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Stanford Non-Immigrant Investor Visa Information

Are You Looking to Apply for A Non-Immigrant Investor Visa?

In order to qualify for a non-immigrant investor visa, the investor must have the citizenship of a treaty country. There are two types of non-immigrant investor visas currently available, the E1 treaty trader visa and the E2 treaty trader visa. A passive investor may enter the country with a B1 business tourist visa for meetings or to just visit, but not for management of the investment. For help with an application, or just general information a Stanford non-immigrant investor visa attorney can help you.

Non-Immigrant Investor Visas

A citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must obtain a visa. A non-immigrant visa is for a temporary stay. A person must be investing a substantial amount of funds in a new or existing U.S. business to qualify for a non-immigrant investor visa. A skilled non-immigrant investor visa attorney can help discuss your options.

What sort of issues can I seek legal help with?

Specialized legal help is available for most legal issues. Each case is unique; seeking legal help is a smart first step toward understanding your legal situation and seeking the best path toward resolution for your case. An experienced lawyer understands the local laws surrounding your case and what your best legal options might be. More importantly, there are certain situations and circumstances - such as being charged with a crime - where you should always seek experienced legal help.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

Types of legal fees:

Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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