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The EB-5 Rumor Mill - Will the EB-5 Investment Minimum be Increased?

There are rumors circulating in the EB-5 community that the minimum EB-5 investment will increase from $500,000 to $700,000 or even $800,000 for investments that are in a target employment area. The ...
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Green Cards Through Investment: Regional Centers

By: Emily Pierce, Associate Attorney at Maged Rost Almost 25 years ago, Congress established the fifth employment-based visa category, commonly referred to as EB-5. This immigrant visa category ...
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Green Card Through Investments: Documenting the Source of Funds

A financial investment in the United States economy is a popular way for foreign nationals to obtain green cards. Our website www.americainvestorvisa.com and a previous blog post introduce the two ...
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Is an EB-5 Visa right for me?

Two of the simplest ways for a foreign national to obtain US permanent residence (green card) are through love (family-based) or money (investment-based). Although there are other methods available, ...
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US and Russia Agree on Streamlining Visa Issuanse for Both Countries

On July 13, 2011, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov today announced an agreement on the issuance of nonimmigrant business, tourist, private and ...
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USCIS Proposes Significant Changes to EB5 Program

USCIS just announced significant proposed changes to EB5 Program, specifically, enhancing the communication channels between applicants and adjudicators, establishing Premium Processing Service and ...
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Employment creation in EB5 cases

In the decision dated March 15, 2010, AAO offered a concise, solid definition of employment in EB5 cases. According to the decision, full time employment is at least 35 hours a week, continuous, ...
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Latest AAO Decisions (EB5) Analyzed

In its September 2010 25-pages long decision, AAO once again confirm how crucial it is for a regional center's original business plan and projections to be sustainable and viable in context of EB5 ...
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December 2009 Neufeld memo - USCIS is seeking comments

On December 11, 2009, Donald Neufeld, Acting Associate Director, Domestic Operations for USCIS released a Memorandum which, in essence, addressed the following: - The timing of the adjudication of ...
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EB5-like Program in France

I just came back from Paris where I had a meeting with a law firm that is involved with developing EB5-like program in France. The program, even though still very raw, is in place, and among the ...
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EB5 Stakeholder Meeting on October 14, 2010

It was very interesting to listen into this meeting for two hours. The presentation was impressive and the whole dynamic felt good - as if USCIS is looking to make the system work. Let's see how this ...
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Новости по Программе ЕВ 5 (июнь 2009 -июнь 2010)

Комитет по вопросам работы программы ЕВ5 (иммиграция в США через инвестиции) Коллегии Американских Иммиграционных Адвокатов (American Immigration Lawyers Association - www.aila.org ) на днях выпустил ...
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Не мешало бы задуматься....

New York Times опубликовали сегодня преинтереснейшую статью. Вопрос в том, что все эти подходы и аппликации критериев в иммиграционных законах - чрезвычайно субъективны. И поэтому фиаско с визой Е2, ...
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КТО БЫ МОГ ПОДУМАТЬ? WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT?

Нью Йорк Таймс написала о шокирующем случае применения иммиграционных законов "по усмотрению" СИН: немецкий аспирант, женившийся на американской гражданке-аспирантке, не нарушивший никогда визовых ...
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Financial Crisis in Greece - What are the Consequences?

События последних дней в связи с финансовым кризисом в Греции заставили экономистов поскрести затылок. Несмотря на то, что Европейский Союз браво ринулся на спасение ситуации (отличный обзор ...
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According to the US Consul General in Moscow (Russia)...

Очень интересное интервью с генеральным консулом США Куртом Амендом опубликовала недавно Газета.Ру. В общем, создается впечатление, что отношения между США и Россией наконец-то налаживаются: например, ...
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Welcome to our Investment Immigration Law Blog

Our attorneys are pleased to announce the launch of our Investment Immigration law blog with an RSS feed available.
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