Starting on August 5, 2019, USCIS will reject any Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker that do not include the Petitioner or Applicant’s [...]
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 [...]
Last week, the U.S. Department of State updated the DS160 and DS260 forms to include a question asking for the applicant’s last 5 years [...]
USCIS have announced today that it has began to accelerate USCIS’ transition into a digital business model. Starting today, Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change [...]
Can you Operate an E-2 Business before the E-2 visa is issued? Can I Operate a business without a visa? Do I need the E-2 visa to operate the business?
An E-2 visa is a great option for an entrepreneur who wants to start or purchase a business in the U.S. You can find [...]
Israeli Nationals outside of the US can now Apply for E-2 Visas, Israeli Nationals Inside the US can now Change Status to E-2, and Israeli E-2 Visa Validity Length Announced.
The E-2 treaty investor agreement signed between the United States and Israel came into effect on May 1, 2019. Israeli nationals who are interested [...]
How do you Register an E-2 Company? Does an Investor have to be issued an E-2 visa? Can an E-2 employee get a visa without an E-2 investor?
An E-2 visa is a visa category for entrepreneurs who want to either start or buy a business in the United States. When applying [...]
The U.S. Embassy in Madrid has issued new guidelines for submitting E-2 visa applications which will take effect on April 23, 2019. For citizens [...]
According to the Israeli office of Population and Immigration Authority, E-2 Visas will become available for Israeli nationals starting from May 1, 2019. For [...]
My Green Card Won’t be Available for Decades, What Can I do To Move to the United States in the Meantime? Can I get an E-2 visa if I get Citizenship from Grenada?
What is Retrogression? Why Does it Happen? Are there other visa options if I cannot get a Green card? How long will I have [...]
Can I get an E-2 if I get Citizenship from Grenada? What are options for the long EB-5 waits? Is an E-2 visa an option to the long EB-5 waits? Grenada E-2 Visa
E-2 visas are available to nationals of certain countries who invest, start or buy U.S. businesses that will ultimately hire U.S. workers. You can [...]
Should I buy an E-2 business or start one? Should I start a Franchise for an E-2 Visa? Should I buy a Business for an E-2 Visa?
An E-2 visa is a good option for individuals who want to come to the U.S. to run a business. It is an entrepreneur [...]
Do I need Experience to get an E-2 Visa? Can I get an E-2 visa if I have not Operated a Business before?
An E-2 Visa is possible for virtually any business type provided the applicant invests funds and the business will sustain U.S. workers. You can [...]
New Form I-539 for Change of Status Now in Effect. Biometrics Appointments Required for Non-Immigrant Visa Applicants
New Form I-539 for Change of Status Now in Effect. Biometrics Appointments Mandatory for Non-Immigrant Visa Applicants As previously reported, the new Form I-539, [...]
Announced on March 5, 2019, the U.S. State Department has reduced visa validity length for Pakistani nationals. According to the State Department, this decision [...]
Biometrics Now Required for Certain Foreign Nationals Seeking a Change or Extension of Nonimmigrant Status
On March 11, USCIS will introduce a new Form I-539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. This revised version of the form will be implemented [...]
Four months after Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana use and certain commercial activities, Canadian travelers who are [...]
Routine visa services at the U.S. mission in Caracas have been suspended indefinitely as tension between the United States and Venezuela rises. Foreign nationals [...]
Ian E. Scott will be a speaker on the E-2 panel at the National American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Conference in Orlando this June. [...]
What is Administrative Processing? What Does Administrative Processing Mean? How long can I Stay in Administrative Processing? Why was I placed in Administrative Processing?
When you apply for a visa (For example, E-2, B-1, H1-B, O-1) at a Consulate, there are several possible outcomes. The visa can be [...]
Can An E-2 Visa Denial be Appealed? What Happens if My E-2 Visa is Denied? What can you do if your E-2 visa has been Denied?
Scott Legal, P.C. has processed hundreds of E-2 visa applications and the firm has an approval rate of approximately 97%. (past results do not [...]
Have there been any Changes to the E-2 visa under Trump? Is an E-2 visa harder to get now? Have E-2 Visas Changed? Are there New Rules for E-2 Visas?
An E-2 visa is a visa that allows foreign nationals to come to the U.S. to either purchase or start a business. The visa [...]
Rozbehnúť váš vlastný business v Spojených Štátoch mohlo byť vždy niečo nad čím ste premýšlali a o čom ste vždy snívali. Ja, Ian E. Scott, som nad [...]
As of October 17, 2018, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana use and certain commercial activities. Despite the [...]
Starting in 2019, the Social Security Administration will start sending “no-match” letters to employers when information submitted on tax forms doesn’t line up with [...]
What Should I Know Before Applying for a Visa in Mexico? What Are Some Special Considerations for Applying for an E-2 Treaty Investor Visa in Mexico?
An E-2 investor visa is an excellent option for people who seek to start and develop a business in the U.S. This classification permits [...]
Scott Legal, P.C. prepares a number of immigration petitions including E-2, H-1B, O-1, L-1, TN and various green card petitions. We often solicit feedback [...]
On Wednesday August 1, 2018, President Trump signed into law S. 2245, the Knowledgeable Innovators and Worthy Investors Act (KIWI Act), thereby granting E-1 [...]
Executive Summary of a Business Plan. What Should be Included in the Most Important Part of the Plan?
Business plans are a mandatory and crucial component in the E-2 application process, and all E-2 Treat Investor Visa applications must include a business [...]
你可能一直像我一样想拥有自己的公司。不过因为我没有持有绿卡，我一直以为我不能在美国开公司。 我也没有考虑过开一个大的100万美金投资移民EB-5公司。我考上律师执照时，我想开我自己的律师事务所，我很快的意识到E-2条约国投资签证是一个完美的选择。 E-2签证最大的优点是可以永久续签，你可以带着配偶和孩子， 和比较小的投资额度。 有时候投资$25,000（加上一些多余的营运资金）就可以在美国成为小型企业家（请注意，不是每个类型的公司都可以有低额度的投资）。 以下是E-2签证的总结和一些常见的问题。 […]
What Kind of Real Estate Business are E-2 Compliant? Can I start a Real Estate Company for an E-2 Visa?
The E-2 visa is an excellent choice for certain foreign nationals who want to live and work in the United States. The E-2 visa [...]
Starting from April 30, 2018, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will use U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Signature Restricted Delivery service to [...]
The E-2 visa is an ideal visa for qualifying foreign nationals who wish to move to the United States to run a startup or [...]