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Treaty Investors & Traders Center

E-visa news, case studies, and more to help you with your investor/trader-related needs.

Temporarily Working in the U.S.

There are numerous options available to foreign nationals who wish to enter the U.S. and work on a temporary basis. The first step is acquiring a nonimmigrant visa or work permit. This allows an individual to enter and work in the States for a limited period of time. The application process begins with an employer […]

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Converting an E-2 Visa into a Green Card

E-2 Visa Background The E-2 visa category is reserved for foreign investors. It enables a national of a treaty country to be admitted to the U.S. when investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business. To qualify, the treaty investor must meet a few basic requirements: The investor must be a national of […]

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E–Visa Processing Changes in Canada

As of March 1, 2016, Canadian companies seeking to move employees to the U.S. on E-1 and E-2 (Treaty Trade and Investor) visas will benefit from streamlined registration at the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto and additional processing locations across Canada. The improved process will benefit employees of companies with valid registrations and their dependents, […]

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The E-2 Visa: Entering the U.S. as an Investor

If you are a foreign investor with plans to invest in a U.S. business, the E-2 visa category may be an ideal nonimmigrant visa option for you. With the E-2 visa, entrepreneurs, investors, business owners and their employees can move to the U.S. to develop and direct the operations of a business. Berardi Immigration Law […]

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Entering the U.S. as an Investor (E-1 & E-2)

The E nonimmigrant visa category is intended for business owners, managers, and employees who seek to enter or remain in the U.S. to work for an enterprise engaged in trade between the U.S. and a foreign country. The E nonimmigrant category is only available if a “treaty of commerce and navigation” or a “bilateral investment […]

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