The EB-5 program was created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. Through this program a foreign national, their spouse, and any unmarried children under the age of 21 can become a lawful permanent resident of the United States. This status is granted under the condition of investing in a qualifying U.S based enterprise.
EB-5 stands for employment based fifth preference visa.
The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administers the EB-5 program.
The applicant must invest a minimum of USD $1,000,000 or USD $500,000. Areas that are deemed Targeted Employment Areas (TEA) will qualify for the USD$500,000.
Yes. Like most investments there are levels of risk. USCIS requires that all investments be at risk.
Targeted Employment Area (TEA) is an area that has high unemployment figures, is in a marked rural area, or designated by the individual state.
Regional Centers are approved economic entities involved in promoting economic growth, job creation, increased domestic capital investment and improved regional productivity. The majority of EB-5 investments are done through a Designated Regional Center.
Yes. Our center, Carolinas Pinnacle Regional Center was approved in August 2013.
USCIS requires ten (10) jobs are required for each individual investor. PFS seeks projects that will yield 12.5 jobs per investor. This provides for a better success of fulfilling the job requirements
Yes. The investor must actually have a residence in the United States and must not be outside the United States for a continuous period of one year or more. You are free to travel in and out of the U.S. subject to rules applicable to permanent U.S. residents.
Yes. While we would like for you to consider living in the area in which you invested, there are no restrictions to where you live in the United States.
Yes. You will have support from our team of accountants and immigration attorneys in the United States. We advise that you have legal representation in your own country as well.
Application or please contact us @ firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 817-529-0544 to begin the the intake process.
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