Regional Centers Could See EB-5 Visa Filings From India Double

As H-1B visas become more restrictive and gain longer waiting times, Indians are turning to the EB-5 Program to obtain U.S. green cards. Major EB-5 regional centers could see EB-5 visa filings from India double this year...

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Some EB-5 Investors Want Their Money Back—Will This Prompt Program Reform?

For the last six plus years, Chinese investors made up around 80% of the total number of investors in the EB-5 Program. With expected wait times of more than 10-years, some Chinese EB-5 investors are looking for ways to withdraw their investment funds and abandon their pursuit of the EB-5 visa...

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How The EB-5 Program’s Relationship With Chinese Investors Is Changing

This article discusses the latest issues affecting EB-5 applicants from Mainland China. For the last 6 years, investors from China have been allocated more than 80% of the available EB-5 Program visas. But in the last few...

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July 2018 EB-5 Visa Bulletin News

The U.S. Department of State — Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the July 2018 EB-5 visa bulletin. The July 2018 EB-5 visa bulletin reveals one new change. What’s the same? Final action dates for EB-5 applicants from Mainland China and Vietnam are...

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Brazil’s Growing Interest In EB-5

Brazil has quickly become Latin America’s largest EB-5 Program participant. In April, EB-5 Investors Magazine hosted an EB-5 convention in São Paulo, Brazil, offering a two-day networking and educational event. The conference attracted nearly 300 attendees...

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The Latest EB-5 Updates And Changes

In the recent weeks some proposed EB-5 updates and changes to policies have passed while others are still in talks. The EBa-5 updates and changes to policies that passed have a much lower impact on EB-5 investors than the proposed policies that are still in limbo...

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Demand For EB-5 Visas Grows In These Countries

The demand for EB-5 visas is growing in multiple countries according to a new report given by the Chief of the Visa Controls Office at an IIUSA conference on April 23rd. Take a look below to find out where the demand is growing, what the statistics reveal and how this will impact potential EB-5 investors...

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May 2018 EB-5 Visa Bulletin And The Vietnam Retrogression

Does the May 2018 EB-5 visa bulletin reveal a Vietnam retrogression? The May 2018 EB-5 visa bulletin has been released by the Department of State and I n it is has been revealed that the priority date...

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Will Countries Other Than China Face An EB-5 Retrogression?

What is the likelihood that countries other than China will see an EB-5 retrogression in the near future? Are EB-5 agents warning potential investors about a possible EB-5 retrogression in order to get them to invest sooner, or is it a real possibility for applicants from Vietnam and India?

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How The EB-5 Reform Act Affects Investment Categories

The EB-5 Immigration Investor Visa and Regional Center Reform Act (The "EB-5 Reform Act"), is a draft bill that Congress is considering including in the next Omnibus. While the EB-5 Reform Act draft bill is still being revised, proposed changes were released. Here's how a proposed change in the...

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Major Changes Proposed To The EB-5 Program

This month, members of Congress made a draft proposal to reform the EB-5 Program. The proposals, called the Immigrant Investor Visa and Regional Center Program Comprehensive Reform Act (EB-5 Reform Act), if passed, would be included with the government spending bill on March 23...

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