EB-5 Information

What happens if there is an I-526 denial?

A lot of investors always ask “what happens if something goes wrong” or “what happens if I get denied”.  Typically, the answer is that the Berkeley Regional Center has return provisions in our offering documents but I did find this article which may be interesting to those asking the same question. The source is from

USCIS Processing Times for EB-5 reaches 16.2 Months

USCIS Processing Times: EB-5 USCIS processing times for the EB-5 immigration program are getting longer as the website shows 16.2 months to get through an I-526 petition. EB-5 regional centers use the USCIS website as a guideline. EB-5 petitioners should expect long waits to have received review from USCIS adjudicators. The USCIS EB-5 processing times

EB-5 Investment Returns: Why so cheap?

Why does EB-5 investment offer such low returns to investors? EB-5 investment returns are dismal. Why is that? It’s a common question asked to EB-5 regional centers by anyone trying to understand the EB-5 market. There are a few major reasons that stick out. I will refer to EB-5 projects that structure EB-5 investment as

EB-5 Hotel Projects: What to Know

EB-5 Hotel Investments: Opportunities & Risk In the EB-5 industry, there are many opportunities to invest in hotels. Hotels employ many people and are a great investment for developers if done successfully. If not done correctly, hotels can be a nightmare constantly losing money and eventually forcing the developer to lose all its capital. For

EB-5 Project Risk: Will my EB-5 project get denied by USCIS?

The Berkeley Regional Center has received the same email question about EB-5 projects many times before: What is the chance that my EB-5 project will get denied? How to I avoid EB-5 project risk? Unfortunately, as with many things in EB-5 investment, the real answer is that “it depends”. My answer to you is that “Projects