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26 08/26/20

EB-5 Visa Finding an Investment Program

By |2022-03-14T05:06:54+00:00August 26, 2020|EB-5 Investor Program|Comments Off on EB-5 Visa Finding an Investment Program

Determining your investment is the first important step toward becoming a permanent U.S. resident through the EB-5 visa or investor visa program.

This starts with finding the investment project which is right for the investor and family for the long term. The investment can be in the creation of a business or it can be in a Regional Center project.

While demonstrating having and utilizing the financial requirements for the investor program for Indians is a crucial step. To create a successful Business Plan, there is a lot of required information.

Options for EB-5 Visa Investors

Plenty of options are available for those who wish to create or expand a business in the U.S. Based on previous expertise and/or experience. Those with the $1,000,000 minimum investment requirement can also choose any desired location within the U.S. to create their business.

While a minimum of 10 additional full time jobs (not including the EB-5 investor visa program) must be created. The …..

18 06/18/20

EB-5 Investment Program Job Types

By |2020-09-29T08:28:45+00:00June 18, 2020|EB-5 Investor Program, eb-5 program|Comments Off on EB-5 Investment Program Job Types

EB-5 Visa Investment Program

The EB-5 investment program for Indians (and others) allows for what is known as direct jobs and indirect jobs. And should be a part of your first Business Plan.

USCIS has specific criteria including economic models for how the required minimum of 10 full time jobs must be created. And in addition to direct and indirect jobs, the investor visa program allows for what are known as induced jobs.

Direct Jobs Under the EB-5 Investment Program

Direct jobs are clearly identifiable positions for qualified U.S. workers which are full time (35 to 40 hours per week). And they are within the business created through the investment EB-5 Visa program.

Business Plans can include “job sharing” for specifically described positions. An example is as follows. Three employees hold the same title, each works 12 hours (combining for 36 hours, which is a full-time status). This must count as one full time position within the Business Plan.

Additionally, Random part-time employees not hired (or plans to hire) for a specific job or …..

23 03/23/20

Advantages of the EB-5 Program Toward Owning A Business

By |2022-03-14T05:16:46+00:00March 23, 2020|EB-5 Investor Program, eb-5 program|Comments Off on Advantages of the EB-5 Program Toward Owning A Business

Whether you wish to start a new business or expand your current business to the United States, the EB-5 Program brings you numerous benefits. Which are above and beyond the possible green card for yourself, your spouse, and eligible children.

Taking advantage of the EB-5 Program

Taking advantage of the EB-5 Program helps with everything from planning and growing your business. Also with ongoing support and guidance throughout the entire process.

From an investment standpoint, the ability to partner with others for $1,000,000 or more and join forces on a much larger investment results in more buying power along with reduced and/or shared responsibilities.

There are some high unemployment areas which allow a reduced minimum amount for new investors (under this program) in half to $500,000. Thus, if you do not have $1,000,000 in available funds, or wish to begin your participation on a gradual basis, there are opportunities to do so.

Our Atlanta EB-5 Regional Center is federally approved (by the U.S. Government) …..

5 02/05/20

Investor Visa Program And How To Begin Your Application

By |2020-09-29T08:31:29+00:00February 5, 2020|EB-5 Investor Program|Comments Off on Investor Visa Program And How To Begin Your Application

Investor Visa

How To Begin Your EB-5 Program Right

Understanding all the benefits of your EB-5 visa or investor visa program is just one step toward becoming a permanent resident of the United States. The goal is for the EB-5 investor, along with their spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21, to become permanent U.S. residents.

Investor Visa

First, the EB-5 visa or investor visa applicant needs to meet the investment requirements. This should happen before you determine the type of business to invest in.

Your business must create a minimum of 10 new jobs. Investors starting with $500,000 in capital must invest in designated low employment communities. Those investing the full $1,000,000 can select any U.S. location they desire.

Often the investment funds are placed into an escrow account to allow an immigration attorney to file an I-526 Petition. This is a proof of investment form filed with the USCIS. An important part of the initial process, this can take from 12 to 18 months.

Upon

20 01/20/20

How The EB-5 Visa or Investor Visa Program Began

By |2020-09-29T08:31:48+00:00January 20, 2020|EB-5 Investor Program, eb-5 program|Comments Off on How The EB-5 Visa or Investor Visa Program Began

The EB-5  visa or Investor visa program originated from the 1990 U.S. Congressional Immigration Act, which included several major immigration modifications.

Around then, the new arrangement enabled the United States to become a better alternative to similar investment programs offered at that time by Canada and Australia.

Congress included the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program in 1993 to further build interest in the visa programs. This was the beginning of the EB-5 Regional Centers, allowing us to oversee EB-5 ventures and make more employment opportunities.

These corrections changed and updated previous guidelines. With EB-5 or investor visa categories, and different parts of the immigration system.
In the early 1990s, more changes were made due to the findings of poor implementation and fraud of EB-5 investments. In 2003, the U.S. Congress passed the Basic Pilot Program Extension and Expansion Act. This meant that employment eligibility verification was extended and expanded. As well as, requiring the Government Accounting Office (GAO) to further investigate applications. The results of the examination gradually …..

28 06/28/19

EB-5 Business Plan

By |2020-09-29T08:20:13+00:00June 28, 2019|EB-5 Investor Program|Comments Off on EB-5 Business Plan

EB-5 Business Plan preparation is of the utmost importance to get started with your EB-5 investor program for Indians. When working with the Regional Center, the I-526 processing time for the first investor often ranges from 12 to 16 months. However, this does not include the time spent in preparation for your application.

EB-5 Business Plan Preparation

Once an applicant makes the choice of investing in an existing opportunity or creating their own business, the process of putting the Business Plan together begins.

Although this is not a complete list of what needs to be included, these strategies should be considered. Regardless of the category and desired physical location of the visa or investor visa program Business Plan.

The location of the business (your investment) is important for a number of reasons. If the applicant is creating a business, the Business Plan needs to show as many specific reasons as possible for the selection of the geographic location.

Choosing the Location for an EB-5 Business Plan

Among the important elements to be addressed …..

20 06/20/19

Job Creation Requirements For Your Investor Visa

By |2020-09-29T08:32:44+00:00June 20, 2019|EB-5 Investor Program|Comments Off on Job Creation Requirements For Your Investor Visa

Job Creation EB-5 Requirements

One of the most important steps toward obtaining your EB-5 visa or investor visa is making certain that your proposed business venture will include the creation of a minimum of 10 full time jobs.
These jobs must be accounted for whether you are doing the $1,000,000 investment or the $500,000 investment to start in a qualified U.S. location.

Job Creation

Specific jobs must be accounted for within the Business Plan or before the investor files their form I-526. Documenting the job creation comes prior to the two year conditional permanent residency period. Job Creation can begin at various stages of the two year residency period. This needs to be accounted for within your Business Plan. This is especially important for the EB-5 investor program for Indians.

Business Plan Investor Visa

Your Business Plan for an EB-5 visa must include each proposed job description for a qualified employee. According to the USCIS, …..

30 05/30/19

EB5 Investors – How our EB5 Program benefits you and your family

By |2020-09-29T08:33:50+00:00May 30, 2019|EB-5 Investor Program|Comments Off on EB5 Investors – How our EB5 Program benefits you and your family

EB5 Investors

Meeting the financial requirements for an EB-5 Investors Program can have a major impact on you and your immediate family for many years. This is the direct route toward permanent U.S. residency for yourself, your spouse, and for any and all children under the age of 21.

Upon meeting the $1,000,000 minimum investment criteria, participation in our EB-5 Investors Program provides you with some very important options and opportunities which can last a lifetime.

One important option is your ability to start almost any type of business in the U.S. Consequently, your personal knowledge and/or experience could give you a head start in your decision.

For example, if you have hotel management experience, you could build or partner in a hotel anywhere in the U.S. Perhaps you have experience in a trade, such as repairing autos or heating/air conditioning systems. A repair shop or service could be a business for you and your family while you obtain your green card.

Furthermore, since another of your business …..