Have Funds To Invest In US? Apply For Employment Based Permanent Residence EB-5!

The US attracts 100s of 1000s of immigrants every year as it offers endless employment opportunities to both skilled and semi skilled professionals. A large number of investors also head to the country, courtesy its growing economy which investors mainly find attractive.

The world’s lone Super Power has the most influential leading economy and those who wish to invest in the country opine that they easily get good returns on their hard-earned money. No wonder, the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) receive a large number of petitions by investors under the EB-5 (Employment Based) Category.

If you have the Green Card or Permanent Residence then certainly you are at the above edge than rest of the immigrants as you can live and work in the country indefinitely that too with the freedom to freely live and work anywhere.

What is Employment Based Permanent Residence-EB-5 Visa?

It was introduced in the early 1990s to draw foreign investors with the aim of stimulating the nation’s economy and create more employment opportunities for its permanent residence and citizens. If you wish to apply for the EB-5 Visa, then you must have at least $500,000 to $1 Million to invest in the country’s economy.

Eligible applicants may bring along their family members. It includes spouse and unmarried children above the age of 21 years. In total, the category covers a family of four.

If you wish to acquire American Permanent Residency through the EB-5 category, then you have multiple options to make an investment as per your financial capabilities.

Let’s have a look!

  • Alien can choose to invest via starting a business by investing at least $1 million.
  • If he decides to make an investment in a regional center with comparatively high employment rate, then certainly he can save some money as he is required to make an investment of just $500,000.
  • He can directly make an investment in a regional center or in a new commercial enterprise.
  • Through his investment the alien, he must be able to create and maintain at least 10 full time job opportunities for American citizens or permanent residents.

The final decision on petition lies with the USCIS which after deep consideration on your petition and only after thorough evaluation and background check will decide if your movement to the country will be beneficial enough.

The visa processing might take longer than your expectation. Thus be patient and wait till the time USCIS delivers a judgment on your petition.

Once your Employment Based Permanent Residence-EB-5 petition is approved, you can move to the country at the earliest along with your family members.

While processing the visa, you might find it complicated and lengthy. So, consult an immigration expert who will make the complete process easy and smooth for you.

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