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.
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.
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:
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.