The Real ID Act of 2005 is an Act of Congress that modifies U.S. federal law pertaining to security, authentication, and issuance procedure standards [...]
What is considered Trade for an E-1 visa? Does Trade for an E-1 visa have to be international? What is Domestic Trade for an E-1 Visa.
An E-1 visa is a visa that is available to applicants or companies that conduct a significant amount of trade with the U.S. In [...]
What does it mean that the trade is principally between the U.S. and a treaty country? Does the Trade for an E-1 visa have to be with the Treaty Country?
One of the E-1 visa requirements is that the trade is principally between the U.S. and a treaty country. This means, that more than [...]
There are certain situations when our clients qualify for both an E-1 and an E-2 visa. An E-2 visa is a great option if [...]
What are E-1 treaty countries? Is my country an E-1 treaty country? What is visa validity period? What is reciprocity period? What is authorized period of stay?
E-1 visa is a great visa for treaty traders who engage in international trade between the U.S. and their home country. If you want [...]
Let’s analyze the following scenario: You are manufacturing certain products in the U.S. and selling these products to your U.S. customers. You are importing [...]
Coronavirus Update: USCIS Announced Temporary Suspension of Premium Processing for All I-129 and I-140 Petitions
USCIS has announced today, March 20, the immediate and temporary suspension of premium processing service for all Form I-129 and Form I-140 petitions until [...]
Do I need an Entity for an E-1 visa in my home country? Do I need an entity for an E-1 visa in the U.S.?
Do I need to have an entity in my home country? Let’s analyze the following scenario: you have been importing goods from your home [...]
The short answer is: it depends. In all situations, the trade will have to continue in your home country to meet the E-1 requirement [...]
Do I need a business plan for an E-1 visa? If an E-1 Business Plan is not required, why should I submit one? Should I prepare and E-1 Business Plan?
You are not required to submit a Business Plan with your E-1 application, but it still may be a good idea to submit one. [...]
The White House issued another presidential proclamation imposing travel restrictions and quarantines on travelers from countries in the United Kingdom and Ireland starting on [...]
Announced on March 11 and March 12, the U.S. Embassies in Rome, Italy and Kingston, Jamaica are closed to visa and other routine services. [...]
The White House issued another presidential proclamation imposing travel restrictions and quarantines on travelers from countries in the European Schengen Area starting on 5 [...]
Can an immigration officer search my electronic devices at the border? What is a basic search? What is an advanced search? Can the officer search my cloud?
In short, they can pretty much search whatever they want. You can certainly refuse any search but the officer may not admit you and/or [...]
What is an E-1 Visa? What are the E-1 visa requirements? Can I apply for an E-1 visa? Can my family apply for an E-1 visa? Can I hire employees from my home country?
E-1 visa is a great visa for treaty traders who engage in international trade between the U.S. and their home country. To qualify for [...]
The White House issued another presidential proclamation imposing travel restrictions and quarantines on travelers from Iran starting on 5 PM EST March 2, 2020 [...]
What do I do if I lose my Passport with my Visa? What do I do if I lost my Passport with a Visa? What happens if my Passport with my Visa expires?
In some cases, visas are issued for up to 10 years. For example, B-1 and B-2 visas can be issued for 10 years and [...]
Do I have to Live in the U.S. if I get an E-2 Visa? Do I have to Live in the U.S. if I get an E-1 Visa? Does an E-1 or E-2 visa require that I reside in the U.S?
An E-2 visas allow applicants to live and work in the U.S. based on either starting or buying a U.S. business. The E-2 visa [...]
Ian E. Scott has been selected to sit on a panel to share knowledge on E-1 Trader visas and E-2 investor visas with other [...]
The U.S. Embassy in New Zealand announced that starting on June 10, 2019, eligible New Zealand companies and nationals will be able to apply [...]
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 [...]