E-2 investor visas are widely used and interesting non-immigrant visas. Non-immigrant visas are temporary authorizations of work and/or stay in the United States, although some may be valid for many years and renewable, such as the E-2 Investor Visa.
L-1A and L-1B visas are temporary authorizations of work and stay in the United States. They are granted by US consulates to executive or manager (L-1A) or to professional employee with specialized knowledge (L-1B) to be transferred from a foreign office to a U.S. affiliated employer.
Temporary authorization to stay and/or work in the United States
Permanent authorizations to stay and work in the United States