Explore the significance of lease agreements in E-2 visa applications. Learn why it's not mandatory but beneficial.
Khadija DerrickMarch 4, 2024
Explore how non-Canadian residents can apply for an E-2 visa in Toronto. Learn eligibility and insights for a successful application.
Khadija DerrickMarch 1, 2024
Discover why hiring U.S. workers is crucial for your E-2 Visa application. Learn the importance of job creation in the process.
Khadija DerrickFebruary 29, 2024
Explore whether to buy or start a business for an E-2 visa. Get expert insights on each path's benefits for your U.S. investment journey
Khadija DerrickFebruary 28, 2024
Although nonimmigrants are generally not allowed to purchase or possess a firearm, an exception does exist for those who have a valid hunting license.
Khadija DerrickFebruary 1, 2024
How the E-2 applicant who is purchasing a majority share of an existing business can show that the funds are irrevocably committed and at risk.
Khadija DerrickDecember 6, 2023
It is possible to switch from an E2 visa to an EB1C green card as long as the applicant meets all the EB1C requirements.
Khadija DerrickNovember 15, 2023
If your children will be aging out of the E2 dependent visa, they can apply for another non immigrant visa such as for example the F-1 Student visa.
Khadija DerrickOctober 4, 2023
If your E-2 was approved at a U.S. Consulate and you want to extend with USCIS, you should be prepared to provide evidence of your initial investment, including the source and trail of funds documents.
Khadija DerrickJuly 24, 2023
An update to the Foreign Affairs Manual has changed how visa validity & reciprocity fees are determined for spouses and children of E-2 visa holders.
Khadija DerrickMay 26, 2023
It may be possible to use a foreign entity’s assets as part of the investment to a new E-2 entity by first transferring it to the investor as a dividend distribution or shareholder loan.
Khadija DerrickMay 15, 2023
If a married couple owns an E-2 business 50/50, it is usually best for one person to apply as the E-2 investor and the other to apply as the E-2 spouse.
A corporation has treaty country nationality if at least 50% of its ownership interests are held by nationals of treaty countries. If the company is owned by another company, the analysis continues up to the parent corporation’s owners.
E-2 applicants must provide sufficient documentation specifying the source of funds used in the investment, which may include extensive tax returns, bank statements, receipts, and transactional agreements.
If you are applying for an E-2 visa and your company has been operating for several years there are a few different ways to structure the proof of investment.
Khadija DerrickApril 17, 2023
The E-2 and L-1 visas can each be great visa options for Canadian citizens. One big benefit of the L-1 is that Canadians can apply for this visa directly at a port of entry.
Khadija DerrickApril 13, 2023
There is no residency requirement for the E2 visa and you don’t have to spend majority of your time in the US to keep the visa.
Khadija DerrickApril 12, 2023