Kyle Barella -

Kyle Barella is an immigration attorney. He currently serves as the managing attorney at the Brussels and London offices of Barella Global.

Barella focuses his practice on business immigration, with a particular concentration on the EB-5 immigrant investor visa and related matters, such as due diligence. He represents both investors and project developers seeking EB-5 capital. He helps entrepreneurs and foreign businesses with their expansion into the U.S. market through E-2, E-1, L-1, H-1B and other EB category visas.

Barella also practices corporate law, handling U.S. company formations, business plans, contracts and corporate governance.

Prior to starting Barella Global, Barella was an attorney for Ortega-Medina & Associates, a London-based immigration law firm. From 2013 to 2016, Barella was counsel for another firm he founded, Barella Law, P.C., based in the Washington, D.C. area. It focused on immigration law. He has also served as an external general counsel for Choice Investments, an EB-5 investment advisory firm.

Barella received his bachelor’s degree in history from George Mason University in Virginia. During his undergraduate education, he studied in Rome at John Cabot University. He earned his juris doctor from the Ave Maria School of Law in Florida, during which time was president of the school’s Immigration Law Society.

Barella is active in the immigration law community. As a keynote speaker at the 2014 Florida Snowbirds Conference, Barella discussed options and consequences in U.S. immigration for Canadian nationals. He is an active member of the Chambre de commerce Quebec-Floride, the American Bar Association, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the National Italian American Bar Association
Barella is licensed by the Virginia State Bar and is a member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and National Italian American Bar Association.

He speaks English and is proficient in Italian.

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