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 [...]
As of March 1, 2016, Canadian applicants for E-1 and E- 2 (Treaty Trader and Investor) visas will benefit from streamlined registration at the U.S. [...]
Can I Just have the Intention to Start a Business and get an E-2 Visa? What Does Real and Operating Mean for an E-2 Visa?
An E-2 visa can be a perfect visa option for an entrepreneur that wants to start a new business in the U.S.. The applicant [...]
An E-2 visa is an excellent visa for a foreign national who wants to direct and operate a business in the United States. Unlike [...]
The E-2 Visa Process Explained – Where Should You Apply for an E-2 Visa? Should You Apply for an E-2 Visa at a Consulate or USCIS through a Change of Status?
An E-2 visa is a perfect visa for a foreign national from an E-2 treaty country that wishes to purchase or start a business [...]