Sep 23,2022 ALCD Team

EB-5 Question of the Week: Can gifted funds be used for the purpose of an EB-5 investment?

Yes, you may use gifted funds to satisfy the minimum capital contribution requirement of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.

Sep 16,2022 ALCD Team

EB-5 Question of the Week: What is concurrent filing?

Concurrent filing allows foreign investors to file their EB-5 application (I-526E petition) and application for adjustment of status (I-485 petition) with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) simultaneously.

Sep 09,2022 ALCD Team

EB-5 Question of the Week: What are the job creation requirements of the EB-5 program?

One of the crucial requirements of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is that an EB-5 investor must create at least ten full-time jobs for qualifying employees. The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program was created in 1990 by Congress with the aim of boosting foreign investment in the United States economy in exchange for U.S. residency and …

Sep 02,2022 ALCD Team

EB-5 Question of the Week: What is the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022?

The EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 (the Act or the RIA) is the new EB-5 legislation which was signed into law in March 2022 and became effective in May 2022. The Act reauthorized the EB-5 Regional Center Program through September 30, 2027 and implemented various changes to the program such as increasing transparency …

Aug 26,2022 ALCD Team

EB-5 Question of the Week: Does the EB-5 program have previous professional experience, language skills, or minimum education requirements?

No, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program does not require investors to have previous professional experience, English language proficiency, or a minimum level of education.

Oct 20,2021 ALCD Team

Filing EB-5 application from the Middle East

When an investor is well educated about the complexities of the EB-5 programme they are in the best position to make informed decisions concerning their application. They are able to ask the relevant questions and ensure that they align themselves with adequate partners that will assist in the approval of their application. One of the …

Sep 06,2021 ALCD Team

Surging demand for the United States EB-5 Investment Immigration Program

Foreign investors are closely monitoring the changes to the United States EB-5 Immigrant Investor Programme like never before. Over the past four months, the US EB-5 programme, created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the US economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors, has witnessed dramatic changes. Consequently, there has been a …

Aug 31,2021 ALCD Team

Filing EB-5 Application Under $500,000 Rules

The time has come for investors that are interested in the U.S. EB-5 investment migration program to collect their documents, consult an experienced EB-5 expert and have everything ready for immediate submission in September. Currently the popular U.S. permanent residency program has been placed on hold until the U.S. Congress reauthorizes the continuation of the …

Aug 29,2021 ALCD Team

Investing in the U.S. through EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

Investing in the United States via the EB-5 immigrant investor program is about more than investing for financial benefit, it is about creating an avenue for families to have access to the U.S. In terms of economic growth and standard of living, the U.S. has continuously proven to be a dominant player and that is …

Aug 17,2021 ALCD Team

How the EB-5 program can help your children access USA universities

Are you a parent desperately looking to increase your child’s chances of getting into one of the best universities in the world and having access to better career opportunities? It is a well-known fact that the top ranked universities in the world are located in the United States. Research shows that the best institutions ranked …