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E-2 Visas for Israelis Have Finally Arrived

E-2 Visas for Israelis E-2 Visas for Israelis have finally arrived. After many false starts, the E-2 investment visa to the United States is finally being made available to Israelis beginning May 1, 2019. The E-2 investment visa provides a great opportunity for Israelis wishing to start a business and a new life in the…

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Getting a Green Card – How to receive a US resident status?

A Green Card is a document which proves you are a permanent resident of the United States. The process of acquiring residency- the right to live and work in the US – is often referred to as “getting a Green Card”. The United Sates has a complex system of immigration laws, regulations, procedures, and court…

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Are E-2 Visas for Israelis Imminent?

Is it likely that Israelis will soon be eligible for E-2 investors visas? E-2 Visas for Israelis were thus far limited to Israeli citizens who possess another nationality. Only the citizens of countries that have signed a reciprocal treaty with the US were entitled to apply for an E-2 investor visa. However, recent developments may…

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Upcoming Opportunity for Israelis to Get US Work Visas

If you are looking for a chance for Israelis to get US work visas, then this article will address some upcoming changes regarding Israelis and the E-2 visa program. Opportunity for Israelis to Get US Work Visas This section addresses Israelis and the E-2 visa program.  The E-2 visa is an investor visa through which…

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Types of non-immigration visas to the US

Tourist or business visas to the USA What are the types of non-immigration visas to the US? The US immigration system is a complex system of laws and regulations that concern the entry of foreign citizens into the territory of the United States of America. In this regard, it should be noted two major agencies…

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US Visa for Religious Workers – R visa to the USA

How to apply for a clergy visa to the United States? A US Visa for Religious Workers (R visa) allows religious service providers – rabbis, cantors, religious teachers, priests, spiritual guides or other religious leaders – to work in the United States for up to five years. It is important to note that clergy-members are…

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US Citizens in Israel and the FBAR

This article addresses US citizens in Israel and the FBAR procedure. Did you know that if your Israeli bank account has a balance of $10,000 at any point during the tax year, you are required to file a FBAR?  If you fail to file an FBAR, you can face thousands of dollars in fines. You…

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Israeli American Citizens Must File US Tax Returns

Did you know that Israeli American citizens must file US tax returns annually?  This also applies to US permanent residents living in Israel. For the past few years the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has started to track down US citizens in Israel who have failed to file US income tax returns. What You Need to…

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Israeli USA Visa Lawyer

Israeli USA Visa Lawyer Are you looking for an Israeli USA visa lawyer?  If so, you’ve come to the right place.  Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law offices have over 30 years of experience helping clients with immigration issues.  In the event that you seek any type of visa or another issue related to immigration…

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USA Visa Lawyer in Israel

USA Visa Lawyer in Israel If you are looking for a USA visa lawyer in Israel who can assist you with any visa needs you may have for the the United States of America, you’ve come to the right place!  Our law firm, Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh, has over 30 years of experience successfully…

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