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Greenberg Traurig Attorney Courtney Noce is Quoted in Law360*

Courtney Noce, shareholder of Greenberg Traurig’s Immigration and Compliance Practice, was recently quoted in an April 24 Law360 article titled “New Israeli Visa to Woo Tech Startups.” The article discusses the E-2 investor visa program opening up to Israeli startups. To read the full article, please click here. *Access to this article requires a Law360 subscription.… Continue Reading

UPDATE: Israel to Join Countries Qualified for E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

As previously announced on our blog, the E-2 Treaty Investor Visa will soon be available to Israeli nationals wishing to make a substantial investment in or set up a business in the United States. USCIS announced on April 22 that eligible Israeli nationals already in the United States in a lawful nonimmigrant status, as well … Continue Reading

Important News for Israeli Investors and Entrepreneurs

In much anticipated news for both the United States and Israeli companies and entrepreneurs, Israeli nationals will soon become eligible for the E-2 Treaty Investor visas. The Israeli authorities have announced that the procedures and rules for the B-5 investor visa for U.S. citizens are expected to be released in March 2017. One of the vital … Continue Reading

Israel Refuses Visas to Citizens of Countries with Ebola Outbreaks

Israel’s Foreign Ministry instructed its consulates around the world to withhold visas from citizens of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea because of concerns about Ebola. In addition, the Ministry directed consulates to avoid issuing visas to individuals who have traveled to the three countries. As we reported last week, Canada and Australia have taken similar … Continue Reading

Delays with Start-Up Visa In Israel Hurt High Tech Firms

Israeli high tech firms are experiencing challenges hiring skilled tech workers due to a lack of visa options. Israel has a one year renewable work visa for Jewish foreign nationals and an expert worker visa option; however, foreign entrepreneurs and high tech workers typically do not qualify for these options. Israel’s Economy Ministry proposed creating … Continue Reading