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New Regulations Expand Eligibility for 10-day Grace Periods and Add 60-Day Grace Period for Many Nonimmigrant Workers.

February 6th, 2017|

On January 17, 2017, a new rule aimed at the retention of immigrant workers and program improvements for high-skilled nonimmigrant workers went into effect. Among [...]

President Trump Bans Entry to the U.S. for Nationals of Seven Countries – How Will the Executive Order Impact Me?

January 30th, 2017|

At the end of the first week in office, President Trump signed an executive order that imposes a 90 day ban on foreign nationals from [...]

Can I Apply for an EB5 Immigrant Investor Visa using my E-2 company? Does an E-2 Visa Lead to an EB-5 Visa? Does an E-2 Visa Lead to a Green Card?

January 28th, 2017|

What is an E-2 Visa? An E-2 visa is a perfect visa for an individual or company who wants to start or purchase a business in [...]

E-2 Visa Renewal: What do I need to know when I renew my E-2 visa? What things do I need to accomplish in time for my E-2 visa renewal?

January 25th, 2017|

An E-2 visa is an ideal visa for a foreign national who wants to start their own business in the U.S.  The key advantages of the [...]

What is the National Interest Waiver? Will the New National Interest Waiver Standard Help Entrepreneurs? How can I obtain a green card without going through the labor certification process?

January 24th, 2017|

In order to obtain a green card through an employer, in most instances your employer must go through a labor certification process through the Department [...]

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?

January 9th, 2017|

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 [...]

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.

January 3rd, 2017|

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, [...]

Do You Need to Stay in the US for a Specified Period of Time to Set Up a Business Venture? How do I Start a Business Venture in the United States before Applying for an E-2 Visa?

December 16th, 2016|

For many foreign nationals seeking to start or purchase a new business in the United States, the E-2 Investor Visa may be the best option. [...]

Breaking News: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Extended by Congress through April 28, 2017 via Continuing Resolution Legislation

December 15th, 2016|

Congress extended the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program allowing the visa program to run in its current format until April 28, 2017 as part of the [...]