EB-5 Investor Visa USA

US Immigration Attorney - EB-5 Investor Visa Advice

Our United States Immigration Lawyers are experienced, ethical, and registered with AILA (American Immigration Lawyers Association), and they can assist clients in our offices in Brisbane, Australia and in Hong Kong. Our US Attorney's can advise clients worldwide, with a fast and efficient Consultation by telephone or skype where they advise you about:

Contact VisaConnect's US Immigration Attorney's, in 2021 for advice and assistance with your EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Visa application for a United States Green Card (Permanent residence)!

EB-5 Program - United States

EB-5 Green Card
The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, administered by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) allows Investors, their spouses and unmarried children under 21 years to apply for High Net Worth Immigration to the United States and obtain a green card (permanent residence) if they:
The EB-5 visa was created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. Moreover, In 1992, Congress created the Immigrant Investor Program, also known as the Regional Center Program.

EB-5 Job Creation Requirements

Direct jobs - actual identifiable jobs for qualified employees located within the commercial enterprise into which the EB-5 investor has directly invested his or her capital.

Indirect jobs - those jobs shown to have been created collaterally or as a result of capital invested in a commercial enterprise affiliated with a regional center by an EB-5 investor. A foreign investor may only use the indirect job calculation if affiliated with a regional center.

Capital Investment Requirements

US EB-5 Investment
The required Minimum Investments are:

New EB-5 Modernization Rules - Effective 21 November 2019

On July 23, 2019, United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (USCIS) regulations to update the Immigrant Investor Program were published in the Federal Register. The new EB-5 Regulations are as follows:

EB-5 - Benefits

EB-5 Investor
The benefits of investing in EB-5 Projects, as offered by our USCIS approved Regional Centers are:

EB-5 Application Process

EB-5 Visa US
An application for an EB-5 must comply with the following steps:

1. File Form I-526 - Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. Note that our Regional Centers have a better than 99% approval rate on I-526 petitions, which is significantly higher than the nation USCIS average of 89%.

2. Approval of Form I-526 petition - need to file either of the following:
3. Once the Form I-485 is approved, the Investor and his family will be granted conditional permanent residence for a 2-year period.

4. File Form I-829 - Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions, 90 days before the two-year anniversary of the granting of the EB-5 investor's conditional resident status (Green Card).

5. USCIS Approves Form I-829 petition - the conditions will be removed from the EB-5 applicant's status and the EB-5 investor and derivative family members will be allowed to permanently live and work in the United States.

EB-5 Investor Program Renewal to Be Decided by June 2021

The coveted EB-5 program is approaching its time of testing when Congress will decide whether to renew it or not. The EB-5 investor immigration program, created in 1990, has a sunset provision that could lead to its expiration by June 30, 2021. This has not caused much concern, as Congress can automatically renew certain programs, including the EB-5 program, by passing the omnibus bill to approve a new budget.

Grassley-Leahy Bill

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) have co-sponsored the bipartisan EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act. This bipartisan legislation would introduce the following changes:

EB-5 Projects

To see our current EB-5 Projects, open for investment, in 2021, please click on the link below: EB-5 I-526 Petition - Approval Notice
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