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E2 Visa approved for 5 years

Hello Fadi:  I just wanted to send a note of thanks to you for the wonderful guidance you have provided since our first meeting in August 2011. As you are aware Gail and myself have been approved for a five year – E-2 visa and will be moving to Tennessee in approx. 1 month time. […]

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E-2 Visa Application refused. What can I do?

Q. I filed an E2 Visa Investor Application to the US Consulate in Toronto. The application took 3 months to process and was refused. What can I do? It was for a convienence  store in the US __________________ A. E2 Visas are not easy. E2 Visa applications can be refused for a number of reasons […]

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Montreal Immigration Lawyer

New E-2 Visa Procedures in Vancouver

E-2 Visa Filing changes in Vancouver The US Consulate in Vancouver has begun a new E-2 visa application process. All the supporting documentation for an E-2 application is no longer needed to be sent ahead of the interview for adjudication. Officers are now looking at the supporting documentation or the “meat of the application” for […]

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E-2 Visa Approval with “super and wonderful” service

Hi Mary, You have been super, great and wonderful with handling our case. We are very glad that at the end our E-2 Visa file was finalized through you. Our file was moved around and circulated a lot through many people in your office, but we are grateful for you taking over our case. Of course, […]

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E-2 Visa Renewal just in time!

E-2 Visa Renewed after prior refusals After finding myself being let down by a firm of attorneys (that shall remain nameless) for failing to submit my application for renewal of my E-2 Visa after having paid my full fees, I found myself in a desperate position as my business would suffer without my physical presence in […]

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E-2 Visa Filing Procedure to change at the Toronto Consulate

E-2 Visa Changes at the US Consulate in Toronto As of February 1, 2011 the filing procedure for E-2 and E-1 visas has completely changed. The Non-Immigrant Visa unit at the U.S. Consulate General in Toronto will be implementing a new appointment system for individuals applying for treaty investor and trader visas. As a result, […]

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E2 Work Visa Application Approved for the Holidays!

Dear, Mary, I highly appreciate & thank you for all your hard work, and assistance you provided in putting together my E2 work Visa application. Mary, thank you very much. I found the interview preparation the most valuable aspect of the whole process. It provided me with the confidence. Mary, I want to know that, […]

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E-2 Visa Requirements: Where do I file my E-2 Visa?

E-2 Visa Requirements: Filing Q. We are Canadians and I will be starting a new business in the US in the cleaning industry. I will be buying a facility in Houston Texas. Myself and my family are presently there as visitors and I was told I could file my E-2 Visa application at the Service […]

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L-1 Visa Application and renewal approved

L-1 Visa Application approved thanks to Niren and Associates We selected Niren & Associates after careful research on our part and interviewing several lawyers at various law firms in the Greater Toronto area. We felt that we had a difficult case because of a past denial of admission to the U.S. and picked Mr. Fadi […]

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E-2 Visa approved for Canadian to start a New York Chocolate Store!

E-2 Visa approved thanks to Niren and Associates I just wanted to write and thank Fadi and Danielle for helping me to obtain an E-2 Visa. Everything was worth it. They advised me on exactly what I needed, they gave me a synopsis of the process and they were adamant on what information I had […]

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I applied for an E-2 Visa in the US and now I have to do it again at the Toronto Consulate. Why?

E-2 Visa question for our immigration law firm Q. My lawyer filed an E-2 Visa at the Texas Service Center  which was approved. I received my E-2 and began working in my business in the US. I am Canadian and wished to travel back to Toronto for a visit. I then tried re-entering the US […]

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E-2 Visa for Investors

For E-2 Visas, do I apply at U.S Consulate or at a US Service Center? What are the Advantages of Each?

Q. I am in the US as a visitor and wish to buy a US business and apply for an E-2 Visa. Since I am in the US, can I file the E-2 Visa application at a US Service Center in the US rather than at the US Consulate outside the US? I am from […]

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E-2 Visa for Investors

E-2 Visas: Do I need Business Experience To Qualify for a US Business Visa?

Immigration questions on E-2 Visas Q. I have been an employee in Canada in HR for over 10 years. I wish to invest in a restaurant  in the US. However, I have no experience in working or owing a restaurant. Can I qualify for an E-2 Visa? _____ A.  For applicants wishing to establish or […]

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E-2 Visas or Canadian investor visas are not easy for Canadians these days

Canadian investor visas are tricky in a poor economy We have written about E-2 Investor Visas in the past: those US Work Permits for investors starting or buying a business in the US. Such business are often launched by entrepreneurs taking on great personal risk in the hopes of creating employment for themselves and other […]

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E-2 Visa for Investors

US Business and Investment Visa for Canadians

Questions about US Business and Investment Visas for Canadians Q. I am a Canadian Citizen. I wish to move to the US and invest in a business there. I heard that I can get a US business Visa if I buy a business. Is this true? ________________ Our immigration law firm answers a question about […]

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