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...

EB5 green card requirements

Posted by GCBI Team on January 20, 2020

Introduction The key requirement of the Green Card by investment program, referred to as EB-5 by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) includes an investment of lawfully sourced funds into...

What the new EB-5 regulations mean for securities disclosures

Posted by GCBI Team on January 14, 2020

Law firm Seyfarth Shaw has written about the impact of the new regulations on EB-5 offering disclosures. The firm advises that disclosures are not one-size-fits-all and must be tailored to...

News

The impact of delayed I-526 processing

Posted by GCBI Team on February 6, 2020

EB-5 expert Suzanne Lazicki says longer I-526 processing increases the chance of denial due to issues like project failure. And even for investors with successful projects, longer processing can affect the outcome; this can happen when USCIS makes unofficial policy...

What EB-5 needs going forward

Posted by GCBI Team on February 6, 2020

Immigration lawyer Carolyn Lee offers her vision of EB-5 for the new year. While she sees the positives of projects striving to meet new EB5 green card program requirements, and stakeholders doing their best to guide investors, she wants something...

Report on best practices for infrastructure investment matches much of EB-5

Posted by GCBI Team on January 17, 2020

Global consulting giants McKinsey have released a report on best practices for building infrastructure that can “expand economies and benefit society.” Much of the report matches the intent and practice of EB-5: support a geographically and demographically diverse range of...

EB-5 Basics

Can my investment money be a gift?

  • Best Answer 1 / 2

    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...

  • Best Answer 1 / 2

    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...

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

News

The impact of delayed I-526 processing

Posted by GCBI Team on February 6, 2020

EB-5 expert Suzanne Lazicki says longer I-526 processing increases the chance of denial due to issues like project failure. And even for investors with successful projects, longer processing can affect the outcome; this can happen when USCIS makes unofficial policy...

What EB-5 needs going forward

Posted by GCBI Team on February 6, 2020

Immigration lawyer Carolyn Lee offers her vision of EB-5 for the new year. While she sees the positives of projects striving to meet new EB5 green card program requirements, and stakeholders doing their best to guide investors, she wants something...

Report on best practices for infrastructure investment matches much of EB-5

Posted by GCBI Team on January 17, 2020

Global consulting giants McKinsey have released a report on best practices for building infrastructure that can “expand economies and benefit society.” Much of the report matches the intent and practice of EB-5: support a geographically and demographically diverse range of...

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...

EB5 green card requirements

Posted by GCBI Team on January 20, 2020

Introduction The key requirement of the Green Card by investment program, referred to as EB-5 by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) includes an investment of lawfully sourced funds into...

What the new EB-5 regulations mean for securities disclosures

Posted by GCBI Team on January 14, 2020

Law firm Seyfarth Shaw has written about the impact of the new regulations on EB-5 offering disclosures. The firm advises that disclosures are not one-size-fits-all and must be tailored to...

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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