The new program will take effect on May 1 and will be mutually applied to US investors in Israel and Israeli investors in the United States.
"I believe this move will lead to cooperation between Israeli and American entrepreneurs, and to the prosperity of the Israeli economy."
A necessary condition of enabling the E-2 visa for all treaty countries is reciprocity, with U.S. citizens already able to obtain a B-5 Israel Investor Visa.
Currently, all visa applicants must have a personal interview.
Israeli immigration lawyer: The process is stricter now, people often don't apply in time.
The US embassy said Amir Benayoun did not "sufficiently prove his intention to return to his home country."
The dream of relocation is possible and can be successful, but there are various pitfalls you should know about and avoid.
Palestinian visa processors are powerless, referring applicants to Israeli authorities, who hand them short-stay visas - or nothing.
Kimani converted to Judaism several years ago through the Conservative Movement.
Following the arrest of a US consulate employee in Turkey, diplomatic ties between the countries continue to fray.