The Real Deal Los Angeles

EB-5’s gatekeepers: Migration agents

Specialized operator working in an unregulated gray zone, but reaping big money by connecting developers to Chinese investors
Linda Mei Nuri Katz

Linda Mei and Nuri Katz

From the April issue: Last July, a swarm of high-profile guests — including Revlon Chairman Ron Perelman and former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger — gathered to celebrate the launch of a summer tour to China by the National Youth Orchestra of the U.S.

Among the high-powered attendees who were invited by China’s New York Consulate General Zhang Qiyue was Linda Mei He. Dressed in a nearly floor-length black gown, Mei He, who along with Carnegie Hall was a major sponsor of the tour, later issued a news release raving about the young musicians and the importance of promoting cultural exchanges between the U.S. and China. [more]