Scott Legal recently had an E-2 visa Approved for a Pharmaceutical Sales Company in Peru. The E-2 visa was the first visa issued in [...]
President Trump has signed the much anticipated new travel ban that stops the issuance of visas and does not allow entry of nationals to [...]
What is an E-1 Treaty Trader Visa? What are the Requirements for an E-1 Visa? What are the Differences between an E-2 and E-1 Visa?
An E-1 visa is a Treaty Trader Visa and allows nationals from certain countries to live and work in the United States to engage [...]
The O-1B is an employment based nonimmigrant classification for artists who have garnered a high level of distinction in their field. Sometimes informally called [...]
The H-1B is a non-immigrant visa which allows U.S. employers to temporarily hire foreign workers in specialty occupations. To qualify for the visa, the [...]
An E-2 visa allow a foreign national to purchase or invest in a company in the U.S. and obtain a visa for an indefinite [...]
What to do after you visa application has been denied? My visa application has been denied, what can I do when I reapply?
Scott Legal, P.C. has worked on hundreds of immigration cases and have seen a wide spectrum of cases ranging from humanitarian cases to immigrant [...]
What Does Marginality Mean for an E-2 Visa? How Do I Prove That My E-2 Business is Not Marginal? Do I have to Hire U.S. Workers if I Get an E-2 Visa?
The E-2 Investor visa is a nonimmigrant visa available to foreign investors and entrepreneurs who want to start and run a business in the [...]
E-3 Change of Status Granted for Australian National at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
We just received an approval from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for an E-3 visa filed on behalf of an Australian national to work [...]
L-1A Visas: How do I determine if the U.S. Company has been operating or doing business for more than one year?
An L-1A visa is a great visa for an employee or owner of a company abroad who wants to transfer to a U.S. office or open [...]
For investors and entrepreneurs considering whether to apply for an E-2 investor visa, understanding the rules and regulations governing the source of funds may [...]
If I have H-1B status through a cap-exempt employer, can I apply for a concurrent H-1B with a cap-subject employer?
The H-1B is a non-immigrant status that permits companies to hire workers in specialty occupations. While the H-1B is a good option for many [...]
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?
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 [...]
Effective December 23, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated many immigration application forms with corresponding increases in filing fees. We have [...]
Can I Include Intellectual Property as an E-2 Visa Expense? Is IP a valid E-2 Visa Expenses? How do I Value my IP so that I Can Include it as an E-2 Visa Investment?
One E-2 visa requirement is that the investor must invest a certain amount of money in the United States. The government does not specific the [...]
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?
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 [...]
What does it mean that a company needs a qualifying relationship to sponsor an L1A visa? What is a “qualifying relationship” in the context of an L-1 visa?
An L-1 visa is a great visa for an employee or owner of a company abroad who wants to transfer to a U.S. office [...]
Can I apply for an E-2 visa with minimal startup costs? If I am starting a consulting firm with almost no overhead to startup, why do I need to make expenses now for an E-2 Visa?
One common question from entrepreneurs applying for an E-2 visa is how much money needs to be invested in the Company. The answer to [...]
Are you thinking about applying for a visa? If so, you might want to consider filing your application quickly to save some money as [...]
Getting an L-1A visa for a new office: How to make the most of your time and prepare for the renewal. Some Effective L-1A New Office Strategies
An L-1A visa is a great visa for an employee or owner of a company abroad who wants to transfer to a U.S. office [...]
What is a visa quota? If I am a dual citizen, what country am I assigned to for visa quotas? What country are my spouse and I assigned to for visa quotas if we were born in different countries?
What is a visa quota? Every immigrant visa category has a quota on the number of visas that can be issued annually, and within [...]
E-2 Investor Visa An E-2 visa is an investor visa granted to entrepreneurs who want to start or buy a business in the United [...]
What is an L-1A visa? An L-1A visa permits a foreign employer to transfer an employee to a managerial or executive role at a [...]
What happens if I get married when I am the beneficiary of a family based immigrant petition? Will my family-based preference category change if I get married or divorced?
Legal Permanent Residents and U.S. Citizens are usually able to submit immigration petitions for their children. The ability for parents to sponsor their children [...]