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Search Results: Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
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EB-5 Financing 101Members only Login
This presentation provides a thorough discussion of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program by Angelique Brunner of EB5 Capital, Robert Divine of Baker Donelson, Peter Joseph of IIUSA, and Jennifer Moseley of Burr and Forman.
Executive Summary of EB-5 ProgramMembers only Login
Business Oregon produced this summary of the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program, with an emphasis on how the state identifies targeted employment areas for $500K investments.
EB-5 Financing for Hotels: The Tenant Occupancy IssueMembers only Login
This article by James R. Butler Jr. of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell discusses a potential complication for EB-5 financing of hotel projects, which is addressed through a report by Catherine Holmes and Victor Shum.
EB-5: Addressing the Financing Gap
The Immigrant Investor Program, or EB-5, is addressed in this feature article from Toby Rittner, CDFA President & CEO, for Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The article overviews the program and discusses EB-5's value as a gap...
USCIS 23 January 2012 Stakeholder PresentationMembers only Login
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the agency responsible for administering the EB-5 investor visa program. This presentation by the agency documents trends in Regional Center creation and visa approvals through first quarter...
EB-5 Flowchart for the Individual InvestorMembers only Login
This document produced by Miller Mayer provides a flowchart for how an individual investor uses the EB-5 investment process to obtain a permanent US visa.
Overview of Jay Peak Resort EB-5 Visa ProgramMembers only Login
This presentation by the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, demonstrates how Vermont's Regional Center, the only state-wide, state-run Regional Center in the country, has used EB-5 investments to upgrade the Jay Peak Resort.
EB-5: The Myths, Realities, Challenges, and OpportunitiesMembers only Login
This presentation by Kosmont Companies, California Golden Fund, Global Law Group, and CRA/LA gives an overview of the EB-5 program, which provides qualified foreign investors with visas. The presentation includes several examples of projects funded...
The EB-5 Program: Alternative Financing for DevelopmentMembers only Login
This document by Kahler Slater describes how a Marriott Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was able to receive funding and proceed through financing received from EB-5 investors.
IIUSA Best Practices when Getting to Know Your CustomerMembers only Login
The Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA) has created this best practices document that covers the due diligence required by Regional Centers when getting to know their investors.
IIUSA Economic Development Impact of EB-5 ProgramMembers only Login
This document created by IIUSA provides numbers on job creation and investment dollars spent that demonstrate the growing impact of the EB-5 program on the US economy.
I-829 EB-5 Petitions: Evidence of Job Creation in the Regional Center ContextMembers only Login
This 2010 white paper written by Miller Mayer discusses how various economic models are used to verify that job creation requirements for the EB-5 program are being met.
USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting PresentationMembers only Login
This is the USCIS presentation from a 2011 EB-5 Stakeholder meeting. Addresses trends in EB-5 timelines, approval statistics and answers questions on how jobs data should be computed.
EB-5 Offers Green Cards to Lure Foreign InvestorsMembers only Login
This article from Finance and Commerce examines Minnesota's decision-making process on whether to establish their own Regional Center to attract EB-5 investment capital or rely on neighboring states' Regional Centers.
EB-5 Immigrant InvestorsMembers only Login
This 2007 white paper by Miller Mayer examines how USCIS has approached grey areas in the EB-5 program such as defining full-time employment, job-location, and proving a legal source of income.
USCIS Proposed Changes to EB-5 Immigration Policy, November 2011Members only Login
The USCIS proposed these changes to the EB-5 program in November 2011 seeking public feedback. Proposed changes include how investments and capital are defined and how business plan changes are handled by regional centers.
EB-5 Newsletter with Investment ExamplesMembers only Login
This newsletter from EB-5Info.com describes the challenges facing two different EB-5 projects: an Idaho gold mine and a Chicago area Sportsplex.
MillerMayer US Securities Laws and EB-5 InvestorsMembers only Login
This white paper by Miller Mayer discusses how U.S. and state securities laws impact EB-5 investors and the regional centers that manage their investments.
IIUSA-Suggested Best Practices when Dealing with Investor RecruitersMembers only Login
This best practices document created by the Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA) provides a list of topics that regional centers should cover when dealing with EB-5 investor recruiters.
EB-5 Foreign Investor Program: RC EssentialsMembers only Login
This 2011 presentation by Economic and Policy Resources discusses the necessary team members to establish a regional center to channel EB-5 investments.
MillerMayer EB-5 PresentationMembers only Login
This 2008 presentation by Miller Mayer provides an overview of the EB-5 program and identifies common issues with EB-5 visa applicants.
EB-5 Program: An Alternate Source of FinancingMembers only Login
This presentation by the Cleveland International Fund gives an overview of the EB-5 program, and provides examples of projects that were funded through EB-5 investors.
Dallas EB-5 Regional Center SelectionMembers only Login
This presentation by the Dallas Office of Economic Development describes the selection process they underwent in selecting a private firm to run a EB-5 Regional Center.
USCIS Proposed Changes to EB-5 Program: May 2011Members only Login
USCIS, the responsible federal agency, in May 2011 proposed these administrative changes to how EB-5 visas are processed in order to expedite "shovel-ready" projects.
USCIS Clarifies Key Aspects of EB-5 ProgramMembers only Login
This white paper written by Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer covers changes made in 2009 by USCIS on the timeline and type of jobs that need to be created to qualify for an EB-5 Visa
Report on the EB-5 Immigration Investment Program Members only Login
This report by the Portland Development Commission gives an overview of the EB-5 process, the role of Regional Centers, and provides estimated costs of administering a Regional Center.
EB-5 Visa: Evidence of Source of CapitalMembers only Login
This article written by Miller Mayer describes the evidence needed to prove EB-5 investors have legally acquired their funds and can participate in the program.
USCIS Immigration Investor Regional Centers
The following website will give a list of current EB-5 (Immigrant Investor) Regional Centers by state. The list provided on this website is periodically updated.
Investing in America Through the E-2 and EB-5 Visa CategoriesMembers only Login
This article outlines two strategies - the E-2 "Treaty Investor" visa and the EB-5 "Employment Creation" green card - that foreign investors may pursue to obtain a variety of privileges in the United States.
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