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Investor Visas: US Immigration News

The latest US immigration news and updates about US investor visas for entrepreneurs, small business owners, and franchise owners. Individuals who wish to work in the US by starting or investing in a US business may be eligible for an E-1 or E-2 investor visa, or an L-1 business expansion visa. For more information on US Investor Visas, visit our section on US Investor and Business Visas.

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Investing in a Franchise vs Independent Business in the US for Immigrating

By Ella BergquistMarch 24, 2023
Work in the USInvestor Visa

On October 7th, there was a free Facebook live event where immigration professionals spoke about what the Pros and Cons are when investing in franchises or existing businesses. Both VisaPlace and Vetted Biz had immigration professionals speak on the topic. Patrick Findaro from Vetted Biz/Visa Franchise and Fadi Minawi from VisaPlace discussed: How to Analyze […]

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Minimum Investments for US EB-5 Visa Increasing

By Ella BergquistOctober 21, 2019
Work in the USInvestor Visa

The EB-5 Investor Visa is visa which allows immigrants to invest in the United States in order obtain a Green Card. The program has been controversial in the past as it allows wealthy foreign individuals a way to quickly apply for and receive a Green Card. How Is The EB-5 Visa Investment Changing? The President Trump’s […]

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New Zealand Citizens Eligible for E-1 and E-2 Investor Visas

By Ella BergquistJune 11, 2019
Investor Visa

E-1 and E-2 Investor Visas are open to citizens of countries with which the United States has a treaty of commerce and navigation or similar agreement. On June 10, 2019, New Zealand was added to the list of countries allowed to apply for these Investor Visas to the United States. New Zealand Added to E-1 […]

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Processing Times Faster for E-1 & E-2 Visas With This Change!

By Ella BergquistFebruary 2, 2018
Investor Visa

The U.S. Consulate in Toronto, Canada has recently implemented a new, Streamlined E-visa application process for “first time E visa applicants and applicants renewing their E visas”. What is being changed on the visa processing is the following: the Post will be receiving and reviewing E-visa applications before the applicant schedules an in-person interview. The […]

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Upcoming E2 Investor Visa Seminar

By fadiJuly 5, 2016
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Learn how to get a visa to the USA by investing in or owning a business   OR Call +1 647-478-1621

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The Difference Between E1 and E2 Visas

By Michael NirenMarch 24, 2023
Work in the USInvestor Visa

What is an E1 Visa? An E1 visa allows individuals or employees of companies to enter the United States for the purpose of carrying out international trade. “Trade” may apply to the trade of goods, services, and banking. There is no set limit to the amount of trade that must take place, although the greater […]

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Knowing the EB-5 Visa Requirements Can Make or Break Your Application

By Michael NirenFebruary 12, 2020
Work in the USInvestor Visa

If it’s always been your dream to immigrate to the United States, an EB-5 immigrant investor visa could be your perfect opportunity – provided you follow all the necessary requirements. Background of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa The EB-5 immigrant investor visa was created by Congress to make investing in the US an attractive prospect for potential immigrants, while […]

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What to Expect at an E-2 Visa Interview

By Michael NirenFebruary 11, 2020
Work in the USInvestor Visa

Hello. My name is Danielle Grbic from visaplace.com. I’m here today to discuss with you what to expect during your E-2 visa interview that is scheduled at a US consulate across Canada. Many of our clients ask us what to expect, how to prepare and what would be the possible outcomes of an E-2 visa interview? […]

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Knowing the EB-5 Visa Requirements Can Make or Break Your Application

By Michael NirenJanuary 30, 2020
Work in the USInvestor Visa

If it’s always been your dream to immigrate to the United States, an EB-5 visa could be your perfect opportunity – provided you follow all the necessary requirements. Background The EB-5 immigrant investor visa was created by Congress to make investing in the US an attractive prospect for potential immigrants, while at the same time creating jobs for American […]

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Do They Need to See My Business Plan for an EB-5 Visa?

By Michael NirenJanuary 30, 2020
Work in the USInvestor Visa

If you’re interested in applying for an EB-5 visa, with the aim of eventually become a permanent resident of the United States, it’s important that you understand all the requirements that are needed to successfully submit your application. One of these is a detailed business plan, and we’re going to explain exactly why below. Let’s start with the basics: […]

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E2 Visa Applications for Canadians

By Michael NirenSeptember 15, 2020
Work in the USInvestor Visa

A lot of Canadian citizens are moving to the U.S. to start businesses or establish a business there. In order to immigrate to the US to start a business or invest in a business, a foreign national must obtain an E-2 Visa. Canadians find the E-2 visa very attractive because it allows them to bring […]

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Investing in the US with an E-2 visa

By Michael NirenApril 5, 2020
Work in the USInvestor Visa

Did you know that you can obtain a visa for the United States through investments? If you invest in a business in the United States, you can obtain an E-2 investor visa. There are several different requirements for obtaining an E-2 visa for the United States. For example, applicants will need to demonstrate that they […]

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I got my US L1 Visa through them, pretty smooth process. We weren’t sure they’d take our case as we had some issues with retrieving some documents, but they worked with us on getting everything we needed. Recommend.

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I express deep appreciation to VisaPlace for their unwavering commitment in securing my visa successfully. Their unmatched professionalism has left me thoroughly satisfied with the results.

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Very impressed. We had an application that was not straightforward, but our legal team put us at ease at every step of the way. I can’t imagine what the process would have been like without their help. Highly competent and reliable. If you’re trying to avoid a lot of headaches and grief, this is the firm you want in your corner.

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John E. Raabe

I extend immense gratitude to VisaPlace for their dedicated efforts in successfully obtaining my visa!! Their unmatched professionalism has left me absolutely satisfied with the results.

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Daniel Amoakoh

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