My friend and I are investing a combined total of $500,000 to create a business. Can I file an EB5 case based on this investment?


Assuming the business is located in a targeted employment area (TEA) – meaning an area with high unemployment or a rural area – then the minimum EB5 investment amount would be $500,000. However, the EB5 applicant must have personally invested $500,000 of his or her own funds. Money invested in the business by a partner would not count towards meeting your $500,000 investment requirement. (04.April.2016)

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