Can a diplomatic visa holder apply for EB-5 visa?

Asked 11 months ago - Washington, DC

If I am in the USA working in an embassy with a diplomatic visa can I apply for the EB-5 visa? Do I or any of my family members have to leave the USA?
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  1. Peter Anthony Jabaly

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    Answered . Yes and you don't necessarily have to leave.

    The answer provided is for general information purposes and cannot be relied upon. In order to provide legal... more
  2. Giacomo Jacques Behar

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    Answered . Yes.
    Not necessarily, unless either you and or your family members choose to apply through the US consulate abroad rather than with USCIS in the US.

    Behar Intl. Counsel 619.234.5962 Kindly be advised that the answer above is only general in nature cannot be... more
  3. F. J. Capriotti III

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    Answered . Yes.

    No one needs to leave ... if the lawyer you use does things correctly.

    PROFESSOR OF IMMIGRATION LAW for over 10 years -- franco@capriotti.com -- www.capriotti.com -- This blog posting... more

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