08 Jul 2021

Both of my brothers are U.S. citizens, and they are looking to build a new motel. If I invest $500,000 in this motel, and it creates 10 jobs, can I use that to apply for a green card through the EB5 program? Or, do we have to create more than 10 jobs, since there are multiple investors?

Answer Assuming the business is located in a targeted employment area (TEA), it may be possible to invest $500,000 in this business and apply through the EB5 program. If multiple people invest in a business, the business must create ten new jobs per EB5 investor. So,...

05 Jul 2021

July 2021 Visa Bulletin Check-In

The U.S. Department of State (DOS) recently held its monthly YouTube program with Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division. During the program, Mr. Oppenheim provided some updated predictions for the rest of fiscal year 2021 (FY21), which runs through September 30,...