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Other US Visas

Apart from the famous US visas such as the B1, B2, H1B and the student visas, the US authorities also offer a number of other visa options for nationals from other countries. Since most of them remain hidden from public knowledge, they present a great chance to enter the US legally. Here is a look at some of those visas.

1. L-1 Visa

For any enterprise that is based outside India, the L-1A intra company transfer visa gives a fine chance to set up business in the US. This visa can be obtained irrespective of the size of the company. Under this category, the company can nominate any of the owners, partners, directors or senior executives. This visa is initially issued for 1 year and can be renewed for 3 years, twice, making it good for a 7 year period.

If you hold any specialized knowledge that is considered valuable in the US, the L-1B visa is just for you. The knowledge must have been gained with the help of professional experience on the job and should be helpful to the US organization.

2. EB-5 USA Green Card Visa

Permanent Residency opportunity in the US can be a life changing event for anyone. The EB-5 visa provides just that. It is meant for individuals who are looking to settle in the US along with their dependent families. It allows the visa holders to immigrate to the US along with his or her dependent family which includes his or her spouse and all the children below the age of 21 years.

This visa has a usual processing time of around 1 year. To be eligible for this visa, the applicant must be involved in an upcoming commercial organization in the US which is of great significance to the economy of the US and would help in the creation of at least 10 full time jobs in the country. Also, he or she must have a policy level role in the organization. A usual annual quote of 10,000 for such visas is issued by the US government. Once you get the EB-5 visa, you would also receive a conditional Green card which would be valid for a period of 2 years. It would get converted into a permanent one once the creation of 10 jobs in the US is certified. After a period of 5 years, the EB-5 visa holder can apply for a citizenship of the US.

To be eligible for this visa, you must invest a minimum of $500,000 in the new enterprise which would be coming up in the US.

How to we help

With such an overwhelming amount of information available online, it is easy to neglect the details and end up lost. We strive to guide the clients through all the stage of the visa application, giving the apt and updated information, helping with the profile building and application form, preparing for the interview and all the other attached aspects that may arise from time to time.