Investment Based Visas

Starting a business in the United States, or relocating to the United States, requires many aspects including a solid immigration strategy, pre-immigration tax planning, choosing the most tax-efficient corporate structure for the business, and conducting proper due diligence before entering into important business transactions. Our attorneys have the experience necessary to guide foreign investors and companies through every step of the process.

Investment Based Visas– E-1 and E-2 Treaty Trader/Investor Visa
These visa classifications allow a national of a treaty country (a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation) to come to the United States solely to engage in international trade on his or her own behalf or to invest a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business.

– L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa
The L-1 visa enables a U.S. employer to transfer an executive, manager, or an employee with specialized knowledge relating to the organization’s interests, from one of its affiliated foreign offices to one of its offices in the United States.

– EB-5 Immigrant Investor
This immigrant visa category allows foreign investors the chance to obtain lawful permanent residency in the United States by making a capital investment of $500,000 or $1,000,000 in new commercial enterprises in the United States which will provide a minimum of 10 full-time U.S jobs.