EB-5 Q&A: How do EB-5 requirements vary for different countries?



I am aware that several countries have programs similar to the U.S. EB-5 program.  This question/answer website is not an appropriate forum for an extensive comparison  of those programs.  


The statue governing the EB-5 Program provides that every immigrant investor must invest at least $1,000,000 in capital in a new commercial enterprise that creates not fewer than ten jobs.   There is no country distinction.  An exception exists if the immigrant invests in a “targeted employment area.”   In such an area the requisite investment is reduced to $500,000.   There are no different EB-5 requirements for different countries.  Therefore, no emigrant has any advantage.