What is EB 5 VISA USA ? Investor Requirements Processing Time

What is EB 5 VISA USA ? Investor Requirements Processing Time

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) introduced the new US Visa program which is called EB-5 Visa Program. The EB 5 Visa is issued to the foreign investors to boost the economy through their job creation & capital investment in U.S.A. The investors of foreign countries must qualify the USCIS based proposals for increasing the economic growth for the classification for EB-5 visa program.

What is EB 5 VISA USA ?

EB-5 VISA is approved by the USCIS to the applicants, their wife & children (under <21) will qualify for the permanent residency green card through all job creation & investment requirements.

EB-5 Visa New Rules

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has made new announcement regarding to changes in EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program rules by increasing the minimum investment amount and targeted employment area investment amount which is mentioned below:

Petition Filing DateMinimum Investment Amount Targeted Employment Area Investment Amount High-Employment Area Investment Amount
Before (21.11.2019)$1,000,000$500,000$1,000,000
On or After (21.11.2019)$1,800,000$900,000$1,800,000

EB5 Capital Investment Requirements:

Immigrant investors who are applying for the EB-5 Visa program, the investors must prove that he is the legal owner of capital investment and all the assets should be legal & not to be acquired by unlawful activities.

EB 5 Job Creation Requirements

When a investor wants to work as a job creation through his business enterprise, the investor must verify while applying for EB-5, that all the investment of required amount must be used as creating the full time job positions for at least 10 qualifying employees according to their business standard for two years. This means new business enterprise should be as employe of the qualifying employees which directly create the full time jobs to be counted.

as employer or investor of new business company can create the full time jobs directly or indirectly in the United States of America. Direct Jobs defines the relationship of employer & employee as a new commercial enterprise. Indirect Jobs are jobs which are established outside the commercial enterprise.

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