EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program extended to November 21, 2019

The EB-5 Program was set to expire on September 30, 2019.  It has now been extended to November 21, 2019. On September 28, a Continuing Resolution was passed by Congress and signed into law by the President to extend the EB-5 Program to November 21, 2019.    This extension coincides with the effective date of the […]

What Happens If There’s an I-526 Denial?

The EB5 immigration visa is popular among foreign nationals looking to relocate to the United States. But, stringent regulations and recent changes in the EB 5 program have increased the plight of many investors leading to I-526 denials. The I-526 petition (filed by the immigration attorneys) demonstrates that the investor has filed, and is in […]

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Visits Houston EB5’s newest EB5 project, The Allen

Mayor, Developers and Houston EB5 talk Local Job Creation, Investment, and Community. On August 21, 2019 Roberto Contreras, CEO of DC Partners and Houston EB5 and Moez Mangalji, CEO of Westmont Hospitality Group welcomed Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and City of Houston Chief Development Officer Andy Icken to The Allen to discuss the economic and […]

EB 5 Program Raises U.S. Immigrant Investor Requirement to $900,000 in Q4

Come end of the year, and the popular EB 5 immigrant investor visa program will almost get doubly expensive. From November 21st, 2019, foreign investors looking to gain permanent residency will need to shell out a minimum of $900,000 to qualify for the EB 5 visa. This is almost a 100 percent increase from $500,000, […]

EB 5 Program to Provide Attractive Investments in High Unemployment and Rural Areas

As the final rule introduces stricter regulations governing the determination and designation of Targeted Employment Areas, a surge in EB5 visa program applications are expected. Prospective aspirants are now looking to beat the November 21st, 2019 deadline following which the minimum qualifying investment requirements for this program will almost double. The standard minimum investment requirement […]

New EB 5 Modernization Rule Significantly Changes the Immigration Investment Program

EB5 visa, the fastest and best path to get a green card underwent yet another update. For close to a decade, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) made several attempts to reform the popular EB5 Investor Visa, with little progress. However, on 26th July 2019, the USCIS published New Rules for the modernization of […]

The Fastest, Best Path to Secure US Permanent Residency

The United States immigration law provides several paths for foreign workers to enter the country on a temporary or permanent basis based on their employable skills. EB5 is one of them. Some of these visa classifications, such as the H-1B or L-1A & B, which are temporary employment-based visas, have lately seen a general tightening […]

The New EB-5 Rule is Now Official

And goes into effect on November 21, 2019 The new EB-5 regulations were published on July 24, and will be effective starting November 21, 2019. Some major changes to the EB-5 program in the final rule include:  Raising minimum investment amounts: The minimum investment amount for non-TEA will increase from $1 million to $1.8 million, and […]

Can I Take Out a Loan to Make My EB5 investment?

If you’re considering an EB5 investment, it’s likely that you have some questions. Generally the first question people ask us is regarding the initial EB5 investment. Thankfully, going through the EB-5 process is easy with Houston EB5 on your side. We can answer all of your questions and help you through each step, ensuring you […]