A substantial investment in a bona fide enterprise in the U.S. is required.
The applicant must have the intention to depart the U.S. when their business in the U.S. is completed.
2. L-1 Intracompany Transferee Visa
L1-A Visa- this visa is for intracompany transferees who work in managerial or executive positions in a company that is located outside the United States.
Have been working for a qualifying company outside the United States for one (1) year within the past three (3) years immediately before your admission to the U.S.; and
Have an interest in coming to the U.S. to provide your skills in a managerial or executive position for a branch of the same employer or a qualifying organization.
L1-B Visa- this visa is for intracompany transferees who work in positions requiring specialized knowledge. An applicant may be considered with specialized knowledge if they have:
Special knowledge of the petitioning employer’s product, service, research, equipment, techniques, management, or other interests and its applications in international markets; or
Advanced knowledge in the organization’s specific processes and procedures that is not commonly found in the relevant industry.
3. O-1 Visa for Individuals with Extraordinary Ability
Evidence of a major, internationally-recognized award, or documentation of at least three of the following: receipt of nationally or internationally recognized prizes or awards, membership in associations requiring outstanding achievements, published material about the applicant, original contributions of major significance, authorship of scholarly articles, display of work at significant exhibitions, performance in a leading or critical role for distinguished organizations, high salary or remuneration, or commercial successes in the performing arts.
4. H-1B Specialty Occupations Visa
The job must meet one of the following criteria to qualify as a specialty occupation: Bachelor’s or higher degree or its equivalent is normally the minimum entry requirement for the position.
The degree requirement is common to the industry, or the job is so complex or unique that it can be performed only by an individual with a degree.
The employer normally requires a degree or its equivalent for the position.
The nature of the specific duties is so specialized and complex that the knowledge required to perform the duties is usually associated with the attainment of a bachelor’s or higher degree.