Nearly one year ago, President Obama signed legislation that would add Israel to the list of countries eligible for E-2 nonimmigrant investor visas to the United States. The legislation would grant E-2 investor visas to...more
Many foreign nationals who want to start a business in the United States have asked the lawyers at Scott Legal Services, P.C. to explain the different Visa options available to them. This article reviews four very popular...more
Foreign nationals with an interest in expanding their businesses in America often find themselves trying to navigate a complicated regulatory scheme from applying for visas to understanding U.S. laws. With clients in Europe...more
An E-2 Visa is a Visa Classification that is available for foreign nationals who wish to live in the U.S. to develop and direct the operations of a business. The business can be large or small and an E-2 Visa is a great Visa...more
Foreign nationals must meet the regulatory requirements for admission into the U.S. in nonimmigrant status. The purpose of this paper is to provide the Top 10 things to consider with respect to the most common nonimmigrant...more
For every Business Owner, Investor & Entrepreneur, the thought of putting together a business plan is very daunting but is often a necessary evil for those who want to succeed. One great reason for a business plan is that it...more
1. If I get a Work based Visa, Can I Work for Another Company or Work on Something Else?
Generally a non-immigrant (temporary) work based Visa only allows you to work in the profession and on the tasks that the Visa...more
The U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv has not yet issued guidance to the public on the availability of E-2 visas for Israeli citizens. Nearly six months ago, President Obama signed legislation that would add Israel to the list of...more
The idea of starting your own business may always have been something at the forefront of your mind. It certainly was for me but given that I was not a green card holder, I thought starting my own business was not an option...more
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