Options for Nigerian Investors and Businesses
Our Nigeria Practice Group
Nigerian Citizens have complex and specialized immigration needs that demand the attention of experienced and talented immigration counsel.
Our market leading Nigeria Practice Group is comprised of some of the world’s most experienced immigration and foreign investment lawyers. Our goal is to create value for our Nigerian clients by providing the most creative and efficient immigration solutions available.
Permanent Residency in the United States
There are a number of ways our firm assists Nigerian nationals to obtain Permanent Residency, otherwise known as a “Green Card”, in the United States. These include the use of:
EB-5 Investment-Based Visas
The EB-5 visa program allows a Nigerian national to obtain Permanent Residency in the United States by investing either USD 500,000.00 or USD 1,000,000.00 in either a qualified U.S. business or project.
EB1(c) Multinational Manager/Executive Visas
EB1(c) provides a way for a Multinational Managers and Executives who have been employed in a business outside the United States to obtain a “green card” through a U.S. affiliate or subsidiary of the foreign entity.
The EB1(c) visa is commonly used by L1-A visa holder to adjust to “Green Card” status.
Temporary Residency in the United States
The L-1A Visa - Opening and Expanding your Business in the United States
The L-1A visa allows managers and executives to transfer to a related business in the United States.
Our lawyers commonly assist non-U.S. business owners establish a U.S. business and relocate to the United States using the L1-A visa. Our firm is able to assist clients with all aspects of opening or expanding a business in the United States.
The L-1B Visa - Transferring Nigerian Employees to the United States
The L1-B visa enables U.S. firms to move specialist workers from Nigeria to the United States.