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Immigration is a big issue for the entrepreneurial community on many different levels. Please join NYC Startup Academy on July 19th for a fireside chat with Immigration attorney Neil Weinrib. We will discuss the current US immigration system from the perspective of foreign entrepreneurs looking to bring their businesses to the US & of US businesses seeking to bring the worlds top talent to the US. We will also discuss immigration in the context of the current political climate from walls to bans to the much anticipated launch of the Entrepreneur visa for the US. Please join us for what promises to be a lively & informative conversation.

Biography of Neil A. Weinrib


Neil A. Weinrib attended the Pennsylvania State University & graduated in 1973 with a bachelors degree in history (with honors). While attending Penn State, Neil studied in Israel with Brandeis University. After graduation, Neil received a Masters degree in international relations concentrating in international law from the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy of Tufts University in 1974. And, after graduation from Hofstra University Law School in 1977, Neil was admitted to the New York, Washington D.C., & Florida bars, in addition to the federal courts. He was recently admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Work Experience

After establishing himself as an immigration expert while working for a large immigration & general practice firm, Neil decided to start his own immigration practice in 1980, which has significantly expanded over the years. Neil A. Weinrib & Associates (NAWLAW) is a premier boutique law firm consisting of more than 25 attorneys, legal assistants, & support staff & is still growing. Neil is the principal & managing attorney of NAWLAW & is heavily involved in all aspects of the firm. He is relentlessly dedicated to the firms clients & assisting them in achieving their U.S. immigration goals.


In addition to other notable immigration work done at NAWLAW, which includes decisions published on the front page of the NY Law Journal & covered in the New York Times, Neil successfully filed a writ to the U.S. Supreme Court, which resulted in a decision in NAWLAWs favor (Vartelas v. Holder, 132 S. Ct. 1479 (2012)).

Neil frequently lectures on immigration topics for organizations around the country & has been named a Super Lawyer by Super Lawyer Magazine based on peer recommendations. He has lectured on immigration to organizations such as SCORE NY (U.S. Small Business Administration), Manhattan School of Music, NY Film Academy, EisnerAmper LLP, & the NYU School of Continuing Education. He has also conducted continuing legal education seminars, both locally & nationally. Neil has also lectured to human resources executives at various companies as well as the French Embassy in Washington, D.C. Neil & has appeared on national radio & webinars.

Further, Neil wrote & published an article for the New York Enterprise Report regarding business immigration. And, he was recently contacted by CBS News in connection with the story involving the nationality of a child born over Russia on an airliner flying from Canada to Japan. Also, in June Neil presented a comprehensive lecture on EB-5 Green Card Investment sponsored by the REIN group & will be presenting again in the near future. In October, he again was invited to present a lecture on U.S. immigration to SCORE NY.

Neil A. Weinrib is currently admitted to practice law in New York, Florida, & the federal courts, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court. Insofar as immigration is national in scope, NAWLAW practices on a nationwide basis.

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