Treaty Trader and Treaty Investor Visas

The United States very much wishes to encourage job creation and investment in the United States; and, especially, communities that are hardest hit by the economic downturn.

As a result of the general political and social philosophy, the United States Congress long ago established “investor” visa categories. They are both immigrant visas (EB-5), discussed under the“Legal Permanent Residence” Green Card section of this site, and the non-immigrant E-1 and E-2 visas covered below.