How to Get a Green Card Through Self Petition in 2017

By Michael Ashoori | November 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Green Card Through Self Petition

As an immigration lawyer for working professionals, I often hear the false belief that you need a US company to sponsor you for a green card.   While this is true in many cases, there are ways to get a green card through self petition.   This means that you can get a green card…

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B1 Visa Requirements [The 4 You Need to Know]

By Michael Ashoori | November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments
B1 Visa Requirements [The 4 You Need to Know]

One of the most common visas to the United States is the B1 visitor visa. Today we will be discussing the B1 Visa Requirements. By the end of this post, you should have a clear understanding of what are the requirements to get a B1 visa. Overview: 1. What is the B1 Visa? 2. What…

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Starting a Business in the USA and Working for that Business

By Michael Ashoori | November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments
Starting a Business in the USA and Working for that Business

As an immigration lawyer for investors and entrepreneurs, I work with a foreign investors looking to start businesses in the USA. One of the questions I get asked all the time is: Can I start a business in the USA and work for that business? The short answer is: Yes, you can start a business…

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E2 Investor Visa Minimum Investment Amount

By Michael Ashoori | October 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
E2 Investor Visa Minimum Investment Amount

As an immigration lawyer for investors and entrepreneurs, many of my clients are interested in the E2 investor visa. For this visa, the question that I get asked the most is: What is the E2 Investor Visa Minimum Investment Amount? In this article, I’ll provide a complete answer to this question. The short answer is:…

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How to Get a Green Card Through Investment in Real Estate

By Michael Ashoori | October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

As an immigration lawyer for investors and entrepreneurs, one of the questions that I frequently get asked is: “Can I get a green card through investment in real estate?” For this weeks blog post, I’ve decided to answer this question. To cut to the chase, the answer is: it depends. In this article, I will…

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EB-5 Regional Center Guide – What You Need to Know

By Michael Ashoori | October 17, 2017 | 1 Comment
EB-5 Regional Center Guide What You Need to Know

If you are considering applying for an EB-5 visa, you will have to make an important decision early on in the process: Whether you will make a direct investment or invest in an EB-5 regional center. While both options are valid, and can lead to a successful outcome, your decision will depend on your individual investment…

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E2 Visa vs EB-5 Visa – The 7 Key Differences

By Michael Ashoori | October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
E2 Visa vs EB-5 Visa the 7 Key Differences

The E2 visa and the EB-5 visa are both great options to consider if you are an investor or entrepreneur looking to come to the US. At first glance, both of these visas appear to be very similar. Both visas allow you to come and work in the US based on making an investment in…

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8 E2 Visa Requirements You Need to Know About

By Michael Ashoori | October 3, 2017 | 1 Comment
8 E2 Visa Requirements You Need to Know About

The E2 visa is a great option for investors and entrepreneurs. This visa allows you to live and work in the US by investing a substantial amount of capital in a US business. You can start a new business, purchase an existing business, or invest in an existing business to get an E2 visa. The…

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6 EB-5 Visa Requirements You Need to Know About

By Michael Ashoori | September 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
6 EB-5 Visa Requirements You Need to Know About

The EB-5 Visa provides investors and entrepreneurs an opportunity to get a green card, for themselves and their family, by investing in a U.S. business. This can be a great immigration option for foreign investors if they can satisfy the EB-5 requirements. If you are considering whether an EB-5 visa is right for you, you…

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EB-5 Process Explained [A Step-by-Step Guide]

By Michael Ashoori | September 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
EB-5 Process Explained A Step-by-Step Guide

Getting approved for an EB-5 visa can literally change your life. Through the EB-5 process, a foreign investor can become a lawful permanent resident and take the next step to U.S. citizenship. With that comes access to United States schools, a better life for you and your children, and many opportunities for financial success. That…

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