Department of Homeland Security Issues Final Rule on Two-Year OPT Extension for STEM Students

On March 11th 2016, the Department of Homeland Security issued a rule allowing certain students on F-1 visas with degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) from U.S. institutions of higher education, who elect to pursue 12 months of post-completion optional practical training (OPT), to extend their STEM OPT

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E-2 Visa Renewal Approved for Finnish National Investor for Promotion and Management Company at the U.S. Consulate in Helsinki

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for renewal of an E-2 visa for a Finnish national at the U.S. Consulate in Helsinki. The visa was approved for an iowner-investor in a company offering promotion (sales) and management services for touring exhibits. Turn to Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your E-2 visa and

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E-2 Visa Approved for British National Employee of Recruitment Firm at the London Consulate

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an E-2 visa for a British national at the U.S. Consulate in London. The visa was approved for an employee of a recruitment firm focused on specialist markets across the Financial, Industry & Commerce and Professional Services. Turn to Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your

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What is the LLC Publication Requirement and How Does it Impact my New Business?

What is the LLC Publication requirement? Limited Liability Companies formed in New York must publish notice of the company’s formation in two publications (one daily and one weekly) for six consecutive weeks. The notices must be posted within 120 days of the time the LLC is formed or the company

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E-2 Visa Approved for Canadian Investor in the U.S. Consulate in Toronto

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an E-2 visa for a national of Canada at the U.S. Consulate in Toronto. The visa was approved for a single investor who started a company that offers diversified indirect lending solutions. Turn to Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your E-2 visa and Corporate needs.  Past

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Considering Buying a Business in the United States? What are the Key Elements of a Purchase Sale Agreement for a Business?

What are the Key Elements of a Purchase Sale Agreement for a Business? A Purchase Sale Agreement is the legal document that specifies all of the terms and conditions associated with the purchase and sale of a company or the assets.  The document outlines the price, the payment method (For

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Considering Buying a Business in the United States? What are the Key Provisions in an Operating Agreement?

What are the Key Provisions in an Operating Agreement? A limited liability company is a business entity structure that limits your liability to the assets invested in the company.  As such, if the business is ever sued, the owner or owners of an LLC is/are not personally liable.  LLCs were

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Considering Buying a Business in the United States? Key Considerations of Buying a Business

Key Considerations of Buying a Business Buying an existing business can eliminate some of the risks associated with starting a business from scratch.  This is especially the case if the existing business has a good track record and/or an established client base.  While there are significant benefits associated with buying

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E-2 Visa Approved for Online Gaming Platform for Australian National at the Sydney Consulate

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an E-2 visa for a national of Australia at the U.S. Consulate in Sydney. The visa was approved for an employee of a company operating an online gaming platform which allows gamers to play video games and compete for cash.  Turn to Scott Legal, P.C. for all

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E-2 Visa Approved for Risk/IT Consulting Company for British National at the London Consulate

Scott Legal, P.C. just received an approval for an E-2 visa for a national of the United Kingdom at the U.S. Consulate in London. The single investor started a consulting company providing a full-range of risk and IT services, specializing in project management, business analysis, business process renewal and management consulting.  Turn to

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E-2 Visa Approved for HR Consultancy Company for British National

Scott Legal, P.C. just had an approval for an E-2 visa for a national of the United Kingdom at the U.S. Consulate in London. The single investor started a consultancy company focused on assisting new and growing companies with human resources services, ranging from recruitment to long-term strategic people planning.  Turn to

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E-2 Visa Approved for Technology Start-Up for Mexican National

Scott Legal, P.C. just had an approval for an E-2 visa for a national from Mexico. The technology start-up was a new business venture that has already received significant amount of financing. The company is located in Silicon valley and our firm has represented many of the investors in the

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Can I Use a Home Office for an E-2 Visa?

An E-2 visa is the perfect visa option for an entrepreneur that wants to start a business in the United States.  You can find the full set of E-2 visa requirements by clicking here. One of the E-2 requirements is that the U.S. Company must have office or other leased

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¿Cuáles son los Gastos Comunes de la Inversión E-2? ¿Cómo Puedo Incrementar el Monto de Mi Inversión E-2?

La visa E-2 es una gran opción de visa para un negocio o un individuo que quiere empezar su negocio en los E.E.U.U. Todos los requisitos de la visa E-2 se pueden encontrar haciendo click aquí. Uno de los requisitos es que el inversor invierta una “suma substancial” de dinero

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¿Cómo Abrir una Cuenta Bancaria en los E.E.U.U. Cuando Está Aplicando Para una Visa E-2? Los Pasos a Seguir para Abrir Un Número de EIN y una Cuenta Bancaria en los E.E.U.U. Cuando Está Aplicando Para una Visa E-2.

Una visa E-2 es una excelente opción de visa de inversores para un individuo o compañía que quiere empezar un negocio en los E.E.U.U. La visa E-2 está disponible para los nacionales de ciertos países dentro del Tratado (alrededor de 80 está en la lista) y requiere que el inversor

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I Want to Work in the United States. What are my Options?

I own a business outside the U.S. and would like to open an office in the United States. If you want to come to the United States temporarily to open a U.S. office, an L-1A visa may be the right fit for you. L-1A visas are meant for employees or

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E-2 Visa Granted by USCIS for Halal Grocery Investor from Bangladesh

We just received approval for an E-2 visa and change of status applications filed at the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for a Bangladeshi investor and his family. The applicant invested in and became majority owner of a Halal grocery. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome.

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Nais Mo bang Magtayo o Magsimula ng Negosyo sa Estados Unidos? Puede ang E-2 Visa Para Sa Iyo!

Ang ideya ba ng pagsisimula ng iyong sariling negosyo ay isang bagay na palagi mong naiisip? Kung ganun nga, pareho tayo! Dahil hindi ako isang green card holder, hindi ko naisip na isang opsyon para sa akin ang magtayo ng sariling negosyo dito sa Estados Unidos. Hindi rin ako nahikayat na

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E-2 Investor Visas for Consulting & Research Firm for two Turkish Nationals Approved at the Consulate in Istanbul

We just received approval for an E-2 visa application at the US consulate in Istanbul, Turkey for two Turkish nationals. The applicants started a corporate consulting and research firm. Please note that past results do not predict future outcome. Please contact Scott Legal, P.C. for all of your immigration and

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¿Cómo Desarrollar un Plan de Negocio Conforme con la Visa EB-5 o E-2?

Para cada Dueño de Negocio, Inversor & Empresario, el hecho de tener que elaborar un plan de negocio es abrumador, pero frecuentemente es un mal necesario para los que quieren triunfar. Hay algunas Visas Migratorias populares que requieren crear un plan de negocio integral y la Visa de Inversionista E-2,

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E-2 Visa for Corporate Consulting Firm with Low Investment Amount Approved at Rome Consulate

We just received approval for an E-2 visa application at the US consulate in Rome, Italy. The applicant started a corporate consulting firm and invested just over $50,000 (spent around $13,000 and had just a little over $40,000 in working capital). Please note that past results do not predict future

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Los dos tipos de E-2 Visas para Empleados

El inversionista debe invertir en los EE.UU. y en última instancia contratar trabajadores estadounidenses, pero la ley no obliga a una cantidad específica de inversión o el número de empleados que deben ser contratados. Más información sobre los requisitos para una visa E-2 Inversionista se puede encontrar aquí. Una visa

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¿Qué actividades están permitidas para la visa B-1, Negocios Visa de Visitante?

¿Puedo trabajar mientras estoy en los EE.UU. con una visa B? ¿Qué actividades son apropiadas para un visitante con una visa B? Estas son las preguntas más comunes e importantes para las personas que están pensando en visitar los EE.UU. antes de obtener un empleo o inversionista visa basada. Muchos

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How Long Will it Take to Process my E-2 Visa?

How Long Does it Take to get an E-2 Visa? An E-2 visa is an investor visa option for an individual or company that wants to start business operations in the United States. The visa requires a relatively small investment amount and the business must ultimately create U.S. jobs. A

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