers, AILA, Las Vegas, NV, August 2015
  • EB-5 Investor Based Immigration: What You Don’t Know Can Cost You, Pincus Professional Education, Continuing Legal Education, Orlando, FL, March 2015
  • Investment Immigration Summit, Beacon and Harvey Law Group, Hong Kong, November 2013
  • EB-5 Investor Based Immigration: EB-5 From Start to Finish, Pincus Professional Education, Continuing Legal Education, Chicago, IL, July 2013

Publications

  • The Impact of the EB-5 Backlog for India, eb5investors Magazine, January 2019
  • Changes for Source and Path of Funds Adjudications – Again!, eb5investors Magazine, 2015
  • Reauthorization of EB-5 Program Likely Bringing Restrictions, (co-author), The Legal Intelligencer, December 2015
  • Residency Requirements for Immigrants with Green Card Status, The Legal Intelligencer, March 2015
  • USCIS Stakeholder’s Meeting – Source and Path of Funds, February 2015
  • Learn to Be a Family Lawyer with ‘Immigration Savvy’: Part 2The Legal Intelligencer, January 2014

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Representative Matters

Her recent representation includes: 

  • Received over 2,000 I-526 Petition approvals for immigrant investors.
  • Successfully obtained immigrant visas for investors at U.S. consulates in France, England, Canada, Oman, Japan, Mongolia, India, and China.
  • Reviewed over 400 I-526 Petitions prepared by other firms

Honors

  • 2019 EB5 Investors Magazine Top 25 EB-5 Attorneys
  • 2018 Philadelphia Business Journal “40 Under 40”
  • 2018 IIUSA EB-5 Industry Achievement Awards, Rising Star