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Estate Planning Gift Strategies

Written by Susan Pai, Senior Associate Attorney, Cap City Law, PS Gifting to individuals can be a powerful tool in estate planning, allowing you to reduce your taxable estate while providing financial support to loved ones. According to estate planning experts, strategic gifting can offer tax benefits and help transfer wealth to future generations, but…
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Keeping American Families Together

Written by Susan Pai, Senior Associate Attorney, Cap City Law, PS On June 18, 2024, President Biden announced an Executive Order affecting undocumented spouses of U.S. Citizens who are married to a U.S. citizen and who have been in the U.S. for 10 or more years (as of June 17, 2024). The Executive Order does…

What Is An L-1 Visa? An Overview

Written by Susan Pai, Senior Associate Attorney, Cap City Law, PS   An L-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa category that allows multinational companies to transfer certain employees from their foreign offices to their U.S. offices. It is designed to facilitate the temporary transfer of employees who possess specialized knowledge or executive/managerial skills within the…

P Visa Guide: Everything you need to know about P Visas

Written by Susan Pai, Senior Associate Attorney, Cap City Law, PS   P-1A Visas are for individuals or groups coming temporarily to the United States solely for the purpose of performing at a specific athletic competition as: An individual athlete at an internationally recognized level of performance; Part of a group or team at an…

Obligations and Responsibilities of an I-864 Financial Sponsor

Written by Susan Pai, Senior Associate Attorney, Cap City Law, PS Introduction As a financial sponsor of an immigrant, you are required to complete Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, which is a legally enforceable contract. This document outlines your financial responsibilities and obligations to the sponsored immigrant. Understanding these obligations is crucial to ensure compliance…
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E-2 Non-Immigrant Visas: A Guide to Eligibility, Applying, and Key Requirements for Treaty Investor Visas

Written by Susan Pai, Senior Associate Attorney, Cap City Law, PS What is an E-2 visa? The E-2 investor visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows citizens of certain countries to live and work in the United States temporarily if they invest a substantial amount of capital in a U.S. business. The E-2 visa is…