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Welcome to the Atlanta EB-5 Regional Center Blog
Determining your investment is the first important step toward becoming a permanent U.S. resident through the EB-5 visa or investor visa program.
This starts with finding the investment project which is right for the investor and family for the long term. The investment can be in the creation of a business or it can be in a Regional Center project.
While demonstrating having and utilizing the financial requirements for the investor program for Indians is a crucial step. To create a successful Business Plan, there is a lot of required information.
Options for EB-5 Visa Investors
Plenty of options are available for those who wish to create or expand a business in the U.S. Based […]
EB-5 Direct Investment Visa Program applicants can choose to make a Direct Investment. This involves investing in an existing business, including expansion.
Whether you wish to start a new business or expand your current business to the United States, the EB-5 Program brings you numerous benefits. Benefits which are above and beyond the possible green card for yourself, your spouse, and eligible children.
Taking advantage of the EB-5 Direct Investment Program
Participants in the EB5 program have the common goal of achieving U.S. permanent residency. It is an immigration status, which allows immigrants to permanently live and work in the United States.
Direct Investments For The EB-5 Program
Visa or investor visa program applicants can choose to make a Direct […]
EB-5 Regional Center
An EB-5 Regional Center are a very important part of the EB-5 Direct Investment Visa Program.
Whether you wish to start a new business or expand your current business to the United States, the EB-5 Program brings you numerous benefits, which are above and beyond the possible green card for yourself, your spouse, and eligible children.
IMPORTANCE OF REGIONAL CENTERS FOR THE EB-5 Applicant
Our role as an approved Regional Center encompasses many important elements toward the success of the applicant. The EB5 investor program for Indians includes adding to economic growth, job creation, and capital investment in the U.S.
Whether for $1,000,000 or $500,000 investment projects, developments include manufacturing, residential, commercial, or infrastructure. The Regional Center, […]
Whether you wish to start a new business or expand your current business to the United States, the EB-5 Program brings you numerous benefits. Benefits that are above and beyond the possible green card for yourself, your spouse, and eligible children.
Taking advantage of the EB-5 Program helps with everything from planning and growing your business. Also with ongoing support and guidance throughout the entire process. The process begins with an applicant becoming a conditional two year permanent resident upon I-526 petition approval. Completing the I-526 is the important first step in the EB-5 investor program for Indians.
After two years, the investor can file form I-829 to apply for full permanent residency. Upon acceptance, the investor, spouse, […]
EB-5 Business Plan preparation is of the utmost importance to get started with your EB-5 investor program for Indians. When working with the Regional Center, the I-526 processing time for the first investor often ranges from 12 to 16 months. However, this does not include the time spent in preparation for your application.
EB-5 Business Plan Preparation
Once an applicant makes the choice of investing in an existing opportunity or creating their own business, the process of putting the Business Plan together begins.
Although this is not a complete list of what needs to be included, these strategies should be considered. Regardless of the category and desired physical location of the visa or investor visa program Business Plan.
Job Creation EB-5 Requirements
One of the most important steps toward obtaining your EB-5 visa or investor visa is making certain that your proposed business venture will include the creation of a minimum of 10 full time jobs.
These jobs must be accounted for whether you are doing the $1,000,000 investment or the $500,000 investment to start in a qualified U.S. location.
Specific jobs must be accounted for within the Business Plan or before the investor files their form I-526. Documenting the job creation comes prior to the two year conditional permanent residency period. Job Creation can begin at various stages of the two year residency period. This needs to be accounted for within your Business Plan. […]
EB-5 Visa Investment Program
The EB-5 investment program for Indians (and others) allows for what is known as direct jobs and indirect jobs. And should be a part of your first Business Plan.
USCIS has specific criteria including economic models for how the required minimum of 10 full time jobs must be created. And in addition to direct and indirect jobs, the investor visa program allows for what are known as induced jobs.
Direct Jobs Under the EB-5 Investment Program
Direct jobs are clearly identifiable positions for qualified U.S. workers which are full time (35 to 40 hours per week). And they are within the business created through the investment EB-5 Visa program.
Business Plans can include “job sharing” for specifically described positions. […]
The EB-5 visa or Investor visa program originated from the 1990 U.S. Congressional Immigration Act, which included several major immigration modifications.
Around then, the new arrangement enabled the United States to become a better alternative to similar investment programs offered at that time by Canada and Australia.
Congress included the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program in 1993 to further build interest in the visa programs. This was the beginning of the EB-5 Regional Centers, allowing us to oversee EB-5 ventures and make more employment opportunities.
These corrections changed and updated previous guidelines. With EB-5 or investor visa categories, and different parts of the immigration system.
In the early 1990s, more changes were made due to the […]
How To Begin Your EB-5 Program Right
Understanding all the benefits of your EB-5 visa or investor visa program is just one step toward becoming a permanent resident of the United States. The goal is for the EB-5 investor, along with their spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21, to become permanent U.S. residents.
First, the EB-5 visa or investor visa applicant needs to meet the investment requirements. This should happen before you determine the type of business to invest in.
Your business must create a minimum of 10 new jobs. Investors starting with $500,000 in capital must invest in designated low employment communities. Those investing the full $1,000,000 […]
Meeting the financial requirements for an EB-5 Investors Program can have a major impact on you and your immediate family for many years. This is the direct route toward permanent U.S. residency for yourself, your spouse, and for any and all children under the age of 21.
Upon meeting the $1,000,000 minimum investment criteria, participation in our EB-5 Investors Program provides you with some very important options and opportunities which can last a lifetime.
One important option is your ability to start almost any type of business in the U.S. Consequently, your personal knowledge and/or experience could give you a head start in your decision.
For example, if you have hotel management experience, […]