The Changing Role of Escrow in the Age of EB-5 3.0

The new EB-5 regulations went into effect on November 21. In a series of blogs, JTC Americas, Formerly NES Financial, (along with its Medallion partners) is looking at the impact of the regulations and what EB-5 stakeholders can do to prepare for and operate in this new era, which we’re calling EB-5 3.0. Despite the [...]

EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended by Continuing Resolution – Again

With the new regulations for the EB-5 Program scheduled to go into effect on November 21, 2019, not much attention has been paid to the status of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, which will sunset on September 30 -- again. Perhaps we’ve become numb to this potential threat, after more than 15 short-term extensions have [...]

EB-5 Experts Discuss Navigating a New Era: EB-5 3.0

Register to attend this free JTC Americas EB-5 webinar here! With new regulations finally announced, the EB-5 industry is poised to enter a new era we’re calling “EB-5 3.0” — and it’s not going to be business as usual! In preparation for the new regulations, we’ll be speaking with JTC Americas’ Reid Thomas and Jill [...]

Join Reid Thomas and EB5 Affiliate Network’s Live EB-5 Discussion on Five Things That Matter While Selecting a Project

EB-5 Affiliate Network and Reid Thomas joined in an EB-5 discussion talking over how navigating EB-5 Program parameters isn’t easy. Once an investor decides to participate in the EB-5 Program, selecting the right project is crucial for both obtaining a Green Card and safeguarding capital. Because selecting and conducting diligence on EB-5 real estate projects [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:34-07:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

EB-5 Program Version 3.0 Offers New Opportunities, Challenges

Despite negative rhetoric on immigration, global demand for U.S. citizenship seems to be at record highs, notes JTC Americas' Reid Thomas on the EB-5 Program. A Commercial Property Executive Article September 4, 2019 By Reid Thomas Original Article: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently published new EB-5 regulations that go into effect on [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:34-07:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

3 Takeaways from the November Updates to the EB-5 Program

It’s okay if you didn’t have time to sit down to read through the long-anticipated (and years-delayed) updates to the EB-5 Program rules — the changes and clarifications recently published by the Federal Register are 239 pages long. However, since the changes took effect on November 21, 2019, it would be wise to familiarize yourself [...]

2021-05-05T11:44:57-07:00August 31st, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

How the 2019 EB-5 Regulatory Update Will Impact You

Listen Now The Federal Register finally released and published the long-anticipated (and years-delayed) updates to the EB-5 Program rules. These changes are scheduled to take effect on or after November 21, 2019. Find out how this 2019 EB-5 regulatory update will impact you! The minimum qualifying investment has been raised from $500,000 to $900,000 [...]

2021-05-06T11:56:03-07:00July 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , , |

At Risk, Debt Arrangement, Guaranteed Redemption: Important Distinctions

Read the article Commonly, USCIS challenges to EB-5 petitions may allege an investment is not eligible because it either (a) is not held “at risk,” (b) constitutes a “debt arrangement,” or (c) will result in a “guaranteed redemption.” However, though these terms differ substantially, the distinctions are poorly understood by many [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:29-07:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

Upping the Ante: Higher Standards for Success in EB-5

"EB-5 projects should be well advised to consider changes as they move forward, in order to maximize their chances of success at all levels." Read the article The EB-5 marketplace continues to evolve, and USCIS’s standards along with it. In recent years, a number of unofficial “rule” changes have trickled down to regional [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:29-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

The Importance of a Regional Center Operational Plan

Today for EB-5 investors, the importance of a regional center in your operational plan is key for your investment. According to Form I-924 instructions for regional center designation, an application must include a business plan for how the principals of the regional center anticipate they will manage and operate the regional center once approved. In [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:29-07:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |
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