Embracing the complexities and opportunities in Investment Immigration, CLP moves with you.
Carolyn Lee PLLC is a U.S. immigration law firm dedicated to investment immigration.
Combining unparalleled experience in project structuring and investor representation, Principal Carolyn Lee has helped clients raise over $2.5 billion in investment immigration capital deployed across rural and urban America.
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National EB-5 Committee Chair and Vice Chair for an unprecedented 6 terms and legislative advisor to industry stakeholders, Carolyn leads investment immigration advocacy in its most dynamic decades.
U.S. Permanent Residency (“Green Card”) by Investment Immigration
U.S. Temporary Stay, Renewable Based on Investment
U.S. Authorized Work for Investment in High-Growth Startups
Trust in Investment
What Clients are Saying
“I would like to say thank you to Carolyn Lee PLLC for the invaluable support and quick response in resolving my urgent EB-5 case. I am very fortunate to have found counsel like Carolyn.”
“Carolyn Lee is an exceptional attorney and a true leader in the EB-5 community whose unique insights, comprehensive knowledge of immigration law/policy, and determined advocacy continues to drive our industry forward. CanAm has worked with Carolyn to successfully navigate some of the most complex matters in EB-5 and she has always provided us with thoughtful and well-reasoned guidance that we greatly value.”
“It was a great experience working with Carolyn Lee! Her patience, kindness, and understanding were really outstanding. So was her ability to provide solutions to challenging situations.”
“We had great a experience working with Attorney Carolyn Lee on our EB-5 Petition. When we started our current EB-5 application process, we were concerned about our particular situation including a previous denial. With the recommendation from an EB-5 industry expert, we reached out to Carolyn Lee and during our initial phone consultation, we knew right away that she was the right lawyer for us.”
Recent EB-5 News & Insights
USCIS to Start Collecting Fee for EB-5 Integrity Fund
USCIS just announced that it will start collecting fees for the EB-5 Integrity Fund.
F-1 to EB-5 Concurrent Adjustment of Status Information and FAQs
Concurrent AOS processing has many advantages to the F-1 student. If USCIS accepts the AOS as properly filed, the F-1 student obtains work independent of optional practical training (OPT). The F-1 student also obtains travel permission independent of the F-1 visa, meaning, if the F-1 visa has expired and there are delays at the consular post for visa issuance, the AOS-related travel permit (also called Advance Parole) would allow the student to leave and return.
New USCIS Policy re: Child Status Protection Act (CSPA)
On February 14, 2023, USCIS issued new policy affecting children of EB-5 investors subject to age-out. The new policy reflects USCIS’s new interpretation of the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA), a 2002 law that sought to protect dependent children from “aging out” of immigration benefits – or turning 21 years old before their parents obtained their U.S. residency (green card).