How Do I Prove The Source of My Investment Funds for The E-2 Visa?

For investors and entrepreneurs considering whether to apply for an E-2 investor visa, understanding the rules and regulations governing the source of funds may be challenging, and establishing a clear source of the E-2 investment funds is a key determination of any successful E-2 case.  In this post, we will

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E-2 Visa Approved for Australia National for Vacation Rental Management Company 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 Australian national treaty investor. The investor purchased a vacation rental management company. Please note that past results do not predict future outcomes. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your

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E-2 Visa Approved for Norwegian National for Business Consulting Firm 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 Norwegian national treaty investor. The investor started a business consulting firm specializing in programmatic marketing. Please note that past results do not predict future outcomes. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C. for all

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If I have H-1B status through a cap-exempt employer, can I apply for a concurrent H-1B with a cap-subject employer?

The H-1B is a non-immigrant status that permits companies to hire workers in specialty occupations. While the H-1B is a good option for many individuals seeking employment in the United States, the ability to obtain one depends partly on luck as there is a limit to the number of H-1B

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Rules for an L-1A visa for a new office. How do I prove my U.S. company will be doing business in the United States if the company has not started operations yet?

The L-1A visa allows companies abroad to transfer employees who have been working for them in managerial, executive or specialized knowledge roles for at least one consecutive year out of the past three years to the United States to work in a managerial or executive role at a U.S. company.

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E-2 Visa Approval for Canadian National for Pizza Restaurant Franchise 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. The investor bought a pizza restaurant franchise. Please note that past results do not predict future outcomes. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your

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E-2 Visa Approved for Canadian National for Recreational Oxygen Bar at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

We recently received an approval for an E-2 visa application filed at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on behalf of a Canadian national treaty investor. The investor started a company specializing in recreational oxygen therapy. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C.

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Is my Purchase Sale Agreement E-2 Compliant? Why some Purchase Sale Agreements Fail to Comply with E-2 Regulations. Do I Need an Escrow Agreement for an E-2 Visa? Purchase Sale Agreements and E-2 Compliance.

Many of our E-2 clients choose to purchase an established business as their E-2 investment. The purchase of an established business comes with significant benefits, such as an established revenue base and book of business, and the business does not have to be started  from scratch. While the purchase of

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What is an I-94 and why is it important? How do I fix my I-94 if the information is incorrect?

What is an I-94? The I-94 is the Arrival/Departure Record Card that the United States government uses to keep track of the arrivals and departures of foreign nationals. The only people who do not receive I-94s when entering the United States are U.S. citizens, green card holders, and the majority

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USCIS Releases New Immigration Application Form Versions and New Fees

Effective December 23, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated many immigration application forms with corresponding increases in filing fees. We have included below a list of the commonly used forms that were recently updated. For a list of all updated USCIS forms, click here. Note that USCIS

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E-2 Visa Approval for Spanish National for Online Retail Store of Custom Made Inventory at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez

We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of a Spanish national treaty investor as well as his dependent spouse. The investor’s Company sells custom designed household goods through an online platform. Please note that past results do not predict

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