As of 20 February 2020, the following countries are eligible to apply for the USA E-2 Visa Program:Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Taiwan, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, South [...]
While there are several key differences between the EB-5 and E-2 Visa Programs, the following are fairly fundamental differences: The EB-5 Green Card Program is open to all nationalities in the world, whereas the E-2 Visa is only open to nationals from the USA's E-2 Treaty partner countries. The EB-5 Program's minimum investment threshold is [...]
For applicants from around the world, a key challenge pertaining to EB-5 Green Card applications is providing adequate documented proof of source of funds being legitimate. Anti money laundering and counter-terror funding legislation is strict, and the fact that a lot of big-ticket business transactions happen in cash in Nigeria can often be challenging when [...]
The answer is yes, provided that all relevant gift taxes have been paid., and that the funds were in fact gifted in an arms-length transaction - and that the funds won't be returned after permanent residency status has been obtained. Contact us for more detailed information in this regard.
As of 21 November 2019, the minimum investment requirement for the EB-5 Green Card Program was raised from $500,000 to $900,000. While many Regional Center developers have already started offering investment opportunities at the increased threshold, a number of developers have appealed to the US government to threat the first quarter of 2020 as a [...]
As of March 2020, all African nationalities are eligible to apply for the EB-5 Visa Program. While Nigeria has been added to the USA's restricted nationalities list for regular tourist and visitor's visa, this does not affect Nigerian nationals' eligibility for the EB-5 Green Card Program. Contact us for more information.