Immigration Guides

EB1 Visa Requirements

EB1 Visa Requirements

The EB1 Visa is an employment-based visa for noncitizens who are (1) of extraordinary ability, (2) outstanding professors and researchers, and (3) those who are certain multinational executives or managers. Each of these eligibility categories has its own…

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E2 Visa Processing Time

E2 Visa Processing Time

Where you are when you apply for the E2 will determine how long the E2 processing time will be. For applicants who are in the United States on lawful nonimmigrant status, they can apply directly with USCIS. This will be a change of status process and will result in…

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E2 Visa The first steps to take

E2 Visa: The First Steps To Take

If you are considering investing in a US business and want to apply for an E2 Visa, the following is a basic guide on the first steps to take. The first step to take in obtaining an E2 Visa is to determine your eligibility. The E2 Visa is available only to nationals of a…

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How to Get an Employer Sponsored Visa

How to Get an Employer Sponsored Visa

The United States immigration system has options for someone to get a visa and eventually a green card based on having a full-time job offer to work for a US employer. This process consists of three separate steps: the PERM labor certification process, filing the…

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Which business is best for an E2 visa

Which Business is Best for An E2 Visa

The E2 visa is a special non-immigrant visa that allows citizens of certain countries who have an E2 treaty with the United States to invest in a business in the United States so they can either invest in a brand-new startup company, or they can purchase an existing…

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How Long Does it Take to Become a US Citizen

How Long Does it Take to Become a US Citizen?

If you are looking to become a United States citizen, you may be asking yourself: How long do I have to wait before I can become a U.S. citizen? Unfortunately, the answer to that question – as with most legal questions – is that “it depends.” Indeed, it is difficult to…

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Why You Shouldn't Apply for Citizenship

Why You Shouldn’t Apply for Citizenship

Oftentimes, the main goal of immigrants when they come to the United States is to eventually become US citizens. However, there are requirements and consequences of applying for citizenship that should be considered and discussed with an experienced…

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EB1 Visa for Priority Workers

EB1 Visa for Priority Workers

You may be eligible for an Employment-Based Immigration First Preference [EB-1] visa if you are a priority worker. In general, this visa category is reserved for highly capable people. So, who can be a priority worker? A priority worker is a worker who 1) has…

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