EB-5 Employment Creation
Allows for conditional residency for persons who invest $1,000,000.00 or, under limited circumstances, $500,000.00 in a new commercial enterprise that employs at least ten United States citizens or authorized immigrant workers full-time and engage in the business through day-to-day management or policy formation.
For more information on the immigrant investor program please see the Investment Based Immigration section of our web site.
E-1/E-2 (Treaty Trader/Investor) Eligibility Requirements
The nonimmigrant E classification is for nationals of a country with which the United States has an appropriate treaty of commerce and navigation or equivalent pact. In the case of the E-1, they are coming to the United States to carry on substantial trade, including trade in services or technology, chiefly between the United States and the treaty country; in the case of the E-2, they are coming to the United States to direct and develop the operations of an enterprise in which they have invested, or are actively in the process of investing a substantial amount of capital. An applicant may qualify as the trader or investor or as an employee of a qualifying trader or investor company having the same nationality.
For more information on nonimmigrant investor visas, please see the Investment Visa section of our web site.