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Front Page - Friday, June 5, 2020

EB-5 Investors Magazine recognizes Baker Donelson’s Robert Divine


EB-5 Investors Magazine has included Baker Donelson attorney Robert Divine in its list of Top Attorneys in Specialized Fields.

This list features attorneys who are recognized in specialized EB-5 practice groups that focus on EB-5 policy and lobbying matters, complex cases and immigration compliance.

Divine is the leader of Baker Donelson’s Immigration Group and a shareholder in the firm’s Washington, D.C. and Chattanooga offices. He serves clients throughout the world in the arrangement of business-based temporary and permanent immigration status.

For seven years, Divine served as vice president of Invest in the USA, the national industry association of EB-5 regional centers.

In 2018, the IIUSA recognized Divine at its EB-5 Industry Achievement Awards with the EB-5 Hero award and the Industry Thought Leader award for his service and contributions to the industry.

From 2004-2006, Divine served as chief counsel of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. From 2005-2006, he served as acting director and acting deputy director of USCIS, spearheading the USCIS Transformation Program, testifying in Congress about the E-Verify system, enhancing operational security and increasing transparency of rules and procedures.

Divine is a frequent speaker on U.S. and international immigration rules, policies and procedures and has authored “Immigration Practice” for Juris Publishing since 1994.

Honorees in the EB-5 Top Attorney lists are selected through an EB-5 industrywide vote and input and analysis from the magazine’s editorial board and in-house team. Candidates are evaluated based on their experience in the industry as well as their track record and reputation within the field.

Source: Baker Donelson