How much money do we actually need to invest in the US to receive a treaty visa & where it can be held?
In September 1997, US Immigration & State Department each published final rules for treaty visas.
The rules allowed usage of escrow accounts till a visa is approved or denied.
The substantial amount of money for visa approval was defined based on the value of the business.
If the company is valued under $ 500,000, the investor must invest equal or greater than 75% of the value. If the company is valued between $500,000 to $3000,000, 50% suffices. And, for the companies with over $3000,000, 30% is adequate.
Treaty visas are complex & require extensive supporting documents, therefore attorney’s representation is highly recommended.
This is an immigration blog. It is not intended to be used as legal advise.
For further information please contact the law offices of attorney Ramona Kennedy.
Ramona Kennedy (Attorney) received her Jurisprudence Doctorate in America and is a licensed attorney in California (USA). Ramona Kennedy is a member of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). Ramona Kennedy is fluent in English and Farsi (reading & writing) & speaks Azeri Turkish.
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