The minimum investment amount is $900,000, which is only available for investments made into a project located in a Targeted Employment Area (TEA). The minimum investment amount in a standard (non-TEA) located project requires is $1.8 million.
Typical administration fees currently range from $65,000 to $80,000. This fee is charged to the EB-5 investor by the Issuer of the investment offering for operation and marketing expenses.
Hiring an immigration lawyer with substantial EB-5 experience will generally cost between about $15,000 and $25,000. Sometimes the lawyer’s fee will include the filing of all required EB-5 forms (I-526, I-485, I-829), and in other cases the lawyer may charge for each step along the way.