E2 Visa

The E2 visa category is for E2 treaty investors and employees of E2 treaty investors. In order to be apply for an E2 visa, the applicant must be from a treaty country. A person seeking an E2 visa as an employee of an E2 treaty investor must share the nationality of the E2 treaty investor or E2 treaty enterprise. E2 visa requirements for treaty investors include putting funds at risk in the USA. E2 visa requirements for employees of treaty investors include coming to the USA to work for an E2 treaty enterprise or employer in certain capacities. Although the E2 visa is a nonimmigrant visa, there is not statutory or regulatory limit on the maximum amount of time someone can stay in the USA on E2 status. The E2 treaty investors visa is a powerful tool for investment in the USA.

E2 Treaty Investors Visa

The E2 (E-2) Treaty Investors visa is a nonimmigrant visa for nationals of countries with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation who intend to enter the United States in order to invest their own funds (such that the invested funds are at risk) into a U.S. enterprise. The E2 visa is also available for certain employees of the principal E2 investor from the same country of nationality, or for employees of an individual or company abroad that would qualify as an E2 treaty investor. For those who are eligible, the E2 visa is a powerful tool for investing money in the United States. This article will explain the requirements for qualifying as an E2 Treaty Investor, the E2 treaty investor application process, and the rules for being on and maintaining E2 status (including derivative E2 visas for family members).

Статус Е2 для иностранных наемных работников

Виза типа Е-2 (Е2) является неиммиграционной визой для граждан некоторых нижеперечисленных стран, с которыми американское государство заключило двухсторонние договора (письменные соглашения о взаимных обязательствах) о торговле, навигации и защите инвестиций. Цель такой визы — развитие предпринимательской деятельности на территории Соединенных Штатов Америки с помощью иностранных инвестиций. При этом граждане нижеперечисленных стран должны быть либо собственниками предприятий, которые будут вести свой бизнес на территории американского государства, либо наемными работниками-иностранцами, планирующими работать для развития такого бизнеса в США. Стоит также акцентировать внимание на том, что ходатайствовать о получении данных виз для наемных работников могут не только собственники предприятий, которые намерены оформить визу Е для себя и членов своей семьи, но и те, у которых такого намерения нет, постольку они собираются руководить своим «американским» бизнесом, не оформляя названую выше неиммиграционную визу.

E2 Employees of Treaty Investors

The E-2 (E2) Treaty Investors visa is a nonimmigrant visa for nationals of qualified treaty countries who intend to invest money in a U.S. enterprise. The E2 visa is also available for employees of E2 treaty investors and for employees of qualifying organizations or investors abroad that do not have E2 visas but are qualified to petition for and employ E2 beneficiaries. This article will explain the requirements for eligibility to petition for and hire E2 employees, the requirements for qualifying as an E2 employee, and the rules and regulations for being on E2 status as an employee (including information about E2 family members).

DOS Expects E2 Treaty Investor Visas to be Available for Israeli Nationals in Late 2017

On June 8, 2012, then-President Barack Obama signed legislation that had been passed by Congress in 2011 providing for the designation of Israel as a foreign state under section 101(a)(15)(E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA). The DOS explained that “Israel is in the process of making certain regulatory changes that we expect will provide a basis for the Department of State to make a determination that Israel meets the similarity of status requirement.” The DOS initially predicted that E2 visas will be available for nationals of Israel by the fourth quarter of 2017. However, it has now shifted its projection to early 2018.

E1 Treaty Trader or E2 Treaty Investor Visa Programs

Treaty Countries List of countries participating in the Treaty Trader (E1) or Treaty Investor (E2) visa programs. Treaty Country Visa / Classification Effective DateTreaty Country Visa / Classification Effective Date Treaty Country Visa / Classification Effective Date Albania E2 January 4, 1998 France E1E2 December 21, 1960 Norway E1 E2 January 18, 1928 Argentina E1 October 20, 1994 Georgia E2 August 17, 1997 Oman E1 E2 June 11, 1960 Armenia E2 March 29, 1996 Germany E1 E2 July 14, 1956 Pakistan E1 E2 February 12, 1961 Australia E1 E2 December 16, 1991 December 27.

Matter of Ognibene: E Visas and Dual Nationality

Immigration adjudicators have dealt with the question of whether an alien who is a dual national may use both nationalities for immigration purposes. Significant administrative precedent has interpreted the immigration laws as only allowing an alien to use the nationality that he or she entered the United States under for immigration purposes. In this article, we will explore this issue with regard to E2 treaty investor visas.

E1, E2, and E3 Visas - Overview

The United States has signed Treaties of Commerce and Navigation with a host of foreign countries. Please refer to the List of Treaty Countries for more information on which countries have treaties with the United States. Aliens who are from a treaty country and who meet the requirements set forth in statutes and regulations are eligible for E-category visas. The E1 visa is available for treaty traders and the E2 category is available for treaty investors. The E3 category is available to Australian specialty occupation workers and has similar requirements to the H1B category.