E-2 Visa Approved for U.K. National for Sport’s League

Scott Legal, P.C. just obtained approval for an E-2 visa for a U.K. national who started a sport’s league in the U.S.. The E-2 visa was approved at the London consulate without a request for additional evidence and a low ($65K) investment amount.  Please note that past results do not

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E-2 Visas for Nationals from the United Kingdom (Special Considerations for E-2 Visas for U.K. Nationals)

An E-2 visa can be the perfect visa for a foreign national who wants to start a business in the United States. The visa can be obtained with a low investment amount ($50,000 or greater) and the visa does not require the investor to hire a set number of employees.

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What Activities are Permitted under a B-1, Business Visitor Visa?

Am I allowed to work while I am in the U.S. on a B visa? What activities are appropriate for a visitor on a B visa? These are common and important questions for people who are thinking of visiting the U.S. before they obtain an employment or investor based visa.

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Scott Legal, P.C. to attend EB-5 Investor Conference in Las Vegas

At Scott Legal, P.C. we are committed to staying on top of all of the latest developments.  This year we will attend the EB-5 Investor and Entrepreneur conference hosted by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) that will be conducted in Las Vegas. This two day conference will cover all

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E-2 Visa Approved for Tech Start-Up Software Developer from Thailand with $50,000 Investment

Scott Legal Services, P.C. just obtained an E-2 visa approval for a Thailand nationalwho opened a computer software development business n the U.S.. The investment amount was low at $50,000 and the E-2 visa was approved by USCIS. Turn to Scott Legal Services, P.C. for all of your E-2 Visa

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E-2 Visa Approval for German National for Consulting Business

Scott Legal Services, P.C. just obtained an E-2 visa approval for a German national in Frankfurt who opened a consulting business in the U.S.. The investment amount was low and the E-2 visa was approved without any request for additional evidence. Turn to Scott Legal Services, P.C. for all of

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E-2 Visa approved for Canadian National with $45,000 Investment

At Scott Legal Services, P.C., we regularly process E-2 visas.  Recently, we had an E-2 Visa approval for a Canadian national that started a marketing consulting company in the United States.  The investment amount was $45,000 ($14,000 spent and the rest working capital) and the application was approved for 5

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Scott Legal Services Obtains E-2 Visa Approvals for Joint Investors in Madrid – One Spanish National and One U.K. National

We just obtained approvals for two investors who started a medical care facility in Florida. One investor was a national of the U.K. and the other was a national from Spain.  Each had a 50% stake ownership in the business.  The visa was approved for five (5) years and the

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Scott Legal Services, P.C. to attend American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Annual Conference

AILA’s Annual Conference is the largest annual gathering of the immigration law community where thousands of immigration professionals get together to hear the latest immigration law updates.  Our firm makes it a point for all our lawyers to attend this conference so that we can better serve our clients.  This

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Motion to Terminate Granted in Complex Removal Case

We recently had a Motion to Terminate a deportation proceeding granted in a complex removal proceeding.   This was obtained despite the extensive backlogs in the immigration court system.  Our client will receive his work authorization shortly and we hope to have the green card (based on a marriage based petition)

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The Two Types of E-2 Employee Visas

The investor must invest in the U.S. and ultimately hire U.S. workers but the law does not mandate a specific investment amount or number of employees that must be hired. More information on the requirements for an E-2 Investor visa can be found here. An E-2 visa can also be

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E-2 Visa Approved for Designer in New York from Argentina – E-2 Visa Approval for National from Argentina

We just received an E-2 visa approval for a national from Argentina. The Investor opened a clothing design label and will sell her products in the United States. Trust all of your E-2 Visa needs to Scott Legal Services, P.C.. Contact us at info@legalservicesincorporated.com.

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E-2 Visa Approval for U.K. National for Bike Use Program

We recently had an E-2 visa approval for a U.K. national who processed his visa in New Zealand.  The visa was approved for 4 years for a company that promotes bike usage across the United States. Trust your E-2 visa needs to Scott Legal Services, P.C.. Contact us at info@legalservicesincorporated.com

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E-2 Employee Visa Approved for Trinidad National for Chef

We just had an approval of a Chef in Trinidad.  The employee will assist the Chef who is an E-2 investor.  Trust all of your E-2 Visa needs to Scott Legal Services, P.C..  We can be reached at info@legalservicesincorporated.com.

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What Is Required When Your E-2 Visa Business Changes?

An E-2 visa is a great visa option for someone who wants to purchase or start a business in the U.S.. The visa requires an investment of as low as $50,000 and the E-2 investor should ultimately plan on hiring U.S. workers. A full list of the E-2 visa requirements

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E-2 Visa Approved for Belgium National at Consulate in Brussels

We recently had an E-2 visa approved for a Belgium national at the Consulate in Brussels.  The applicant was the spouse of someone on an E-2 Investor/Employee visa.  Turn to Scott Legal Services, P.C. for all of your E-2 visa needs.  (past results do not guarantee similar outcomes).

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E-2 visa Approved at London Consulate for Mobile Application Technology Start-Up

We recently had an E-2 Visa approval at the consulate in London.  After our documentation was submitted, our client was called for an interview in less than a week.  The application was immediately approved without a request for additional evidence.  Our Client was so pleased he wrote a testimonial.  To

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E-2 Visa Approved for Spanish National at Consulate in Madrid

We recently had an E-2 visa approval at the consulate in Madrid.  The business was a sales distribution business where the product was being imported from Spain.  The consulate in Madrid has a 50 page limit for their E-2 submissions and our firm has processed several E-2 petitions at that

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Ian E. Scott to Judge Entrepreneur Pitch Competition at Pace University

We are pleased to announce that Ian E. Scott will serve as a judge for the 11th annual Pace University pitch competition.  A number of talented new entrepreneurs will each spend 3 minutes pitching their ideas to judges.  We welcome the opportunity to participate in this event.  More information can

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Legal Considerations for a Start-Up – Some Initial Considerations – Part 2

Ian E. Scott recently presented to students in an Entrepreneurial class.  The presentation summary is as follows:   Legal Considerations for a start-up walks through the the new business legal implications of two students who have developed a  mobile application that may change the world.  The legal business topics covered include

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Legal Considerations for a Start Up including Immigration Consequences

Ian E. Scott recently presented to students in an Entrepreneurial class.  The presentation summary is as follows:   Legal Considerations for a start-up walks through the the new business legal implications of two students who have developed a  mobile application that may change the world.  The legal business topics covered include

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Ian E. Scott presents to Pace University – Visa Options for Immigrant Entrepreneurs.

Ian E. Scott recently presented to students in an Entrepreneurial class.  The presentation summary is as follows:   Legal Considerations for a start-up walks through the the new business legal implications of two students who have developed a  mobile application that may change the world.  The legal business topics covered include

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When Should an E-2 Visa Applicant Consider a Change of Status Instead of Consular Processing?

An E-2 visa is an excellent visa for a foreign national who wants to direct and operate a business in the United States. Unlike the EB-5 visa, the investment amount for an E-2 visa can be relatively low and the visa does not have any specific number of jobs that

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The E-2 Visa Process Explained – Where Should You Apply for an E-2 Visa? Should You Apply for an E-2 Visa at a Consulate or USCIS through a Change of Status?

An E-2 visa is a perfect visa for a foreign national from an E-2 treaty country that wishes to purchase or start a business in the United States. The visa can be approved with a relatively low investment in the U.S. (we regularly process E-2 visas with as low as

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President Obama’s Executive Action – What Does It Mean? A Summary of the Executive Immigration Action

President Obama’s Executive Immigration Action covered three key areas: 1. Taking steps to deal with a portion of the undocumented immigrants – “Deferred Action.” 2. Making it easier and faster for highly skilled immigrants to stay in the country, and 3. Increasing border security, As expected, the Executive Action has

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