Edward C. Beshara

 

 

 

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Edward C. Beshara

P: (407) 571-6878

E: ebeshara@besharapa.com

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About Edward C. Beshara

Edward Beshara, Managing Partner of BESHARA P.A. has been exclusively practicing U.S. Immigration Law and offering approvable solutions since 1983 in Orlando, Florida. He represents corporate and individual clients from all countries worldwide in regard to their business and family U.S. Visa goals.

Mr. Beshara has been representing Foreign National Investors and Corporate Clients in regard to the H-1B, E-3, E-2, EB-1, O Visas, P Visas and L-1 Visas and immigration goals and family immigration matters since 1983, and also in regard to the EB-5 Regional Center Projects and process for the past several years. Mr. Beshara leads a team of experienced professionals (Economists, Securities Attorneys, Business Planners, Certified Public Accountants, and Corporate Attorneys) in regard to E-2, L-1, and EB-5 processes and approvable strategies and solutions.

BESHARA P.A. and Mr. Beshara, Managing Partner, have assisted, represented, consulted, or advised U.S. Corporations in regard to Foreign National Investors, Foreign National Corporations, the preparation of H-1B, E-3, E-2, EB-1, O Visas, P Visas and L-1 Visas, and preparation of EB-5 Regional Center Project Applications, Amendments to EB-5 Regional Center Designations, Pre-Approvals of Projects, Exemplar I-526 Investor Petitions, Preparation and Filing of Investor I-526 Petitions, U.S. Consular or USCIS Processing for Conditional Permanent Residency, and Preparation and Filing of I-829 Petitions to Remove the Conditions for Unconditional Permanent Residency for each Foreign National Investor.

BESHARA P.A. continues to be an H-1B, E-3, E-2, L-1, EB-1, O Visas, P Visas, and EB-5 resource through seminars and presentations for AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Associate), Artisan Business Group, Inc., the World Trade Center, British Chamber of Commerce, Australian Chamber of Commerce, Immigration Law Weekly (ILW), and EB-5 Info, as well as other international groups, such as the Academy of International Business Worldwide (an organization of international business professors), and as a speaker at E-2 and EB-5 conferences in China and worldwide.

Mr. Beshara has a Juris Doctor Degree (USA), B. Juris; LL.B (Australia), and is a Florida Bar Member. He is a past President of AILA (Central Florida Chapter) (National Board of Governors). Mr. Beshara served as a Professor of Business Immigration Law at University of Florida Levin College of Law. BESHARA P.A. has received the AV Highest Rating as Preeminent Immigration Attorney.  Mr. Beshara authored Emigrating to the USA and Living in Florida, which had worldwide distribution.

He has also received AILA’s highest award for outstanding contributions, and has been a lead in lobbying efforts that lead to E-1, E-2, and E-3 Visas for Australians.  Mr. Beshara was named one of Best U.S. Immigration Lawyers in America and also has sustained national and international recognition.

Education

– Juris Doctor  – University of Florida Levin College of Law (Gainesville, FL)

– Bachelors of Laws, Bachelor of Jurisprudence  – Monash University (Melbourne, Australia)

Bar Memberships
– Florida Bar
– Victorian Bar (past member)
– Barrister & Solicitor (Law Institute of Victoria, Australia)

Professional Organizations

–  Orange County Bar Association – member and past Chairman of the Immigration and Naturalization Committee
–  Invest in USA (IIUSA) – Compliance Committee, Liaison to Best Practices Committee
–  American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) – member, past President, past Vice President, and Board Member (Central Florida Chapter)
–  British American Chamber of Commerce, Central Florida Chapter – past President, Past Board of Directors Member, Chairman of the              Immigration & Government Committee, active member
–  Australian American Chamber of Commerce of Florida – Founder & past President
–  Academy of International Business
–  AmCham, Australia, past active member
–  Australian New Zealand American Chamber of Commerce (ANZACC), National Chamber, past National Director
–  Immigration, Consul & Naturalization Committee of ANZACC – past Chairman

Awards and Honors
–  Preeminent immigration attorney by Martindale and Hubbell, Bar Register (AV highest rating)
–  EB5Investors.com – Top 25 Immigration Attorneys
–  EB5Info.com – Most Active Immigration Attorney

Articles and Publications
–  EB-5 Investors Magazine
–  Three Blind Mice on the Path to Project Success – Spring 2014
–  I-924 Pre-Approval of Projects Filed At Same Time as an I-526 Petition – the Good, the Bad, and the Not-So-Ugly – Fall 2013
–  An EB-5 Balancing Act: Dealing with Regional Center, Broker, Investor, and Law Firm Goals Through Effective Agreements – Spring 2013
–  Articles for AILA, EB5 Seminars and Presentation in U.S. and Global Articles, as found in the book Emigrating to the USA:
–  Visas for Specialty Occupations: H-1B Visas
–  Visas for Intra-Company Transferee Employees: L-1 Visa
–  Visas for Investors and Traders: E-1 Visa and E-2 Visa
–  Visas for Skilled or Unskilled Workers (Job Temporary in Nature)
–  Visas for Alien Trainees: H-3 Visas
–  Visas for Exchange Visitors: J-1 Visas
–  Visas for Students: F-1 Visa
–  Visas for Tourists and Business Visitors: B-1 Visa and B-2 Visa
–  Permanent Residency through Employer/Employee Relationship or Workers Ability Alone
–  Permanent Residency through Investment
–  Permanent Residency through Family Relationships
–  Naturalization & Citizenship: U.S. Permanent Residents; U.S. Armed Forces; Children Born Outside the U.S. to U.S. Parents
–  Articles as found in the book Overview of Immigration Law & Procedure:
–  H-1B Professional Visa
–  L-1 Intra-Company Transfer Visa
–  E Visa Category for Treaty Trader and Investors
–  J Exchange Visitor Visa
–  F Student Visa
–  B-1/B-2 Visas and the Visa Waiver
–  Extraordinary Alien Visa
–  T/N NAFTA Status – Canadian & Mexican T/N Status
–  How to Get a Visa to Work as an Actor in the U.S., as found in the book An Actor’s Business
–  Authenticating EB-5 Source of Funds – A Reality or a Myth, as found in the 23rd Annual AILA CFC Seminar Booklet
–  Documenting the L-1 Visa, as found in the 8th Annual Immigration Law Conference Booklet for AILA CFC

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