I-526 Filings

Q: What if I didn’t pay taxes, will this impact my source of funds?

  • Yes. An applicant must be able to show source of funds so if you have not paid taxes, you cannot show  funds from work; similarly if you are now claiming...

  • It really depends. I have had EB-5 cases where Indian citizens are non-residents of India and there may be tax exemptions for them. Some countries do not have taxation on...

Q: What should I look for in a good immigration attorney?

  • Experience, ethics, honesty, and reasonable legal fees. It will be important to have an EB-5 expert that has dedicated experience in all aspects of the EB-5 Program: experience in filing...

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...

Latest EB-5 News

I-526 data: 5-year lows for filing, processing & approvals

Posted by EB5Admin on October 11, 2019

IIUSA has published a report on I-526 data and the numbers are way down. Q3 2019 saw 5-year quarterly lows for filing, adjudication and approvals. While it has been documented that processing times have slowed down, approval rates may now...

Unreasonable EB-5 processing delay? Take the government to court

Posted by EB5Admin on October 11, 2019

With EB-5 processing times slowing to a crawl, many frustrated applicants want answers — and adjudication. Law firm Klasko Immigration Law Partners says that constant inquiries won’t produce a faster adjudication — but a mandamus lawsuit often will, usually one...

Industry Insights

What the new EB-5 regulations mean for securities disclosures

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

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...

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

Changes to the Minimum EB-5 Investment Amount?

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019

Latest EB-5 News

I-526 data: 5-year lows for filing, processing & approvals

Posted by EB5Admin on October 11, 2019

IIUSA has published a report on I-526 data and the numbers are way down. Q3 2019 saw 5-year quarterly lows for filing, adjudication and approvals. While it has been documented that processing times have slowed down, approval rates may now...

Unreasonable EB-5 processing delay? Take the government to court

Posted by EB5Admin on October 11, 2019

With EB-5 processing times slowing to a crawl, many frustrated applicants want answers — and adjudication. Law firm Klasko Immigration Law Partners says that constant inquiries won’t produce a faster adjudication — but a mandamus lawsuit often will, usually one...

Industry Insights

What the new EB-5 regulations mean for securities disclosures

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

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...

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

Changes to the Minimum EB-5 Investment Amount?

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019
  
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