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Are the U.S. Consulates currently open? Are the U.S. Consulates currently processing E-2 visa applications? E-2 VisaImmigrationInvestor Visas

Are the U.S. Consulates currently open? Are the U.S. Consulates currently processing E-2 visa applications?

Many of our clients and potential clients are curious to know whether the U.S. Consulates abroad are currently open and whether the Consulates are currently processing E-2 visa applications and scheduling E-2 visa interviews. The question we often get from…
January 8, 2021
What impact will the Biden/Harris administration have on TN visa? What changes did the Trump administration make with regards to TN visa? ImmigrationTN VisaWhite House & President Immigration News

What impact will the Biden/Harris administration have on TN visa? What changes did the Trump administration make with regards to TN visa?

TN visa is a visa that is based on an agreement between Canada, Mexico and the U.S.  It allows certain professions (for example lawyers, accountants, graphic designers, researchers, engineers) to easily obtain employment in the U.S. Please see more about the TN…
November 12, 2020
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I am an employer and I want to transfer several employees to the U.S. Is the L-1 visa a good option? Is the E-2 visa a good option? E-2 VisaImmigrationInvestor VisasL-1 Visa

I am an employer and I want to transfer several employees to the U.S. Is the L-1 visa a good option? Is the E-2 visa a good option?

Sometimes employers are faced with the need to transfer many employees from abroad to the United States within a short time frame. For example, a manufacturing company may take on a project that requires engineers or designers with a specific…
September 28, 2020
Are the U.S. Consulates processing E-2 visa applications? Are the U.S. Consulates conducting E-2 visa interviews? COVID-19

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 to get an E-2 interview. In March 2020, the Department of State suspended routine visa services…
September 10, 2020
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I am an employer and I want to transfer several employees to the U.S. Is the L-1 visa a good option? Is the E-2 visa a good option? E-2 VisaImmigrationInvestor VisasL-1 Visa

I am an employer and I want to transfer several employees to the U.S. Is the L-1 visa a good option? Is the E-2 visa a good option?

Sometimes employers are faced with the need to transfer many employees from abroad to the United States within a short time frame. For example, a manufacturing company may take on a project that requires engineers or designers with a specific…
September 2, 2020
Can an E-2 Investor or E-2 Employee get W-2 income from another Company? Can I work for another company on my E-2 visa? E-2 VisaImmigrationInvestor Visas

Can an E-2 Investor or E-2 Employee get W-2 income from another Company? Can I work for another company on my E-2 visa?

An E-2 visa is available to entrepreneurs who want to start or buy a business in the U.S.  You can find out more about the E-2 visa requirements by clicking here. While someone is in the U.S. on an E-2…
August 21, 2020
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What is National Interest Exception? Do I qualify for a National Interest Exception? Can I travel to the U.S. on an E-2 visa? COVID-19

What is National Interest Exception? Do I qualify for a National Interest Exception? Can I travel to the U.S. on an E-2 visa?

In July 2020, the Department of State announced that certain business and student travelers coming from Schengen countries or the U.K. (such as B-1 business visitors), treaty traders, or treaty investors may apply for a  National Interest Exception (“NIE”). The…
August 10, 2020
I changed my status in the U.S. from B-1 to E-2. Can my spouse apply for an E-2 visa at a Consulate abroad if I was never issued an E-2 visa? E-2 VisaImmigrationInvestor Visas

I changed my status in the U.S. from B-1 to E-2. Can my spouse apply for an E-2 visa at a Consulate abroad if I was never issued an E-2 visa?

Let’s analyze the following scenario: you came to the U.S. on a B-1 visa and filed a Change of Status application with USCIS asking to change your status to an E-2. Your spouse is currently outside the U.S. and would…
July 1, 2020
Does the new Proclamation apply to Canadians? Can a Canadian get an H-1B or L-1 visa? Can a Canadian get a TN visa? H-1B and E-3 VisaImmigrationL-1 VisaTN Visa

Does the new Proclamation apply to Canadians? Can a Canadian get an H-1B or L-1 visa? Can a Canadian get a TN visa?

On Monday June 22, The Trump Administration signed an Executive Order suspending the entry of some H-1B, H-4, H-2B, J, and L visa holders, with some exceptions. Starting on 12:01 am EST on June 24 and lasting until December 31, the…
June 26, 2020
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