Rep. Floats Bill On Permanent Residency For E-2 Investors

Law360, Washington (April 17, 2015, 6:38 PM EDT) -- A Florida congressman introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday that would make foreign nationals on E-2 visas — which are visas based on substantial financial investment in a U.S. business — eligible for permanent residency after they have lived in the country for 10 years.

H.R. 1834 — introduced by Rep. David Jolly, R-Fla. — would allow for permanent residency if the visa holder's investment has created at least two full-time jobs. The bill would also extend the age under which children of E-2 visa holders can stay in the country, from the current 21 years...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!