EB-5 Information

Foreign investors have two options when investing in an EB-5 project. They can either invest through a USCIS-designated regional center or invest directly in an EB-5 project.  The EB-5 investment amounts are either $800,000 or $1,050,000, depending on whether the investor invests in a rural, high-unemployment, or infrastructure project. These investments are directed into a...

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The America Immigrant Investor Alliance (AIIA) has recently released data on EB-5 supply and demand for reserved or set-aside categories. This data was obtained from USCIS through various Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. This information is crucial for estimating and predicting wait times for prospective investors interested in the visa set-aside categories. Since the...

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Introduction: A group of immigrants and employer groups filed a lawsuit against the exponential fees increase proposed by USCIS scheduled to take effect from April 1, 2024. This case was filed by the Plaintiffs Samantha Moody, American Immigrant Investor Alliance (AIIA), and IT Service Alliance at The District court of Colorado. This case addresses significant...

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The visa bulletin is a monthly publication issued by the US Department of State that provides information on the availability of immigrant visas. It categorizes applicants based on their priority date and country of birth, determining when they can proceed with applying for a green card. On the visa bulletin, the 5th preference category refers...

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The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has gained significant attention from individuals holding H-1B and F-1 visas in the US. These visa holders, who seek pathways to permanent residency and greater flexibility in their lives, are increasingly turning to the EB-5 program as a viable option. The increase in interest stems from concurrent filing, which locks...

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In the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, the question of where to invest is just as important as how funds are sourced and obtained. The program offers unique opportunities for investors seeking U.S. residency through investment, with a lower investment requirement of $800,000 USD for those who invest in projects located in rural areas, high unemployment...

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The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is one of the fastest ways to obtain permanent residency in the United States. An integral part of the process is the requirement to demonstrate the lawful source and path of funds used for the investment. While proving the source of funds may seem daunting at first glance, it is...

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