About Us

Gentian Sholla Esq. is the founder and owner of Sholla Law Firm, P.C. Mr. Sholla has over 17 years of experience in immigration law. His practice is diverse in matters involving immigration as well as criminal, family and legal issues.

Mr. Sholla works with individuals of extraordinary ability in the arts, sciences and business to obtain EB1 and O-1 visas. He also works with U.S. companies of all sizes on their immigration programs, including their sponsorship of employees on H-1B, L-1 and other nonimmigrant work visas, and foreign entrepreneurs to guide them in setting up their U.S. operation as L-1A intracompany transferees and E-2 treaty investors. Mr. Sholla's experience includes cases in Political Asylum, Cancellation of Removal, Adjustment of Status, Citizenship, Family Court/SIJ Cases, BIA Appeals, VAWA, I-601 & I-601A Waivers and Deportation Waivers (I-212).

Mr. Sholla has filed successful petitions for Writ of Mandamus before the U.S. District Courts. In addition, Mr. Sholla represents clients in immigration court who have been placed in removal (deportation) proceedings. Also, he has successfully defended the rights of immigrants, both detained and non-detained, before an Immigration Judge and the Board of Immigration Appeals.

Gentian Sholla Esq., Founder

Bar Admission

  • Supreme Court State of New York
  • The United States Federal Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Court
  • The United States District Court Eastern District of New York
  • The United States District Court Southern District of New York


  • Fordham University, School of Law


  • Prepared petitions for scientists and researchers across various fields in science and engineering to obtain permanent residence based on their Outstanding Research.
  • Represented highly acclaimed artists, award-winning actors and singers to obtain EB1 and working visas based on their Extraordinary Ability in the arts.
  • Represented start-up and mid-sized companies to invest in the U.S. as Treaty Investor companies, hire new staff members from countries around the world, and transfer employees from their foreign branches to work in the U.S.
  • Represented individuals to apply for and obtain immigrant visas for their family members including immigrant visa waivers for those who are inadmissible to the U.S.
  • Assisted numerous individuals to apply for and obtain VAWA relief based on marriage to an abusive U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident spouse.
  • Represented individuals to apply for and obtain U.S. residency.
  • Represented individuals in removal proceedings to obtain political asylum and cancellation of removal.
  • Represented individuals and businesses to appeal decisions before the Administrative Appeals Office, Board of Immigration Appeals and U.S. Federal Court.