Question Detail: The corporate structure of the New Commercial Enterprise will be set up as a Limited Partnership with one EB-5 investor being the limited partner. Will this direct EB-5 investment require offering documents such as the PPM and Subscription Agreement? What offering documents are mandatory for an EB-5 direct investment?
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Question Detail: I heard that when selecting a regional center project, I should only invest in one which has funding from a bank in addition to EB-5 funding. Is this true? Should I only invest in a project which also has a bank as part of the capital stack? What role do banks play in financing an EB-5 project?
Question Detail: We would like to invest $500,000 through a regional center and apply for EB-5. My family consists of me, my wife and my 18 year old daughter. I am wondering if we have to work for the regional center? Or will we all be able to work in any job in the United States after applying? Are there any employment restrictions for EB-5 immigrants?
Question Detail: My husband is Brazilian, but he also has a Spanish passport because his father was born in Spain. How much do we have to invest in the EB-5 program? I have heard that European citizens can invest $250,000 instead of $500,000. Are there different EB-5 requirements for different countries? Which country would be better to emigrate from?
Question Detail: How does TEA eligibility work in the context of a regional center project? Does the new commercial enterprise which is invested in actually have to be located in a Targeted Employment Area? Or does only the EB-5 job-creating entity need to be in located in the Targeted Employment Area?
Question Detail: Are regional center fees for an EB-5 investor a one time occurrence or yearly during the life of the investment? When are these fees supposed to be paid? Also, what are the typical fees a developer pays to the regional center?
Question Detail: I intend to invest in EB-5 with $500,000. If it changes to $1 million, this will make things difficult for our family. What EB-5 program changes will happen on September 30, 2015? If my family receives a file number before September 30, how will our EB-5 case be affected by program changes after that date?
Question Detail: I would like to learn more about the EB-5 program before I hire an immigration attorney. What should I know about the program before I decide to invest or even communicate with an immigration attorney? Is there an actual legal code for EB-5 that I can read about beforehand so I know what to talk about?
Question Detail: I applied for the EB-5 visa and my I-526 was approved. After which, my wife and I applied for the Adjustment of Status (I-485) within the United States. My AOS was approved, but wife's AOS was denied due to some reasons. How will this affect the removal of conditions (I-829) for myself? Will my form I-829 be denied or delayed because of her denial (they ask for my wife's status on the form I-829)?
Question Detail: My wife and I have just submitted an EB-5 application (I-526). Now I am on OPT and it will expire this May. My wife will graduate this May as well. How will the EB-5 application affect my OPT-extension application (I am a STEM student) and the OPT application of my wife?