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EB-5 Immigration Attorney Houston

Houston Attorney Specializing in EB-5 Program

EB-5 Attorney Christian Triantaphyllis

Christian Triantaphyllis

Christian Triantaphyllis is a Partner and Attorney with Jackson Walker LLP, a full-service law firm with seven offices across Texas.  Christian specializes in EB-5 and immigration matters, specifically in preparing and filing I-526 petitions and I-829 petitions for regional centers and direct investors. For more than 130 years and with more than 350 attorneys, Jackson Walker LLP represents Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, major financial institutions, insurance companies, and a wide range of public companies and private businesses around the globe.

The focus of his practice is business immigration matters, particularly those related to EB-5 investments. Triantaphyllis represents foreign nationals in the preparation and filing of EB-5 petitions and advises clients on their lawful source of investment funds.

He also advises project developers on establishing EB-5 projects throughout the United States, on prospective EB-5 funding structures and provides analysis from an immigration law perspective on EB-5 project documents.

Triantaphyllis represents clients to acquire legal status for professional employees, investors under U.S. treaties and other nonimmigrant visa options. He is a member of AILA, has authored several articles on a variety of EB-5 topics and is a frequent speaker on EB-5 immigration issues.

Triantaphyllis earned his J.D. degree from New York Law School and received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Southern Methodist University. He serves clients throughout Texas with immigration legal matters.


• Member, State Bar of Texas
• Member, American Immigration Lawyers’ Association
• Member, Houston Bar Association
• Member, American Bar Association
• News Editor, American Bar Association, Immigration Litigation 

Committee, 2012-2013

• Member, New York County Lawyers’ Association
• Member, National Peace Corps Association
• Member, AILA Bangkok Chapter, Annual Conference 2017 Conference 


• Member, AILA Texas Chapter
• Board Member, National Inter-Faith Foundation for increasing affordable housing supply, creating jobs, and providing social services


• English
• Conversational in Chichewa
• Conversational in Spanish

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Notable U.S. Immigration Publications

  • Co-Author, “Permissible and Impermissible Guarantees in EB-5” EB5 Investors Magazine, 2016

  • Author, “Prevailing Against the Notice of Intent to Terminate,” EB5 Investors Magazine, 2016.

  • Author, “What is an O-1/O-2 Visa,” EB5 Investors Website, April 2016.

  • Co-Author, “Impact of Visa Retrogression on Project Choice” EB5 Investors Magazine, 2015

  • Co-Author, “Evaluating an EB-5 Investor from a Regional Center’s Perspective,” ABA Section of International Law, Immigration & Naturalization Committee Newsletter 2015, Second Issue.

  • Co-Author, “Immigrant Investor Visas: Emergent Trends Around the World,” ABA International Law News, Vol. 43, No. 4, Fall 2014

  • Co-Author, “A Report on Source of Funds: Perils of the Administrative Fee,” EB5 Investors magazine, Spring 2014

  • Author, “Top Five Issues in Analyzing I-924 Requests for Evidence,” National Law Review, June 17, 2014

  • Co-Author, “Evolving Escrow: Navigating Delayed USCIS Processing Times,” EB5 Investors magazine, Winter 2014

  • Co-Author, “My Regional Center is Approved! Now What?” EB5 Investors magazine, January 8, 2014

  • Co-Author, “Recent Revocations and Enforcement May Change the EB-5 Landscape,” Association to Invest in the USA, June 2013

  • Co-Author, “Twenty Mechanisms for Addressing Torture in Health Care,” Soros Foundation, Open Society Institute, June 2012

  • Author, “Transitional Justice: Are Truth and Reconciliation Committees Worth It?” University of Brazil Law Students’ Review, 10th ed., 2011

Christian Triantaphyllis - Houston Texas EB-5 Attorney

Christian Triantaphyllis
Email: ctriantaphyllis@jw.com

Office Address: 1401 McKinney Street Suite #1900
Houston, TX 77010
Phone: (713) 322-4873

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