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Can my investment money be a gift?

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    Yes, there is no prohibition on using funds that were gifted for the EB-5 investment. The immigrant investor will need to provide a gift instrument documenting gifts to the immigrant...

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    Yes, you can use one or more gifts for your investment. You will need to work with each giver to develop evidence about how the gift came from legitimate sources...

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With the coronavirus impact on the economy, should investors worry about filing their I-829?

Posted by GCBI Team on April 1, 2020

Immigration lawyer Matt Galati has advice for investors concerned about filing an I-829 petition during this economic downturn. He says the key factor to approval is job creation — in particular, the “expectation” of such, according to regulations. Additionally, he...

April Visa Bulletin: India makes big jump, China stays the same

Posted by GCBI Team on March 25, 2020

After a March Visa bulletin that saw the Chinese Final Action Date make a dramatic leap forward of 165 days from the previous date, the April chart has China remaining at May 15, 2015. India makes the biggest advancement this...

4 ways to address the big problem of the EB-5 backlog

Posted by GCBI Team on March 25, 2020

With Congress having had multiple recent EB-5 bills introduced, one aspect of the program stands out as a major issue: the backlog caused by oversubscribed countries. NES Financial writes about four solutions to this issue: the Modernization regulation may help...

Articles

When patience is no longer a virtue: Mandamus filing as a solution for pending EB-5 applications

Posted by GCBI Team on February 26, 2020

Featuring special guest Immigration lawyer Martin Lawler, – Hosted by Kurt Reuss and Rupy Cheema Special guest is Martin Lawler, one of the leading immigration lawyers in the U.S. With over 30 years...

Wired for success: Are investments in tech companies suitable for EB-5?

Posted by GCBI Team on February 19, 2020

Featuring special guest veteran securities lawyer Clem G. Turner – Hosted by Kurt Reuss and Rupy Cheema Special guest is Clem Turner, a corporate and securities lawyer who heads the...

Navigating the new world of Targeted 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...

Webinars

EB-5 Due Diligence Process

Posted by GCBI Team on August 21, 2019

Common EB-5 Investor Questions

Posted by GCBI Team on August 21, 2019

Changes to the Minimum EB-5 Investment Amount?

Posted by GCBI Team on August 21, 2019
  
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