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Thread: e-2 visa for a lawyer himself

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    You can do it- get a lawyer!

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    Only if he has several American employees. A sole practitioner does not qualify. Remember an E-2 must make a significant investment in the U.S.

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    You don't have to have several employees to get an initial E-2. You may have to have them to get an extension, though.

    The significant investment is "relative."

    Your a lawyer muhan- reach out to friends and colleagues and ask for recommendations for a good immigration attorney who specializes in E-2 investment visas.

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    By the way- what nationality are you? Not everyone can get an E2-must be one of the treaty countries.

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    Wrong, if you don't have a significant investment and employees, you may be arrested and placed in removal proceedings. E-2s are notorious in Honolulu for one man offices of all sorts of businesses and they are arrested quite frequently.

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by muhan:
    to*often*his*own*office*in*US?* </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Why E-2 which is a nonimmigrant visa? Why not EB-1 or EB-2 with National Interest Waiver (NIW) request which is a shorter route to permanent residency? I've seen some licensed lawyers taking this route and succeeding.

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    Hindus, Pakistanis la creme de la creme!!! and see how the Hindus give advice to the rest of them. GO ARIZONA!!! GO JAN BREWER!!!

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