E Visas (Treaty Traders and Investors)

E Visas (Treaty Traders and Investors): Unlocking Business Opportunities in the United States

Welcome to the “E Visas (Treaty Traders and Investors)” page at The Ahluwalia Firm. If you are a foreign national looking to engage in international trade or invest in a U.S.-based enterprise, the E Visa category may be your gateway to pursuing business opportunities in the United States. Our team of immigration attorneys specializes in assisting treaty traders and investors in navigating the intricacies of E Visas, ensuring a smooth path to economic growth and prosperity.

Understanding E Visas

E Visas are a category of non-immigrant visas designed to promote international trade and investment between the United States and countries that maintain treaties of commerce and navigation with the U.S. These visas are available to individuals from treaty countries who seek to engage in substantial trade or make a significant investment in a U.S.-based enterprise. E Visas come in two primary categories:

E-1 Visa (Treaty Trader): This visa is intended for individuals or businesses engaged in substantial international trade between their home country and the United States. To qualify, the trade must be principally between the treaty country and the U.S.

E-2 Visa (Treaty Investor): Designed for individuals who plan to make a substantial investment in a U.S.-based business. The investment must be in an active, operating enterprise, and the investor must have a significant financial stake.

Key Benefits of E Visas

E Visas offer numerous advantages, making them an attractive choice for treaty traders and investors:

Flexibility: E Visa holders can work and live in the United States while engaging in their approved trade or investment activities.

Renewability: E Visas can typically be renewed indefinitely, as long as the trade or investment activities continue to meet the visa requirements.

Dependents: E Visa holders can bring their immediate family members (spouse and unmarried children under 21) to the U.S. on E visas, and family members can also obtain work authorization.

Ease of Entry: The visa application process is generally streamlined for treaty traders and investors from qualifying treaty countries.

Our Expertise in E Visas

At The Ahluwalia Firm , we possess a deep understanding of E Visas and their specific requirements. Our experienced immigration attorneys have successfully assisted treaty traders and investors from a wide range of industries and countries in securing E Visas. Whether you are an entrepreneur seeking to invest in a U.S. business or a trader engaged in international commerce, we provide personalized guidance and dedicated support throughout the E Visa application process.

Our Services

Our comprehensive range of E Visa services includes:

E Visa Petitions: Assisting individuals and businesses in preparing and filing E Visa petitions with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Renewals and Extensions: Extending the stay of E Visa holders to ensure the continuity of trade or investment activities in the U.S.

Change of Status: Guiding individuals who are already in the U.S. on other visa categories through the process of changing their status to E-1 or E-2.

Getting Started with E Visas

Initiating the E Visa process is a pivotal step towards realizing your business ambitions in the United States. Whether you are a treaty trader or investor, our team at The Ahluwalia Firm is here to guide you through the E Visa journey. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and explore how E Visas can open doors to business opportunities and economic growth in the U.S.

Additional Resources

Explore our website for valuable articles, resources, and updates on E Visas and other immigration topics. We are dedicated to providing you with the information and support you need to make informed decisions about your treaty trader or investor visa options.

Unlock the potential of E Visas to foster economic growth and business success in the United States. Let The Ahluwalia Firm be your trusted partner in making it happen.


Dear Mr. Ahluwalia, I would like to thank you for all your help with Dr. xxx case. She and I were very impressed with your services and the professionalism that you showed both of us. I am referring you to a very good friend of mine who is opening a manufacturing plant and wants to bring his brother in as a partner/investor/employee from Italy. I am forwarding your information for xxxx to contact you and make arrangements accordingly. Thank you for all your help.

Dr. F.

Inderjit, thank you so very much. I sincerely appreciate all the effort you took to get this approved and your incredible patience. As xxx mentioned, we will only work with you for all our future H1's. Thanks once again.


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