Why an EB-5 Visa
The EB-5 visa program has become a popular option for foreign nationals seeking permanent residency in the United States. The program, which was established in 1990, provides a pathway for eligible individuals to invest in the American economy. Immigrant Investors will obtain a Green Card when they participate in the program and make a direct investment in an EB-5 project.
The benefit of directly investing in an EB-5 project is that it allows investors to participate in a reasonable investment opportunity with higher chances of permanent residency in the United States. Investors can maintain a close working relationship with the company and see their investment at work. This also allows investors to have more control over their investment strategy, as they can choose to invest in projects that aligns with their personal goals and risk tolerance.
Investing in a regional center is a passive investment, meaning that investors do not have any control over the projects success, which can lead to failure. While regional center investments require investors to pool their funds with others and rely on the expertise of the center’s management team for job creation and to stimulate economic growth.
Direct investment projects may require EB-5 investors to take on an active managerial role.
Investing in a direct EB-5 project can also provide investors with a greater degree of certainty and predictability in their immigration process, making it more likely for them to obtain U.S. Green Cards.
Investors must have a clear understanding of the difference between a Direct Investment with a qualified company or project is and an investment in an EB-5 regional center, how it works, and the key factors that should be considered when evaluating investment opportunities. Whether you are an EB-5 investor or real estate developer interested in EB-5 funding, the EB5 Visa Center will provide you with valuable insights into the most convenient and popular EB-5 investment pathway available today.