Sep 03,2020 ALCD Team

EB-5 Program as a Stimulus for the United States Economy Post COVID-19

The United States EB-5 immigrant investment program by congress was created with the intent to promote regional economic growth for the U.S. through foreign investment. The program was designed to directly inject capital investment into the U.S. economy and thereby create jobs for U.S. persons. While the program is an important alternative source of capital for the economic growth of the U.S. economy and labor market, it is also a crucial immigration tool for foreign nationals looking to migrate into the U.S.

Sep 01,2020 ALCD Team

Pre-immigration Tax Planning for EB-5 Investors

Prospective EB-5 investors must inform themselves of the tax obligations that come with being a U.S. person, prior to starting their application process. The U.S. tax laws mandate that all U.S. green card holders, residents, and U.S. citizens are liable to pay business tax, personal income tax, and estate tax. Such tax obligations make pre-immigration tax planning a critical and necessary step for foreign nationals who are considering moving to the U.S.

Aug 27,2020 ALCD Team

Key Differences Between U.S. Green Card & Passport Holders

Foreign investors are given the opportunity to obtain green cards for themselves and their qualifying dependents by way of participating in the EB-5 program and making an investment of $900,000 in a new commercial enterprise in the United States. While as a green card holder, EB-5 investors will not be considered as U.S. citizens but rather as lawful permanent residents, they will nevertheless be able to take advantage of many of the benefits that are applicable to U.S. citizens.

Aug 25,2020 ALCD Team

EB-5 Eligibility for Investors from Dubai and the Middle East

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program (EB-5 program) of the United States provides foreign investors and their qualifying dependents the opportunity to obtain U.S. permanent resident status with an investment of $900,000 in the United States. An investor from the Middle East and more specifically from Dubai must consider the below factors prior to the submission of their EB-5 application (I-526 petition) with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.

Aug 20,2020 ALCD Team

Does Your Source of Funds Meet the Requirements of the EB-5 Program?

The United States EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program (EB-5 program) provides an opportunity for investors and their qualifying dependents to obtain U.S. permanent resident status with an investment of $900,000 in the United States.

Aug 17,2020 ALCD Team

Effects of a Biden Win on Immigration Laws of the United States

Understanding the value of immigrants to the economy of the United States, Joe Biden has promised great reforms to the immigration landscape of the U.S. As such, should Joe Biden be elected as the next president of the United States, November 2020 could mark the commencement of the journey to the reversal of pivotal immigration law reforms enacted by the Trump administration.

Aug 14,2020 ALCD Team

Immigration Ban and Possible Solutions for EB-5 Investors From UAE

The immigration laws in the United States have undergone cardinal changes in the availability of programs that facilitate migration or access to the United States by foreign nationals. These changes to the laws have been underway gradually since the commencement of the Trump administration. Previously, most of the changes affected foreign nationals who already resided in the country and still allowed for people to enter the U.S. through their many immigration programs, however the culmination of the Corona Virus lead to the announcement by the President of the suspension of the issuance of U.S. immigrant and non-immigrant visas.

Aug 09,2020 ALCD Team

EB-5 Dubai: U.S. Immigration Landscape 2020

Immigration landscape is changing on a daily basis in 2020, especially now given the current circumstances in relation to COVID-19. Secure the future of the family by obtaining the U.S. green card and  a stable path for the family. Shortly after taking office, President Donald Trump signed an executive order barring entry for nationals of …

Aug 06,2020 ALCD Team

Travel Ban and Possible Solutions for EB-5 Investors From Dubai

Pursuant to the Executive Orders 13769 and 13780, titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” colloquially referred to as the Muslim travel ban, President Donald Trump banned the entry of certain individuals based on nationality.

Aug 03,2020 ALCD Team

Education Benefits of The EB-5 Program For Dubai Investors

One of the many reasons for participating in the EB-5 program is to unlock the various education benefits that the program provides. The United States offers the best quality higher education in the world. 16 out of the top 20 best universities in the world are U.S. institutions. As a Green Card holder is considered a U.S. person, they can take advantage of the same education benefits as that of a U.S. citizen.