Mikhail Khodorkovsky has beenpardoned by Vladimir Putin after a ten year prison sentence. The U.S. media has interpreted this recent development as a way for Putin to win favor with the international community ahead of the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Although Khodorkovsky has promised not to get involved in Russian politics, he did mention that his return to Russia is imminent and that he will take part in attempts to release other political/economic prisoners.
EB-5 Visa growth is at an all time high, and President Barrack Obama is calling for even more growth in the entrepreneurial-focused visa program. In fact, the United States Center for Immigration Services might just bring in $2 billion from international investors this year through the twenty year old program. As if that weren’t enough incentive, the US State Department has called for an increase in EB-5 Visa growth through more aggressive processing. Read more
The US is going through a significant amount of growing pains. The EB-5 Visa Program is, however, a bright spot in both immigration policy and economic recovery. EB-5 Visa is a policy that allows entrepreneurial internationals to invest in US job growth with the opportunity to receive a Visa, a green card, and even citizenship within five years. Read more
Starting June 19th, the IIUSA is holding its third annual international investment and economic development forum. Individual investors and economic development professionals from around the globe will be meeting together to discuss the EB-5 program, international investment in the US, and a myriad of other topics. The Association to Invest in America puts together this forum to answer questions, foster relationships, and increase effectiveness with authentic, person-to-person interaction. Read more
Understanding the detailed EB-5 Visa program is no easy task. Eduction on how the program works and why it exists is essential in obtaining the proper Visa through the right channels. Forms, details, legal consultation, and more are all vital in the path to obtaining EB-5 Visas. The right sources allow interested individuals and families to make the right decision on investing and migrating to the US. Read more
Those Who Don’t Work Don’t Eat: The Use of Franchises as an Alternative to the Regional Center Aproach
The EB-5 world is a very unique market place. A foreign investor has the ability to become part of a large “pool” of investors in a USCIS approved Regional Center, make the qualified investment, and spend his days laying on the beach under a palm tree. For those who simply cannot sit still and favor having control in any business venture, there is the “stand-alone” or “direct” EB-5 option. Read more
THOSE WHO DON’T WORK DON’T EAT: THE USE OF FRANCHISES AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO THE REGIONAL CENTER APPROACH
The EB-5 world is a very unique market place. A foreign investor has the ability to become part of a large “pool” of investors in a USCIS approved Regional Center, make the qualified investment, and spend his days laying on the beach under a palm tree. For those who simply cannot sit still and favor having control in any business venture, there is the “stand-alone” or “direct” EB-5 option.
The Dangers of L-1 Visa: Why EB-5 is a the Premier Choice for Luxury Immigration If you are a high net worth individual from China or Russia and are considering immigration to the U.S. through the L-1A or the EB-5 Investor Visa, your choice just got a lot easier. Within the last year the number of L-1A visa denial has skyrocketed.