The green card through investment or "EB-5" green card program is an incredibly popular albeit controversial way for foreign nationals to obtain permanent residency in the US through investment. A common misconception is that this program is a "green card for cash" program - some backroom loop-hole for the global elite to skirt our Nation's established immigration procedures and skip ahead of everybody else in line. This could not be … [Read more...] about EB-5 Green Card: Invest in the American Dream
As mentioned in a previous post, the first step in obtaining an EB-5 green card through investment is to file an I-526 petition which generally consists of two parts. The first part is evidencing and explaining Business Content (business plan, economic report, etc.) of the new commercial enterprise ("NCE"). The second part describes in detail the investor’s Source of Funds (SOF). This includes providing documentation that specifically … [Read more...] about EB-5 Green Card: Telling the Story of Your EB-5 Capital – Evidencing Lawful Source of Funds
The EB-5 Green Card through investment is currently receiving a great deal of attention in the media. Unfortunately, "attention" in this context is analogous to "noise," not "information." Many of you out there may be thinking "I want to pursue this option but I’m very confused…where do I start?" While we obviously recommend contacting an immigration attorney for a thorough evaluation of your specific situation, the following post can … [Read more...] about EB-5 Green Card: How Do I Know if EB-5 is the Right Option For Me?
This post will provide a high level overview of the EB-5 green card program’s steps and requirements. Subsequent posts will delve deeper into the elements introduced in this post and provide more detail on the specific requirements, but this post will serve as a road map for the program at-large. The EB-5 green card through investment program is fundamentally a job-creation program. The originally intent behind the program was to inject … [Read more...] about EB-5 Green Card: An Overview of the EB-5, Green Card Through Investment Process