Investment

USCIS Appeals EB5 Visa Case - Is the Investment Amount Going Up

USCIS Appeals EB5 Visa Case – Is the Investment Amount Going Up?

Back in June of 2021, Behring Regional Center filed a lawsuit in federal court, which resulted in the court setting aside the EB5 Modernization Rule. That was a law that increased the required minimum investment amount to qualify for an EB5 visa, from…

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EB5 Visa Minimum Investment Amount Lowered to $500,000

In order to understand how groundbreaking this news is, it’s important that you know some of the background information about the EB5 visa. The EB5 investor visa is a green card option for investors and entrepreneurs. Essentially, through the EB5 visa, someone can…

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6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

6 Powerful Visa and Green Card Options for Entrepreneurs and Business Professionals

The U.S. immigration system has several visa and green card options for investors, entrepreneurs, and business professionals. In this article, we will discuss some of the more well-known options, as well as some of the options that you might not know about. We are Ashoori Law, led by Michael Ashoori, a U.S. immigration lawyer based in Los Angeles, California. At our law firm we…

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EB5 Direct Investment

EB5 Direct Investment: Top 3 Advantages Over Regional Centers

As an EB5 investor, you may qualify for a green card through the EB5 visa program by investing through an EB5 regional center or by making a direct investment.

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EB5 Regional Center Investment

EB5 Regional Center Investment: 4 Advantages You Should Know About

The EB-5 visa is an immigrant visa which allows foreign investors to get a green card for themselves and their family members by making an investment in the United States. Regional centers are entities approved by USCIS to sponsor EB-5 projects and typically…

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EB-5 Job Creation Requirement

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

The EB5 job creation requirement is one of the most important aspects of the EB5 visa. For those of you that are new to the EB-5 visa, here’s a quick introduction: the EB-5 visa is an investment-based immigrant visa. Through the EB-5 program, a foreign investor can…

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EB5 Source of Funds

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

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…

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Form I-526 - Step-by-Step Guide on the Form I-526

Form I-526: Step-by-Step Guide on the Form I-526

By Michael Ashoori, Esq. U.S. Immigration Lawyer   If you are interested in getting an EB-5 visa, you should know about the Form I-526. This is the first form that your attorney will file with USCIS to get your EB-5 petition approved.   In this guide, I will discuss what you need to know about the…

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