EB-5 Basics

Can my investment money be a gift?

  • 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...

  • 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...

Q: What is conditional permanent residence?

  • A conditional permanent resident receives a Green Card valid for 2 years. In order to remain a permanent resident, a conditional permanent resident must file a petition to remove the...

Latest EB-5 News

Senators Durbin & Leahy introduce bill to eliminate Green Card backlog

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

An alternative to the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act has been proposed. While the new RELIEF bill would similarly phase-out country caps, the key point of difference is it would also increase the number of Green Cards, eliminating the...

EB-5 predictions: less than half of projects will be TEA, Latin America is the next big player

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

Immigration lawyer and Cornell Law professor Stephen Yale-Loehr expects that less than half of all EB-5 projects will be meet new TEA qualifications. And will new regs mean a shift in EB-5 investor demographics? Immigration attorney Julian Montero thinks so and...

Vermont Regional Center to appeal closure — receiver wants it to stay open to help investors get Green Cards

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

The Vermont Regional Center (VRC) is expected to file a motion today, Oct 25, to appeal the latest ruling to shut it down. The state wants a gradual wind-down to help up to 10 EB-5 investors who do not have...

Industry Insights

How regional centers should maintain proper oversight for annual certification

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

IIUSA has organized a roundtable on regional center best practices for annual certification (form I-924). Some highlights: Timing is crucial — prepare in early September each year. Acquiring third-party documents...

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

Posted by EB5Admin 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...

EB-5 Webinars

EB-5 Due Diligence Process

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019

Common EB-5 Investor Questions

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019

Changes to the Minimum EB-5 Investment Amount?

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019

Latest EB-5 News

Senators Durbin & Leahy introduce bill to eliminate Green Card backlog

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

An alternative to the Fairness for High Skilled Immigrants Act has been proposed. While the new RELIEF bill would similarly phase-out country caps, the key point of difference is it would also increase the number of Green Cards, eliminating the...

EB-5 predictions: less than half of projects will be TEA, Latin America is the next big player

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

Immigration lawyer and Cornell Law professor Stephen Yale-Loehr expects that less than half of all EB-5 projects will be meet new TEA qualifications. And will new regs mean a shift in EB-5 investor demographics? Immigration attorney Julian Montero thinks so and...

Vermont Regional Center to appeal closure — receiver wants it to stay open to help investors get Green Cards

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

The Vermont Regional Center (VRC) is expected to file a motion today, Oct 25, to appeal the latest ruling to shut it down. The state wants a gradual wind-down to help up to 10 EB-5 investors who do not have...

Industry Insights

How regional centers should maintain proper oversight for annual certification

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

IIUSA has organized a roundtable on regional center best practices for annual certification (form I-924). Some highlights: Timing is crucial — prepare in early September each year. Acquiring third-party documents...

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

Posted by EB5Admin 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...

EB-5 Webinars

EB-5 Due Diligence Process

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019

Common EB-5 Investor Questions

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019

Changes to the Minimum EB-5 Investment Amount?

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019
  
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