VISA OPTIONS FOR HONG KONGD&A Hong Kong
Hong Kong is experiencing a rapid growth in the number of people seeking to emigrate. Changes to the political landscape are causing many among the population to look overseas. The United States is of particular interest and we are seeing an increasing number of people enlist the services of Davies & Associates, not only for securing their visas, but also for providing corporate legal support and tax advice as they begin their new endeavours.EB-5 Visa for Citizens of Hong Kong
Hong Kong is subject to a separate EB-5 quota to the rest of China, which means Hong Kong citizens do not face the same multi-year waiting list. Eligibility for EB-5 is determined by the country or jurisdiction of a person’s birth. The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program offers permanent residency (a Green Card) in return for a $500,000 investment in the United States. D&A has successfully helped hundreds of clients move to America.L1 Visa & E2 Visas from Hong Kong
D&A has a large L1 & E2 Visa Processing Team spread across the United States. We have helped hundreds of people open a new US branch of an existing business in the United States and then transferred them to live there on an L1 visa. The E2 visa, which allows a person to move to the United States for the purpose of owning and operating a business, is not currently open to citizens of Hong Kong, but we are able to troubleshoot option for making our Hong Kong clients eligible. The L1 and E2 visa are often allow the holders spouse to work in the United States.Corporate & Tax Work
As a full-service law firm, D&A is able to offer our Hong Kong clients a range of extended services. Our corporate law team can help with the setting up of a business that is necessary to comply with the visa, and can also offer ongoing legal services as our clients continue their journey in the United States. This includes helping to plan for the US tax system before moving and filing once there.Citizenship by Investment
Some of our Hong Kong clients want a quick, effective route to another passport. We are able to support our clients whichever Citizenship or Residency program they choose. For those clients who have not chosen, we often recommend the Grenada Citizenship by Investment Programme. This is a fast, cost-effective program that offers a strong passport and access to the USA under the E-2 Visa program.