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WHAT WE DO

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INVESTMENT & BUSINESS IMMIGRATION EXPERTS

We are recognized industry leaders, highly regarded, with many awards and accolades, regularly quoted, with extensive experience.

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GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAMS

We understand that today’s immigration environment presents challenges. Our exclusive citizenship by investment Programs builds of our unique experience to help our clients navigate even the most difficult immigration obstacles to achieve their dreams.

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EB-5 INVESTOR OPPORTUNITIES

The EB-5 Visa Program allows a person and his or her immediate family to obtain a Green Card in order to live permanently in the U.S. by investing in an enterprise that creates jobs for qualifying U.S. workers. This program provides an excellent opportunity to obtain Green Cards.

Freedom of Residency

ADVANTAGES

  • Protected by the government’s constitution.
  • Legally obtain your irrevocable second
    citizenship in months.
  • Keep your current nationality.
  • No residency requirements.
Visa-Free Travel

VISA-FREE TRAVEL

  • The world has 195 countries.
  • Visa free travel up to 182 countries.
  • Travel freely in the UK & EU.
  • Live & Work within the European Union.*
Tax Benefits

TAX BENEFITS

  • They are all tax havens.
  • No Wealth, Gift, Inheritance, Income or Capital Gains Tax.
  • Lowest corporate tax rates.
  • No restrictions on the repatriation of capital.

 

ABOUT US

Working under the auspices of HRH Prince Metab Bin Thunyan Al Saud and HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Metab al Saud, Mona Shah & Associates Global is a law firm comprised of internationally licensed, multilingual immigration attorneys and consultants. The global scope of our firm currently includes the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Caribbean, Cyprus, and Malta. MSA provides clients in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with worldwide solutions crafted to meet their needs and to increase entrepreneurial activities for the vision of 2030.

HRH Prince Metab Bin Thunyan Al Saud
HRH Prince Metab Bin Thunyan Al Saud

Chairman of BMA International

HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Metab Bin Thunyan Al Saud
HRH Prince ABDUL AZIZ BIN METAB BIN THUNYAN AL SAUD

CEO of BMA International

BMA International (Business Management Advisory), operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as Ahle Tharaib Consultancy (ATC), specialize in immigration and international investment. In order to provide the highest degree of service, we have partnered with renowned industry experts boasting decades of experience in immigration investment and business law. Having garnered a collaborative joint partnership with the most elite professionals in the industry, BMA International offers exclusive access to internationally-recognized lawyers with extensive proficiencies in legal immigration and investment.

HRH Prince Metab Bin Thunyan Al Saud along with his son HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Metab Bin Thunyan Al Saud.

Our Team

Mona Shah & Associates Global (also referred to as “MSA” or “MSA Global”) was established in 1997 and is headquartered in Manhattan, New York. MSA Global is a law firm with an advanced immigration practice that specializes in direct investments, business investment immigration, complex consular issues, corporate law, and securities law. MSA is internationally licensed to practice law in the United Kingdom and in the United States of America.

Mona Shah, ESQ.
Mona Shah, ESQ.

International Attorney

Karl Haddad
Karl Haddad

IRC Invest Chairman & CEO

Valentina Elsayed
Valentina Elsayed

IRC Invest Managing Partner & COO

Mujeeb UI Haq
Mujeeb Ul Haq

 

MSA are recognized leaders in the EB-5 industry. We are regularly quoted and interviewed by mainstream newspapers and journals like the New York Times, and TV channels such as Al Jazeera and Fox Business News, on matters of immigration and investment. We have earned many accolades and awards, including being voted in the top 25 attorneys in the United States multiple times. Our firm have published books, written, and spoken extensively on US Immigration law both in the US and overseas, as well as our own podcast series. MSA have extensive experience in financing, formulating, and strategizing projects and investments, as well as administering compliance. We have marketed overseas for multiple projects raising millions of dollars in investor capital and have hosted numerous events worldwide. The leader of our firm, Mona Shah, is a Lexis Nexis Editor and part-time adjunct Professor at Baruch Business College, City University of New York.

BMA International partners include Mujeeb Ul Haq, Karl Haddad, and Valentina Elsayed. Mujeeb UI Haq has extensive experience in finance and private equity projects, advising BMA International on business management, cyber security, outsourcing, training, compliance, and corporate governance-related services. Karl Haddad and Valentina Elsayed, both from IRC Invest, have 13+ years of experience in the GCC market, specializing in real estate & citizenship investments, having created sales in excess of $550 million in Dubai alone. Karl Haddad and Valentina Elsayed manage Europe, Cyprus, and part of the Caribbean in their partnership with BMA International.

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Mona Shah & Associates Global with BMA3i partners

BMA3i’s partners include Mujeeb Ul Haq, who has extensive experience in finance and private equity projects. He advised on business management, cyber security, outsourcing, training and compliance & corporate governance related services.

BMA 3i’s partners handling Europe, Cyprus and part of the Caribbean are Karl Haddad and Valentina Elsayed from IRC Invest. With 13+ years of experience in the GCC market, Karl and Valentina are specialized in real estate & citizenship investments where they have created  sales in excess of $550 million in Dubai.

 

“IF YOU HAVE A DREAM, DON’T LET ANYTHING STAND IN YOUR WAY.”

– LUBNA OLAYAN

MONA SHAH & ASSOCIATES GLOBAL ARE PROUD TO BE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SAUDI ARABIA PRIVATE FAMILY OFFICE OF HRH PRINCE METAB BIN THUNYAN AL SAUD

BMA3i and Mona Shah

Mona Shah & Associates Global (MSA Global) have entered into a collaborative business agreement with the Private Family Office of His Royal Highness Prince Metab Bin Thunyan Al Saud along with his son HRH Prince Abdul Aziz Bin Metab Bin Thunyan Al Saud. To commemorate this agreement, the Prince held a distinguished signing ceremony in Riyadh befitting this significant occasion.

MSA Global is thrilled to be chosen as an exclusive partner for elite immigration advisory services in Saudi Arabia. The collaboration will focus on offering US immigration, global residence & citizenship by investment and other investment solutions to prospects in Saudi Arabia, allowing them to diversify their business interests and investments in the United States, amongst other places.
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MSA Global’s Saudi Arabia presence aims to further the ambitious Vision 2030 priorities of boosting innovation and global linkages for Saudi Arabia’s business sectors, offering opportunities for residence and citizenship programs as tools for investor growth and further diversification into new territories, as well as for families to explore US relocation whilst children study at some of the world’s most prestigious U.S. universities and schools.

Mona Shah & Associates Global (MSA Global), recognized industry leaders in EB-5 investments, pride themselves on their diverse reach into new emerging markets coupled with industry-leading best practices. We regard this collaboration as a monumental step forward in serving the needs of a country with the largest economy and investment prospects in the Middle East, and which further boasts a formidable number of skilled professionals in the region.

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FAST TRACK CITIZENSHIP

  Country Investment Options Cost Per Person COST FOR A FAMILY OF FOUR Months to citizenship Visa free countries Passport Rank
COMMONWEALTH OF DOMINICA DONATION

REAL ESTATE

DONATION: $143,000

REAL ESTATE: $297,000

DONATION: $251,000

REAL ESTATE: $315,000

3 136 34
GRENADA DONATION

REAL ESTATE

DONATION: $191,000

REAL ESTATE: $319,800

DONATION: $254,000

REAL ESTATE: $333,000

3 141 31
ST. LUCIA DONATION

REAL ESTATE

DONATION: $143,000

REAL ESTATE: $423,800

DONATION: $243,000

REAL ESTATE: $518,000

4 142 30
ANTIGUA & BARBUDA DONATION

REAL ESTATE

DONATION: $167,000

REAL ESTATE: $175,800

DONATION: $532,000

REAL ESTATE: $540,000

3 149 25
ST. KITTS & NEVIS DONATION

REAL ESTATE

DONATION: $191,000

REAL ESTATE: $242,800

DONATION: $307,000

REAL ESTATE: $353,000

3 151 24
CYPRUS REAL ESTATE € 2,711,000 € 2,734,000 6 173 10
MALTA GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTION + INVESTMENT € 1,650,000 16 182 9
MOLDOVA DONATION € 179,000 € 234,000 3 122 46
MONTENEGRO DONATION + REAL ESTATE DONATION: € 147,000

+ REAL ESTATE: € 250,000 OR
€ 450,000

DONATION: € 172,000

+ REAL ESTATE: € 250,000 OR
€ 450,000

3 123 45
VANUATU DONATION $192,000 $252,000 2 129 40

LISTED COUNTRIES INCLUDE VISA FREE TRAVEL TO EU
*APPLICABLE FOR SINGLE APPLICANTS OR FAMILIES OF 4, INCLUDING 2 KIDS BELOW 12 YEARS OF AGE.
**PRICES ARE ALL INCLUSIVE

 

COMPARISON TRACKER

 
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# OF VISA-FREE COUNTRIES
137
143
145
150
151
EUROPE
Albania


Andorra


Austria


Belarus


Belgium


Bosnia & Herzegovina


Bulgaria


Croatia


Cyprus


Czech Republic


Denmark


Estonia


Faroe Islands


Finland


France


Germany


Gibraltar


Greece


Greenland


Hungary


Iceland


Ireland


Italy


Kosovo


Latvia


Liechtenstein


Liechtenstein


Lithuania


Luxembourg


Macedonia (FYROM)


Malta


Moldova


Monaco


Montenegro


Netherlands


Norway


Poland


Portugal


Romania


Russian Federation


San Marino


Slovakia


Slovenia


Spain


Sweden


Switzerland


Ukraine *


United Kingdom


Vatican City

VISA FREE ACCESS
* VISA ON ARRIVAL

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GLOBAL PASSPORT RANK
36th
33rd
31st
28th
27th
ASIA
Bangladesh


Cambodia *


China


Hong Kong (SAR China)


Indonesia


Laos *


Macao (SAR China)


Malaysia


Maldives *


Nepal *


Philippines


Singapore


South Korea


Sri Lanka *


Taiwan


Timor-Leste *
 
AFRICA
Benin *


Botswana


Cape Verde Islands *


Comores Islands *


Djibouti *


Egypt *


Gambia


Guinea-Bissau *


Kenya


Lesotho


Madagascar *


Malawi


Mauritania *


Mauritius


Mayotte


Mozambique *


Reunion


Rwanda *


Senegal


Seychelles *


Somalia *


South Africa


St. Helena *


Swaziland


Tanzania


Togo *


Tunisia


Uganda


Zambia


Zimbabwe
 
MIDDLE EAST
Armenia *


Georgia


Iran *


Israel


Jordan *


Lebanon*


Qatar


Palestinian Territory


Turkey *

 
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SCHENGEN ACCESS + UK
YES
YES
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YES
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OCEANIA
Cook Islands


Fiji


French Polynesia


Kiribati


Micronesia


New Caledonia


Niue


Palau Islands *


Samoa *


Solomon Islands *


Tonga*


Tuvalu *


Vanuatu
 
CARIBBEAN
Anguilla


Antigua and Barbuda


Aruba


Bahamas


Barbados


Bonaire; St.Eustatius & Saba


British Virgin Islands


Cayman Islands


Cuba


Curacao


Dominica


Dominican Republic


French West Indies


Haiti


Jamaica


Montserrat


St. Kitts and Nevis


St. Lucia


St. Maarten


Trinidad and Tobago


Turks and Caicos Islands
 
AMERICAS
Argentina


Belize


Bermuda


Bolivia *


Brazil


Chile


Colombia


Costa Rica


Ecuador


El Salvador


French Guiana


Guatemala


Guyana


Honduras


Nicaragua *


Panama


Peru


Suriname


Uruguay


Venezuela

 

PERMANENT RESIDENCY

  Country Investment Options Cost FOR FAMILY APPLICATION TIME TO RESIDENCY LEADS TO CITIZENSHIP LEADS TO CITIZENSHIP WITHOUT RESIDENCY TIME TO CITIZENSHIP GLOBAL PASSPORT RANK
USA E2 FINANCING JOB CREATION BUSINESS US $200,000 3 MONTHS NO NO 6TH
USA EB5 FINANCING JOB CREATION BUSINESS US $500,000 2 YEARS YES NO 5 YEARS MIN. 6TH
CANADA FINANCING JOB CREATION BUSINESS CAD $800,000 3 YEARS YES NO 5 YEARS MIN. 7TH
UK FINANCING JOB CREATION BUSINESS GBP £250,000

GBP £2,000,000

GBP £5,000,000

GBP £10,000,000

3 MONTHS YES NO 5 YEARS MIN.

5 YEARS MIN.

3 YEARS MIN.

2 YEARS MIN.

6TH
PORTUGAL REAL ESTATE € 500,000

€ 350,000

€ 260,000

6 MONTHS YES YES 6 YEARS MIN. 6TH
GREECE REAL ESTATE € 250,000 2 MONTHS YES NO 7 YEARS MIN. 7TH
MALTA GOVERNMENT CONTRIBUTION + INVESTMENT € 360,000 3 MONTHS YES NO 7 YEARS MIN. 9TH

 

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Our Offices:

Riyadh:
Office No: 9, Building No: 24,
Al Mashreq Street, King Abdul Aziz Road,
Al Sulaimaniyah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabi

  +966 55 059 8418
  info@bma3i.com

 

Dubai:
Emaar Boulevard Plaza, Tower 1,
Office 3003, Burj Khalifa District,
Downtown Dubai

  +971 4 330 0269
  info@bma3i.com

 

New York:
232 Madison Ave, Suite 1001,
New York, NY 10016

  (212) 233-7473
 info@bma3i.com

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New York State Bar Association
New York City Bar Association
Immigration Industry Association (IIA)
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