Angelo is California’s only Immigration “Star” (Chambers USA, 2013-2015), and three times the World’s Leading Corporate Immigration Lawyer in annual peer rankings of the International Who’s Who of Corporate Lawyers, Angelo founded and served as the first President of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers – www.abil.com, a 40-member worldwide alliance of leading immigration attorneys. He also an Emeritus Board Member on the Board of Trustees of the American Immigration Council.
Frequently quoted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Immigration Law360, & other leading publications on immigration law, Angelo is the 2010 recipient of the Edith Lowenstein Award for Advancing the Practice of Immigration Law given by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (a 13,000-member association of immigration lawyers and law professors, and an ABA-affiliated organization), and has been named the world’s leading corporate immigration lawyer (2009, 2006 & 2005, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers) and a Band 1 business immigration lawyer (several years, Legal500). He is also a Certified Specialist in Immigration and Nationality Law (State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization), a blogger (www.nationofimmigrators.com), Lead Editor of Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center: A Guide for Developers and Business Innovators (ILW, 2014), and co-editor of The EB-5 Book 2014-2015 Edition (ILW, 2015)
Key takeaways include:
- Trends taking place at the border where business executives are restricted because of their global entry status, obtaining appropriate work visas, and supplying appropriate documentation
- Ways business executives can decrease the amount of friction caused by restrictions placed on global entry.
- How new technologies are affecting immigration, # of work visas, or temporary work permits.