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New EB 5 Modernization Rule Significantly Changes the Immigration Investment Program

The new rules for EB5 visa

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


The New EB-5 Rule is Now Official

And goes into effect on November 21, 2019 The new EB-5 regulations were published on July 24, and will be effective starting November 21, 2019. Some major changes to the EB-5 program in the final rule include:  Raising minimum investment amounts: The minimum investment amount for non-TEA will increase from $1 million to $1.8 million, and from $500,000 to $900,000 for TEA.  TEA designation reforms: Targeted employment areas will now be designated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). DHS will eliminate the State’s ability Read More


Can I Take Out a Loan to Make My EB5 investment?

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If you’re considering an EB5 investment, it’s likely that you have some questions. Generally the first question people ask us is regarding the initial EB5 investment. Thankfully, going through the EB-5 process is easy with Houston EB5 on your side. We can answer all of your questions and help you through each step, ensuring you do everything correctly so you can earn your Green Card. If you’re curious about what qualifies for investment capital, read on. What Capital Qualifies for Read More


Can I use money gifted to me for an EB5 investment?

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One of the most frequently asked questions from investors is «Can I use money gifted to me for an EB5 investment?» The answer is yes, you can; however, there are certain requirements this money must satisfy in order to qualify for EB 5 visa investment opportunities. Read on to learn more. EB-5 Program Investment Capital When you start the EB-5 process, you’ll go through a series of steps: Discuss your options with Houston EB5 Fill out Investor Questionnaire Submit Investment Read More


Who can qualify for the EB-5 Visa Program?

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Curious to see if you’ll qualify for the EB-5 Visa Program? There are a variety of requirements that must be met in order to qualify. While every case is different, Houston EB5 takes the time to give your case all the personal attention it deserves to ensure your application is successful and you receive your Green Card. Read on to learn more about how to qualify by meeting EB 5 program requirements. How to Qualify for the EB-5 Visa Program Read More


FAQs About the EB-5 Visa Program

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The EB-5 Visa Program is an excellent way to earn your U.S. Green Card through real estate investment. If you’re considering the program, it’s important to understand the EB 5 program requirements before diving in. Read on below to learn the most frequently asked questions and answers for the EB-5 Visa Program. The Most Frequently Asked Questions for the EB-5 Visa Program Below you’ll find the FAQs and answers for the EB-5 Program. Are EB-5 Visas available to anyone from Read More


EB5 Process Walkthrough: Step by Step

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As an immigrant investor, there are generally 4 steps towards receiving your Green Card through the EB5 process and real estate investment opportunities. In order to become a permanent resident in the United States through the USCIS EB5 visa program, you must follow these steps outlined below. Taking the First Steps in the EB-5 Process Before diving into the EB-5 program, do your research. Look for more information online about how to obtain your green card, and think about your Read More


What Is the EB-5 Visa Process Like?

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Going through the EB-5 visa process can be an exciting time for many foreign investors. From application all the way through getting your Green Card, the EB-5 program offers a bright future, exceptional investment opportunities, and the pathway towards a Green Card. Read on to learn more about what to expect during the EB-5 visa process. Going Through the EB-5 Visa Process: What to Expect Each individual’s experience during the EB-5 program is their own and unique to that person. Read More