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Coming to America: The Basics of Investment Based Immigration Law

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  • Description

    Investment-based immigration law represents an exciting and complex field in an increasingly dynamic environment. The laws pertaining to investors who immigrated to the US are comprised of a variety of visa categories which enable these investors to be present in the US and effectively grow their businesses. This CLE course will define and explain these categories for both temporary and permanent investors as well as their respective legal requirements. Tips and strategies for choosing the most appropriate category for a client as well as the preparation of an effective application, will all be discussed.

  • Instructor Bio

    Rafael Lamberti

    Rafael Lamberti is a partner at Reinhardt LLP, a full service international law firm with a well-known reputation for providing exceptional legal services and impeccable client services. Reinhardt LLP practice areas include employment law, corporate law, intellectual property law, real estate law, corporate and investment based immigration law, tax law, trusts and estates matters, among many others. Reinhardt LLP has offices in New York, Denver, and Stuttgart, Germany and their partners and associates speak English, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, and German. Reinhardt LLP takes great pride in providing custom tailored legal solutions for their clients, and understanding the mission-critical nature of their services, the firm is committed to providing their clients with effective legal representation, unparalleled personal attention, and responsiveness throughout their cases and beyond.

    Mr. Lamberti represents both individual and corporate clients on a wide variety of immigration matters by advising them on all phases of nonimmigrant visas petitions and applications for permanent residency and citizenship. More specifically, Mr. Lamberti has substantial knowledge and expertise in employment and investment based nonimmigrant visas such as H-1B, L-1, E-1 and E-2 visas, and has represented several foreign artists, athletes, fashion models, and entertainers in filing O and P visas. Additionally, Mr. Lamberti has significant experience in preparing and filing permanent residency applications such as EB-1, EB-2, and NIW. With regards to EB-5 Immigrant Investor visas, Mr. Lamberti has advised clients in structuring direct and pooled investments, as well as investments in various regional centers.

    Mr. Lamberti was born and raised in Sao Paulo, Brazil, and he began his life in the United States as an immigrant like many of his clients today. Mr. Lamberti earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Boston University, and his Juris Doctorate Degree from Seton Hall University School of Law, where he received the Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic. Following law school, Mr. Lamberti worked at immigration firms of various sizes including Fragomen Worldwide, the largest immigration law firm in the world. From wealthy entrepreneurs to asylum seekers, Mr. Lamberti deeply appreciates his role as a counselor and advisor, and understands his clients’ goals and their need for expert legal representation. Attorney Rafael Lamberti is admitted to the New York and New Jersey Bar.