Cynthia A.B. Vivekanandam works in Columbus, Ohio as an Associate Attorney with Flecha Law. She has practiced a wide range of immigration law, including removal defense, asylum, special immigrant juvenile status, naturalization, adjustment of status, waivers of inadmissibility, motions to reopen, and appellate litigation to the Board of Immigration Appeals and Federal Courts of Appeals. She is a member of the Ohio Bar, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and is admitted to practice with the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

EB-5 Minimum Investment

In 2019, then-acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan enacted new regulations for the EB-5 Investor Program, substantially raising the required minimum investment to qualify for the EB-5 Visa.

Estado de Protección Temporal Aprobado para Venezolanos en los Estados Unidos

On March 8, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security approved Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans in the United States. TPS is a humanitarian benefit, which is approved for those who are nationals of a foreign country when conditions temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning safely, or where the country cannot adequately handle the return of its nationals.

Temporary Protected Status Approved for Venezuelans

On March 8, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security approved Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuelans in the United States. TPS is a humanitarian benefit, which is approved for those who are nationals of a foreign country when conditions temporarily prevent the country’s nationals from returning safely, or where the country cannot adequately handle the return of its nationals.