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New York City E-2 Visa Lawyer

Call the Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC to Discuss Your E-2 Visa Eligibility

If you are looking to secure an E-2 treaty investor visa, you want an attorney who is well-versed in all aspects of immigration law. At the Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC, our E-2 visa attorney in New York City has over 13 years of experience handling these types of visas, and we can put this experience to work for you. We are committed to aggressive, professional legal representation. When you work with our immigration lawyer, you receive dedicated legal counsel that puts your needs first.

To schedule an appointment with a professional, knowledgeable immigration lawyer, call our office at (646) 681-1977.

E-2 Treaty Investor Qualifications

Foreign nationals (or qualifying organizations) from countries with which the U.S. has a commerce and navigation treaty have the opportunity to apply for an E-2 treaty investor visa if they are making a significant investment in a U.S. business. If you are already in the U.S. under another visa classification but qualify for an E-2 visa, you may wish to change your designation.

The general qualifications for E-2 treaty investor classification include:

  • Status as a national of a country that the U.S. has a commerce and navigation treaty with
  • Placing or investing significant assets or capital into a U.S. company or enterprise that is real and operating to produce services or goods for profit
  • Be seeking entry into the U.S. specifically to manage and develop the investment in the U.S. company
  • Having control of operations of the company or at least 50 percent ownership of the company

E-2 visas are granted for an initial period of two years, and extensions are available. There are no limits on the number of extensions available to E-2 visa holders. Furthermore, spouses of the E-2 visa holder and children under 21 who are unmarried may also qualify for E-2 status as dependents.

Employees of the treaty investors and qualifying organizations have different qualifications. They must have the same nationality as the primary E-2 treaty investor, and either be employed in a managerial capacity within the company or possess specialized skills that are essential to the operation of the business in question.

We Can Handle All Aspects of the E-2 Visa Application

E-2 visa applications can be complicated, and it is recommended that you work with an experienced New York City immigration lawyer. All too often, these visas are denied because the person handling the application process was unfamiliar with the ins and outs of immigration law. At the Law Office of Robert J. Maher, PC, we have extensive experience handling E-2 visa applications, extensions, and converting already-existing visa classifications to the E-2 designation. We are standing by to help you.

If you have questions about your visa qualifications, contact our E-2 visa lawyer in New York City at (646) 681-1977.

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