EB5 Regional Center Investment: 4 Advantages You Should Know About

By Michael Ashoori | September 11, 2018 | 0 Comments
EB5 Regional Center Investment

  As an EB-5 investor, you have a big decision to make early on in the EB-5 process: whether to make a direct investment or an EB5 regional center investment.   In this guide, I’ll explore the benefits of an EB5 regional center investment. If you have any questions, feel free to email me directly…

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E2 Visa Business: Which Business is Best for an E2 Visa

By Michael Ashoori | September 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
E2 Visa Business

  Are you considering the E2 visa as a way to live and work in the United States?   If so, you should know that selecting the right E2 visa business is very important for success in your visa application.   While there is not 1 particular type of business that is best for an…

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High Unemployment Area TEA: Step-by-Step Guide

By Michael Ashoori | August 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
High Unemployment Area TEA

  Introduction   EB5 investors are given an option to invest either $500,000 or $1 million, to qualify for a US green card.   The vast majority of investors invest the lower amount of $500,000.   To qualify for this reduced amount, investors must invest in targeted employment areas.   A targeted employment area (or…

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What is a Targeted Employment Area?

By Michael Ashoori | August 21, 2018 | 0 Comments
Targeted Employment Area

  As a potential EB5 investor, you are eligible to invest either $1 million or $500,000 to qualify for an EB-5 visa. The vast majority of investors invest the lower $500,000 amount. To qualify for the lower investment amount, your EB5 investment must operate in a targeted employment area (TEA).   In this guide, I’ll go…

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EB-5 Job Creation Requirement: Regional Centers vs. Direct Investments

By Michael Ashoori | August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments
EB-5 Job Creation Requirement

  The EB-5 visa job creation requirement is one of the most important aspects of the EB-5 program. In this guide, I’ll discuss this requirement in detail and compare the differences between regional center job creation and direct investment job creation. If you have any questions, feel free to email me directly at Michael@AshooriLaw.com.  …

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How to get Your Reentry Permit Expedited: 6 Reasons USCIS will Expedite Your Application

By Michael Ashoori | August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Reentry Permit Expedited

  In this guide, I’ll go over the reasons why USCIS may expedite a reentry permit application. I’ll also go over the instructions for how to request expedited processing from USCIS. If you need help with your reentry permit, feel free to email me at Michael@AshooriLaw.com. I’m very responsive via email and would be happy…

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EB5 Source of Funds: 5 Valid Ways to Fund Your EB5 Investment

By Michael Ashoori | July 31, 2018 | 0 Comments
EB5 Source of Funds

  If you are considering an EB5 visa, you should know about the EB5 source of funds requirement. Specifically, the EB5 visa regulations specify that an EB5 visa petition must include evidence “to show that the petitioner has invested, or is actively in the process of investing, capital obtained through lawful means…”   In practical…

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Can I Travel with a Green Card and No Passport?

By Michael Ashoori | July 24, 2018 | 0 Comments
Can I Travel with a Green Card and No Passport?

  As a US permanent resident, you may be wondering whether you can travel outside of the US with your green card and no passport. The short answer is: maybe.   In this guide, I will discuss how to travel using your green card and no passport by using a reentry permit instead of a…

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Reentry Permit Form: 3 Critical Forms to Include with Your Application

By Michael Ashoori | July 17, 2018 | 0 Comments
Reentry Permit Form

  A reentry permit is a highly important document for US permanent residents that must leave the US for 6 months or longer.   If you are applying for your reentry permit, you should know which forms to include with your case.   In this guide, I’ll explain 3 important forms to include with your…

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E2 Visa for India: How Indian Investors Can Apply for the E2 Visa

By Michael Ashoori | July 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
E2 Visa India

  The E2 visa is one of the most powerful immigration options for investors and entrepreneurs looking to start a business in the United States. With an E2 visa, you can live in the US and operate your own business. Additionally, E2 visa processing times are quite short compared to other visa options, which is…

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