Entrepreneur Visa: 5 Visas for Starting a Business in the United States

By Michael Ashoori | October 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Entrepreneur Visa

  The United States has multiple visa categories for entrepreneurs to start and operate a business in the US. In this guide, I’ll discuss 5 of these visa categories. If you have any questions, or if you need help with your entrepreneur visa, email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com. I’m an immigration lawyer for entrepreneurs and…

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What is the EB-5 Visa? Step-by-Step Guide

By Michael Ashoori | September 25, 2018 | 0 Comments
What is EB-5 Visa

  The EB-5 visa is an immigrant visa for investors. The EB-5 visa allows a person to get a green card to the United States for themselves, their spouse, and their children under 21 years old, based on making an investment in the United States.   The basic idea of the EB-5 program is that…

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EB5 Direct Investment: Top 3 Advantages Over Regional Centers

By Michael Ashoori | September 18, 2018 | 0 Comments
EB5 Direct Investment

  As an EB5 investor, you may qualify for a green card through the EB5 visa program by investing through an EB5 regional center or by making a direct investment.   In this guide, I’ll discuss the advantages of making an EB5 direct investment. If you need help with your EB5 visa petition or if…

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EB5 Regional Center Investment: 4 Advantages You Should Know About

By Michael Ashoori | September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
EB5 Regional Center Investment

  As an EB-5 investor, you have a big decision to make early on in the EB-5 process: whether to make a direct investment or an EB5 regional center investment.   In this guide, I’ll explore the benefits of an EB5 regional center investment. If you have any questions, feel free to email me directly…

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E2 Visa Business: Which Business is Best for an E2 Visa

By Michael Ashoori | September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
E2 Visa Business

  Are you considering the E2 visa as a way to live and work in the United States?   If so, you should know that selecting the right E2 visa business is very important for success in your visa application.   While there is not 1 particular type of business that is best for an…

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High Unemployment Area TEA: Step-by-Step Guide

By Michael Ashoori | August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
High Unemployment Area TEA

  Introduction   EB5 investors are given an option to invest either $500,000 or $1 million, to qualify for a US green card.   The vast majority of investors invest the lower amount of $500,000.   To qualify for this reduced amount, investors must invest in targeted employment areas.   A targeted employment area (or…

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What is a Targeted Employment Area?

By Michael Ashoori | August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Targeted Employment Area

  As a potential EB5 investor, you are eligible to invest either $1 million or $500,000 to qualify for an EB-5 visa. The vast majority of investors invest the lower $500,000 amount. To qualify for the lower investment amount, your EB5 investment must operate in a targeted employment area (TEA).   In this guide, I’ll go…

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EB-5 Job Creation Requirement: Regional Centers vs. Direct Investments

By Michael Ashoori | August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
EB-5 Job Creation Requirement

  The EB-5 visa job creation requirement is one of the most important aspects of the EB-5 program. In this guide, I’ll discuss this requirement in detail and compare the differences between regional center job creation and direct investment job creation. If you have any questions, feel free to email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com.  …

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How to get Your Reentry Permit Expedited: 6 Reasons USCIS will Expedite Your Application

By Michael Ashoori | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Reentry Permit Expedited

  In this guide, I’ll go over the reasons why USCIS may expedite a reentry permit application. I’ll also go over the instructions for how to request expedited processing from USCIS. If you need help with your reentry permit, feel free to email me at Michael@AshooriLaw.com. I’m very responsive via email and would be happy…

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EB5 Source of Funds: 5 Valid Ways to Fund Your EB5 Investment

By Michael Ashoori | July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
EB5 Source of Funds

  If you are considering an EB5 visa, you should know about the EB5 source of funds requirement. Specifically, the EB5 visa regulations specify that an EB5 visa petition must include evidence “to show that the petitioner has invested, or is actively in the process of investing, capital obtained through lawful means…”   In practical…

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