EB-5

New EB-5 regulations will usher in minimum price increases, which will go into effect in November. The two primary types of investment will see a significant increase in minimum investment amounts. Beginning in November, a TEA-related project will require a minimum of $900,000, up from $500,000 previously. Non-TEA project minimums will also increase from $1 …

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Compliance Issues Surrounding Redeployment of EB-5 Funds

Now that the USCIS has provided clarity about the redeployment of EB-5 capital at the NCE level, the real issue surrounding redeployment is the investment products selected. The two primary issues surrounding NCE redeployment are 1) compliance issues associated with investing, and 2) fiduciary duties related to selecting new investments. Compliance Issues Associated with Redeployment …

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New Rule Making Brings Changes for EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

On July 24th, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a final rule that marks the first significant changes to the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program since 1993. The final rule becomes effective on November 21st, 2019. Changes to the program include: Raising the minimum investment amounts. Revising standards for specific Targeted Employment Area (TEA) …

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