Multiple Business Direct EB-5s

a/k/a Not Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket. I’ve been asked some variation of the following question from investors looking to create a Direct EB-5 venture a number of times: “Can I create two companies, for example, a trucking company and a software company, invest $1 million or $500,000 depending on the location of [...]

By |2016-11-18T23:48:31+00:00August 22nd, 2013|Homepage, Immigration, News|0 Comments

What Exactly Are “Indirect” Jobs?

I had said in last month’s newsletter that I would discuss the BEA (Bureau of Economic Analysis)’s announcement that it would be discontinuing RIMS II at the end of this year. But I don’t think we can discuss that without discussing how exactly “indirect” jobs are counted. Please remember that the only difference between a [...]

By |2016-11-18T23:47:58+00:00August 10th, 2013|Homepage, Immigration, News|0 Comments

Bridge Financing: Indepth Look at the New Policy Memo

(Background information for EB-5 beginners: In many EB-5 deals the investors’ funds are placed into an escrow account until the I-526s are approved. With I-526 approvals taking well over a year this is causing a big gap in project financing schedules. As a result, many EB-5 project developers take out interim financing (or bridge loans) [...]

By |2016-11-18T23:47:17+00:00August 5th, 2013|Homepage, Immigration, News|0 Comments
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