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U.S. Immigration Options For Prospective Investors and Entrepreneurs

Under the U.S. immigration laws, there are four common visa options for foreign investors and entrepreneurs. These include:

Temporary Work Visas

  • L-1A Intracompany Transferee

  • E-2 Treaty Investor 

Immigrant Visas (“Green Cards”)

  • EB-1C Multinational Manager or Executive

  • EB-5 Investor/Entrepreneur

The EB-1C and EB-5 visas offer long-term solutions for those Investors and their families who wish to seek permanent resident status in the United States.  The L-1A and E-2 visas enable Investors and their families to enter the U.S. quickly and to remain in the U.S. while their green card process is under way.

Please click here for full chart addressing FAQs about these four visa options.

©2021 Greenberg Traurig, LLP. All rights reserved. National Law Review, Volume VI, Number 182
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Kate Kalmykov, Greenberg Traurig Law Firm, New York and New Jersey, Immigration Law Attorney
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Kate Kalmykov focuses her practice on business immigration and compliance. She represents clients in a wide-range of employment based immigrant and non-immigrant visa matters including students, trainees, professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty investors and traders, persons of extraordinary ability and immigrant investors.

Kate has extensive experience working on EB-5 immigrant investor matters. She regularly works with developers across a variety of industries, as well as private equity funds on developing new projects that qualify for EB-5...

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