Congress may overhaul the EB-5 immigrant-visa program that often benefits prosperous areas rather than the rural and impoverished urban ones for which it was created. A bill introduced in June of 2015 by Senators Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, aims to reform the program with key points as follows:
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The E-2 Treaty Investor Visa allows the visa holder to stay and work inside of the United States based on an investment that the visa is based on. Treaty refers to a list of Countries that the United States has a treaty with. The State Department maintains a list of current E-2 countries. To apply […]
The USCIS hosted a public engagement in June 2012 and had two economists who work on the EB-5 Investment Immigration program in the meeting. The USCIS provides clarification to two of the primary points mentioned in the meeting.
In the application of EB-5 investment immigration, there are points that should be carefully considered the capital is invested. The investor should evaluate not only the investment project, but also his or her own situation and preferences. Here are several points to consider :
A bipartisan bill was introduced by U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) and Mike Lee (R-UT) on October 20, 2011 to facilitate foreign investors to purchase residences and live in the U.S.