In a late-night vote, the House and Senate passed and sent to the White House a continuing resolution that prevented a government shutdown and extended the EB-5 Regional Center Program until January 19, 2018. As we reported early this week, the EB-5 Regional Center Program was set to end at the stroke of midnight tonight.
This is only a temporary fix, pushing off any long-term resolution to the EB-5 Investor Visa Program for just a few weeks. … Read More
Washington’s divisive political climate has led to many uncertainties in the future of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program. Last week, the House and Senate passed a continuing resolution that prevented a government shutdown and provided for the extension of the investor visa program until December 22, 2017. As announced on Twitter, President Trump signed the continuing resolution minutes after it hit the Oval Office desk.… Read More
The Norris McLaughlin & Marcus Immigration Practice Group reminds all EB-5 Regional Centers that the annual regional center certification submission deadline for 2017 is December 29.
United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) requires all EB-5 Regional Centers to submit a Form I-924A Supplement to Form I-924 at the close of each fiscal year. The filing serves to demonstrate that the EB-5 Regional Center remains eligible for the regional center designation. … Read More
The EB-5 visa program is an investment-based immigrant visa available to people across the globe. Since its inception, the EB-5 visa program has brought over $15 billion in low-cost financing and investments into the United States for projects involving airports, apartment and office towers, infrastructure, housing and industrial park developments, and more. The program allows foreign individuals to invest either $500,000 or $1,000,000, depending on the location of the development.… Read More
Of the many ways in which U.S. immigrants can apply for a green card, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is among the lesser-known methods. This important program was initially created to help support the creation of U.S. jobs and to act as an incentive for foreign citizens to invest in U.S. markets. By uncovering the details of this program, foreign citizens can better understand the potential opportunities it provides to them.… Read More