Brandon Meyer is Principal of Meyer Law Group, a full service immigration firm located in Stamford, Connecticut and Solana Beach, California. He received his Juris Doctorate (law) degree from University of San Diego School of Law, his Masters of Arts in East Asian Studies from George Washington University, and a Bachelor Arts in Economics from American University. He is a member in good standing of the Bars of the State of Connecticut and the District of Columbia.
Mr. Meyer is also a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA). Mr. Meyer can be reached at Brandon@meyerlawgroup.us and at (858) 523-1413.
Mr. Meyer is highly experienced in all business immigration practice areas (both immigrant and nonimmigrant) including Immigrant Investor matters (E-1, E-2, L-1, EB-5 and Regional Center representation), H-1B, L-1, O-1, Outstanding Researcher, Extraordinary Ability, Multinational Manager, Exceptional Ability, National Interest Waivers, TN, and immigration compliance for start-ups and multinational corporations.
Mr. Meyer is the author of several noteworthy articles
on business immigration, including:
1. “You Can’t Always Get What You Want: The AAO and Material Change, Immigration Daily, July 20, 2011.
2. “Bad Cases Make Bad Law: The AAO and EB-5.” Immigration Briefings, June 2011.
3. “Working Backwards: What to do When Your EB-5 Fails?” AILA Central Florida Conf. Oct 2010.
4. “Waffling Like a Roadside Diner: The CSC Addresses Creative Job Creation Methodologies.”, July 2010 – read article.
5. “The Art of the Empty Gesture and the Pointlessly Principled Stand: Why the Arizona Debate is Irrelevant.” Immigration Daily, May 3, 2010 – read article.
6. “Now for the Hard Part: Attracting Investors to EB-5 Regional Centers.” Immigration Briefings (Mar 2010).
7. “Spreading like Wildfire! What Explains the Explosive Growth of EB-5 Regional Centers?” Immigration Briefings (Feb 2010).
8. “Illinois Blunts The E-Verify Juggernaut.” Immigration Daily, Feb 10, 2010.
9. “Dreamers, Con Men, and Legitimate Businessmen.” EB-5 Visa News, Nov 17, 2009.
10. “A Sunny Day at a Dreary Place: A Day at the California Service Center” Immigration Daily, May 19, 2009.
11. “The Administrative Procedures Act and USCIS Adjudications: Following the Law?” Immigration Briefings (May 2009).
12. Panelist, “Who is a Legal Worker? The New I-9 Form” Immigration Solutions Audio Conference, April 17, 2009.
13. “Big News at the Department of Labor” Immigration Solutions In Focus Newsletter, March 2009.
14. “The EB-5: A Creative Solution to Green Card Quota Backlogs” Immigration Daily, Jan 26, 2009.
15. “Expectations & Trepidations in San Francisco: AILA Conference” Immigration Solutions In Focus Newsletter, Dec. 2008.
16. “Three Cheers For The New, Improved TN! On Second Thought…” Immigration Daily, Nov. 13, 2008.
17. “Immigration & The Economy” Immigration Solutions In Focus Newsletter, Nov 2008.
18. “Free Trade Agreements, Visas, and the Art of Suboptimal Outcomes: Was the Theory of the Second Best Ever Good Enough? Parts I and II” Immigration Briefings (June & July 2008).
19. “Convergence or Divergence? Assessing the Possibilities for the Development of a Common European Union Immigration Policy” Bender’s Immigration Bulletin (March 1, 2008).
20. “All Trees and No Forest: U.S. Immigration Policy towards EB-1 Researcher/Professor Petitions—Thwarting the National Interest” Immigration Briefings (Feb 2005).
Paul W. Chen, Attorney
Mr. Chen has provided immigration representation for hundreds of cases (both immigrant and nonimmigrant), related to H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, Multinational Managers and Executives, EB-5 Investment Green Cards, EB-5 Regional Centers, I-9 Compliance, and all types of family-based green cards. He also has extensive experience in representing multinational corporations and small businesses that are in the biotechnology, energy, computer engineering, pharmaceutical research, real estate, and manufacturing industries.
- In good standing in the State of California, admitted 2011.
- University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2010
- University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in Sociology, 2002
- Mandarin Chinese
- Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)
- Member, San Diego County Bar Association, Immigration Section
- Member, Pan Asian Lawyers of San Diego
- Member, Chinese Lawyers of San Diego
- Member, SINGMA Club
- Honorary Member, San Diego Chinese Art and Cultural Society
- Guest Speaker on H-1B visas and EB-5 green cards – Chinese Students & Scholars Association of San Diego State University, 2012.
- Guest Speaker on major immigration topics at the University of California, San Diego, Feb. 2013.
- Fiorenza and Hernando Courtright Scholarship (2010).
- Academic Scholarship, University of San Diego School of Law.
- J. Wheeler Scholarship.
- Helped obtain tax exemption status for various non-profit organizations, such as the San Diego Chinese Art and Cultural Society.