Tsvi Kan-Tor, Chair
Partner, Kan-Tor & Acco Law Firm
The committee goal is to remove all Visas barries in order to facilitated the trade between the two countries.
Lital Paldi Global Immigration Manager Amdocs
Government Approved E2 Business Visa to the U.S., Following Chamber Active Promotion of the Process The Israel government has approved Sunday, March 30, 2014, the implementation of E2 visa, allowing Israeli investors and their immediate families to stay in the U.S. for a long period of time – and vice versa. The move came as a direct result of efforts spearheaded by the Chamber Visa Committee, chaired by Advocate Tsvika Kan-Tor of Kan-Tor & Acco law firm. “E2 will lead to significant economic development between Israel and the U.S., especially in enabling businesspeople from both countries to invest in the other, develop and create more jobs, he said.” Ofra Strauss, Chairperson of the Strauss Group and the Chamber, congratulated the government for its approval. The Chamber, predicte that this move would contribute to an increase in bi-lateral trade, beyond the current $40B per year. The Chamber will continue with its efforts to remove regulatory and tax-related trade barriers with the goal of advancing trade relations between the two countries. This would strengthen Israel’s position as a global center of investments, R&D and innovation, which, in turn, would add jobs.