What Is E2 Visa?
The E2 treaty investor visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows you to live and work in the US as an investor or entrepreneur to develop your business or acquire a business or franchise.
In larger businesses, management and executive-level employees can apply for this visa instead of the owners. Employees that are also nationals of the same E2 visa country as the investor may also qualify for an E2 visa.
Benefits of E2 Visa
Path to Permanent Residency
Since the E2 investor visa doesn’t automatically lead to a Green Card, you can instead obtain an EB-2 National Interest Waiver, participate in the EB-5 Investor Program or the EB1-C program and fulfil your ultimate goal.
How do I Get a Green Card with EB-1C when I am on my E2 Visa?
If you’re on an E2 visa and you have an affiliate business that is outside the US, you may qualify for a Green Card through the EB-1C category, provided you fulfil these requirements: