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Israeli Nationals Now Eligible for Treaty Investor Visas

More than 8 years after President Obama signed the original legislation in 2011, Israel has finally been added to the list of countries whose citizens are eligible for E-2 treaty investor status. USCIS announced in a press release this week: “Beginning May 1, eligible Israeli nationals already in the United States in a lawful nonimmigrant…
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Avoiding The EB-5: Reliable Alternatives For Chinese Nationals

On its surface, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program seems like a relatively straightforward pathway towards United States residency for Chinese nationals with enough capital to invest in U.S. economic projects. But for years it has been a magnet for fraudulent deals, all while being one of the most expensive visas to acquire in the U.S.…
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U.S. Immigration Opens More Opportunities for New Zealand Businesspeople and Investors

On Aug. 1, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the bipartisan bill S. 2245, “Knowledgeable Innovators and Worth Investors Act” (KIWI Act), into law, allowing New Zealand nationals to enter the U.S. under the E-1 Treaty Trader and E-2 Treaty Investor visas. This is a big step in business relations between the U.S. and New Zealand,…
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