The EB-5 visa for investor immigrants is quite complex but a preferred visa program that enables foreign nationals, to acquire a conditional green card, which upon fully meeting the requirements, can be converted to a lawful permanent residency in the US.
Never mind the lengthy go through policy manual! Our dedicated team at CTrustGlobal is already on board to steer you through this informational trip as well as through the process of application until it’s approval once you get your application ready!
We have tried our level best to synthesize everything about EB-5 visa by investment, the fifth visa option based on employment, in the easiest way possible for serious foreign investors and entrepreneurs. But, before applying, you need to gulp down all of this information, read on!
Administered by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa program was tailored in 1990 by the Congress to strengthen the U.S. economy.
Under a pilot program authorized in 1992 by the Congress, investors may also qualify for EB-5 visa program by investing in proposals created to promote economic growth through USCIS designated Regional Centers. This Immigrant Investor Program is also known as the Regional Center Program. USCIS Policy Manual contains EB-5 adjudications in Volume 6, Part G.
It’s our duty to inform our clients that foreign nationals are called aliens in this manual, so don’t panic! This piece of information imparted only just so the applicant can feel like reading a Hollywood script instead of a complex and confusing policy manual!
In all seriousness, we must also inform you that the US Green Card is an opportunity limited in number. As per the USCIS regulations only 10,000 applications annually are approved. In fact, applicants from each country around the world are numbered.
The EB-5 Visa program is very well planned scheme to ensure the growth of the economy as well as a greater return of capital of the immigrant investors.
The three economy boosting requirements to be qualified by the foreign investors are-
This program is known as EB-5 for the name of the employment-based fifth preference visa that participants receive.
Applicants opting for EB-5 visas are required to qualify certain regulations. Read below for a follow up:
So, now the question that remains is who are eligible to apply for this coveted EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program administered by USCIS:
Under this visa by investment program, entrepreneurs (with spouses and unmarried children below 21 years of age) are eligible to apply for a permanent residence i.e., Green Card, if they qualify the requirements for the Visa option selected.
So let’s get your application ready!