EB 5 Visa Program Updates and Future Changes: What to Expect
In 2022, the RIA, the Reform and Integrity Act, introduced regulatory changes to the EB 5 Program designed to improve transparency and protect investors. They also protect developers and administrators. A key brought by the bill is the reauthorization of the EB 5 Regional Center Program, which lapsed for the entirety of 2021. Prospective investors […]
How to Choose the Right EB-5 Project for Your Investment
The EB-5 visa program is a unique option for foreign investors who want to gain permanent residency in the United States. At Houston EB5, we understand the top immigration programs through investing. Knowing how to pick the right investments can help people obtain eb 5 visas quickly. Here are some things to consider to help […]
EB-5 Visa Program Updates and Future Changes: What to Expect
In 2022, the RIA, the Reform, and Integrity Act, introduced regulatory changes to the EB-5 Program designed to improve transparency and protect investors. Prospective investors pursuing an EB-5 visa can benefit from knowing the effects of the updates to the Regional Center Program and the changes introduced by the RIA. Navigating Backlogs Reauthorization of the […]
Program Update: Understanding EB-5 Fund Administrators
The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program grants permanent residency to foreign investors that create 10 jobs through a minimum investment of $800,000. Therefore, the most important thing to show the USCIS to get a Green Card is that investment funds are indeed spent on job creation expenses. In the previous EB-5 program (pre-March 2022), there were […]
How The New EB-5 Law Stimulates Investments In Rural Areas
President and CEO of Houston EB5 and a Forbes Council Member, Roberto Contreras highlights the benefits stemming from the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act, passed by Congress in 2022. Amongst these are priority processing, visa set-asides, rural investments and other considerations. Read the full article here
The Benefits of Converting a H-1B Visa to an EB-5 Visa
Most foreign workers in the U.S. on H-1B visas enjoy the benefits of good jobs and American life. But they also live under a cloud of apprehension, knowing that, should anything happen to their employment status—a layoff, for instance, or a closure—they’ll likely have to return to their country of origin. For those who qualify, […]
Why Should I Choose the EB-5 Program?
An EB5 green card is a visa option which has unique requirements and qualifications that applicants must meet. At Houston EB5, we can assist those interested in applying and investing through the entire process. Here is what you should know if you’re thinking about choosing an EB5 green card: Support Through the Process At Houston […]
Could Another EB-5 Visa Retrogression Be Around the Corner for Set-Aside Visas?
Immigrant investors from India, China, and Vietnam looking for U.S. citizenship often inquire about EB-5 retrogression. Retrogression caused when the demand for EB-5 visas from a given country exceeds the limited number of visas allotted to applicants from said country in a government fiscal year (October 1st – September 30th). When a country is retrogressed, […]
How Long Does It Take for EB 5 Approval?
When choosing a visa to apply for, the approval time length may be a determining factor. At Houston EB5, we understand the ins and outs of EB-5 visas. Here is what you should know about the approval process for an EB-5 visa: EB-5 Visa Timeline The timeline for an EB-5 visa is much shorter than […]
4 Services We Provide to Our EB-5 Investors
If you are hoping to get an EB-5 green card, you may be looking at potential regional centers and their projects. Coming to the U.S. on an investment visa allows you to live anywhere you want in the States. At Houston EB5, we offer multiple services to help you get your green card. How the […]