- Who is eligible to receive immigration benefits from my EB-5 investment?
- How does EB-5 work when investing through a Regional Center?
- What is EB-5?
- What are the protections and guarantees in Behring Regional Center EB-5 projects?
- Can I travel outside the US for extended periods after I get my green card?
- Can I include my family members on my EB-5 visa petition?
- When can I apply for US citizenship?
- Is EB-5 a passive investment?
- How long must I remain in the U.S. each year?
- What is a reentry permit?
- Can adopted children immigrate with me on EB-5?
- What is a New Commercial Enterprise?
- Are there any nationality restrictions for EB-5 applicants?
- USCIS requires EB-5 investments to be “at-risk”, so how do your projects have guarantees?
- What are the EB-5 Investment Requirements?
- Can I apply if I've been rejected or terminated in the past by USCIS for a different visa application?
- May two or more investors qualify for immigration based upon a pooled investment in a single business?
- What is the I-526 Petition?
- What is the USCIS background check?
- What Can Disqualify an Investor from Participating in the EB-5 Program?
- What is an I-829 Petition?
- What is a I-485 Petition
- Accredited Investor
- Partial Payments
- Source of Funds
- Can I use a loan for EB-5?
- What documents need to be translated when filing the I-526 petition?
- Can I Use a Gift for EB-5?
- Can I Use 401(k) funds for EB-5 investment?
- I don't have $800K in cash. What are my options?
- What is the Source of Funds Report?
- 5 Things EB-5 Investors Can Do Preparing for Their Source of Funds Report
- Regional Center
- Targeted Employment Area
- Job Creation
- EB-2 / EB-3
What is the EB-5 Application Process?
The EB-5 process comprises of 3 basic stages:
Initiate the EB-5 investment and file the I-526 petition.
After I-526 approval, file the I-485 to adjust status or DS-260 for consular processing. Once approved, the 2-year conditional residence period begins.
File the I-829 petition to remove conditions any time 90 days before the end of the 2-year conditional residence period.
To get started, the EB-5 investor should do the following:
- Complete due diligence on a chosen EB-5 project.
- Fill out the Investor Questionnaire and verify Accredited Investor status.
- Hire an immigration lawyer.
- Prepare the source of funds documents.
- Execute the subscription documents.
- Transfer investment funds and fees to the EB-5 project.
- File the the I-526 petition.
Download Behring’s 10 Steps to File the I-526 Petition.