About Boyd Campbell
Boyd F. Campbell is an EB-5 immigration attorney, practicing in Montgomery, Ala., who has been recognized by his peers as one of the best immigration attorneys in the United States. Attorney Campbell has been in private practice since 1988, after he served as a clerk for the Supreme Court of Alabama. He focuses on immigration and nationality law, international labor and employment law, international law and foreign investment, federal administrative procedure, commercial transactions and formation of business organizations. He regularly coordinates employment matters and financial transactions in order to help clients obtain U.S. visas. Attorney Campbell established Alabama’s first USCIS designated regional center, the Alabama Center for Foreign Investment, of which he became general counsel in 2006.
Attorney Campbell has provided legal representation to foreign nationals, U.S. citizens and multinational corporations around the globe. He has represented clients before the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Board of Immigration Appeals, state and federal appellate courts, the U.S. Department of Labor, federal courts of appeal, the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Immigration and Naturalization Service. Attorney Campbell has also engaged in legal matters in various foreign courts around the world.
Boyd F. Campbell earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1974 from the University of Alabama. He went on to earn his Master of Sciences degree in journalism in 1977 from Columbia University and his Juris Doctor degree in 1987 from Jones School of Law. Attorney Campbell was a professional journalist from 1974 to 1988. He worked for many major publications, including the Columbus Enquirer, the St. Petersburg Independent, USA Today and the New York Times. Attorney Campbell has also served as a commissioned and enlisted member of the U.S. Army Reserve and Alabama Army National Guard for almost 12 years. He was honorably discharged as a Captain after serving as Signal Commander with the 142nd Signal Brigade and as Staff Office of the 31st Support Group of the 167th Support Command.
Attorney Campbell is very active in the immigration law community. As a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), attorney Campbell has served as chair and senior vice-chair of the Immigration Law Committee of the ABA’s General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Lawyers Section. From 1994 to 1998, he was also a member of the ABA’s Coordinating Committee on Immigration Law and served as co-chair of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law’s Immigration Law Committee. Attorney Campbell is a founding member of the Alabama State Bar’s International Law Section, where he served as chair from 2000 to 2002.
Attorney Campbell has been recognized as one of the best immigration lawyers in the United States in the peer-reviewed ‘The Best Lawyers in America publication. He was the 2004 recipient of the Justice for Victims Award for his service in assisting abused children and spouses. He was also one of the first civil law notaries selected under the new Alabama civil law notarial statute. He is a member of the International Union of Latin Notaries and is the director of the Alabama Association of Civil Law Notaries and the National Association of Civil Law Notaries.
Answers to EB-5 223 Questions Answered
- What are acceptable uses for EB-5 funds?
- What involvement must an investor have in a regional center project?
- How does the USCIS determine "good health"?
- How can I sell my EB-5 business after becoming a citizen?
- Does the entire investment need to be made at the time of filing?
- What are my options for involvement in my EB-5 project?
- How can EB-5 funds be shifted to a different project?
- Can I move a pre-existing company to the United States for EB-5?
- Does buying a company with my own equity plus financing count for EB-5?
- How can I petition for my husband at a later time?
- How can I adjust my status to an EB-5 visa?
- How do I change my business plan?
- How does my $1 million have to be invested?
- How can a EB5 visa applicant apply for F-1 Visa?
- What determines where you can live with an EB-5 visa?
- What tuition will my child pay as an EB-5 dependent?
- What are the benefits of EB-5 escrow capital?
- What qualifies as a new business in EB-5?
- Should I have the same attorney for all EB-5 applications?
- How can a loan be used to supplement my EB-5 capital investment?
- What will happen if my EB-5 project fails?
- Is Westminster, Colorado a TEA?
- I have a Regional Center in Florida and I want to sell it?
- What immigration actions could bar me from obtaining EB-5?
- When can I move to the U.S. during the EB-5 process?
- What can an attorney do for an EB-5 investor?
- How do I find out what areas are TEA designated?
- What benefits other than a visa can be gained from EB-5?
- What does my business need to attract EB-5 Investors?
- How will an expired F1 visa affect my I-526 petition?
- How is EB-5 job creation calculated for an existing business?
- What is required to market Regional Center projects to overseas brokers?
- What is needed to show EB-5 job creation?
- How can my investment funds be used in EB-5?
- What documents are needed to trace my source of funds for EB-5?
- How do EB-5 TEA regulations work?
- What are the qualities of a good Regional Center?
- What is the first step in the EB-5 process?
- What happens if my I-829 does not get approved?
- How can I make my required EB-5 investment?
- Why do companies choose certain attorneys for EB-5 investors?
- How can I apply for EB-5 visa if spouse is already Permanent Resident?
- How do direct and Regional Center investments differ?
- How is the EB-5 investor affected if the required jobs are not created?
- How can company employees apply for EB-5 visa?
- How will my EB-5 status affect dependent children?
- What are the EB-5 family restrictions for immigration?
- How can investors make money from EB-5 investment?
- How can I start a Regional Center from India?
- How can I introduce investors to EB-5 projects?
- When can EB-5 funds be used during a project?
- How does a Regional Center make money?
- How do investors find EB-5 projects?
- Can an EB-5 project use investment through partial financing?
- What is the difference between an indirect job and an induced job?
- How can investment funds be utilized for an EB-5 project?
- What are the pros and cons of using brokers to attract EB-5 investors?
- How does a permanent U.S. resident differ from a citizen?
- What are the orgin country restrictions for EB-5?
- Would investing in a convenience store qualify for an EB-5 visa?
- How does the USCIS determine a timeframe for EB-5 job creation?
- Is it possible to have two different I-485 applications pending?
- Does an established franchise business qualify for EB-5?
- What are the benefits of purchasing a Regional Center?
- What are the qualifications for TEA designation?
- Is a Regional Center a global location or domestic U.S. location?
- How does my dependent child under EB-5 apply for U.S. college?
- What are the implications of the EB-5 Adjudications Policy Memorandum?
- How can I prepare for the EB-5 Consulate interview?
- How can my business become an EB-5 Regional Center?
- How can I team up with a Regional Center for an EB-5 project?
- What is the difference between direct jobs and indirect jobs in EB-5?
- What are the U.S. living requirements for the EB-5 visa?
- Should I invest in a company before they are an accredited regional center?
- What will happen to my investment if my I-829 is denied?
- How would I structure a regional center collaboration?
- Does EB-5 place limitations on family immigration?
- What investments count towards the EB-5 investment threshold?
- What types of businesses qualify for EB-5 capital?
- How will new US immigration reform policies affect EB-5 applications?
- How can I best attract EB5 investors?
- How does an eb5 investor prove his source of funds?
- Does an eb5 investor have to actively participate in the company?
- What happens if the EB5 Regional Center Pilot Program is not renewed?
- What are the restrictions for investing in a troubled business?
- When must an approved EB-5 Immigrant Investor go to the US?
- Why is there bottleneck with I-526 processing times?
- Do I need an attorney to apply for an EB-5 visa?
- Can we pool EB-5 investments?
- Can non-profit hospitals be funded through the EB-5 program?
- Can I use rental income for the EB-5 Program?
- How do I know what stage my EB-5 visa application is in?
- Do I submit my project directly to a Regional Center?
- Do you need to have an EB-5 Project in order to start your own Regional Center?
- Do I need to reside in the US after the EB5 visa is approved?
- How should I approach EB-5 projects as an EB-5 investor?
- Can I apply for an EB-5 Visa while in the US on an E3 Visa?
- Can I use gifted money from my maternal uncle for EB5?
- Can I purchase an EB-5 Regional Center?
- What is a conditional green card?