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Investor Visas: Your Key to U.S. Investment Success

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How To Get An Investor Visa

U.S. immigration law is intended to protect U.S. employers and assist them with locating and recruiting foreign workers where needed.  U.S. immigration law is also set up to protect U.S. workers from losing jobs to foreign-born workers.

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Within this structure, there are still opportunities for U.S. employers to sponsor foreign workers for temporary visas and legal permanent residency (green card) in the United States.

In some cases the U.S. employer must test the labor market and establish that there is no U.S. worker(s) available to fill the position before filing a petition with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services office.  In other cases it is possible for highly-skilled individuals to immigrate without the necessity of having the U.S. employer test the labor market.

The level of skill required for the position, among other variables, determines which category of employment-based immigration you will be eligible to immigrate through. 

Investor visas offer a pathway to realizing your American dreams, whether you’re an entrepreneur, an investor, or a highly skilled professional. 

The United States provides a range of investor visa categories to cater to diverse business and investment opportunities, allowing you to contribute to the U.S. economy while achieving your own goals.

D’Alessio Law Firm is your trusted partner in navigating the intricacies of these investor visas, offering expertise in E-1, E-2, E-3, EB-1, and EB-5 visas.

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E-1 Treaty Traders Visa

E-1 Treaty Traders Visa

The E-1 Treaty Traders Visa is designed for individuals or companies engaged in substantial trade between the United States and their home country. It is part of a bilateral treaty of commerce and navigation between the U.S. and specific countries. With this visa, you can enjoy various advantages, such as the ability to work and live in the U.S. while conducting trade.

E-2 Treaty Investors Visa

E-2 Treaty Investors Visa

The E-2 Treaty Investors Visa is your gateway to investment opportunities in the U.S. It’s available to individuals from treaty countries who are willing to invest a substantial amount in a U.S. enterprise. This visa permits investors and essential employees to work in the U.S. and manage their investment. It is a dynamic choice for those looking to establish or expand their business in America.

E-3 Visa For Australians

E-3 Visa for Australians

The E-3 Visa is exclusively available to Australian nationals seeking employment in the United States. This visa is designed for professionals with specialized knowledge and skills. It offers a unique opportunity for Australian citizens to work in a wide range of industries in the United States. Our services include comprehensive guidance to help Australians secure this visa and advance their careers in the United States.

EB-1 Visa For Specialized Skill​

EB-1 Visa for Specialized Skill

The EB-1 Visa, known as the “Extraordinary Ability” visa, is designed for individuals with outstanding skills, achievements, and recognition in their respective fields. This includes professionals in the arts, sciences, business, and sports. EB-1 Visa holders are considered to be at the pinnacle of their careers and enjoy a streamlined path to U.S. permanent residency. Our team can help you gather the necessary documentation and demonstrate your extraordinary ability.

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa​

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa is your opportunity to obtain U.S. permanent residency by investing in job-creating businesses in the United States. This program encourages foreign investors to inject capital into U.S. enterprises, ultimately leading to job growth and economic development. Our services encompass the comprehensive support and guidance necessary to make your investment a success, paving the way for your and your family’s permanent residency in the U.S.

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Ready to Invest in Your U.S. Dream?

Empower Your American Dream with Investor Visas. Contact us to explore your investment opportunities and immigration pathways. Your journey to success in the United States begins here.

Checklist For Prospective Investors And Entrepreneurs Under U.S. Immigration Laws

There are four options available to discuss with prospective investors under U.S. immigration laws:

L-1 (Intracompany transferee)

E-2 (Treaty Investor – only available for nationals of certain countries

Individual EB-5, or Regional Center EB-5

The L-1 and E-2 options, being nonimmigrant visa options, enable the investor to get to the U.S. quicker than the EB-5 options, which are permanent residence options. The L-1 and E-2 options do allow for permanent residence ultimately, through the multinational manager immigrant process, but only if the investor maintains business operations outside of the U.S. and only after U.S. business operations have been ongoing for at least one year.

Investor Qualification Checklist

The following is a checklist of questions to guide the investor in discussing with immigration counsel the best option to meet the investor’s particular needs:

Do you want to start a new business in the U.S.?

Yes – Individual EB-5 or L-1 (E-2)
No – RC EB-5

Do you intend to keep your overseas business in operation?

Yes – L-1 (E-2)
No – Individual or RC EB-5

Do you want to buy an existing business?

Yes – Individual EB-5 or L-1 (E-2)
No – RC EB-5

Do you expect your U.S. business will have at least 10 employees at the time of filing?

Yes – Individual EB-5
No – L-1 (E-2) or RC EB-5

Do you want to invest at least $500,000 in the U.S.?

Yes – Individual or RC EB-5
No – L-1 (E-2)

Is your main goal to get a green card or to do business in the U.S.?

Green Card – RC EB-5
Do business in the U.S. – L-1 (E-2) or individual EB-5

Is finding the quickest way to get to the U.S. the top priority?

Yes – L-1 (E-2)
No – individual or RC EB-5

Is being able to live in the U.S. your top priority?

Yes – RC EB-5
No – L-1 (E-2) or individual EB-5

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