Foreign Citizens Can Invest in America with Assistance from an EB-5 Attorney

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The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program mobilizes U.S. economic growth and should be protected, according to Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

In a recent opinion piece for The Hill, Donohue stated that among the often-spirited debates in Congress that focus on large issues, a number of valuable programs should be preserved. Among them is the EB-5 program — and its accompanying EB-5 Regional Center Program — which issues visas to “capable and dedicated” immigrants who commit to investing in projects that create employment in the United States. Read more

Information on Regional Center Program Reauthorization Efforts From an EB-5 Attorney

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The EB-5 Regional Center Program is set to expire on December 11, 2015. In order to show support for the re-authorization of this program, Invest in the USA (IIUSA) gathered signatures from more than 875 organizations and presented them in a letter addressed to Congress. Read more

EB-5 Attorney Can Help You Avoid FCPA Traps Abroad

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recent report discussed the EB-5 program in relation to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). The FCPA is designed to penalize U.S. individuals and businesses whom offer payments as an attempt to gain or retain business from foreign government officials. In this vein, FCPA contains stiff penalties for these bribery actions. The U.S. government takes FCPA violations seriously, which is why EB-5 programs and regional centers need to meet with an EB-5 attorney to ensure that they have the proper policies in place to comply with FCPA regulations. Read more

EB-5 News Updates – U.S. Chamber of Commerce Voices Support of EB-5 Program in Op-Ed

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The EB-5 initiative is one that has received bipartisan support over the years because of its effectiveness for bringing jobs and commerce into the country. According to EB-5 news updates this year, though, the bill faces some opposition for the first time. This opposition is combined with a few proposed changes that could lead to a failure to renew for the first time since its inception in 1990. Read more