What is an E2 Visa?

2024-04-29T14:43:34-04:00

The E2 visa is a type of U.S. visa that allows individuals from treaty countries to enter, reside, and work in the United States based on their investment in a U.S. business. To qualify for this visa, the individual must:

  1. Be a national of a treaty country: The U.S. has treaties with various countries […]
What is an E2 Visa?2024-04-29T14:43:34-04:00

Making The Immigration Process Prohibitively Expensive – Is this the right way to curb immigration?

2024-01-02T12:10:52-05:00

Have you ever heard of pork-barrel legislation? Do you know where the money that taxpayers pay goes? If you take the time to read through an entire bill that is signed into law that has anything to do with spending or budgets, you will be amazed to find line items that have absolutely nothing […]

Making The Immigration Process Prohibitively Expensive – Is this the right way to curb immigration?2024-01-02T12:10:52-05:00

Title 42, The Covid Excuse and The Equal Application of the Law to ALL

2023-09-27T13:08:46-04:00

In April, I wrote a column about how the use of Title 42 not to follow due process and adequately process the removal of migrants who illegally entered the U.S. was outdated, given that the Covid epidemic had all but disappeared. On November 15, a federal judge agreed with me and struck it down.

Judge […]

Title 42, The Covid Excuse and The Equal Application of the Law to ALL2023-09-27T13:08:46-04:00

Tech layoffs and the 60 day grace period

2023-09-27T13:10:37-04:00

An impromptu race for new employment has begun nationwide in the U.S. tech sector. With Twitter, Meta and Amazon all announcing massive layoffs, tens of thousands of workers, many highly skilled engineers, are scrambling for new employment.  Most people have experienced the stress of not knowing where their next paycheck comes from. Now imagine […]

Tech layoffs and the 60 day grace period2023-09-27T13:10:37-04:00

With COVID essentially behind us, what should the U.S.’s policy be towards migrants on the border?

2023-12-18T09:54:14-05:00

In the twenty years that I have been practicing immigration law, only one topic has remained hot; Illegal border crossings of immigrants, the lack of a coherent government policy to deal with it, and the debate over the effects that this has on the U.S. economy.

First of all, there is one thing that we […]

With COVID essentially behind us, what should the U.S.’s policy be towards migrants on the border?2023-12-18T09:54:14-05:00

The Madness and Stupidity of Reciprocity and Visa Validity Periods

2023-12-18T09:56:55-05:00

Recently, the U.S. randomly decided to lower the E-2 visa validity from 60 months to 18 months for Danish citizens. The E-2 visa, one which is used by many entrepreneurs launching U.S. companies as well as existing companies to send employees to U.S. subsidiaries to work, is used worldwide, and is an extremely attractive […]

The Madness and Stupidity of Reciprocity and Visa Validity Periods2023-12-18T09:56:55-05:00

Martin Luther King Jr. Day; An Important Day for Reflection on the Struggle to Achieve Equal Rights in America.

2023-12-18T10:06:54-05:00
Martin Luther King Jr. Day serves as an annual reminder of what happened in this country, so we don’t forget. It is a day for all people who live in the U.S., whether White, Black, Asian, Latino, or any other background, to reflect on what this day means. In November 2020, I took a […]
Martin Luther King Jr. Day; An Important Day for Reflection on the Struggle to Achieve Equal Rights in America.2023-12-18T10:06:54-05:00

A Brief Respite from the Madness: Consular Interviews for Certain Visas Waived for 2022

2023-12-18T10:07:46-05:00

The good news on the U.S. immigration front has been few and far between since Covid-19 shut down the world in March of 2021. It’s hard to fathom all the barriers that the U.S. government created in that lapse of time, including country-specific bars to entry which kept millions of people from traveling to […]

A Brief Respite from the Madness: Consular Interviews for Certain Visas Waived for 20222023-12-18T10:07:46-05:00

Are You Eligible for a Visa Under the Petty Offense Exception?

2021-12-29T08:50:22-05:00

{3:30 minutes to read} When people apply for visas at US embassies and consulates around the world, the embassy or consulate adjudicates based on:

1. whether the applicant meets the criteria for the specific visa for which the applicant is applying; and,

2. the legal […]

Are You Eligible for a Visa Under the Petty Offense Exception?2021-12-29T08:50:22-05:00

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