On September 26, 2019, Congress has passed a short-term spending bill through until November 21, 2019. This means that the programs that were slotted [...]
Despite the fact that the EB-5 investment immigration program has been renewed again, again, and again, every time it has come close to expiration without change, USCIS has [...]
July 2019 Visa Bulletin: New Cutoff Date Imposed for EB-5 India. Will I have to wait for an EB-5 visa if I’m Indian?
The State Department announced on June 13, 2019 that, due to high demand, a cutoff date of May 1, 2017 will be applied for [...]
Is my Permanent Residency Automatically Extended when I Submit a Form I-829 Application? What is an Infopass Appointment and when should I book one?
The EB-5 program, also known as the Million Dollar Green Card, allows investors to obtain a Green Card if they invest either $500,000 or [...]
My Green Card Won’t be Available for Decades, What Can I do To Move to the United States in the Meantime? Can I get an E-2 visa if I get Citizenship from Grenada?
What is Retrogression? Why Does it Happen? Are there other visa options if I cannot get a Green card? How long will I have [...]
The Department of Homeland Security has sent a new EB-5 regulation to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for federal review. The contents [...]
Last night Congress passed an appropriations bill that will fund the Department of Homeland Security, the State Department, and other federal agencies through to [...]
Unsecured Loan EB-5 Class Action Lawsuit: Potential Members Can Now Have Their Denials Reconsidered By USCIS
Zhang v. USCIS is a November 2018 Class Action Lawsuit that challenged USCIS’ denials of EB-5 investment petitions that had investment funds sourced solely [...]
In the newly released January visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas remain current for most countries. EB-2 in China have advanced two months to [...]
We are three weeks into the government shutdown since December 21, 2018 and the following is an update on different immigration agencies and services. [...]
In the newly released January visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas remain current for most countries. EB-2 in China have advanced for one month [...]
On December 7, 2018 Congress has passed a short-term spending bill through until December 21, 2018. The previous extension was passed on September 27, [...]
In the newly released December visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas for most countries have been restored to current after being regressed for a [...]
In the newly released 2018 visa bulletin, EB-2 and EB-3 visas have remained at the dates set in last month’s visa bulletin, after it [...]
On September 27, 2018, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6157, a FY 2019 appropriations bill funding several federal agencies and containing a continuing [...]
The EB-5 program, also known as the Million Dollar Green Card, allows investors to obtain a green card if they invest either $500,000 or [...]
Fiscal Year 2018 Spending Bill and Immigration – What are the Immigration Changes in the Spending Bill? What are the EB-5 Changes in the Spending Bill?
On March 23, 2018, the Trump Administration signed the $1.3 trillion appropriations bill to keep the federal government open and funded through Fiscal Year [...]
Want to Start a Business in the U.S.? The Most Common Investment Visas. What are the Visas Available for Starting a Business in the U.S.?
E-2 Visa or E-1 Visa (Treaty Investor or Trader) An E-2 visa allows nationals from certain countries to either buy or start a business [...]
The EB-5 program allows investor to obtain a green card if they invest either $500,000 or $1,000,000 in business or projects that will ultimately [...]
Can I Apply for an EB5 Immigrant Investor Visa using my E-2 company? Does an E-2 Visa Lead to an EB-5 Visa? Does an E-2 Visa Lead to a Green Card?
What is an E-2 Visa? An E-2 visa is a perfect visa for an individual or company who wants to start or purchase a business [...]
When an investor or foreign company wants to start operations in the United States they can select between three possible investor visas including an [...]
Breaking News: EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Extended by Congress through April 28, 2017 via Continuing Resolution Legislation
Congress extended the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program allowing the visa program to run in its current format until April 28, 2017 as part of [...]
What If I am Not From An E-2 Treaty Country? Are There Visa Options for People who are not from an E-2 Visa Country?
An E-2 visa is an investor visa granted to investors or entrepreneurs who want to start or buy a business in the U.S.. If [...]
What is Happening to the EB-5 Investor Visa Program? How Will the Reauthorization Affect Foreign Nationals Who Want to Invest in the United States?
The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program is a green card option for an immigrant entrepreneur that would like to buy an existing business, start a [...]
We recently received an approval at the U.S. Consulate in Tokyo for an EB-5 immigrant visa filed on behalf of a Japanese national. The applicant invested in a regional [...]
What Happens After I Submit an Immigration Petition? What are the different responses I can get when I submit an Immigration Petition to the Government?
When an applicant submits an immigration petition to the U.S. government there are a number of different possible outcomes. The best outcome is, of [...]