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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visas

Business Visas

In 1990, the United States Congress created the Immigrant Investor Program (EB-5) to stimulate the nation's economy. EB-5 visas are employment-based visas that allow foreign investors to enter the country to invest in a "new commercial enterprise," which is defined by the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) as "a for-profit activity formed for the ongoing conduct of lawful business." Examples include the following business types:

  • Sole proprietorship
  • Partnership
  • Holding company
  • Joint venture
  • Corporation
  • Business trust or other entity (publicly or privately owned)

Qualifications for an EB-5 Visa

In order for a foreign investor to be granted an EB-5 visa, they must meet the criteria above and also meet certain job-creation requirements. The foreign investor must create or preserve at least 10 full-time jobs for qualifying U.S. workers within 2 years, as well as create or preserve direct or indirect jobs. The foreign investor must also invest a minimum of $1 million, or $500,000 if the venture or business is within a high-unemployment or rural area of the United States. EB-5 visas are some of the most complex employment visas available. If you are looking to invest in a business in the United States, speak with a North Carolina immigration lawyer from Fayad Law, P.C. right away. Our attorneys can provide the counsel you need to determine your eligibility and help you obtain an EB-5 visa as quickly as possible.

Retain a North Carolina Employment Immigration Lawyer

Fayad Law, P.C. is dedicated to providing clients with compassionate counsel and cost-effective service. We work tirelessly on each immigration case to expedite its completion so that our clients can enter the United States as soon as possible. Should you retain an immigration lawyer from our firm, we will keep you informed throughout each step of your case and provide the comprehensive guidance that you need to make quality decisions. Contact our firm right away to learn more. We serve clients internationally, in addition to having offices in Raleigh, NC, Fairfax and Richmond, VA, and Washington, DC.

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