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. This is especially important for the EB-5 investor program for […]
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. An example is as follows. Three employees hold the same […]
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 on previous expertise and/or experience. Those with the $1,000,000 minimum […]
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 findings of poor implementation and fraud of EB-5 investments. In […]