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Investor Visa Attorneys in New Bern

Helping Entrepreneurs Invest in America

The EB-5 is an immigrant visa granted to foreign investors who create U.S. jobs. To qualify, you must invest $1 million, or $500,000 if you are investing in a commercial enterprise in an area with high unemployment (often a rural area). Your investment must create at least 10 full-time jobs for U.S. citizens.

At The E.A. Wood Law Firm, we are happy to help smart and business-savvy entrepreneurs get their start in the U.S. The EB-5 visa is a great way to both benefit a local economy and help foreign entrepreneurs achieve their American dream. If you are seeking legal representation as you pursue this new business endeavor, choose The E.A. Wood Law Firm. Our visa attorneys in New Bern can answer your questions, address your concerns, and ensure that your application is strong.

Contact us online or call (800) 611-0821 to learn more about the EB-5 or to get started on a petition.

Immigrant Investor Visa Categories

There are four different categories in which an immigrant investor visa can fall. The category of your visa will depend on the circumstances of your petition and the details of your investment.

The four categories for immigrant investor visas are:

  • C5: For employment creation outside a targeted area
  • T5: For job creation in a targeted (high unemployment) area
  • R5: Investor Pilot Program not in a targeted area
  • I5: Investor Pilot Program in a targeted area

Family Members of Investors

If your petition for an investor visa is approved, you may bring your spouse and any unmarried children under the age of 21 with you. Keep in mind that each family member will need to complete the necessary forms, pay the required fee, and undergo a medical examination. This benefit is extended to same-sex couples as well.

If you are interested in petitioning for an investor visa, call our New Bern visa attorneys at (800) 611-0821 today. From our office in Craven County, we serve clients globally.

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Real People, Real Results

  • Permanent Residence Card Obtained Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals to Lawful Permanent Resident to Citizenship

    One of our DACA clients later applied and received his lawful permanent residence card and just recently became a U.S. Citizen.

  • Extension of E2 Visa Approved Employment Visas

    A manufacturer in Eastern North Carolina needed help with one of their key employees from Germany. They required an extension of their E2 visa.

  • Obtained Citizenship Naturalization

    We worked with the client to improve their reading and writing in English. After several months they were able to re-take the civics test and passed.

  • Removal Proceedings Terminated Removal Proceedings

    Judge agreed with our opinion and terminated her removal proceedings. This allowed us to apply for her lawful permanent residence card. We are happy to report that she received her card in January 2019.

  • Permanent Residence Card Obtained Violence Against Women Act

    We were able to assist him in getting his lawful permanent residence card and in 5 years he will be able to apply for citizenship.

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