July 18 2012

Expediting EB-5 Investor Green Cards and Regional Center Applications

The USCIS announced a proposed new rule that will allow expediting many, but not all, EB-5 investor green card petitions. The proposal also includes applications for regional center designation and their amendments for new projects. The May 19, 2011 announcement only applies to investments involving a “shovel ready” project that is...

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June 30 2012

Would Grandma Make the Cut?

The following appeared in the June 7, 2007 edition of The Wall Street Journal: By MARTIN J. LAWLER Actor Michael J. Fox, the late news anchor Peter Jennings and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger are all immigrants. They each came here long ago and found a path to a successful career. But could they have...

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August 3 2010

Want to Become a US Citizen? CNBC Money Talks

In an article published on the CNBC site on Wednesday, May 26, 2010,  Jane Wells makes the case for the win-win opportunity afforded by the immigrant investor program which “allows foreigners to invest in U.S. businesses and create jobs in exchange for a green card. Think of it as ‘immigration through investment’.”   She called on Martin Lawler...

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