Category : Investors

Citizenship by Investment: Navigating the country choices for E-2 Visas
Posted on 10/19/2020 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Information for investors seeking E-2 visas following the acquisition of treaty country citizenship by investment (“CBI”) is especially relevant in light of the changes in the EB-5 program post-November 20,… Read More

New EB-5 Regulations in Effect as of Nov. 21, 2019
Posted on 08/28/2020 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

The new EB-5 regulations came into effect on November 21, 2019, and several amendments have been introduced to the program. Established in 1990 by the Immigration Act of 1990, the… Read More

New DHS Regulations for EB-5 Will Have Wide Ranging Impact
Posted on 08/08/2019 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) finalized regulations which may upend the EB-5 investor visa program. The rule, which increases minimum investment amounts in TEA areas to $900,000 from… Read More

Minimum Investment Amount Increased to $900,000 For EB-5 Green Card
Posted on 07/31/2019 by Mark Ivener

New rules will be published by the government on July 24, 2019 that will take effect on November 21, 2019. The main rule changes that are confirmed as of now… Read More

EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended As Part of Congress’ Debt Ceiling Deal
Posted on 09/11/2017 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Extension of EB-5 Regional Center Program Congress has extended the EB-5 Regional Center program through December 8, 2017, without reform. This extension is part of a stopgap Continuing Resolution orchestrated… Read More

I-526 Petitions
Posted on 07/30/2012 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Question: In many cases, a business cannot actually purchase or enter into a lease for the location until after the investor’s Form I-526 has been approved and funds are available.… Read More

The Scope of Immigration Laws for International Investors in Brazil
Posted on 05/03/2010 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

From the moment we retrace a historical review of immigration’s legislative structure for investors in Brazil, we perceive that in the last 11 years the Entrepreneurs’ Visa had three different… Read More

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