Posts by Michael Ashoori

What is the EB-5 Visa? Step-by-Step Guide

What is EB-5 Visa

  The EB-5 visa is an immigrant visa for investors. The EB-5 visa allows a person to get a green card to the United States for themselves, their spouse, and their children under 21 years old, based on making an investment in the United States.   The basic idea of the EB-5 program is that…

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High Unemployment Area TEA: Step-by-Step Guide

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?

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

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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