An E-2 visa is a great option if you want to start a business in the U.S., you have invested a substantial amount of money in [...]
Are the U.S. Consulates processing E-2 visa applications? Are the U.S. Consulates conducting E-2 visa interviews?
Many of our clients often ask us whether the U.S. abroad are open, whether they are processing visa applications, and how long it takes [...]
We just had an E-2 investor visa approval at the U.S. Embassy in London. The applicant was granted the visa for 5 years and [...]
Do I have to attend an Interview for my E-2 visa renewal? Can my E-2 visa renewal Interview be waived?
An E-2 visa can be issued for up to 5 years, and after that it must be renewed. The renewal process usually involves submitting [...]
Coronavirus Update: U.S. Consulates and Embassies to Begin Phased Resumption of Routine Visa Services
On July 13, the U.S. Department of State announced that embassies and consulates around the world will gradually resume routine nonimmigrant and immigrant visa [...]
Many clients ask the questions. What is the E-2 Visa Approval Rate? What is the E-1 Visa Approval Rate? One of the scariest aspects [...]
An E-2 visa is a temporary visa that can be issued for up to 5 years. The investor can renew this visa indefinitely, but [...]
A business plan is a very important part of an E-2 visa application and is required in certain instances. The plan sets out a [...]
E-1 visa is a great visa for treaty traders who engage in international trade between the U.S. and their home treaty country. An E-2 visa is a great [...]
Can I study if I am in the U.S. on an E-1 visa? Can my E-1 spouse study if she has an E-1 spousal visa?
E-1 visa is a great visa for treaty traders who engage in international trade between the U.S. and their home treaty country. One of the E-1 requirements is [...]
The Covid-19 crisis has disrupted all aspects of daily life. With both borders and Consulates closed, travel to and from the U.S. can be [...]
I am in the U.S. on E-1 treaty trader/E-2 investor visa. Can I furlough my E-1/E-2 employees? Can I reduce working hours or reduce salaries of my E-1/E-2 employees?
Covid-19 has changed the rules for travel, engagement and employment. Many companies have started to reduce wages and put staff on leave, and some companies have [...]
I want to file an E-2 extension application with USCIS. Can I keep working for the E-2 company after my I-94 expires? What is the 240 day extension?
If you are in the U.S. on an E-2 investor status and your E-2 status is going to expire soon, you may stay in [...]
If you want a green card and have ever thought about starting or purchasing a business in the United States an EB-5 Investor Visa [...]
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 [...]
I want to apply for an E-2 visa. Can my spouse apply for an E-2 spousal visa? Do we have to apply at the same time? What documents should my spouse bring to the interview?
If you are applying for an E-2 investor or an E-2 employee visa, your spouse may apply for an E-2 spousal visa. Please note [...]
Do I have to Apply for an E-2 visa in my Home Country? Can I apply for an E-2 visa at any Consulate? Where should I apply for an E-2 visa?
If you are outside of the United States, you must apply for an E-2 visa at a U.S. Consulate. The application is normally done [...]
Do E-2 spouses get the automatic 180 day EAD extension? My EAD expires in 2 weeks, is there any way to expedite the EAD renewal application? Can I file an Expedite Request?
Spouses of E-2 Investors or E-2 employees can apply for a Work Authorization Card (EAD card). What is the automatic 180 day extension? Aliens [...]
There are a number of steps associated with obtaining an E-2 visa. This document summarizes the various steps as they relate to the E-2 [...]
The E-2 Investor visa is available for nationals of certain treaty countries who want to live in the U.S. to develop and direct the [...]
Is a Car a Good E-2 visa expense? Can my car be part of my E-2 investment? Can I include a vehicle in my investment amount?
To obtain an E-2 investor visa, an applicant must spend money in the U.S. The amount of the expenditures depends on the type of [...]
One way to apply for an E-2 visa if you are in the U.S. is to file an I-129 form to change status. While [...]
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 [...]
Scott Legal just had a B-1 visa approval at the U.S. Consulate in London. The applicant will travel to the United States to complete [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
We just received a 5-year approval at the U.S. Consulate in Rome for an E-2 visa filed on behalf of an Italian national treaty investor. With [...]