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WORK VISA: Investors (E-2 Step-by-Step)

An E-2 investor visa is one of the best ways to obtain US resident status without making a huge investment.

WORK VISAS: Investor Visas (E-2 Reqs)

This article is about the key requirements for obtaining an E-2 Visa. For each requirement, we provide tips and types of evidence you can submit to demonstrate you meet the requirement.

WORK VISAS: Specialty Occupations (H1B – Overview)

The H-1B program is designed for employers looking to recruit key workers from outside the US, and it provides foreign workers with a cost-efficient way to work legally in the US.

WORK VISAS: Specialty Occupations (H1B – Key Features)

This article is a continuation of the H-1B overview provided in our previous discussion, which you can access here.  Now that you have a general concept of the H-1B, we will turn to some of the specific features of the program.   Your Employer First of all, realize the H-1B visa must be petitioned (i) by  a particular employer, (ii) offering a particular READ FULL POST

Real Estate: FIRPTA

Foreign investors should be aware of the withholding required under FIRPTA and meet with an HLA attorney to discuss the most advantageous business structure for real estate investments.

WORK VISAS: EXTRAORDINARY PROFESSIONALS (EB-1A)

One of the primary advantages of the so-called “EB-1A” is that you do not have to be sponsored by an employer.  You can “self-petition.”  You also do not have to go through the labor certification process.  And, of course, the other great thing is that this visa gives you permanent residence. 

FAMILY-BASED VISA: Immediate Relatives (I-130)

This articles focuses on visas for immediate relatives.

WORK VISAS: Employee Transfer (L-1 Visa)

If your country is not part of the “E visa” treaty, then L-1 is probably the way to go.

WORK VISAS: PERM Application Denied. What now?

The purpose of this article is to outline the options available when labor certification has been denied and briefly describe the relevant processes.

REAL ESTATE: OCWEN CLASS ACTION IN FLORIDA

Ocwen has been one of the biggest offenders what comes to servicing mortgages. It is time to fight back.