E-2 Treaty Investor

About the service

The E-2 visa, or the Treaty Investor visa, is a nonimmigrant visa category available to individuals who invest substantial capital in a U.S. enterprise. This visa category is designed to promote foreign investment in the United States and allows eligible investors to live and work in the U.S. to oversee and develop their investment enterprises.

Benefits of the status/service

  • Investment Opportunities: The E-2 visa allows eligible investors to invest in and develop a business enterprise in the United States, contributing to economic growth and job creation.
  • Flexibility and Control: E-2 visa holders have the flexibility to manage and operate their investment enterprise actively, allowing them to play a hands-on role in the day-to-day operations and strategic decision-making processes.
  • Renewable Status: E-2 visa status can be renewed indefinitely as long as the investor continues to meet the eligibility requirements and maintains their investment in the U.S. enterprise.

Why RAM Law Firm

At RAM Law Firm, we understand the significance of the E-2 visa for investors seeking to establish or expand their business ventures in the United States. Here’s why you should choose us to assist you with your E-2 visa application:

  •  Legal Expertise: Our team of experienced immigration attorneys specializes in U.S. immigration law, including the intricacies of the E-2 visa category. We provide expert legal guidance tailored to each client’s unique investment objectives and circumstances.
  • Comprehensive Support: We offer comprehensive support throughout the E-2 visa application process, from evaluating eligibility and preparing the necessary documentation to navigating potential challenges and facilitating communication with U.S. immigration authorities.
  • Efficient Handling: We efficiently handle E-2 visa applications, striving to minimize processing times and ensure that investors can enter the United States expeditiously to establish or manage their investment enterprise without unnecessary delays.

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Frequently Ask Questions

  • Who is eligible for an E-2 visa as a treaty investor?

    To qualify for an E-2 visa, individuals must be citizens of a country with a qualifying treaty of commerce and navigation with the United States and make a substantial investment in a U.S. enterprise.
  • What constitutes a "substantial investment" for E-2 visa purposes?

    A substantial investment is typically one that is sufficient to ensure the investor's financial commitment to the enterprise's success and proportionate to the total cost of either purchasing an existing business or establishing a new business.
  • Can the investment enterprise be in any industry or sector?

    Yes, the investment enterprise can be in any legitimate industry or sector, including but not limited to manufacturing, services, technology, retail, hospitality, and real estate, as long as it meets the requirements for an E-2 visa.
  • Is there a minimum investment amount required for an E-2 visa?

    There is no fixed minimum investment amount required for an E-2 visa. The investment must be substantial relative to the total cost of either purchasing an existing business or establishing a new business and must be sufficient to ensure the investor's financial commitment to the enterprise's success.
  • Can E-2 visa holders bring their dependents to the United States?

    Yes, E-2 visa holders may be accompanied by their spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 to the United States as dependents. Dependents can obtain E-2 visas, allowing them to live and study in the U.S., but do not grant work authorization.
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