Unsecured Loan EB-5 Class Action Lawsuit: Potential Members Can Now Have Their Denials Reconsidered By USCIS

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 from unsecured loans.  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 $1,000,000 in business or projects that will create 10 full time jobs. To learn more about the program, please click here.

The DC District Court ruled in favor of Zhang and vacated these denials and ordered USCIS to reconsider the petitions. Now, based on this decision, USCIS is accepting potential class members who believe that they have received a Form I-526 denial based solely on the ground of unsecured loans to identify themselves to potentially have their case reconsidered.

To contact USCIS, please email USCIS.ImmigrantInvestorProgram@uscis.dhs.gov, using the subject line “Zhang Class,” and provide the following:

  1. Name
  2. Alien Number (if any)
  3. Date of birth
  4. I-526 receipt number (if available)
  5. Date of I-526 denial
  6. Copy of I-526 denial (if available)

Please note that successful identification as a potential class member is subject to USCIS verification and decision. This does not guarantee that your case will be reconsidered or that it will be approved. This also does not grant any immediate rights. This decision is also currently under consideration for appeal.

To find out more about the new rules or other investor visas, contact Scott Legal, P.C.

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Ian E. Scott, Esq. is the Founder of Scott Legal, P.C. He can be reached at 212-223-2964 or by email at info@legalservicesincorporated.com.


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