Ohio, US

Rahul is an Associate at Fragomen’s New York office. He counsels clients on various employment-based and family-based immigration matters, including nonimmigrant visas, consular processing, permanent residency, and United States citizenship. His clients include high net worth individuals and corporations across a range of industries, including financial services, entertainment, arts, athletics, fashion, and technology.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Rahul worked for a prominent business and entertainment immigration firm in Los Angeles, California, where he provided immigration counsel to individuals, tech start-ups, multinational entertainment production companies, universities, and scientific research institutes.

Rahul speaks English, Italian and Spanish.

Education


University of Southern California | LL.M., 2010
The London School of Economics and Political Science | LL.B., 2009, honors

Awards

Recognized as the youngest student to receive an LL.M. from the University of Southern California, 2010 

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: California

Court Admissions: U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Member, American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)

Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

LGBT Liaison Representative, Southern California Chapter, AILA

Former Immigration Law Board Representative, Beverly Hills Bar Association

Assisted high net worth individuals with successfully securing U.S. permanent residency through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.

Assisted business professionals, fashion designers, athletes, and entertainers with obtaining extraordinary ability classification based on demonstrated international expertise and prominence in their fields.

Secured nonimmigrant and immigrant visas for internationally recognized scientists, physicians, and outstanding researchers.

Successfully responded to numerous lengthy and complex requests for additional evidence for EB-1 immigrant petitions and O-1, H-1B, and L-1 nonimmigrant petitions.

Assisted VIP clients and major multinational television and film production companies with obtaining nonimmigrant and immigrant visas for their professional staff.

Publications and Lectures

Speaker, “EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program.” Second Wind, Moscow, Russia, June 2020.

Speaker, “How U.S. Visa Regulations Attract Foreign Investors and Talent.” U.S.-Hubei Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum, New York, NY, September 2019.

Chairman, “Cross Border Planning for the Private Client.” KNect365 Private Client: Residence, Citizenship and Tax, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 2019.

Moderator, “Trump and Brexit: What Are the Implications on Immigration Policy?” Cross Border Planning for the Private Client, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 2019.

Speaker, “EB-5 and Alternative Pathways for Investors.” Investment Immigration Summit MENA, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 2019.

Speaker, “The Changing Face of EB-5.” Investment Immigration Summit, Mumbai, India, February 2019.

Visiting Lecturer, “Immigration Post-LLM.” University of Southern California Gould School of Law International Students Workshop, Los Angeles, CA, 2014 to present.

Speaker, “O and P Visas: A Creative Alphabet Soup.” AILA Winter Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April 2018.

Lecturer, “Life After OPT: A Visa Workshop.” University of Southern California International Students Workshop, Los Angeles, CA, 2014-2018.

Lecturer, “Life After OPT: A Visa Workshop.” University of California, Los Angeles International Students Workshop, Los Angeles, CA, 2014-2018.

Lecturer, “Life After OPT: A Visa Workshop.” University of San Diego International Students Workshop, San Diego, CA, 2014-2018.

Lecturer, “Life After OPT: A Visa Workshop.” Loyola Marymount University International Students Workshop, Los Angeles, CA, 2014-2018.

Lecturer, “Life After OPT: A Visa Workshop.” Loyola Law School International Students Workshop, Los Angeles, CA, 2014-2018.