Three of our lawyers at Scott Legal, P.C. were selected and named Super Lawyers Rising Stars! Ian E. Scott (Our Founder), Kelly LeGrand Weiner [...]
Positive News in Otherwise Dark Times: USCIS Resumes Premium Processing for all H-1B Pending Petitions Subject to the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Cap
With the sun setting fast on Fiscal Year 2017 at the end of this month, USCIS announced on Monday, September 18 that Premium Processing [...]
We just had an E-2 visa approval for a consulting company at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto. The applicant was a French National and [...]
Trump Administration Ends Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (“DACA”) Program – What will the Cancellation of DACA Mean? DACA Cancelled, What Next?
On September 5, 2017, The Trump Administration announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (“DACA”) program (To learn more about the [...]
See our latest Testimonial from a Client that was just approved for an E-2 Visa. I am pleased to inform you that after our [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. just had an E-2 visa approval at U.S. Consulate in Manila. The Visa was approved for 5 years for a national [...]
What are My Chances of Getting an E-2 Visa? What is the E-2 Visa Approval Rate? What are my chances of E-2 Visa approval?
An E-2 investor visa is an excellent option for certain foreign nationals who seek to start and develop a business in the United States. [...]
New In-Person Interview Requirement for Applicants Applying for a Green Card – What is the New Green Card Interview Requirement?
The Trump administration has imposed a new in-person interview requirement that will lengthen the amount of time it takes to get a green card. [...]
What is a P-3 visa? The P-3 visa is meant for individual artists or entertainment groups who are coming to the United States to [...]
E-2 Visa Requirements Video – An E-2 Visa can Be Used to Buy or Start a Business in the U.S. – The six E-2 visa requirements.
If you would like to live and work in the U.S. and have some money to invest, an E-2 visa might be exactly what [...]
Shopping for a Business to Obtain an E-2 visa? Three Key Factors to Keep in Mind When Buying a Business. What makes a good E-2 business for purchase?
For potential investors seeking to come to the United States on an E-2 visa, buying an ongoing concern may be the best option. Buying [...]
We just had an E-2 visa approval for a logistics company in Istanbul. The national was Turkish national and previously had a USCIS approval [...]
I want to apply for an E-2 Investor visa. Can I bring over an employee right away? What is the process for getting the E-2 investor and E-2 employee visas at the same time?
An E-2 Investor Visa is a great visa for entrepreneurs who are nationals of treaty countries, have money to invest and want to start a [...]
H1B portability and travelling while an H-1B transfer petition is pending – Can I travel while my H-1B Petition is Pending?
The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952 created the H nonimmigrant classification, which includes several visa classifications for temporary workers and trainees. The H1B [...]
What to Expect at an E-2 Visa Interview. Types of E-2 Visa Interview Questions. E-2 Visa Interview Lines of Questioning Explained.
Although the manner in which consulates conduct the E-2 interview may differ somewhat depending on the region, the volume of E-2 applications, and internal [...]
What happens if I apply for a renewal of work authorization but it’s not approved before the expiration of my current work authorization card?
If you work in the U.S. based on an approved employment authorization document (EAD), it is important to note the expiration date of the [...]
Many of our E-2 Treaty Investor clients have spouses and children included in their applications as derivative beneficiaries. Some have large families with small [...]
I got my E-2 visa! Now What? What Should I Know While Running an E-2 Business? Tips to Keep in Mind While Running an E-2 Enterprise.
So your E-2 application was approved. Congratulations! The E-2 visa classification permits you to come to the United States to operate your E-2 company, [...]
What are the H-1B Employer Obligations? What Does an Employer have to do when Filing an H-1B Petition?
What are an employer’s obligations when H-1B employment starts? The H-1B visa is a nonimmigrant visa suitable for individuals who have a bachelor’s degree [...]
If I have a Green Card Petition Outstanding Can I Apply for an E-2 Visa? What is Non-Immigrant Intent?
Each time someone enters the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa (B-1, B-2, TN, E-2, H-1B, L-1, O-1) they enter with a specific intent regarding [...]
When an E-2 visa application is filed with a foreign U.S. consulate for processing, the applicant will have either already scheduled the consular appointment [...]
Want to Start a Business in the U.S.? The Most Common Investment Visas. What are the Visas Available for Starting a Business in the U.S.?
E-2 Visa or E-1 Visa (Treaty Investor or Trader) An E-2 visa allows nationals from certain countries to either buy or start a business [...]
Can Intellectual Property be used as an E-2 Investment? IP as Investment for an E-2 Visa: Potential Issues & Pitfalls
The E-2 visa is among the best options for foreign nationals of certain countries to live and work in the United States. The E-2 [...]
The New National Interest Waiver (NIW) Standard Explained. A New Option for Entrepreneurs – The National Interest Waiver (NIW). Can an Entrepreneur Apply for the National Interest Waiver?
Before December of 2016, the National Interest Waiver EB-2 green card was seen by most as an unattainable dream. With a court decision in [...]
The B-1 classification is available to foreign nationals who desire to enter the U.S. for short-term business activities. The B-1 classification does not, however, [...]
What is the proposed RAISE Act? What is the New Proposal to Cut Legal Immigration? Will the Trump Administration Cut Immigration? What is the New Immigration Bill?
On August 2, 2017, two Republican Senators introduced the Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy (RAISE) Act with the endorsement of the President. [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. just had an E-2 Visa Approved at U.S. Consulate in London for Cosmetic Sales Company. The visa was approved for a [...]
What is the Dream Act 2017 Bill? Is it different from DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)?
The Dream Act 2017 Bill was introduced into Congress last week with bi-partisan support. In a political time where immigration policies and immigrants seem [...]