If we have a newborn after receiving I-485 approval, but before our intended date of first travel as immigrants to the United States, what should be done to ensure the newborn also travels with us legally?
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The EB-5 Investment Capital Requirements section of the USCIS website states that “Note: Investment capital cannot be borrowed." I have read through the regulations governing the EB-5 visa and consulted with a regional center, and it seems that EB-5 funds CAN come from a loan and be borrowed. Why would the USCIS state that EB-5 “investment capital cannot be borrowed?”
I am from Colombia and I am interested in participating in the EB-5 program. Can I get an EB-5 visa if I invest $500,000 to $1 million in an existing private school in Texas (new-5 years old) that is a not-for-profit organization that is growing and creating jobs? What are the additional rules or regulations that pertain to investing in a not-for-profit project?
I am in the process of selling a regional center. Does the regional center need to be a registered LLC in the state it is operating, or can it be registered in a different state but domiciled in the state that it will be operating in? Is there a USCIS law regarding this issue?
We are considering EB-5 funding for a project, but want to make sure we do things the right way and learn from past mistakes. What are the key things that USCIS is looking for when it examines project documents? What types of issues have tripped up projects in the past?