Certain New Zealand nationals can now request a change of status to the E-1 nonimmigrant trader classification and the E-2 nonimmigrant investor classification under Public Law 115-226.
On Friday, February 22, 2019, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) sent over to the U.S. federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) their final regulations concerning its “EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization”. This is in follow up to USCIS’ proposed rules submitted on January 13, 2017.
In said regulations USCIS proposed changes to the EB-5 Program which included the proposed increase of the minimum investment from $500,000 to $1.35 million for capital contributions made within Targeted Employment Areas (TEAs), and from $1 million to $1.8 million.
The US H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ graduate level workers in specialty occupations that require theoretical or technical expertise in specialized fields such as in IT, finance, accounting, architecture, engineering, mathematics, science, medicine, etc.
You cannot apply for a visa to work in the U.S. until you have an employer willing to offer you a job. Approximately 140,000 employment-based immigrant visas are made available to qualified applicants under provisions of U.S. immigration law every fiscal year..
Leon Versfeld informs Gareth on the different ways you could make the move to the USA, what you’d need, what the pitfalls are and how you should begin your journey. From the EB-5 Investment, to work visas to whether or not your age is a factor, and scams to look out for, together they answer all the questions about becoming part of the world’s biggest economy.
One of the fastest tracks to a US green card, Kansas City based Immigration attorney Adv. Leon Versfeld sits down with the Ask The Experts show to discuss the EB5 visa.
Ask the Experts radio show host John Wolf sits down to interview Adv. Leon Versfeld. Current state of immigration law, tips for green card marriage interviews and illegal immigration & deportation are all discussed in this insightful interview.
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A love for rugby, the practice of law and the woman he eventually married kept Leon Versfeld in the United States. The South African expatriate landed in Kansas City in 2000 on a simple visit to a friend who was…
* Versfeld & Hugo, managing member * University of Pretoria, South Africa * Immigration law Leon Versfeld applies a global perspective to help his clients navigate a complex sea of immigration law. A native of Pretoria, South Africa, Versfeld founded…