If you found this page then you likely already know what an EB-5 visa is and some of the benefits it can provide but is the EB-5 visa right for you?
Who uses EB-5?
Eb-5 visas are suitable for a variety of people that have the means to qualify for the minimum investment. Investors in the State of Vermont Regional Center projects are a diverse bunch and currently represent 43 different locations around the world. While their backgrounds might be diverse and their homes continents apart each person ultimately had a similar goal in mind. View Investor Home Countries in a larger map – find yours!
Doctors: from many foreign countries are provided great opportunity in the USA and can enter on a variety of visas but to remain in the US those doctors will eventually need to seek permanent residency. Other foreign doctors are not so fortunate and otherwise have no practical means to qualify for a visa in the US.
Foreign Students: either currently studying in the USA or preparing to study in the US. Foreign students currently on non-immigrant F1 or M1 visas may be nearing graduation and facing the daunting task of job hunting and being granted an alternate visa to remain in the USA. Those fortunate students whose parent or relative has the means may be gifted the monies to be used for investment. For students preparing to enter college permanent residency in the US allows for those students to enjoy the additional benefits seen by residents of the USA including tuition costs.
Professionals: from all walks of life looking to further their field via the resource offered to them in the USA. Engineers, entertainers, architects, sporting personalities and their kin can fast-track their route to permanent residency via EB-5.
Retirees: and people nearing retirement can truly live the American dream! eliminate the need to have to leave the USA and the worry of reentry by becoming a permanent resident and enjoy your retirement on your terms.
Current non-immigrant visa holders: facing time constraints, visa quota shortages, have been denied extension or adjustment of their non-immigrant visa, business owners tired of the day-to-day grind required to maintain their visa are some examples of people that have chosen the EB-5 route to gain their green cards.
There are a myriad of other reasons that people choose to utilize the EB-5 whether it be just to the benefit of their unmarried dependent children approaching their 21st birthday or because they have found new wealth and want to begin a new life with all the opportunity available in the USA. Ultimately it’s your decision to make and the EB-5 visa has proven itself to be a relatively quick and reliable option.