Blog Posts - Eb-5

Law Extends USCIS Programs through September 2012

WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) advises its customers that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Appropriations Act of 2010, signed by the President on Oct. 28, 2009, extends the following USCIS programs until Sept.
by E5Visa on Dec 29, 2009

New venture capital plan aims to grow clean tech jobs

By Zachary Stahl, Rock Clapper hopes Bay Area clean-tech startups will move to Marina to take advantage of capital from Citizn Fund. Silicon Valley venture capitalist Rock Clapper wants to turn green cards into green jobs in...
by E5Visa on Dec 17, 2009

City of Dallas Regional Center program trades green cards for development capital

By RUDOLPH BUSH / The Dallas Morning News In Dallas, like in so many parts of the country, cash for big-time development deals has all but dried up. But City Hall thinks it has found a new money tree that backers hope will bloom, in time, with hundr...
by E5Visa on Dec 2, 2009

EB-5 center OK’d: Company hopes to attract $50M in foreign funds

by Simon Shifrin, An Idaho company that hopes to plug the gap in financing for startups and other growing businesses in the state has won federal approval to serve as a “regional center” for foreign investment. Invest Idaho LLC,...
by E5Visa on Dec 1, 2009

Vermont delegation leaving for Asia

By Louis Porter, Vermont Press Bureau, Gov. James Douglas, two other state officials and executives from Vermont businesses leave today for Asia to try and attract foreign business investors to the state. In exchange for making an inve...
by E5Visa on Oct 21, 2009

New Car Plant Coming to Alabama

by Samuel Solomon, A start-up automotive company focused on producing all eco-friendly vehicles will join top automakers such as Mercedes, Honda, Hyundai, International and Toyota in calling Alabama home. Hybrid Kinetic “HK” Moto...
by E5Visa on Oct 8, 2009

Uptick in EB-5 investor visas could partly help spur South Florida economy

By Steve Gara - Miami Business and Industry Examiner, I found it very interesting to see that the opportunity for foreign nationals to get a green card by way of investing here in the US, particularly in Florida is on the rise.  Most o...
by E5Visa on Aug 13, 2009

USCIS Updates List of Immigrant Investor Regional Centers

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has recently published an updated list of  Immigrant Investor Regional Centers.
by E5Visa on Jul 16, 2009

Senate Adopts Leahy Amendment

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, July 8, 2009) – The Senate Wednesday adopted an amendment sponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) to make permanent the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Regional Center pilot program.  The amendment was added to the Department of...
by E5Visa on Jul 14, 2009

City, county hope to boost Goodyear project with foreign investment

By Jim Mackinnon, Beacon Journal business writer , Akron and Summit County are seeking major foreign investors for the Goodyear headquarters project. As part of that, the city and county are taking part in a federal program that dangles high...
by E5Visa on Jul 7, 2009

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