Why Choose Greenberg Traurig, LLP?

Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration and Compliance Group is a full-service business immigration practice representing businesses, organizations, and individuals from around the world on a wide range of EB-5 related matters. The firm’s practice has achieved international recognition for outstanding legal advocacy, results-oriented service, and responsiveness to our clients. The GT Business Immigration and Compliance Group works hand in hand with our partners in the Securities, Corporate, Real Estate and Tax practices to develop customized solutions for our EB-5 clients. We are proud to provide clients with a customer-centered experience combined with large firm capabilities and resources.

EB-5 Immigration Services:

For New and Existing Regional Centers:

  • I-956 EB-5 Regional Center designation applications
  • Amendments to Regional Center designations
  • Applications for Form I-956F Project Pre-Approval
  • Responding to complex Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny on Form I-956, Form I-956F, Form I-526E, and Form I-829
  • Creating internal Regional Center compliance programs including job creation tracking systems and securities compliance under the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022
  • Preparation of I-829 Petitions
  • Preparation of I-956G Regional Center annual reports
  • Advocacy and representation of Regional Center clients’ interests before legislative bodies including administrative agencies
  • Federal Court litigation
  • Review of I-526 and I-526E petitions prepared by outside counsel

For Individuals Interested in Immigration through the EB-5 program:

  • Representation of individual EB-5 investors making EB-5 investments in their own businesses or other qualifying corporate entities
  • Representation of individuals making EB-5 investments in USCIS designated Regional Centers
  • Preparation of I-526 Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur and I-526E Immigrant Petition by Regional Center Investor
  • Preparation of I-829 Petitions for Removal of Conditions of Residence
  • Responses to Requests for Additional Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny
  • Appeals of Denied I-526 and I-829 Petitions before the USCIS Administrative Appeals Office
  • Preparation of Consular Immigrant Visa Processing Applications and/ Adjustment of Status, including Employment Authorization Documents and Advance Parole Travel Documents

Entity Formation, Securities Law & Tax Counseling:

  • Formation and restructuring of limited liability companies, limited partnerships and other business entities
  • Securities law counseling and compliance
  • Qualification of investors
  • Private Securities Offerings
  • Preparation of Private Placement Memoranda , subscription agreements, limited partnership agreements and limited liability company agreements for EB-5 projects
  • Investment and organizational due diligence
  • Tax planning strategies for EB-5 projects and investors
  • Trusts and Estates planning
  • New Market Tax Credit counseling