Simplifying Your Path to Residency in the USA

The allure of the American Dream – characterised by a comfortable lifestyle, robust economy, attractive business opportunities, and leading healthcare and education – continues to draw immigrants to the United States. It remains the country hosting the highest number of South African emigrants worldwide.  To aid your journey to reaching this dream, US immigration law offers diverse programs designed to cater to the needs of business professionals and investors. At Discus Holdings, our team of emigration professionals is equipped to guide you through the intricacies of this law to ensure you choose the most appropriate and beneficial emigration path.

What To Expect from USA Residency


Experience the American Lifestyle

Live, work, conduct business, and pursue academic endeavours as a legal resident.


One-time Residency for Your Entire Family

A single investment secures an immediate residency permit for you and your family members, including dependant children.


Optimise Your Immigration Path

Gain initial entry through a simplified immigration program, then smoothly transition to a permanent resident status.


Fast-Track Your Green Card and US Citizenship

Investment immigration programs offer a path to obtaining your permanent residency permit and eventually becoming a US citizen.

Do you want to live in the United States?

The Best US Immigration Programs

The E-2 Non-Immigration Visa for Investors

This non-immigration visa provides an opportunity to extend your stay in the US on the basis of investment or through the operation of a new or existing small business.

Key Benefits

Your visa duration hinges on the lifespan of your company and has unlimited extension possibilities during its profitable phase

There is no obligation to conduct business overseas or assume an executive role

Minimal investment is required without any mandate for creating a specific number of jobs

Your immediate family members, including your spouse and children under the age of 21, are also eligible for E-2 visas

Expedited application review is available, potentially reducing the process to just one month

Basic Requirements

An investment of a minimum of $200,000 is required in a business where you hold controlling shares

Proof of legitimate acquisition of investment capital

Citizenship of a nation that is a member of the E-2 agreement with the US

A viable five-year business plan that illustrates the company’s potential profitability

E-2 visa holders have the exciting prospect of acquiring a Green Card by transitioning to the EB-1 program and adhering to its terms and conditions.


The EB-5 visa is a golden opportunity for investors seeking to emigrate to the United States. You can earn this visa by investing in your own start-up or participating in promising regional centre projects.

Key Benefits

Secure a temporary Green Card for two years. Following this, you’re eligible for permanent residency and, eventually, US citizenship after 5–6 years.

Expect a higher probability of approval. Our track record boasts an over 85% approval rate on applications. This percentage rises to 95% when you utilise projects from our trusted Regional Centres.

The only prerequisites are your investment funds and evidence of their lawful acquisition.

Your investment secures not only your future but also that of your family. Your spouse and children below 21 years of age are also eligible for a Green Card.

Basic Requirements

Investment capital of $900,000 or $1,800,000

Legitimate proof of the origin of your investment funds

A comprehensive business plan aimed at creating a minimum of 10 jobs in a 2.5-year period post-submission of your application


Profitable investments are typically those incorporated into the projects of our legally endorsed Regional Centres.