Asked in Immigration Law for California

Q: Planning to apply E2 and I am from Srilanka

If I process my E2 while I am in USA I know if I exit the country you will have to go to respective county USA embassy to get the visa again.will this rule apply for dependent as well or they can enter USA freely

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Adan Vega
Adan Vega
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Houston, TX

A: As a citizen of Sri Lanka you can apply for the E-2 visa with USCIS if you are in lawful status and you can fulfill all of the requirements for a qualified investment in the U.S.

With certain exceptions, if you depart the U.S. you must visit the U.S. consulate in your home country to apply for the E-2 visa.

The above also applies to your dependents (spouse and children under the age of 21).

Good luck to you.

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