Each year 10,000 immigrant visas are available to qualified individuals seeking permanent resident status on the basis of their engagement in a business investment in the United States.
Permanent resident status based on EB-5 eligibility is available to investors and their families. Eligible individuals are those who have invested or are actively in the process of investing at least $1,000,000 or $500,000 in a "targeted employment area" which is an area that has experience unemployment of at least 150 per cent of the national average rate or a designated rural area.
The investment must establish a new commercial enterprise by doing one of the following:
The new commercial enterprise will benefit the United States economy by:
Successful immigrant investors may obtain status as a conditional resident, which can be converted to lawful permanent resident status after the second anniversary of a foreign investor's admission to the United States as a conditional resident.
For more information and assistance with obtaining an EB-5 Visa contact the Law Office of Regina Y. Kane.
The Law Office of Regina Y. Kane
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Norfolk, VA 23518
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The Law Office of Regina Y. Kane provides comprehensive immigration legal services to clients who dream of making a new life in America. Located in the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., we represent clients in Maryland (MD), Virginia (VA), West Virginia (WV), North Carolina (NC), and South Carolina (SC), including Page County, Greene County, Arlington County, Fairfax County, Prince Georges County, Jefferson County, Prince William County, Loudoun County, Stafford County, Culpepper County, and the cities of Baltimore, Annapolis, Ocean City, Richmond, Harrisonburg, Alexandria, Huntington, Raleigh, Greensboro, Durham, Charlotte, Newport News, Williamsburg, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Hampton, and Charleston.
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