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Is there a Visa to Operate Your Own Business in the US?

Is there a Visa to Operate Your Own Business in the US?

Can you get a visa to operate your own business in the United States, like a restaurant, café, or other business? The answer is ‘yes.’ There is a special visa called the E2 visa that allows somebody to operate their own business in the U.S. The E2 visa requires you to invest a substantial…

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Immigration Update USCIS Strategy to Promote Naturalization

Immigration Update: USCIS Strategy to Promote Naturalization

Back in February of 2021, very shortly after taking office, President Biden signed several executive orders. One of those executive orders had the specific objective of promoting naturalization. In response to that executive order, USCIS has developed an “Interagency Strategy…

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E2 Visa Case Study How 2 of Our Clients Got Approved

E2 Visa Case Study: How 2 of Our Clients Got Approved

The E2 visa is an investment-based, nonimmigrant visa. This visa allows somebody to invest in a U.S. business (by either starting a new business or purchasing an existing business), and based on that investment, the person can obtain the legal status to live in the U.S. and…

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The International Entrepreneur Parole Program Explained

International Entrepreneur Parole Program Explained

Have you dreamed of managing your own startup company in the US? If so, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll review the program requirements and benefits and explain how someone can extend their stay in the US under the International Entrepreneur Parole Program.

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Is It Hard to Get an E2 Visa

Is It Hard To Get An E2 Visa?

The E2 visa is an excellent option for investors and entrepreneurs looking to come to the United States to direct and develop their business. Our law firm is especially well-versed in these types of cases. We have had the opportunity to work with investors and entrepreneurs from across the world in these matters. However, clients may…

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L1 Visa vs. E2 Visa_ How to Figure Out Which Visa is Right for You

L1 Visa vs. E2 Visa: How to Figure Out Which Visa is Right for You

People are often unsure on whether to apply for an L1 visa or an E2 visa. Both of these visa options can be wonderful options for investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. The E2 visa is an investor visa. The way it works is that through the E2 visa, someone can invest in a U.S. business by either starting…

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6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

The U.S. immigration system has several visa and green card options for investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. In this article, we will discuss some of the more well-known options, as well as some of the options that you might not know about. We are Ashoori Law, led by Michael Ashoori, a U.S. immigration lawyer based in Los Angeles, California. At our law firm we…

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3 Tips to Help You Get Your E2 Visa Approved

3 Tips to Help You Get Your E2 Visa Approved

The E2 visa is an investment-based non-immigrant visa. To qualify for an E2 visa, you must invest a substantial amount of capital into a U.S. business. After the investment has been put “at risk” (discussed below), you may apply for your E2 visa. With an E2 visa, one can manage and operate their business in the U.S. Another benefit of the E2 visa is that it allows your spouse to…

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