Search Subject: July 2019 [Clear]

July 23 2019

Understanding the EB-5 Rule Changes: EB-5 Green Card Investment Amount Increased to $900,000

 New EB-5 Rules Regarding TEAs The new EB-5 rules not only increase the minimum investment amount from $500,000 to $900,000 in a Targeted Employment Area (“TEA”) but also remove states from the process of designating TEAs.  The new rules will require the following:  USCIS, not the states, will determine TEAs No gerrymandering (irregularly shaped...

Read More

July 2 2019

EB-5 Investment Amount Increase?

Last week, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) cleared USCIS regulations for publication to 1) increase the EB-5 investment amount from the current minimum of $500,000, and 2) change the Targeted Unemployment Area (“TEA”) rules.  One immigration blogger predicts the new rule will be published within two weeks.  If...

Read More