As the fastest growing regional center in Texas with nearly a billion dollars of projects under its belt, Houston EB5 is not only able to demystify wrong information about why EB-5 has such a bad reputation but explain what makes the program so powerful for both investors and the future greatness of America.
Last week’s announcement from President Trump to suspend parts of the U.S. immigration system has raised a series of questions for potential immigrant investors. While the initial announcement indicated it was a broad ban, further explanation indicates it does not apply to all immigration to the United States. For EB-5 investors, this is good news. At this time, EB-5 immigration visas are unchanged. Anyone who wishes to qualify for lawful permanent residency through the EB-5 program is still eligible to Read More
Under the investment based EB5 visa, dependent family members of the principal applicant are eligible for conditional green cards. For this purpose, dependent family members include spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 years. Eventually, these family members can get a permanent resident status by filing an I-829 petition for the removal of the conditions on their residence. However, a reasonable concern for many qualifying dependents is what happens if the principal EB5 applicant dies during the process? Read More
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