Case Conclusion Date: January 24, 2013
Practice Area: Immigration
Outcome: Granted - see description below.
Description: The General Manager of a start-up branch of an established company abroad was granted E-2 status. The beneficiary here was dealt with unjustly and placed in removal proceedings which resulted in an order of voluntary departure. Start-up branch, which qualifies as an E-2 company, needed the individual's experience and expertise to direct the business. GM is back in the U.S., successfully contibuting to its growth.