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Business immigration

Kingston, Martinez & Hogan does a large voulme of work helping companies, investors, and individuals obtain visas for business purposes. Business visas fall into several categories:

  • Investment-based, Non-Immigrant Visas
  • Investment-based, Permanent Residency
  • Employment-related Permanent Residency
  • Employment-related Temporary Workers
  • Intra-Company Transfers
  • Extraordinary Ability
  • Cultural Exchange Programs
  • NAFTA Workers

Please contact Kingston, Martinez & Hogan or fill out a new client form for more information about which business visa category you fall under, or click on the links below to read more about the various types of business-related visas.




Investement-Based Non-immigrant VISAS

E1

Treaty Trader: A treaty trader is an individual coming to the U.S. solely to carry on substantial trade principally between the U.S. and the foreign country of which he/she is a national.

E2

Treaty Investor: An individual coming to the U.S. solely to develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which the individual has invested, or is actively in the process of investing a substantial amount of capital.



Investement-Based permanent residency (Green Cards)

EB5

Employment-Based Alien Entrepreneurs: Foreign Nationals investing $1 million over two years in an enterprise that employs at least 10 people



EMplOyment-related permanent residency (Green Cards)

EB1

Individual with Extraordinary Ability: Nationally or internationally recognized individual

EB2

Individual With Exceptional Ability in the Arts, Sciences or Business

EB3

Skilled Workers with Bachelor's Degree and a job offer

EB4

Religious Workers



EMplOyment-related Temporary workers

H1B

H-1b specialty worker visa petitions are filed with the INS by U.S. organizations which seek the temporary services of persons whose work requires a bachelors or higher degree in a specific occupational specialty.

H2

An individual who will be providing temporary labor in the U.S., provided that there are no qualified and unemployed U.S. workers

H3

A trainee is an individual coming temporarily to the U.S. for training at the invitation of an individual, organization, firm or other trainer in any field of endeavor



intra-company transfers

L1

For executives or managers of multinational organizations that operate in the US



IndIviduals with Extraordinary Ability

O1

An individual who has "extraordinary ability" in the sciences, arts, education, business or athletics

O2

Support Personnel for O-1 Individuals



Athletes and entertainers

P1

An individual who is a internationally recognized professional athlete or member of an entertainment group

P2

An individual who is seeking to enter the U.S. as a professional athlete or entertainer to perform under a reciprocal exchange program



Cultural Programs

P3

An individual who is seeking to enter the U.S. as a professional athlete or entertainer to perform in a culturally unique program

Q

An individual seeking to enter the U.S. to participate in a designated international cultural exchange program



Canadian or mexican workers under nafta

TN-1

Requires Canadian or Mexican Citizenship, a job offer and a baccalaureate degree or appropriate credentials demonstrating status as a professional







Kingston, Martinez & Hogan immigration represents clients throughout the United States and California, Ca, Southern California, santa barbara, goleta, santa ynez, goleta valley, ventura, oxnard, camarillo, los angeles, and Los angeles county. nationally, many clients come from Nevada, Arizona, Oregon, Washington, new mexico, colorado, detroit, chicago, dallas, new york city, boston, philadelphia, and washington d.c. Internationally, we work with companies and individuals all over world, including mexico and canada.