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It is a way for a foreign national to be self-employed in the US and has several advantages for family. For example, it can allow a spouse to obtain a work authorization.
There are E1 and E2 visas; An E1 is a treaty trader visa, and an E2 is a treaty investor visa.
With these visas, you either have to have an investment set up or actively seek to invest in the United States. This will allow you to obtain E-visa status which allows you to work here as well as to travel and make money here.
There’s a specific visa for victims of crime. It’s called a U Visa.
To be eligible for the U Visa, it has to be a rather serious crime; a felonious assault, an armed robbery. Anything in that nature, you should be eligible for a U Visa.
Another requirement is that you had to help in the prosecution of that crime. If you didn’t, then you’re not going to be able to obtain a U Visa.
Even if that crime occurred ten or twelve years ago and you aided the police or the district attorney’s office in processing that crime, you’ll still be eligible.
The other requirement is you will not be able to proceed with the U Visa unless the district attorney’s office or the police department signs a 918 supplemental form saying yes, you were actually very instrumental in the prosecution of the crime.
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