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Strategic Planning in an Era of EB-5 Visa Waiting Lines

Demand for employment-based fifth-preference (“EB-5”) immigrant visas has surged in the past decade. As a result, immigrant visa waiting lines will play a critical part when planning immigrant strategies for foreign nationals from top EB-5 participating countries, like China, Vietnam, India, Brazil, Taiwan, and Korea (the “Big 6”). This practice pointer provides an overview of […]


Requirements for EB-5 Investor Visa

EB-5 visa is an immigrant visa given to eligible foreign investors. U.S. law allows for conditional residency for persons who, after Nov. 29, 1990, invest $1,000,000 (or under certain circumstances $500,000) in a new commercial enterprise that employs 10 full-time U.S. citizens or authorized immigrant workers and engage in the business through day-to-day management or […]


EB-5 Processing Time Report (1/5/18)

EB-5 Processing Time Report released on 1/5/18 with processing dates as of 10/31/17. Source:  AILA Doc. No. 18010906.