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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Can EB-5 Investment Capital Be Used For Purchasing Land And Equipment?

In a direct EB-5 project, can EB-5 investment capital be allocated to any part of the project? While EB-5 investment capital can be allocated to any part of the project, the key...

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担心孩子的年龄超出 EB-5 计划的范围

投资者可以通过 EB-5 计划享受的一项优势就是投资者不仅能够为自己,而且还能够为配偶和年龄未满 21 岁的未婚子女取得绿卡。但是,由于签证排期问题,尤其是对于中国大陆的申请者,很多投资者可能担心子女的年龄将会超过 EB-5 计划的范围。... ...

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Regional Center Due Diligence, What Questions Should You Be Asking?

What regional center due diligence should EB-5 investors conduct? Regional center due diligence is a major part of the EB-5 process for any...

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Is It Better To Invest With A Newer EB-5 Developer or A Veteran EB-5 Developer?

What are the pros and cons of investing with a newer EB-5 developer as opposed to a veteran EB-5 developer? Why is it important to look at the experience...

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What Are EB-5 New Commercial Enterprises?

What are considered EB-5 new commercial enterprises? Are there any restrictions on the types of businesses that are considered EB-5 new commercial...

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USCIS Updates Job Creation And Capital At Risk Requirements

On June 14, 2017, USCIS issued a policy alert announcing that they were seeking input on important revisions to the job creation and capital at risk...

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EB-5 Regional Centers With Current Offerings Need Adaptability

While no changes have been made to the EB-5 Program yet, whispers around the industry suggest EB-5 regional centers with current offerings should ensure...

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New Changes To EB-5 Form I-526 Require Additional Information

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Beginning June 9, 2017, additional information on EB-5 Form I-526 will be required.

USCIS has added 3 pages to the petition. The new information EB-5 Form I-526 requires will include the following:

  • Employment history for the last 5 years.
  • Information about the spouse and dependent children.
  • Any immigration proceedings information.
  • Additional personal information about the investor.
  • Investor's physical addresses from the past 5 years.
  • Further information about lawful sources of funds being used for the investment capital.
  • Regional Center information.
  • Interpreter's certification information if relevant.
  • Name and information of other investors who own a percentage of the New Commercial Enterprise.

Until the June 9, 2017, date, applicants can continue to use the previous Form I-526 from December, 2016.

For assistance with Form I-526, consult with an experienced immigration attorney.

For more filing information, visit USCIS here.

USCIS Announces EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program

Without warning, USCIS has launched the EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program. Let's look at what the EB-5 Regional Center...

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