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Estimating Visa Availability Per EB-5 Category

Are we playing musical chairs again? Houston EB5 would like to share valuable EB-5 Visa availability information from the US Department of State (DOS). The data was recently provided to IIUSA, the premiere industry association of Regional Centers, by Dr. Michael Hanley, a Data Scientist from the DOS Immigrant Visa Control and Reporting Division. In […]

The Impact of Targeted Employment Areas on Your EB-5 Journey

Targeted Employment Areas (TEA) hold a significant role in the EB-5 process, offering investors several advantages, including a reduced minimum investment requirement of $800,000 compared to the standard $1,050,000. These advantages are rooted in the core principles of the EB-5 program, which is designed to stimulate economic growth and job creation. The program’s sponsors aimed […]

Immigration Risk Diligence

At Houston EB5, we understand the significance of due diligence in EB-5 projects. Through our sister development firm, DC Partners, we carefully select projects that have met our strict underwriting requirements. We’re so confident in our EB-5 projects that we invest alongside our EB-5 investors and can only receive our share of profits or exit […]

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 […]

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 […]

Adjustment of Visa Status

The entire visa process can be lengthy and complicated. There are several types of visas that you may be looking to apply for. At Houston EB5, we can go through the process with you. We can assist you in understanding how your visa status can be adjusted and how the EB 5 visa works.  EB […]

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 […]

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.

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, […]