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E2 Visa Chapter 6 – Spouse and Children of Investor

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“E2 Visa – The Spouse of the E2 visa applicant is automatically granted a work permit upon arrival and application. Obtaining the work permit is a mere formality that takes just a few weeks to process.

– E2 Visa Guide – Start Up/Buy Your Own Business
– E2 Chapter 1 – Definitions and Eligibility
– E2 Chapter 2 – Obligations of the Investor
– E2 Chapter 3 – Making the Investment
– E2 Chapter 4 – Making a “Substantial” Investment
– E2 Chapter 5 – Job Creation
– E2 Chapter 6 – Spouse and Children of Investor
– E2 Chapter 7- Indefinite E2 Visa
– E2 Chapter 8 – Summary

E2 Home Page

Spouse and Children of Investor

By statute signed January 16, 2002 the spouse of an E2 visa holder must be granted employment authorization upon filing an application.

The spouse’s right to work will persist as long as the principal E2 visa holder remains in status. Any extension or renewal of work authorization will coincide with E2’s status.

Whilst working, the spouse may file an application for permanent residency that will ultimately cover the entire family.

The spouse need not file an F-1 student application in order to enter full-time education.

The child of the E2 holder (must be under 21 and unmarried) may accompany their parents. However, the child has no statutory right of employment authorization. The child may seek permanent residency via employment sponsorship, by marriage to a US

E2 Home Page

– E2 Visa Home Page Video Series
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – John and Shona
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Stephen and Jane
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Rob and Jilly
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Timon and Sharon 
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Joe’s Camera Store Yr 4
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Joe’s Camera Store Yr 1
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Chuck and Dorka
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Rebekah – LA Stylist
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Carla Buys UPS Store
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Shegar and Kanjena
– E2 Visa Video Testimonial – Paul – Corporate
– E2 Visa Testimonial – Kathryn – Body Therapist
– E2 Visa Testimonial – Mary – Recruitment
– E2 Visa Testimonial – Joe – LA Film Maker
– E2 Visa Testimonial – Raj – Shopkeeper
– E2 Visa: List of Qualifying Countries
– Entering US: Visa Waiver or B2 Visa
– EB5 – Direct to Green Card $500K Investment

US Immigration Law Offices of Chris M. Ingram
Chris M. Ingram LL.M., ESQ – Immigration Attorney
Admitted in New York.
Practice Specializing in US Immigration Law
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Santa Monica,
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