The Tri Valley University(TVU) saga was an amazing episode of ‘Student Visa’ problems.  It was probably one of biggest immigration scandal in this decade.  The entire system was questioned including the way school are granted permission to issue student visas (I-120) to the pain of being duped as a foreign student . Hundreds of students mostly from India suffered because they had no idea how the system works.  We hope that the conviction of the real culprit will culminate in justice for all the students who went through a horrible ordeal.  We also hope lessons will be learned. The Shah Peerally Law Group PC especially attorney Shah Peerally stood firm to tackle the ‘nightmare’ of the students of TVU.   The position that most of the students were victims actually proved to be true.  Some of their stories can be found here. Shah Peerally was at the forefront to fight for the rights of the TVU students including his radio shows, phone conferences, media appearances, and calling on government officials to help. Following the debacle of TVU, many schools have actually amended their “ways”. To this end Shah Peerally under ‘The Immigration Lawyer Series‘ will release a book from an immigration lawyer perspective which hopefully will serve as a guide for students who are actually contemplating studying in the United Sates. The book is an attempt to educate future students, from an immigration lawyer’s experience, about the “dos and don’ts” of studying in the United States on a student visa (F1 Visa). The book is scheduled to be released around fall of 2014.

‘Sham University’: Indian students defend… by ndtv

Pleasanton Patch reports

By Bay City News—

“The founder and president of an online university based in Pleasanton was taken into custody today after a federal court jury found her guilty of 35 counts for running a visa fraud scheme. 

 Federal prosecutors alleged Tri-Valley University, which was run by Susan Xiao-Ping Su, 43, of Pleasanton, was a bogus, unaccredited venture designed to rake in millions of dollars from foreigners who sought to obtain student visas so they could stay in the U.S. “

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Shah Peerally is an attorney licensed in California practicing immigration law and debt settlement. He has featured as an expert legal analyst for many TV networks such as NDTV, Times Now and Sitarree TV. Articles about Shah Peerally and his work have appeared on newspapers such as San Jose Mercury News, Oakland Tribune, US Fiji Times, Mauritius Le Quotidien, Movers & Shakers and other prominent international newspapers. His work has been commended by Congress women Nancy Pelosi and Barbara Lee. He has a weekly radio show on KLOK 1170AM and frequently participates in legal clinics in churches, temples and mosques. His law group, Shah Peerally Law Group, has represented clients all over the United States constantly dealing with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigration and Custom Enforcement(ICE) and CBP (Customs Border Patrol (CBP) under the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). This department was formerly known as the Immigration and Nationality Services (INS).