Ignacio A. Donoso

Managing Attorney
Donoso & Partners

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Ignacio A. Donoso, Esq., is nationally recognized as a leading business immigration attorney, with particular expertise in visas for companies expanding operations to the U.S., start-ups and entrepreneurs.

Mr. Donoso founded Donoso & Associates in 2013, after previously working from 2010 to 2013 as Partner of FosterQuan, LLP (now Foster Global, LLP), one of the top immigration law firms in the U.S.

Mr. Donoso’s career spans 18 years as a member of the State Bar of California, of which he has dedicated the last 13 years exclusively to immigration law, including business immigration, family-based immigration and removal defense.  In early career, Mr. Donoso advised Fortune 100 companies on international transactions and mergers.  Since 2003, Mr. Donoso has represented Fortunate 500 companies and their employees, skilled workers, professors and researchers, professionals, athletes, artists and thousands of investors in their U.S. visa planning.

Mr. Donoso has been selected to serve in many AILA National Committees including the Texas Service Center Liaison Committee, the National Annual Conference Planning Committee, and since 2013, Mr. Donoso has served on the National EB-5 Committee.

Mr. Donoso is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on U.S. immigration law, and has frequently published on specific issues related to immigration matters.  He has been interviewed on national news media including Fox Business and the New York Times, as well as local television and radio in relation on immigration issues.

Ignacio’s other professional achievements include:

Adjunct Professor, International & Comparative Law, University of Barcelona, 2002, and Visiting Professor, Universidad de los Andes 1998.

America Jewish Committee (Houston), Board of Directors, 2006 to 2009.

Frequently Interviewed on national news (e.g., Fox Business; New York Times) and local television on immigration issues.

Manlin Zhang

Senior Legal Assistant
Donoso & Partners

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Manlin Zhang is a Legal Assistant with Donoso & Partners, LLC. She completed her Master of Public Policy from George Mason University in Virginia. Before that, Manlin received a double Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Economic Law from Shenyang Normal University (China). Manlin is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.

Aarushi Gupta

Managing Director, India
Donoso & Partners

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Aarushi Gupta is the Managing Director, of India for Donoso & Partners, LLC. She is based out of Delhi, India, and has acquired hands-on experience in immigration, business, and investment laws while working with multinational corporations, consulting firms, and high-net-worth individuals across the globe. She is passionate about helping immigrants navigate the immigration system and achieve their dreams.

Aarushi has numerous years of experience in employment-based, skill-based, family-based, and EB-5 investor immigration for the U.S. She has also assisted several individuals and corporates with skill and business immigration programs for Canada.

Aarushi is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences on immigration law. She has recently received the Lex Falcon Global Award 2022 in recognition of her contribution to the legal industry.

Aarushi received her Diploma in Medical Jurisprudence and Forensic Science from Symbiosis Law School, Pune in 2012, her Diploma in Media Laws from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad in 2014. Aarushi completed her Bachelor of Laws from the University of Delhi, Campus Law Centre in 2016. Admitted to the Bar Council of Delhi in 2016 and licensed to practice in the state of Delhi. Aarushi is Fluent in English and Hindi.

Joe Deng

Donoso & Partners

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Joe Deng is an experienced immigration attorney licensed in Washington, D.C. He specializes in immigration law, with particular expertise in business immigration, family-based immigration, and removal defense cases. Joe has extensive experience providing consultations and developing strategies for high-net-worth individuals and professionals with extraordinary abilities seeking to immigrate to the United States.

Originally from China, Joe has personal experience with the immigration process and understands the excitement and anxiety that immigrants can face. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana and is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyer Association (AILA). Currently, Joe serves as a Senior Attorney at Donoso & Partners, LLC, where he provides high-quality legal services to clients in need of immigration-related assistance.

Disha Shah

Office Manager
Donoso & Partners

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Disha Shah is an Office Manager with Donoso & Partners, LLC.  She has completed Bachelors in Civil Engineering and Criminal Justice. Disha Shah is an immigrant herself and has over 10 years of experience in employment-based, skill-based, family-based, and EB-5 investor immigration. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Gujarati.