In recent years, immigrating to the United States has become far more difficult. Fewer immigrants are allowed into the country, and the requirements that must be met have become more strict. Fortunately, opportunities still exist for entrepreneurs who wish to start a business or invest in a business in the U.S.
We have extensive experience in successfully assisting our clients in navigating the immigration process and can support you in your successful transitions.
L1 Intercompany Transferee
Foreign executives can transfer to the U.S. to:
Manage a company or a major function or division of a company
Supervise employees or manage an essential department of a company
Foreign nationals can obtain a green card by doing the following:
Invest at least $1,000,000 or at least $500,000 in a “Targeted Employment Area” in a U.S. commercial enterprise
Create or preserve at least 10 jobs for U.S. workers
E2 Treaty Investor
To qualify for E-2 classification, the treaty investor must:
Be a national of a country with which the United States has a treaty of commerce and navigation
Have invested, or be actively in the process of investing, a substantial amount of capital in a legitimate enterprise in the United States
Be seeking to enter the United States solely to develop and direct the investment enterprise. Must have at least 50% ownership of the enterprise.