Purchasing a Franchise for a Visa
Business Immigration Attorney for Purchasing a Franchise
If you’re an entrepreneur looking to immigrate to the US, then it may be time to consider purchasing a franchise for a visa in the US. The E-2 treaty investor visa is one way to make your business immigration dreams a reality. It allows citizens of treaty countries to obtain an investor visa to purchase a commercial business in the US. There are also other visa categories that work well with a franchise.
Get in touch with our US business immigration attorneys in Miami to check your eligibility and find out if purchasing a franchise is a way for you to get a US visa.
Acquiring a Visa Through a Franchise
To be eligible to receive an E-2 treaty investor visa, the business you purchase should meet the following criteria:
The franchise must be an active business that offers goods or services instead of being a passive entity.
You must own at least 50% of the franchise and be involved in running its day-to-day operations.
It is possible for two owners (who both own 50%) to file for an E-2 visa, even if they’re from different countries.
If you’ve got have concerns and questions about purchasing a franchise for a visa, talk to our business immigration lawyers to discuss your situation.
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