Reaz H. Jafri

Partner | New York

Reaz is a partner in the private client and tax team and focuses on immigration.

He has more than 20 years of experience advising large multi-facility healthcare providers, research foundations, American businesses, multi-national companies, foreign investors, entrepreneurs and ultra-high net worth individuals on all aspects of immigration and nationality law. Reaz has developed a sterling reputation as a knowledgeable, creative and solution-oriented attorney who fully understands the commercial benefit of predictable, efficient immigration counsel as well as the personal and professional implications of immigration upon the lives of executives, investors, business owners, professionals and their families.

Reaz concentrates on business, investment and employment cases and has successfully represented thousands of clients obtain nonimmigrant visas. On matters relating to immigrant visas or ‘green cards’ he has extensive experience with all types of employment and investment based cases including extraordinary ability, multinational executive, National Interest Waiver and EB-5. In addition, Reaz represents individuals on family-based immigration matters.

A trusted advisor to other law firms, Reaz serves as immigration counsel to companies and law firms on M&A transactions, advises clients on intergovernmental matters, represents foreign companies and investors in establishing US offices and counsels US companies in establishing foreign operations.

He is well versed on all aspects of US expatriation surrender and is deeply knowledgeable about the various citizenship and residence by investment programs, having personally visited and filed cases in nearly all of these jurisdictions.

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Track record

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Assisted in the transfer of US employees to China for a global entertainment conglomerate.

Consolidated and took lead in managing immigration program for one of America’s largest healthcare systems.

Routinely represents individuals of extraordinary ability in business, sciences and art in obtaining employment visas and green cards.

State of New Jersey, 1991

State of New York, 1992

US District Court Southern District of New York

US District Court Eastern District of New York

US District Court of New Jersey

Swiss American Lawyers Association of New York

American Immigration Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

New York State Bar Association

New York City Bar Association

American College of Healthcare Executives

‘Emerging Numbers of US Investment Immigration with Mainland Chinese Applicants Being the Majority’, Phoenix TV (Chinese television broadcast) - October 2015, interview

Citizenship by Investment & International Residence - October 2015

22nd World Offshore Convention, Havana, Cuba - October 2015

Me in a minute

I am fortunate to represent many of the world's greatest minds

I am a truly unique international immigration lawyer who sees immigration through a tax, risk management and business lens. American and global immigration laws offer a toolbox of planning strategies. I am fortunate to represent many of the world’s greatest minds, highly successful thought leaders and entrepreneurs and bring a wealth of experience to any engagement.

Education


Languages


  • English
  • Hindi

Dates


Joined

2012
Partner

2014

New York

430 Park Avenue,

10th Floor,

NY 10022-3505

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