I am doing the construction business in Africa & presently holding 5 years B1/B2 visa. I already visited to my parents/sister's in US last year in holiday. I am still unmarried & my US citizen sister already done the petition in 2007 as family file under F4 category. I am interested to invest $200,000 to $300,000 from my personnel/ company account to US in Motel business where motel is not running in smoothly. Before I can invest what is the legal way to get the green card? or can I firstly in in US on B1/B2 visa & then can I apply for Adjustment of status on investment basis? which is the best option for me.
You can do an E-2 first and then reinvest in the company. When you reach either $500K or $1million, then you can apply for permanent residence.
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All EB-5 investors must invest in a new commercial enterprise, which is a commercial enterprise. Required minimum investments are:
General. The minimum qualifying investment in the United States is $1 million.
Targeted Employment Area (High Unemployment or Rural Area). The minimum qualifying investment either within a high-unemployment area or rural area in the United States is $500,000.
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I agree with my colleague: $500,000 is the minimum, in the proper geographic area.
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if you are talking EB5, it is one million or $500 in targeted employment areas. If yo are from one from the countries that qualify for E visa, it is substantial amount.
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Whatever you do, be sure to hire a securities attorney to assist you in performing due diligence on the project. The landscape is littered with EB-5 projects run amok.
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