- Treaty Trader
treaty trader visa applicant must be employed in a highly
skilled or supervisory or executive capacity. The company
must be owned at least 50% by nationals of the treaty country
and carry on substantial trade with the United States (over
50% of the company's business).
- Treaty Investor
treaty investor must be a national of the treaty country,
or an investing company at least 50% owned by nationals
of the treaty country, in the process of making a substantial
investment in a commercial enterprise and in position to
direct the operations of the investment in the United States.
An applicant may be the employee of the investor in a managerial
or supervisory position, or possess highly specialized skills
which are essential to the efficient operation of the enterprise.
investor's visa requires an investment of a million dollars
in a business enterprise that creates at least ten new jobs
for U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents. An investment
of five hundred thousand is sufficient in certain targeted
areas of high unemployment. Upon showing that the investment
was made and that the enterprise has been in continuous
operation, the investor may petition for permanent resident
is a way immigrants become United States Citizens. If you
were not born a citizen, you must be naturalized to become
a citizen. The Constitution gives many rights to the citizens
and non-citizens living in the United States. However, there
are some rights the Constitution gives only to citizens,
like the right to vote. When you are naturalized, you will
be given the right to vote in the United States.
a U.S. passport is another benefit of citizenship. A US
passport allows citizens the freedom to travel. In addition,
citizens receive US Government protection and assistance