Carolyn authors leading publications and is regularly quoted in the media on EB-5 visa matters. Most recently, she was interviewed by NPR Marketplace, and the China Daily on the new EB-5 regulations. Her scholarship covers a wide array of EB-5 issues, with special focus on investment “at risk” analysis including redeployment, material change, and targeted employment areas (TEAs).
Carolyn has helped organize international EB-5 conferences for various organizations, including AILA and EB5 Investors Magazine. Recent conferences she co-organized include the 2018 EB-5 Investors Magazine Convention in Los Angeles and the 2019 AILA National EB-5/Advanced Business Conference in Bangkok.
Carolyn is listed among The Best Lawyers in America, Who’s Who Thought Leaders – Corporate Immigration, and Top 25 Immigration Lawyers. Her awards include Outstanding 50 Asian-Americans in Business Award, AILA’s Joseph Minsky Young Lawyer Award, and AILA Presidential Commendation.
Carolyn is a member of the New York State bar and admitted to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. She received her J.D. from Cornell Law School where she served as Chancellor of the Moot Court Board. She received her B.A. cum laude from Williams College. She has been a visiting scholar at Exeter College, Oxford University and is a graduate of Stuyvesant High School in New York City.
Carolyn’s curriculum vitae is here.