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The United States EB-5 visaemployment-based fifth preference category or EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program, created in 1990 by the Immigration Act of 1990, provides a method for eligible Immigrant Investors to become lawful permanent residents — informally known as “green card” holders — by investing at least $1,000,000 to finance a business in the United States that will employ at least 10 American workers.” Most immigrant investors who use the EB-5 program invest in a targeted employment area (TEA) — a rural area or area with high unemployment — which lowers the investment threshold to $500,000. The EB-5 program is intended to encourage both “foreign investments and economic growth”.[ The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program is one of five employment-based (EB) preference programs in the United States.

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

EB 5 Investment requirements for EB5 program

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


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


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