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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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What is EB-5 Visa

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

The EB-5 visa is an immigrant visa for investors. The EB-5 visa allows you to get a green card to the United States for yourself, your spouse, and your children under 21 years old, based on making an investment in the United States. Learn more about the EB-5 visa…

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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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High Unemployment Area TEA

High Unemployment Area TEA: Step-by-Step Guide

EB5 investors are given an option to invest either $900,000 or $1.8 million, to qualify for a US green card. The vast majority of investors invest the lower amount of $900,000. To qualify for this reduced amount, investors must invest in targeted employment…

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Targeted Employment Area

What is a 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…

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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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