March 19 2018

Breaking: EB-5 Program Likely To Be Extended

The news from Washington, DC is that the latest attempt to change the current EB-5 law to increase the minimum investment amount from $500,000 to $925,000 and make many other changes to the EB-5 visa program has failed.  A revised bill also will not be considered and the current law...

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March 14 2018

Significant New Changes to EB-5 Proposed in Congress

Last Friday (March 8th), some members of Congress distributed a legislative proposal that will alter the EB-5 program dramatically.  They will try to pass this proposal along with the government spending bill by March 23. If approved, the new EB-5 bill will increase investment amounts and reduce the number of available petitions...

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March 13 2018

A New EB-5 Law May Be Enacted

New EB-5 Law? Yesterday, a new EB-5 bill was circulated in Congress. Its backers will attempt to attach it to the continuing budget resolution that needs to be passed by March 23rd to continue to fund the government. The bill would implement significant changes to the Regional Center program. It would extend...

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February 26 2018

New I-829 Dependent Procedures

    New I-829 Dependent Procedures Twenty-one to twenty-four months after an EB-5 immigrant immigrates to the U.S., they must file an I-829 application to remove conditional resident status. This involves proving the investment has been maintained and 10 jobs have been created. When the I-829 is filed, the applicant receives a receipt...

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February 20 2018

EB-5 Statute Extended; Investors Fight Denial of EB-5 Application

EB-5 Regional Center Statute Extended With the short-term spending package passing, the EB-5 Regional Center statute has once again been extended to March 23, 2018. For now, the minimum EB-5 investment amount will remain at $500,000 in a TEA. Further extension of the statute is anticipated. Investors Successfully Fought Denial of their EB-5...

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