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Thursday, June 14, 2012

New law allows Israeli nationals to apply for E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

On June 8, 2012, President Obama signed into law (H. R. 3992) to allow eligible Israeli nationals to receive E–2 nonimmigrant visas.  E-2 visa is for "Treaty Investors" of a treaty country to make substantial investment in the U.S.  This new law will allow Israeli nationals to apply for E-2 visas at overseas U.S. Consulate Officers or to apply for for E-2 status with the USCIS if they are physically present in the U.S.

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