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In 1990, under section 203(b) (5) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. § 1153(ban ) (5), Congress created the fifth employment-based preference (EB-5) immigrant visa category for qualified foreign investors seeking to invest in a business that benefits the U.S. economy by creating or preserving at least 10 full-time jobs. Thus, the “EB-5 Program” was born.

The initial amount required for foreigners to invest is $1 million, although that number is reduced to $500,000 if the investment is made in an area designated as rural or facing high unemployment. Approximately 10,000 green cards are available through the EB-5 program each year.

EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program extended to November 21, 2019

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If you want to save $400,000, we recommend you file your EB 5 petition as soon as possible. To know more about our EB5 project, The Allen, click here! APPLY FOR YOUR EB 5 VISA PETITION WITH HOUSTON EB5 TODAY! If you’re interested in EB 5 visa investment opportunities, contact Houston EB5 today by clicking the button below, emailing us at [email protected], or calling us at 1-281-326-9347. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program extended to November 21, 2019| Houston EB5 – Houston, TX


Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Visits Houston EB5’s newest EB5 project, The Allen

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Mayor, Developers and Houston EB5 talk Local Job Creation, Investment, and Community. On August 21, 2019 Roberto Contreras, CEO of DC Partners and Houston EB5 and Moez Mangalji, CEO of Westmont Hospitality Group welcomed Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and City of Houston Chief Development Officer Andy Icken to The Allen to discuss the economic and community impact of the $500M-plus development along Allen Parkway. The Allen is being developed by DC Partners, with investment from Tianqing Real Estate Development and Read More


HOUSTON EB5 TO PARTNER WITH MCALLEN EB-5 REGIONAL CENTER FOR ENHANCED INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

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On September 11, Houston EB5 announced a unique collaboration with McAllen EB-5 Regional Center, in which the McAllen’s EB-5 Regional Center and Houston EB5 will co-market the EB-5 program to potential foreign investors in the South Texas market.  “This partnership is a win-win-win for not only McAllen and Houston, but also, the United States as we will all reap the benefit of foreign investor connections that will continue to grow and shape our economies,” said McAllen’s EB-5 Regional Center President Read More


EB 5 Program Raises U.S. Immigrant Investor Requirement to $900,000 in Q4

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Come end of the year, and the popular EB 5 immigrant investor visa program will almost get doubly expensive. From November 21st, 2019, foreign investors looking to gain permanent residency will need to shell out a minimum of $900,000 to qualify for the EB 5 visa. This is almost a 100 percent increase from $500,000, which was set earlier by the government in the 1990s. The USCIS welcomes this much-awaited reform. But, EB 5 immigrant visa aspirants will now have Read More


EB 5 Program to Provide Attractive Investments in High Unemployment and Rural Areas

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As the final rule introduces stricter regulations governing the determination and designation of Targeted Employment Areas, a surge in EB5 visa program applications are expected. Prospective aspirants are now looking to beat the November 21st, 2019 deadline following which the minimum qualifying investment requirements for this program will almost double. The standard minimum investment requirement rises from $1 million to $1.8 million in areas outside TEAs. And the cheaper option to secure an EB5 visa via investment in TEAs has Read More


New EB 5 Modernization Rule Significantly Changes the Immigration Investment Program

Time for change on a sideboard with EB 5

EB5 visa, the fastest and best path to get a green card underwent yet another update. For close to a decade, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) made several attempts to reform the popular EB5 Investor Visa, with little progress. However, on 26th July 2019, the USCIS published New Rules for the modernization of the EB5 Investor Visa in the Federal Register suggesting significant changes to the program. These changes will be effective on 21st November 2019. Let’s take Read More


The Fastest, Best Path to Secure US Permanent Residency

The process and path to apply for EB5 visa

The United States immigration law provides several paths for foreign workers to enter the country on a temporary or permanent basis based on their employable skills. EB5 is one of them. Some of these visa classifications, such as the H-1B or L-1A & B, which are temporary employment-based visas, have lately seen a general tightening of policies resulting in delays or restrictions for people looking to obtain permanent residency. Further, as an international student on an F-1 visa, it restricts Read More


5 Benefits of EB-5 Visa Program

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If you’ve been considering the EB-5 visa program you no doubt have some questions. You may even be wondering what the benefits of EB5 investments are. In the post below we’re going to go over five benefits of EB5 investments. Are You Interested in EB5 Investments? You will have the same benefits as US nationals.  A Review of the EB-5 Program. The EB5 Immigrant Visa gives the opportunity to foreign nationals such as yourself to obtain a U.S. Permanent Residency Read More


How Long Does it Take to Get a Green Card Through EB5?

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If you’re considering getting your EB5 green card through Houston EB5 you no doubt have some questions, the most important of which is time. You know it might take a while, but how long is a while? And how much time does each individual step take? If these questions sound familiar, we understand. It’s always a good idea to have a rough time frame so you’re not wondering when the next step is. Below, we’re going to go through each Read More


5 Benefits of Getting Your Green Card With Houston EB5

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If you’ve been considering the EB-5 visa program you’re probably wondering about which regional center to work with. But after a quick Google session, you realize that there are a lot of regional centers out there. So many, in fact, that you’re having a hard time figuring out which one to choose. “I want a regional center that works with me. That will answer all my questions and ensure that everything is going to be okay.” If you want a Read More