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E-2 Visas: Buying & Selling California Businesses: Answers To Your Questions



Host: Peter Siegel, MBA - BizBen Founder & President

Topic: Using E-2 Visas When Buying & Selling California small to Mid-sized Businesses

Guest: Hasan Abdullah, Esq. - Specialist In E-2 Visas, And Immigration Assistance services

About: Hasan Abdullah, Esq. has over 10 years experience with E-2's and immigration issues. He assists individuals with immigration And E-2 visa strategies when buying and selling small to mid-sized California businesses.

Guest Profile:  www.bizben.com/profiles/111027.php

Phone: 510-500-1155 (Direct)

Time:   Question / Topic

1:10: What is an E-2 visa?

2:45: From what countries are people obtaining E-2 visas from?

3:48: What qualifies as an investment for an E-2 visa?

6:17: How much money needs to be invested in an E-2 venture?

9:42: How substantial is the vetting process for the program candidates?

11:32: Does the vetting process vary by country or region?

11:45: Are some countries restricted by the E-2 program?

12:54: What types of small businesses can people purchase with an E-2 visa?

16:45: Are cannabis-based businesses suitable for E-2 visas?

18:33: Do applicants need direct industry experience to qualify for an E-2 visa for certain kinds of businesses?

20:23: Can I bring my family if I obtain an E-2 visa and move to the United States?

20:49: Can a spouse work in the US while their spouse on the visa?

22:55: How long does it take to get a visa?

25:05: Can you get a green card as well with an E-2?

27:04: Can you stay in the U.S. if the business fails or is the visa terminated if the business in unsuccessful?

28:27: Does the applicant need to check in during their 2 or 5 year visa term?

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