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Slumping Washington D.C. real estate development expected to rebound — with the help of EB-5

Posted by GCBI Team on January 10, 2020

Foreign money, and EB-5 capital, in particular, has been a staple in D.C.’s commercial real estate, but recent investment numbers have been down. But many expect a positive change. While the city has certain challenges, like the federal Height Act,...

Lawsuit against prominent immigration lawyer dismissed permanently

Posted by GCBI Team on December 16, 2019

An EB-5 investor alleged veteran immigration lawyer Mona Shah misrepresented the EB-5 investment, misrepresented the eventuality in two years of a Green Card, and failed to disclose she was representing the company soliciting the investment. Her defense produced evidence she...

Why a court of appeals maintains EB-5 investments qualify as ‘securities’

Posted by GCBI Team on December 6, 2019

An appeals court affirmed an earlier judgement in favor of the SEC in a case against an immigration lawyer who sold EB-5 investments despite not being registered as a broker-dealer. Of note, the court determined that EB-5 investments qualify as...

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Navigating the new world of Target Employment Areas (TEAs)

Posted by GCBI Team on February 13, 2020

Featuring special guest economist Michael Kester – Hosted by Kurt Reuss and Rupy Cheema Special guest is Michael Kester, partner and lead economist of Impact DataSource, a Texas-based consulting firm that is a...

Why EB-5 goes wrong for some investors: an immigration lawyer shares insight

Posted by GCBI Team on August 22, 2019

A Miami immigration lawyer who focuses on helping unsuccessful EB-5 investors shares some valuable lessons — all the more important with investment levels rising sharply in a few months. He...

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Slumping Washington D.C. real estate development expected to rebound — with the help of EB-5

Posted by GCBI Team on January 10, 2020

Foreign money, and EB-5 capital, in particular, has been a staple in D.C.’s commercial real estate, but recent investment numbers have been down. But many expect a positive change. While the city has certain challenges, like the federal Height Act,...

Lawsuit against prominent immigration lawyer dismissed permanently

Posted by GCBI Team on December 16, 2019

An EB-5 investor alleged veteran immigration lawyer Mona Shah misrepresented the EB-5 investment, misrepresented the eventuality in two years of a Green Card, and failed to disclose she was representing the company soliciting the investment. Her defense produced evidence she...

Why a court of appeals maintains EB-5 investments qualify as ‘securities’

Posted by GCBI Team on December 6, 2019

An appeals court affirmed an earlier judgement in favor of the SEC in a case against an immigration lawyer who sold EB-5 investments despite not being registered as a broker-dealer. Of note, the court determined that EB-5 investments qualify as...

Articles

Navigating the new world of Target Employment Areas (TEAs)

Posted by GCBI Team on February 13, 2020

Featuring special guest economist Michael Kester – Hosted by Kurt Reuss and Rupy Cheema Special guest is Michael Kester, partner and lead economist of Impact DataSource, a Texas-based consulting firm that is a...

Why EB-5 goes wrong for some investors: an immigration lawyer shares insight

Posted by GCBI Team on August 22, 2019

A Miami immigration lawyer who focuses on helping unsuccessful EB-5 investors shares some valuable lessons — all the more important with investment levels rising sharply in a few months. He...

  
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