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E2 Visas - Real Estate Industry ReportGiven the strength and stability of the U.S. economy, it is not surprising that more foreign investors are selecting real estate business models to secure E-2 visas as a method of obtaining residence status and business presence in the U.S. VERDIN E2 Visas Real Estate Industry Report
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Investment-Based Immigration – We obtain trader (E-1) and investor (E-2 and EB-5) visas for entrepreneurs from treaty countries around the world wanting to do business in the United States. We also work with managerial and executive (L-1A) and specialized knowledge (L-1B) employee transfer visas, and extraordinary ability (EB-1) residency for multinational executives.
Deportation Defense Litigation – We litigate on behalf of clients in removal proceedings at all stages of the process.
Family-Based Immigration – We obtain green cards and other benefits based on family relationships or crime victimization through adjustment of status or consular processing.
Treaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) VisasTreaty Trader (E-1) and Treaty Investor (E-2) visas are non-immigrant visas for citizens of countries with which the United States maintains treaties of commerce and navigation. For a list of participating countries, select Treaty Countries.
To qualify for an E Visa, you must be coming to the United States to:
• Engage in substantial trade (including trade in services or technology) in qualifying activities, principally between the United States and the treaty country;
• Develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which you have invested a substantial amount of capital.
⇒ For an E-1 visa, business must be principally between the United States and the treaty country.
⇒ For an E-2 Visa, visa applicants must develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which the applicant has invested;
or is in the process of investing a substantial amount of capital. However, there is no set amount of capital required.