Congress extended the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program allowing the visa program to run in its current format until December. The House and Senate approved short-term [...]
What Can You Do When You are Unhappy with your E-2 lawyer? I am Unhappy with my E-2 Lawyer, What Can I Do?
Finding a good E-2 visa lawyer is difficult and this is especially the case as some law firms will file E-2 visa immigration petitions with [...]
Can I Work for Multiple Companies on an E-2 visa? Can I Work for a Subsidiary of the E-2 Company Where I am Currently Employed?
There are a few different types of E-2 visas, including the E-2 Investor visa, the E-2 Employee visa and the E-2 dependent visa. You can [...]
Can my child come with me to the U.S. on my E-2 visa? What happens to my child’s status when he or she turns 21?
Nonimmigrant visas such as the E, L, O, and H-1B allow for the principal visa holder’s children to also come to the United States with [...]
Our staff attended the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Public Engagement Session on Tuesday, September 20th 2016, where USCIS discussed the new i-601A Provisional [...]
What is an H-1B Visa? The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that permits a company to hire workers in specialty occupations. This visa category [...]
Can I apply for a green card for my child after my child turns 21? What happens if my child turns 21 before a visa becomes available?
The Immigration and Nationality Act defines a “child” as a person under the age of 21. If you have a child that is 21 or [...]
Who We Are Scott Legal, P.C. focuses on business immigration cases for employers, investors and entrepreneurs, (E-2, EB-5, H-1B, EB-1, O visas, and L visas). [...]
Who We Are Scott Legal, P.C. focuses on business immigration cases for employers, investors and entrepreneurs, (E-2, EB-5, H-1B, EB-1, O visas, and L visas), [...]
Two of our lawyers at Scott Legal, P.C. were selected and named as Super Lawyers Rising Stars! Ian E. Scott and Kelly LeGrand Weiner were [...]
What is Happening to the EB-5 Investor Visa Program? How Will the Reauthorization Affect Foreign Nationals Who Want to Invest in the United States?
The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is a green card option for an immigrant entrepreneur that would like to buy an existing business, start a business [...]
What is the Diversity Lottery? When does the Diversity Lottery open? Can I apply for the Diversity Lottery if I am in the U.S. without status? Can the provisional waiver be used with the Diversity Lottery?
The Diversity Lottery is a program that provides green cards for people from countries with historically low rates of immigration through a lottery system. 50,000 [...]
Congratulations on your recent E-2 visa approval! Here are a few things you should consider when moving to the United States: Address Change Please [...]
An E-2 visa is an investor visa that allows entrepreneurs or business owners to either start or purchase a business in the U.S. You [...]
E-2 Visa Approved for Canadian National for Geological Interpretation Services Company at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto
We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto for a 5-year E-2 visa filed on behalf of a Canadian national treaty investor and his spouse. The investor [...]
E-2 Visa Approved for Canadian National for Alternative Learning Center at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto
We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of a Canadian national treaty investor and her spouse. The [...]
If my company transfers me abroad, will I still be able to apply for citizenship? Can I apply for citizenship if I have to spend time outside of the United States?
In today’s global economy, intercompany transfers between U.S. companies, their foreign branches, or subsidiaries are common. For green card holders of the United States [...]
L-1A Visa Approved for Indian National Executive of Basmati Rice Company filed at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an L-1A visa for an Indian national from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The visa was approved for [...]
How Will Traveling Outside the U.S. Affect My Green Card? How Will Travel Affect My Citizenship Application?
If my company transfers me abroad, will I still be able to apply for citizenship? Can I apply for citizenship if I have to [...]
Is there a new visa for start-ups? What is the proposed new visa for entrepreneurs? – A look at the new rule for parole for international entrepreneurs
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has proposed a rule to allow international entrepreneurs to have temporary permission to be in the United States [...]
E-2 Visa Approved for Swiss National for Travel App Company at the U.S. Consulate in Bern, Switzerland
We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Bern, Switzerland for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of a Swiss national treaty investor, his spouse and [...]