Marc Santamaria

​Attorney at Law, PhD

  • Marc Santamaria
  • ​​Experience:

    • Various immigrant & non-immigrant visas

    • Pre-immigration tax planning

  • Education:

    • SJD (PhD equivalent) in International Legal Studies -  Golden Gate University School of Law 

    • Master’s in Taxation - University of San Francisco Law School

    • Legum Magister (LL.M.) in International Legal Studies - Golden Gate University School of Law (Earned the LL.M. Outstanding Student Award)

    • Juris Doctorate - San Francisco Law School

    • Bachelor's of Arts in Legal Studies - U.C. Berkeley

  • Publication: Dissertation "Why immigrants benefit the U.S. economy and legal and tax issues Chinese, Filipinos, and Vietnamese face when immigrating to the U.S."


  • Languages: English, Tagalog & Chinese (Mandarin)

Brian Dickens

EB-5 Consultant, MBA

  • Brian Dickens
  • ​​Experience:

    • Investment Visas including regional center development and direct EB-5 investment

    • Project and enterprise marketing

    • Investor assistance and processing--including extensive investor identification and attraction experience in China, Vietnam, Taiwan, and Mexico.

  • Education:

    • Securities Licensure, General Securities Sales and Supervision & Licensed Principal - Kaplan Financial Education

    • MBA in Business Management & Finance - Boise State University

    • AS & BS, Professional Aeronautics - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  • Publication: Certain Security: Finding Refuge from Criminal, Economic, and Political Instability through US Investment Visas.


  • Languages: English & Spanish 

Duong Nguyen

​Business Operations Manager, MBA

  • ​​Experience:

    • Establishing a business entity

    • Marketing & Branding

  • Education:

    • MBA in Entrepreneurship - Golden Gate University

    • Bachelor's in Hospitality Management, HAAGA-HELIA UAS

  • License: California Notary Public


  • Languages: English & Vietnamese 

  • Duong Nguyen

Julio Cesar Lopez Muro

Legal Assistant

  • Julio Cesar Lopez Muro
  • ​​Experience:

    • Research on immigration law

    • Translation of documents and interpreting for Spanish-speaking clients

  • Education:

    • Political Science Major - University of California Berkeley

  • Languages: English & Spanish


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San Francisco, CA 94111, USA

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EB-4: Religious Workers & Special Immigrants

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​And Others

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