Christian Triantaphyllis Joins Three Leadership Positions in Immigration Advocacy

May 28, 2024 | Attorney News

Jackson Walker proudly congratulates Houston partner Christian A. Triantaphyllis on his appointment to three significant leadership positions.

Christian has been appointed to the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA)‘s EB-5 Investor Committee. AILA is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, voluntary bar association that provides continuing legal education, professional services, and expertise to over 16,000 attorneys practicing and teaching immigration law. Its mission is to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, and enhance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice.

He has also been elected to Invest in the USA (IIUSA) Board of Directors. The board, consisting of thirteen members, manages the association’s affairs and property. IIUSA, a national membership-based nonprofit industry trade association, advocates for the EB-5 Regional Center Program. It focuses on stimulating the U.S. economy for the benefit of American workers and communities, advocating for policies that maximize economic benefits through dedicated advocacy, education, industry development, and research.

Additionally, Christian has been appointed to the Greater Houston Partnership Immigration Advisory Committee. The committee works to advance immigration policies that support Houston’s growth and opportunities. The Partnership, comprising 900 companies and organizations, works with its members to advocate for robust public policies at all government levels.

“Joining these leadership positions is an incredible honor, and I am excited to contribute to organizations that are pivotal in shaping immigration policy and economic growth,” said Christian. “I look forward to working with these dedicated professionals to make a meaningful impact.”

Jackson Walker congratulates Christian on these prestigious appointments and his continued contributions to the legal and business communities.

Meet Christian

Christian A. Triantaphyllis is an immigration and real estate attorney with first-hand experience representing foreign nationals and immigrant investors in cross-border and business immigration matters. He regularly serves as counsel to real estate developers and regional centers to facilitate EB-5 projects. Christian has deep experience assisting foreign nationals from around the world through the EB-5 visa program, preparing and filing I-526 and I-829 petitions. He also assists foreign nationals with establishing start-up companies in the United States and advises employers on obtaining temporary work visas and permanent resident status for current and prospective employees.