E-2 Visa Approval for Canadian National for Specialty Grocery Store 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 started a grocery store specializing in Indian cuisine products. Please note that past results do not predict future outcomes. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C.

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E-2 Visa Approval for Turkish National for Mobile App Distribution Company at the U.S. Consulate in Tel Aviv

We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Tel Aviv for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of a Turkish national treaty investor and his dependent spouse and child. The investor started a mobile app distribution company. Please note that past results do not predict future outcomes. Please

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E-2 Visa Approved for Argentinian National for Law Firm at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

We recently received an approval for an E-2 visa and change of status applications filed at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on behalf of an Argentinian national treaty investor, his spouse and four children. The investor started a law practice. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please contact

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E-2 Visa Approved for Honduran National for Home Renovation Company at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

We just received an approval for an E-2  visa and change of status applications filed at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for a Honduran investor, his spouse and two children. The investor started a full-service home remodeling and renovation company. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please

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Jose G. Rivera, Esq. se une a Scott Legal, P.C.

Nos complace anunciar que Jose G. Rivera, Esq. se unirá a Scott Legal P.C. como un asociado en nuestra oficina de Nueva York el 15 de Noviembre de 2016. El Sr. Rivera se centrará principalmente en el derecho de negocios y las visas de inversionista. El Sr. Rivera obtuvo su

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How will a Trump Win Impact my E-2 Visa? Will the E-2 Visa Program be Eliminated under Trump? Can I still get an E-2 Visa with Trump as President?

On November 8th, Donald Trump surprised the world and won the U.S. election.  Since the election, we have received numerous questions from our E-2 visa clients and prospective clients as they are concerned that the E-2 visa program may be in jeopardy.  An E-2 visa is a visa that allows

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Jose G. Rivera, Esq. Joins Scott Legal, P.C.

We are pleased to announce that Jose G. Rivera, Esq. will join Scott Legal P.C. as a full-time associate in our New York office on November 15, 2016. Mr. Rivera will focus primarily on business law and investor visas. Mr. Rivera earned his juris doctorate from New York Law School

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E-2 Visa Approved for UK National for Marketing Consulting Firm with Low Investment Amount at the U.S. Consulate in London

We just received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in London for a 5-year E-2 visa filed on behalf of a U.K. national treaty investor. The investor started a marketing consulting firm with a low investment amount of just a little over $50,000. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please contact Scott Legal,

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How Will a Trump Presidency Impact Immigration Law? What Will Happen to My Visa now that Trump has been Elected? Will I be Deported now that Trump Won?

Last week I would never have thought that I would be writing an article on how a Trump Presidency could impact immigration but here we are.  We have received a flood of calls from the public and our clients asking how a Trump presidency will impact them and understandably many

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H-1B Visa Renewal Approved for German National Employee of Book Publisher filed at U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an H-1B visa renewal for a German national from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The visa was approved for an employee of an independent publishing company focused on a wide range of nonfiction. Turn to Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your H-1B visa and

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501(c)(3) status conferred to non-profit offering youth-centered school, community and hospital-based interventions

We recently assisted a New York-based non-profit offering school, community and hospital-based youth-focused interventions, gain tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3). Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code confers tax exempt status to non-profits with the following purposes: charitable, religious, educational, scientific, literary, testing for public safety, fostering amateur sports competition, or

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TN Visa Approved for Canadian National in the Economist Category

We just received a TN visa approval for a Canadian National under the Economist Category. The applicant applied at the border and was approved right away.  We regularly process TN visas for Canadians and Mexicans. Contact Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your immigration and TN visa needs. You can

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Applying for a Visa is Getting More Expensive – USCIS Visa Fees will Increase in December

Are you thinking about applying for a visa?  If so, you might want to consider filing your application quickly to save some money as USCIS is going to raise filing fees.  In some cases, the increase in fees is almost 200% and on average filing fees will increase by 21%. 

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E-2 Visa Approved for a Specialized Knowledge Employee for Aerospace Consulting Firm at the U.S. Consulate in Osaka

We just received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Osaka for E-2 visas filed on behalf of a specialized knowledge employee for a consulting firm specializing in the Aerospace Industry, providing advisory and consulting services for Aircraft Systems Development and Certification programs, and also support to ongoing Aircraft manufacturing programs. Please note that

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E-2 Visas Approved for Two Specialized Knowledge Employees for Aerospace Consulting Firm at the U.S. Consulate in Madrid

We just received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Madrid for E-2 visas filed on behalf of two specialized knowledge employees for a consulting firm specializing in the Aerospace Industry, providing advisory and consulting services for Aircraft Systems Development and Certification programs, and also support to ongoing Aircraft manufacturing programs. Please note that

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E-2 Visa Approved for U.K. National for Auction House Offering Valuation and Disposal Advice at the U.S. Consulate in London

We just received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in London for a 5-year E-2 visa filed on behalf of a U.K. national treaty investor. The investor started an auction house and company offering valuation/appraisal and disposal advice for all types of plant & machinery, intellectual property and inventory in the U.S., duplicating the successful

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E-2 Visa Approved for German National for Sales Advisory and Investment Company at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt

We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of a German national treaty investor. The investor started a sales advisory and investment company. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your immigration

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E-2 Visa Approved for Italian National for Law Firm at the U.S. Consulate in Rome

We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Rome for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of an Italian national treaty investor. The investor started a law practice. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your immigration and E-2 visa needs.

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Breaking News: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Extended by Congress with No Changes

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 federal spending legislation containing an extension for the program’s Regional Center component through December 9, 2016, with no reforms. The program was created by Congress

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We are Hiring! Office Administrator Position at Scott Legal, P.C.

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). We cover all areas of business Immigration Law for the Investor or Entrepreneur including E-2 Small Business Visas, EB-5 Investor Visas, employment-based immigration, permanent residence

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We are Hiring! Associate Attorney Position at Scott Legal, P.C.

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), but you will also handle other immigration cases such as family based petitions, removal (deportation) cases and immigration waivers.   When dealing with immigration cases, you

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Two of our lawyers at Scott Legal, P.C. were selected and named as Super Lawyers Rising Stars!

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 both appointed to the prestigious list.  Scott Legal is a business immigration law firm that focuses on investor visas, business immigration and entrepreneurial business support.

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Scott Legal, P.C. has 50 Five Star Reviews!

Scott Legal, P.C. is a New York based law firm founded by Harvard Law School graduate & Attorney Ian E. Scott. We are a Law Firm for Entrepreneurs, Business Owners & Investors & provide legal services in Business Immigration for Investors & Employment, New Business Set-Up, Entrepreneurial Support, and Contract

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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 started a consulting company interpreting geological data for oil and gas operators. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please contact Scott Legal,

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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 investor started an alternative learning center offering language and eloquence classes for children as well as training and workshops to parents and educators. Please note that

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