NEW EB-5 Program to Be Extended to September 30, 2018 – Regulations to Increase Investment Amount Likely Meanwhile USCIS Approves Minors as Principal EB-5 Investors

Posted: Mar 20, 2018

The national EB-5 Regional Center trade organization, announced today that the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa and Regional Center Program Comprehensive Reform Act (the “EB-5 Reform Act”) will not be included in the omnibus appropriations legislation this week. 

USCIS’ Independent Investigation on Source of Funds of EB-5 Investors

Posted: Mar 6, 2018

In order to qualify, an EB-5 investor must invest at least $500,000 into a new commercial enterprise, and prove, among other things, that the investment funds were “obtained through lawful means.”

New U.S. Immigration Public Charge Provisions – The Dawn of a New Era – Do Not Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor ….”

Posted: Feb 16, 2018

USCIS guidance from 2011 defined a public charge. Under its narrow definition, many forms of public benefits would not render someone a public charge. 

Big Brother is Watching–4 Things to Know about Applying for U.S. Visas and Citizenship in the Digital Information Age

Posted: Dec 20, 2017

Given the current status of how information sharing can impact U.S. immigration applications, the following are four facts and tips for foreign nationals

EB-5 Update: What to Expect in the Year of the Dog?

Posted: Dec 20, 2017

Dogs are loyal, reliable, and predictable, which is why we love them. These are exactly the qualities we need in the EB-5 arena.

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