The right to live, work, study or build a business anywhere in the United States
Permanent residency for your spouse and dependents under 21
Access to the finest universities, health care facilities, and social programs
Opportunity to become a U.S.Citizen
Visa-free travel to over 160 countries.
Established after Nov. 29, 1990, or
Established on or before Nov. 29, 1990, that is:
1. Purchased and the existing business is restructured or reorganized in such a way that a new commercial enterprise results, or
2. Expanded through the investment so that at least a 40-percent increase in the net worth or number of employees occurs
Commercial enterprise means any for-profit activity formed for the ongoing conduct of lawful business including, but not limited to:
A sole proprietorship
Partnership (whether limited or general)
Business trust, or
Other entity, which may be publicly or privately owned.
An EB-5 investor must invest the required amount of capital in a new commercial enterprise that will create full-time positions for at least 10 qualifying employees.
For a new commercial enterprise not located within a regional center, the full-time positions must be created directly by the new commercial enterprise to be counted. This means that the new commercial enterprise (or its wholly owned subsidiaries) must itself be the employer of the qualifying employees.
For a new commercial enterprise located within a regional center, the full-time positions can be created either directly or indirectly by the new commercial enterprise.
Direct jobs are those jobs that establish an employer-employee relationship between the new commercial enterprise and the persons it employs.
Indirect jobs are those jobs held outside of the new commercial enterprise but that are created as a result of the new commercial enterprise.
Capital means cash, equipment, inventory, other tangible property, cash equivalents and indebtedness secured by assets owned by the alien entrepreneur, provided that the alien entrepreneur is personally and primarily liable and that the assets of the new commercial enterprise upon which the petition is based are not used to secure any of the indebtedness. All capital shall be valued at fair-market value in United States dollars. Assets acquired, directly or indirectly, by unlawful means (such as criminal activities) shall not be considered capital for the purposes of section 203(b)(5) of the Act.
Please Note: The immigrant investor must establish that he or she is the legal owner of the capital invested. Capital can include the immigrant investor’s promise to pay (a promissory note) under certain circumstances.
General The minimum qualifying investment in the United States is $1 million.
Targeted Employment Area (High Unemployment or Rural Area). The minimum qualifying investment either within a high-unemployment area or rural area in the United States is $500,000.
Before you even contemplate investing a huge amount of your investments from US $ 500,000 to US $ 1 Million, it is essential that you speak to professional and evaluate all the pros and cons of investing in your chosen field. It is indeed a huge investment and big decision of your life and you must be guided by someone who has years of experience assisting business investors from around the globe in investing in their chosen field in the US.