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EB-5 Attorney Sam Newbold

Sam Newbold

Attorney Samuel Newbold is an immigration attorney at the New York based immigration law firm of Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC. His immigration practice focuses on investors and business professionals. Mr. Newbold counsels foreign nationals who have a desire to achieve nonimmigrant or immigrant status through E-2, E-1, L-1 and EB-5 investments. He is very experienced in the various details and requirements of United States Citizenship & Immigration Services, U.S. State Department, and U.S. Department of Labor.

With a close focus on the EB-5 Visa program, Mr. Newbold’s in-depth knowledge of U.S. immigration and the EB-5 process makes him the attorney of choice by many foreign nationals and foreign investors seeking American permanent residence through investment.

Mr. Newbold is a well established speaker on immigration law topics in New York City and throughout the country and often presentson topics involving complex immigration issues. He works closely with local Start-Up and Tech entrepreneurs and often represents talented individuals and companies in the bustling Silicon Alley of New York. Mr. Newbold also serves on the Board of Directors for the Safe Passage Project, which is a non-profit that provides pro bono legal aid to unaccompanied minors in the immigration process.

Mr. Newbold holds degrees from New York Law School and Elon University and is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. He is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Newbold has been listed in the 2015, 2016, and 2017 SUPERLAWYERS – RISING STARS publication, which recognizes New York City’s top attorneys under the age of 40.

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Immigration Law Specialties

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  • EB-5 Visa

    Mr. Newbold is an expert in this visa category representing both developers and EB-5 investors. This program is known as EB-5 for the name of the employment-based fifth preference visa that individuals can receive. Congress created the EB-5 Program in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors.

    Under this program, entrepreneurs (and their spouses and unmarried children under 21) are eligible to apply for permanent residence if they make the necessary capital investment which creates 10 full time jobs for qualified US workers. There are many eligibility requirements for this visa. For more information, see the USCIS website.

  • H1-B Visa

    The E Visa (E-1, E-2, and E-3) is for Temporary Workers. Mr. Newbold has experience in this visa category which involves treaty traders and individuals who come to the US under a ‘treaty of commerce and navigation’. It also includes Australian specialty occupation workers. There are general eligibility requirements for each. For more information, see the USCIS website.

  • L Visa

    Mr. Newbold has experience with the L Visa of which there are two types – the L-1A (Intracompany Transferee Executive or Manager) and the L-1B (Intracompany Transferee Specialized Knowledge)

    The L classification enables a U.S. employer to transfer an executive or manager (L-1A) or professional employee with specialized knowledge (L-1B) from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the United States and also enables a foreign company which does not yet have an affiliated U.S. office to send an executive or manager to the United States with the purpose of establishing one. There are general qualifications which apply to the employee and employer for this visa classification. For more information, see the USCIS website here and here.

  • O Visa

    Mr. Newbold has experience with the O-1 nonimmigrant visa which is for the individual who possesses extraordinary ability in the sciences, arts, education, business, or athletics. It also applies to and applicant who has a demonstrated record of extraordinary achievement in the motion picture or television industry and has been recognized nationally or internationally for those achievements. There are general eligibility requirements. For more information, see the USCIS website.

  • E Visa

    • E-1 Visa
    • E-2 Visa
    • E-3 Visa

    The E Visa (E-1, E-2, and E-3) is for Temporary Workers. Mr. Newbold has experience in this visa category which involves treaty traders and individuals who come to the US under a ‘treaty of commerce and navigation’. It also includes Australian specialty occupation workers. There are general eligibility requirements for each. For more information, see the USCIS website.

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Attorney Samuel Newbold has developed an immigration law firm in New York that focuses on investors and business professionals. Mr. Newbold collaborates with foreign immigrants who have a desire to achieve nonimmigrant or immigrant status through E-2 and EB-5 investments. He is highly experienced in the various details and requirements of the USCIS immigration program.

With a close focus on the EB-5 Visa program, Mr Newbold’s immigration law expertise and in depth knowledge of the EB-5 process makes him the attorney of choice by many foreign nationals and foreign investors seeking American citizenship through investment.

Mr. Newbold is a well established immigration lawyer and speaker throughout New York City and often speaks on topics surrounding complex immigration issues. He works closely with local Start-Up and Tech entrepreneurs and often represents talented individuals in the bustling Silicon Alley of New York. Mr. Newbold serves on the Board of Directors for the Safe Passage Project, which is a non-profit that provides pro bono legal aid to unaccompanied minors in the immigration process.

Mr. Newbold holds degrees from New York Law School and Elon University and is admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey. He is a members of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association.

Mr. Newbold has been listed in the 2015, 2016, and 2017 SUPERLAWYERS – RISING STARS publication, which recognizes New York City’s top attorneys under the age of 40.

Lawyer – Attorney Sam Newbold Highlights

  • Focus on EB-5 Investors and Business Professionals

  • Well established immigration lawyer and speaker

  • Board of Directors: Safe Passage Project

  • Graduate: New York Law School (with honors)

  • Graduate: Elon University

  • Admitted to practice law in New York and New Jersey

  • Member: American Immigration Lawyers Association

  • Member: American Bar Association and New York State Bar Association

Contact Sam Newbold

Sam Newbold
Immigration Attorney
Email: snewbold@bmkllp.com

NY Address: 11 Times Square 31st Floor
New York, NY 10036
Phone: (212) 324-7263
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm

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