EB-5 (IMMIGRANT INVESTOR PROGRAM)
Program that allows qualified foreign investors who meet specific capital investment and job creation requirements to become permanent residents. The investment must create at least ten new jobs, and be a minimum of $1.8 million, or $900,000 if the funds are invested in certain high-unemployment or rural areas.
E-2 (TREATY INVESTOR VISA)
Allows investors to live and work in the US to direct and develop a business, and allows the entry of executives, managers and employees with essential skills.
L1 (INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER)
A non-immigrant visa, that is not permanent, but valid anywhere from three months (for Iran nationals) to five years (India, Japan, Germany). These visas are available to employees of an international company with offices in both the United States and abroad. It allows foreign workers to relocate to the corporation’s US office after having worked abroad for the company for at least one continuous year.