Could Direct EB-5 Processing Times Be Faster?

As the Regional Center program has expired, does the United States and Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) have more time to process Direct EB-5? Christian Triantaphyllis, partner at the Texas-based law firm Jackson Walker LLP and a Top 25 Immigration Attorney per EB5 Investors Magazine, believes it’s quite possible. “If they have that many resources […]

The Most Common Trends of Direct EB-5 Investors

In the current landscape of Direct EB-5 investments, there are three types preferred by foreign investors who are looking to immigrate to the United States. Bernard Rojano, Immigrant Investment Expert and Founder and Principal Consultant at Xecute EB-5 Business Plan Solutions, categorizes these common trends by providing a breakdown of what Direct EB-5 investors are […]

Six Advantages of Making a Direct EB-5 Investment Now

The EB-5 regional center program may have expired, but the EB-5 Direct Immigrant Investor Program is very much alive and Houston EB5 is here to assist. You can make direct EB-5 investments with Houston EB5 through our Moderno Porcelain Works project (details at the end). We visited with three industry experts – Roberto Contreras IV, […]

Regional Center Program Expired – Only Direct EB-5 Investment Now

The EB-5 Regional Center program lapsed on June 30, 2021 because U.S. Congress did not approve an extension of the program before that date and is on recess until July 9. It is unknown how long this will last but the next best chance for it to be reinstated is either September or October when […]

Redeployment: A Lurking Risk to Your EB-5 Investment Funds?

What Redeployment Is and How to Mitigate Unforeseen Risk to Your EB5 Investment At Houston EB5, our immigration investment clients frequently ask us what “redeployment” is in relation to the EB-5 program. Originally only a problem for applicants from countries that surpassed the maximum yearly quota per country of 700 visas (China and Vietnam), redeployment […]

White Paper: Direct EB-5 Investment vs. Regional Center

The United States government provides two options for a foreign investor through the EB-5 Visa program.  These two investment options both require a capital investment of either $900,000 or $1.8 million, depending on whether or not the investment is in a targeted high unemployment area or rural area. However, they do have key differences that […]

Is Coronavirus Helping or Hurting the EB-5 Program?

The coronavirus has caused a dramatic shift in day-to-day life. For investors who are interested in potentially moving to the United States, the question at the top of their minds is surely how coronavirus is affecting EB-5, now as well as in the future.

Regional Centers Explained:

It’s natural to believe that regional centers are motivated to succeed when they’re investing in the project alongside the regional center, and this is correct. Oppositely, a regional center that is not also the developer can still make money even if the project itself fails.

5 False Claims About the EB-5 Program – Demystified

As the fastest growing regional center in Texas with nearly a billion dollars of projects under its belt, Houston EB5 is not only able to demystify wrong information about why EB-5 has such a bad reputation but explain what makes the program so powerful for both investors and the future greatness of America.

Is EB-5 Still Open? Potential EB-5 Investors Want to Know

Under the investment based EB5 Visa, dependent family members of the principal applicant are eligible for conditional green cards. For this purpose, dependent family members include spouse and unmarried children under the age of 21 years. Eventually, these family members can get a permanent resident status by filing an I-829 petition for the removal of […]