Greg Sheehan

H-1B to EB-5 Visa: a Step-by-Step guide to a Permanent Greencard.

Navigating your journey from H-1B to EB-5 "I’m in the United States on an H-1B visa, and I’m looking at EB-5. I’d like a checklist to walkthrough my steps." H-1B is a temporary non-immigrant visa whereas the EB-5 visa leads to permanent residency and a greencard. This has created a surge in interest from immigrant employees already in the United States, have ...

URGENT ALERT: USCIS to Raise Fees Significantly on EB-5 Filings

Time is of the essence in the world of EB-5 and Investors are on notice to act fast in order to avoid increased costs and processing delays, as USCIS has announced huge filing fee increases with the largest bumps in the Employment-Based Categories. How much is the increase? EB-5 form types such as I-526E, I-485 ...

1900 Broadway receives I-526E approval 18 DAYS after I-956F approval

Behring celebrates the New Year with major approval announcements. The Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) turned its focus to Behring’s 1900 Broadway projects during a historically slow period of Government production.  They approved both I-956F forms for the debt and equity funds on November 30, 2023.  Then 18 days later, on December 18, 2023 they

USCIS Approves two Behring I-956F Projects in 1 day.

Both the debt and equity funds for 1900 Broadway are cleared for I-526E approvals. The continues Behring perfect approval history with USCIS. What does an I-956F project approval mean? USCIS formally approved the post 2022 RIA business plan, TEA and job creation strategy. A full description of the 1900 Broadway project can be found on our website. Building ...

Using a Self-Directed IRA for EB-5, tax free

Retirement funds like a Traditional 401(k) or a Roth 401(k) carry significant protection from taxes because they are considered the most valuable asset to your post-employment life. Many people will rely on these funds to pay for all of their essential needs in retirement. As with any investment, when, if, and how to use these

Top Investor Question – How do I trust you?

Editorial by Greg Sheehan, Director of the EB-5 Investor Platform and USCIS Compliance   Former USCIS Adjudicator at the Immigrant Investor Program Office   This is by far, the most important question an investor can ask. It covers more than the project, economics, or immigration. It comes down to the protection of your future. Every investor ...

EB-5 Visa 2023: Top 5 Indian Investor Opportunities in the new RIA 

The new EB-5 climate is a massive opportunity for Indian investors - unlike any other US history. Here are five reasons why, before we get to your five strategies.  High Level Changes to consider:    The tightening labor market has every US worker thinking about job security. In visa classifications like H-1B, the promise of ...