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E-2 Visas from Canada

  Joseph Berger  |    Dec 7, 2018 1:51:00 PM  |    e-2

Canada to U.S.A.

241 Canadians used an E-2 Visa to enter the United States and start a business in 2016 according to a March 2017 report from the State Department. Canadians area able to apply for E-2 Visas due to an existing trade treaty dating back to 1993. There are over a million Americans with some Canadian heritage. Many Canadians, known as "snowbirds", flock to areas such as Arizona, south Florida, southern California, and so on for warmer weather during the brutal Canadian winters. 

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E-2 Visas from Germany

  Joseph Berger  |    Nov 30, 2018 1:38:00 PM  |    e-2

German E-2 Visas

The March 2017 report from the State Department cited 322 accepted E-2 Visas in the year prior, making Germany one of the leading origins of E-2 Visas. German citizens are able to apply for an E-2 Visa as the U.S. and Germany have an established trade treaty dating back to 1956.

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Franchise Opportunities in Fort Worth

  Joseph Berger  |    Nov 23, 2018 11:47:00 AM  |    Franchise Opportunities

Fort Worth: An Overview

According to DataUSA, there are 855,897 people living in Fort Worth, TX. The median age is somewhat young at 32, the median property value is $151,000, and the most common professions are in business management, sales, and healthcare administration. Several major companies are headquartered in Fort Worth including American Airline, BNSF Railway, and RadioShack. Fort Worth has a higher than an average rate of residents whose first language isn't English. The top non-English languages include Spanish, Vietnamese, and Laotian.

 

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Atlanta Franchise Opportunity

  Joseph Berger  |    Nov 16, 2018 12:55:00 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

Atlanta Economy

According to DataUSA's 2016 records, Atlanta's metropolitan area has nearly six million residents with a positive growth rate. The median household income was $62,613 and rising. The average property value was just shy of two hundred thousand and also rising. Over sixty percent of households are lived in by their owner and the average Atlanta resident has a thirty minute commute. Atlanta holds the headquarters of notable nationwide companies such as Coca-Cola, Home Depot, Delta Airlines, and Chick-Fil-A. Atlanta is a diverse metropolitan area. There is nearly half a million Spanish-first residents, as well as sizable populations of African-language speakers, Chinese speakers, and Korean speakers. 

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Bethesda Business Opportunities

  Joseph Berger  |    Nov 9, 2018 12:51:00 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

Bethesda Market

According to BestPlaces.Net, Bethesda has some incredible economic markers. For starters, the unemployment rate stands at 3.7% and the average income is well above the national average. DataUSA corroborates that information by noting that the average household income in Bethesda is nearly $150k. There are considerable numbers of people employed as scientists, in healthcare, and in tech services. 

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Franchise Opportunity in Alexandria VA

  Joseph Berger  |    Nov 2, 2018 12:22:00 PM  |    Franchise Opportunities

Alexandria Market

Directly across the Potomac River from the nation's capital, Alexandria is a place of economic prosperity, enjoyable living, and opportunity. The greater DC area is one of the most prosperous metropolitan areas in the world, and Alexandria benefits from this placement. There is a considerable amount of development going on, with the Alexandria Economic Development Partnership releasing a report showing significant construction going on in multiple locations in Alexandria.

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U.S. E-2 Visas from the U.K.

  Joseph Berger  |    Oct 26, 2018 11:07:00 AM

What's an E-2 Visa?

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a sub-department of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, defines a E-2 Visa as a means for a "a national of a treaty country (a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation) to be admitted to the United States when investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business." 

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U.S. E-2 Visas from Ireland

  Joseph Berger  |    Oct 19, 2018 10:53:00 AM  |    e-2

What's an E-2 Visa?

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a sub-department of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, defines a E-2 Visa as a means for a "a national of a treaty country (a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation) to be admitted to the United States when investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business." 

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U.S. E-2 Visa from Pakistan

  Joseph Berger  |    Oct 12, 2018 10:36:00 AM  |    e-2

E-2 Visa

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U.S. E-2 Visas from Brazil

  Joseph Berger  |    Oct 4, 2018 11:30:00 PM  |    e-2

E-2 Visa Defined

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, a part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, lists the E-2 Visa as a way for a "a national of a treaty country (a country with which the United States maintains a treaty of commerce and navigation) to be admitted to the United States when investing a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business." 

Why a E-2 Visa?

E-2 Visas are often a streamlined method of gaining access to the United States and it's enormous economy. If you attain a E-2 Visa, you are able to start a business in the United States. Moreover, an E-2 also allows a Visa holder to bring their family with them, and perhaps other friends and family members as employees of the business.

E-2 Visas and Franchising

E-2 Visas and franchise are often used in tandem. A part of the E-2 Visa process requires the applicant to show a business plan that is sound and will produce jobs for American workers. Franchises are known for their solidity and franchises in the service industry often necessitate hiring American workers. Meaning, it is often perceived that working with a franchise may make the E-2 Visa process easier for the applicant.

E-2 Visas from Brazil

Brazilians have an obstacle in obtaining an E-2 Visa. To get an E-2 Visa, a Brazilian nationals needs to also have citizenship from a country that has an ongoing trade treaty with the United States. Brazil does not have such a treaty. As such, a Brazilian with hopes for an E-2 Visa must be a person who also has citizenship with a country that has a trade treaty. A list of said countries can be found HERE.

Brazilians in America

As of 2012, the United States Census Bureau estimated approximately three hundred and seventy thousand Americans of Brazilian descent. There are communities with significant numbers of Brazilian Americans. As a state, Florida, and more specifically south Florida, has a high number of Brazilians who live in America. According to the website ePodunk, North Bay Village, FL has the highest percentage of Brazilian-Americans in any American city at 6%. Moreover, information website City-Data reports that there are multiple cities in the greater Miami-Fort Lauderdale area with significant numbers of peoples born in Brazil and speaking Portuguese. There are also significant populations in the Boston metropolitan area, Los Angeles, New York City, and Chicago.

The great news is that You've Got Maids has franchise opportunities in all of these areas. If you are a Brazilian with dual citizenship in a trade treaty nation and interested in pursuing an E-2 Visa along with a franchise opportunity, then please reach out to us and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have. Click the link below, and you'll be able to fill out a form to get you in contact with one of our franchise advisors. 

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