EB5AN https://eb5visainvestments.com Trusted by 1,800+ Families | 100% USCIS Approval Rate Fri, 30 Jul 2021 09:45:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.7.2 https://eb5visainvestments.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/EB5AN-logo320x320-150x150.png EB5AN https://eb5visainvestments.com 32 32 173348883 The EB-5 Program During COVID-19 https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/30/the-eb-5-program-during-covid-19/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-eb-5-program-during-covid-19 Fri, 30 Jul 2021 03:06:21 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=28284 Almost every person in the world has had their life changed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With an overwhelming number of deaths across the globe and dire economic consequences, COVID-19 has been unprecedented in almost every way. In 2020, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program faced several challenges caused by the pandemic. Suspension of Consulate and...

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Regulatory Issues in the EB-5 Investment Industry https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/28/regulatory-issues-in-the-eb-5-investment-industry/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=regulatory-issues-in-the-eb-5-investment-industry Wed, 28 Jul 2021 05:09:54 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=28052 In 2008, the demand for EB-5 visas experienced a surge as the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program became a popular way for foreign investors to relocate to the United States. While the program has attracted tens of thousands of investors worldwide, the constant retroactive rule changes and processing inefficiency at United States Citizenship and Immigration Services...

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Examining FY2021 Q2’s EB-5 Processing Data https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/26/examining-fy2021-q2s-eb-5-processing-data/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=examining-fy2021-q2s-eb-5-processing-data Mon, 26 Jul 2021 05:34:33 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=28018 Right now, there is much in the air regarding the current state of the EB-5 investment industry. As of June 22, 2021, the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California ruled that the EB-5 Final Rule is invalid. This caused the minimum amount of EB5 investment capital for targeted employment area (TEA) projects...

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The Effects of the EB-5 Modernization Final Rule https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/23/the-effects-of-the-eb-5-modernization-final-rule/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-effects-of-the-eb-5-modernization-final-rule Fri, 23 Jul 2021 06:45:06 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=27981 Throughout its history, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has been the object of government legislation regulating EB-5 projects and investments. Such legislation has at times helped advance the EB-5 program’s interests but is often met with hostility. Perhaps the best example of this is the EB-5 Modernization Final Rule, which was implemented in November 2019....

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Vietnam’s EB-5 Backlog Cleared in August 2021 Visa Bulletin https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/21/vietnams-eb-5-backlog-cleared-in-august-2021-visa-bulletin/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=vietnams-eb-5-backlog-cleared-in-august-2021-visa-bulletin Wed, 21 Jul 2021 06:11:28 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=27955 The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program offers foreign nationals a practical and lawful way to relocate to the United States: by making an EB-5 investment compliant with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations, foreign nationals can apply for permanent resident status. Despite the program’s many benefits for the U.S. economy, the EB-5 industry has...

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How Can EB-5 Investors Apply for U.S. Citizenship After Permanent Residency? https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/21/how-can-eb-5-investors-apply-for-u-s-citizenship-after-permanent-residency/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-can-eb-5-investors-apply-for-u-s-citizenship-after-permanent-residency Wed, 21 Jul 2021 05:55:36 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=27949 Many EB-5 investors are ultimately interested in pursuing U.S. citizenship and not U.S. permanent resident status. Permanent residents have many of the same rights as U.S. citizens but do have certain limitations, such as on spending time abroad or holding political office. However, to gain U.S. citizenship, foreign nationals must first gain U.S. permanent resident...

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What the Zhang v. USCIS Ruling Tells EB-5 Investors about Using Unsecured Loans https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/19/what-the-zhang-v-uscis-ruling-tells-eb-5-investors-about-using-unsecured-loans/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-the-zhang-v-uscis-ruling-tells-eb-5-investors-about-using-unsecured-loans Mon, 19 Jul 2021 04:53:05 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=27939 An EB-5 investment is a fantastic opportunity for foreign nationals who want to call the United States home. To make a successful EB-5 investment, foreign nationals need to complete numerous EB-5 program requirements, the strictest of which being the source-of-funds requirement. The source-of-funds requirement mandates that EB-5 investors compile a comprehensive paper trail proving that...

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What Are Direct EB-5 Investments? https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/16/what-are-direct-eb-5-investments/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-are-direct-eb-5-investments Fri, 16 Jul 2021 07:27:11 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=27887 In light of the suspension of the EB-5 regional center program on June 30, 2021, many foreign nationals interested in making an EB-5 investment may wonder whether United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is still supporting the EB-5 program. The answer is yes—the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is fully active despite the expiration of...

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EB-5 Investment as an Alternative to the H-1B Visa Lottery https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/16/eb-5-investment-as-an-alternative-to-the-h-1b-visa-lottery/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=eb-5-investment-as-an-alternative-to-the-h-1b-visa-lottery Fri, 16 Jul 2021 04:23:25 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=27860 According to data from the U.S. Department of Education, more than one million international students are enrolled in U.S. higher education. Of those, 50% were enrolled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degree programs. At the graduate level, a staggering 54% of all master’s degrees awarded across the entire United States in the 2016–2017 school...

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Historical Average Processing Times Page Updated by USCIS https://eb5visainvestments.com/2021/07/14/historical-average-processing-times-page-updated-by-uscis/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=historical-average-processing-times-page-updated-by-uscis Wed, 14 Jul 2021 04:26:37 +0000 https://eb5visainvestments.com/?p=27849 Ever since a surge in demand and a drop in processing efficiency by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the 2010s, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has faced long wait times and significant backlogs in countries like China, where application volumes are high. For EB-5 investors, this may be a concern, since wait...

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