For long time followers of the EB-5 program, this is getting a bit tired. For the past 4 years, the US congress has been just extending the EB-5 regional center pilot program for a short span of 6 months on average, setting up yet another episode of, will they, won’t they extend the program. Continue reading “Will EB-5 program expire on September 30 2019?”
What is the success rate of an EB-5 visa to the USA? Are the projects safe enough to invest in?
USCIS hasn’t shared the success rate of EB-5 Visas in a while. But based on past data from USCIS, the success rate of approval of I-526 petitions (The 1st step of the EB-5 process where in the investor gets a conditional green card after 526 approval) is around 80%. After 22 months of receiving the conditional Green card, the EB-5 petitioner can apply for an I-829 (permanent green card). The success rate of this was around 95% in the past. Continue reading “Success rates of EB-5 Visas”
As I have predicted in my previous post, the new rules are here. Today on July 24 2019, USCIS has published their new investment amounts for EB5 & new TEA guidelines. The amounts have gone upto $900,000 for TEA & $1.8 Million dollars for non-TEA. These are effective November 21 2019. Continue reading “New EB5 investment amounts – $900K & $1.8 Million finalized”
There has been an avalanche of data released by the USCIS & IIUSA in the past two months, particularly at the 2018 AILA & IIUSA EB5 Industry Forum held in Chicago on Oct 29 & 30 2018. Continue reading “EB5 Info & Updates for Nov 2018”
- Promises of a visa or becoming a lawful permanent resident. Investing through the EB-5 program makes you eligible to apply for an EB-5 visa, but there is no guarantee that USCIS will grant you a conditional visa. Guarantees of the receipt or timing of a visa or green card are warning signs of fraud.
The EB-5 Visa investment program has been around since 1990. For the first 24 years, it wasn’t widely popular. For the first time, in 2014, the full quota of 10,000 EB-5 visas per year were fully utilized. Continue reading “222% increase in Indian EB-5 Petitions received by NVC at the end of Mar 2018”
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There are many things, a prospective investor needs to do before selecting a good project for investment, the Top 5 things to look out for are: Continue reading “Top 5 things to look for in an EB-5 Project”
Vietnam eb-5 Final action date
The May 2018 US Dept. of State Travel Bulletin has published that Vietnam now has a Final Action Date of July 22 2014, same as China. Continue reading “EB-5 Updates for April 30th 2018”
The March 2018 USCIS Visa bulletin, published on Feb 13 2018, states that there is a high EB-5 visa demand from Vietnam. This will result in Vietnam reaching the per country quota available for FY-2018 by March itself. Continue reading “Vietnam EB-5 Petitions cut-off date in March 2018”