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?

Late last night, Congress released the text of the Omnibus spending bill, which includes the “EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act” at page 2609. With government funding expiring March 11
Continue Reading Congress Set to Pass EB-5 Reform and Reauthorize EB-5 Regional Center Program through Sept. 30, 2027

As discussed on this blog previously, a lawsuit challenging certain EB-5 regulations was successful on June 22, as Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley of the U.S. District Court for
Continue Reading Federal Court Decision Strikes Down $900,000 EB-5 Investment Threshold

The EB-5 Regional Center Program was set to expire on Nov. 21, 2019. On Nov. 18, Congress introduced a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government and extend vital programs such as EB-5 through Dec. 20, 2019. Leaders hope to use the additional time to extend current operations and complete fiscal matters and other priorities before the holidays. There is an ongoing effort to include new EB-5 legislation in a legislative vehicle in December.

New EB-5 regulations published on July 24, 2019, as final will take effect Nov. 21, 2019. There is no additional phase-in for these regulatory changes. Some of the key changes listed below will immediately impact the EB-5 program:
Continue Reading EB-5 Update – New Regulations to Take Effect and Regional Center Program to be Extended Through Dec. 20, 2019 

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently reviewed a sampling of unadjudicated I-526 petitions from the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015 to obtain information on: 1) the ratio between investors
Continue Reading Summary of GAO report – Immigrant Investor Program: Proposed Project Investments in Targeted Employment Areas

There are currently many different investment immigration programs offered by countries around the world, all of which offer their own unique benefits. Two popular programs are the EB-5 Visa Program
Continue Reading Immigration Through Investment: A Comparison of the U.S. EB-5 Program vs. the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program