Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: Regional Centers

The EB-5 Regional Center Program Has Been Extended

The congressional appropriations bill passed last month included an extension of the EB-5 Regional Center program through September 30, 2019. We expect that the program will be extended in the future as well. This change will not affect applications from investors who are looking to create their own business. Immigration Options for Indian Nationals Many… Read More

Review of 2018 Changes to EB-5 Part 2: Changes to the Regional Center Program

In my last article we discussed obstacles and issues that faced the EB-5 program in 2018. These issues have largely arisen due to larger political factors, which recently resulted in a 35 day government shutdowns that just ended last week and drove volatility into basically all immigration conversations. The Regional Center Program has not been… Read More

Review of 2018 Changes to EB-5

2018 was an interesting, and not altogether positive, year for the EB-5 program. Frequent political battles impeded the creation of a long term extension for the Regional Center program, wait times for Vietnam and India continued to increase and the program continued to be largely unusable for Chinese citizens (unless they are willing to wait… Read More