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Immigrate to Florida with an E-2 Investor Visa!


Treaty Investor Countries

Albania, Argentina, Armenia Australia, Austria,  Azerbaijan Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium,  Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina,   Bulgaria, Cameroon, Canada, China (Taiwan), Colombia, Congo (Brazzaville), Congo (Kinshasa), Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic Ecuador,  Egypt, Estonia Ethiopia,  Finland,  France Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Honduras,  Iran, Ireland,  Italy,  Jamaica, Japan,  Jordan,  Kazakhstan, Korea (South), Kyrgyzstan,  Latvia, Liberia,  Lithuania,  Luxembourg, Macedonia, Mexico,  Moldova,  Mongolia, Morocco,  Netherlands,  Norway, Oman,  Pakistan,  Panama, Paraguay, Philippines,  Poland,  Romania, Senegal,  Slovak Republic, Slovenia,  Spain, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden,  Switzerland,  Thailand, Togo, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia,  Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Yugoslavia

E1/E2 - Treaty Trader/Treaty Investor Visas   Traders and investors, their families, and qualified employees may be eligible for entry under the E category. Requirements include:

  • national of a country that has a particular commercial treaty with the United States (partial list above);
  • "substantial" investment in a company in the U.S., or regular trading with the U.S. (although there is no set number, for E2 investor category, what is recommended is a $75,000-$100,000 minimum investment);
  • must have principal investor or "key employee" status in this company
  • Business must have at least 3 to 4 us citizen (W-2) employees.
  • Can not be a home based business.
  • Must show a reasonable manager salary $35,000 to $50,000 and profit equal to managers salary on the tax returns for the last 2 years.
  • for E2 investor, must not depend on income from the investment as sole source of income unless such income is far beyond what is necessary to support principal E2 holder and his/her dependents;
  • visas in the E category can be extended indefinitely, as long as the trading or investment activity in the U.S. continues;
  • E visas do NOT lead to permanent residence (the green card) for principal investors and traders;
  • E2 investor classification was not designed for retirees, for philanthropists as such, or for the employees of nonprofit organizations.

 

*This is only meant as a rough outline and Vincenzo LoCricchio Jr. P.A. / Transworld Business Brokers Central Florida makes no claims as to the accuracy of this information. Immigration matters can be quite complex and we reccommend that anyone pursing this option should get in touch with a Member of the American Immigration Layers Association.


Business Enterprises for Sale that might qualify for an E-2 Visa


Many of the business enterprises listed for sale below are marked * Visa Possible * and could allow you to live in sunny Florida while you manage your business enterprise investment. See above for more details and a list of countries that the USA has investor treaty agreements with.
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