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Investor Green Cards

Investor visas are business visas based upon treaties of friendship, commerce and navigation or other arrangements between the U.S. and a country of which the investor is a national.

EB-5: Green Cards Through Investment

Investors looking to branch out an enterprise to the U.S. may apply for the EB-5 Visa, to begin building operations stateside. Millar & Hayes was established in 2004, and through the years, has been assisting many hundreds of clients realize their dreams by ushering them towards of living and working in the U.S.. We regularly assist many clients with their EB-5 applications. We understand the needs of investors, entrepreneurs, and business associates alike, and this experience helps us prepare tailored solutions to fit those needs.

What Is the Purpose of EB-5 Visa?

Investors from other countries look to partner with the U.S. to establish an enterprise that can be beneficial for both. A potential partnership can help boost commerce, create more jobs, and increase revenue and capital. At least 10,000 immigrant visas are available for investors. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) offers this pilot program, called a “Regional Development Center,” and provides 5,000 investor visas exclusively to EB-5 visa applicants.


If you are serious about getting legal assistance a consultation is the best place to start. Spend up to a full hour with an immigration attorney to discuss the details of your case, get answers to your questions, work through complex issues and supporting documents and plan an immigration strategy for obtaining benefits.

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Permanent resident status based on EB-5 eligibility is available to investors, either alone or coming with their spouse and unmarried children. Eligible aliens are those who have invested -- or are actively in the process of investing -- the required amount of capital into a new commercial enterprise that they have established. They must further demonstrate that this investment will benefit the United States economy and create the requisite number of full-time jobs for qualified persons within the United States. In general, "eligible individuals" include those:

To be approved under this pilot program, the enterprise must possess the following:

  • An enterprise that has already been approved
  • Has a specific target geographic region in the U.S.
  • Will promote job growth, exports, regional productivity, and develop domestic capital
  • Additionally, the following requirements must be met before applying:

  • Investments must be for a commercial enterprise
  • Must provide at least 10 full-time jobs for 2 years
  • Business will be a for-profit U.S. entity
  • The applicant must have ownership or be a primary investor
  • The applicant will be financially liable on the company’s assets
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    EB-5 investor cases are one of the specialty practice areas of our firm. If you are interested in learning more about the EB-5 visa and all of its requirements, then it is imperative that you enlist the help of a Seattle or Vancouver immigration lawyer. For example, did you know that you have the ability to renew your EB-5 visa indefinitely, provided that the business is still in operation?

    We strongly recommend that you speak with Millar & Hayes about the EB-5 visa and how it applies to your situation during a free consultation. You can use the time in your appointment discuss an immigration strategy. Our work to help set you up for a bright future can be a vital step to helping your business blossom later on down the road. Contact us for more information or to start your case.

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