On July 18, 2023, United States Citizenship and Immigration (USCIS) announced an update to the visa availability approach to managing the inventory of Form I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien InvestorContinue Reading USCIS Announces Update to Visa Availability Approach for Form I-526
The EB-5 program allows foreign investors to obtain a green card for themselves and their immediate family members by investing in U.S.-based businesses. …
Continue Reading EB-5 Financing Accounts for Over $780,000,000 in Past 6 Months
Effective March 15, 2023, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is removing the biometrics submission requirement and $85 fee requirement for petitioners filing Form I-526E, Immigrant Petition by Regional…Continue Reading USCIS Removes Biometrics Requirement for Form I-526E Petitioners
USCIS issued a notification on March 1, 2023, that it was implementing the statutorily required annual fee to fund the “EB-5 Integrity Fund.” The “EB-5 Integrity Fund” was authorized in…Continue Reading USCIS Issues Guidance on Regional Center Integrity Fees; Endorses a New Interpretation of the ‘Sustainment Period’
Issue: USCIS requests employment records from 10+ years ago.
Tips: If the investor owns their own company, we can provide:
- Evidence of company registration.
- Evidence in the form
This guide provides a list of documents generally required for the I-526 Source of Funds Analysis. Because each case is unique and presents different facts and circumstances, the list below…Continue Reading Source of Funds Issues for Vietnamese Investors
GT Shareholder Kate Kalmykov will present a webinar titled “Choosing the Optimal Path for Permanent Residency in the U.S.: Understanding the Direct EB-5” with Patrick Findaro from Visa Franchise June…
Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig and Visa Franchise to Present on ‘Choosing the Optimal Path for Permanent Residency in the US: Understanding the Direct EB-5’
The new Form I-956 and I-956 H contain a series of certifications and detailed personal information requirements with respect to the integrity and backgrounds of the owners, operators, and officers…
Continue Reading What Does the New I-956 EB-5 Regional Center Designation Process Mean for Regional Center Investors?
Today, OMB published the bi-annual Unified Regulatory Agenda. This important transparency tool reflects agency rulemaking updates and plans for the immediate future. The updates are broad and encompass all areas…
Continue Reading OMB Publishes Fall 2018 Unified Agenda with EB-5 Regulatory Updates
On Thursday, July 27, regulators and industry professionals gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss the current regulatory environment, cybersecurity, and other hot topics at the SEC and FINRA’s 2017 National…
Continue Reading SEC and FINRA Continue to Root Out Bad Brokers