Immigration Law in California
707 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 3200, Los Angeles, CA 90017, Los Angeles
SGG Immigration is a full-service immigration law firm with an international reputation for achieving outstanding results in the practice of immigration law. Our legal team includes more State Bar-certified specialists in immigration law than any other law firm. The law firm's expertise covers a broad range of matters, including extraordinary ability, investor, entrepreneur, employment, and family-based immigration petitions. Our expertise also includes advising on reorganization of distressed EB-5 investment projects, employer compliance, federal court litigation, naturalization and citizenship, asylum, waivers of all kinds, immigration court and appeals, worksite enforcement, advising on immigration consequences of crimes, and consular practice.
Our attorneys and staff are from all over the world and speak many different languages including Arabic, Armenian, Cantonese, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, and Urdu. Many of us have been through the immigration process and understand how difficult and confusing this process can be for immigrants. In turn, we strive to make the immigration process as easy and stress-free as possible.Show more +
Lincoln Stone has represented many hundreds of immigrant entrepreneurs and more than 4,000 immigrant investors with U.S. immigration matters. Lincoln’s counsel has aided dozens of U.S. business and regional center clients in raising some $5 billion for more than 200 different job-creating enterprises through the EB-5 investor visa program. Lincoln draws on more than 27 years of experience with entrepreneur and investor immigration, and a diverse background that includes law practice experience in venture and project finance, litigation, as well as commercial and real estate transactions. This wealth of experience and leadership earned numerous accolades from lawyer and industry groups. Lincoln is regarded as an immigration lawyer who understands business and the mindset of the entrepreneur. His business and investment experience includes ownership of three different law firms including his current law firm SGG Immigration; seed capital investor experience; investments in commercial real estate; as well as board memberships for nonprofits and emerging companies.
Lincoln has published more than 40 articles in legal journals including numerous articles on interdisciplinary topics -- the intersection of immigration and securities law, financial statements and accounting concepts, immigration and economic sanctions, and the economic methodologies used in investor cases. He also has served as a litigation expert and as a featured conference speaker on investor and entrepreneur immigration matters. Lincoln is the Editor in Chief working on his fourth edition of Immigration Options for Investors and Entrepreneurs, the preeminent immigration lawyer practice manual he created in 2006 for the American Immigration Lawyers Association (“AILA”) and lawyers representing clients in this complex specialty area. Lincoln received AILA President Commendations for his leadership in immigration law practice for investors and entrepreneurs. Lawyers and selective publications, such as The Best Lawyers in America, commend Lincoln as a premier practitioner in the field of immigration law. He is similarly listed in the Chambers USA, International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers and Super Lawyer publications, and holds the preeminent “AV” rating from Martindale Hubbell. Lincoln is a Certified Specialist in immigration and nationality law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.
Lincoln also received awards for his national leadership of pro bono programs, and numerous recognitions for local pro bono services. His interests include global entrepreneurship and human development, impact evaluation, global health infrastructure, development ethics and sustainability.Show more +