The EB-5 Investment based immigration Program is designed for those investors with sufficient resources to petition themselves and their families for Permanent Residency.
The U.S Government has consistently supported the EB-5 program in its ability to add to the U.S economy both financially and in terms of job creation.
The Law Firm of Darren Silver & Associates, APLC is your premiere Resource for Filing Investment based Permanent Residency. Our Attorneys are highly skilled in assisting investors with the complexities that surround the EB-5 Green Card process. Mr. Silver has filed Hundreds of EB-5 Green Card applications. His Firm applies this wealth of experience of knowledge to each client.
We have excellent relationships with many of the certified Regional Centers and pass this experience on to our clients who are looking at the Regional Center as their EB-5 option. Mr. Silver passes on his years of experience working for the Immigration Department, combined with over 15 years of Private practice emphasizing in Investment Immigration. Further, Mr. Silver is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and is a member of (IIUSA), The EB-5 Regional Center Oversight Association.
As a Summery, the EB-5 program is divided into two major areas:
EB-5 Investment Green Card (Traditional Direct Program)Permanent Residency/Green Card program.
Investor must purchase or start a Non-Passive Business.
Investor may invest into an existing business.
The Investment must be at least $1million or $500,000 in qualifying locations.
Non-Passive, Investor must manage the business.
The Investment must create at least 10 new U.S jobs.
Conditional Green Card will be issued to the investor, spouse and children Under 21.
Processing Time: 9 to 15 months.
EB-5 Investment Green Card (Regional Center Program)Over 90% of all EB-5 applications are filed via a Regional Center.
Permanent Residency/Green Card program.
Investor must generally invest $500,000 into a certified Regional Center.
Non-Passive, Investor must manage the business however management is on a very limited basis and investor need not reside near location of the Business.
A Conditional Green Card will be issued to the investor, spouse and children Under 21.
Processing Time: 9 to 15 months
Regional Centers are numerous. There are approximately 200 designated Regional Centers and approximately 80 more that are in the pre-application stage. Regional Centers compete strongly for foreign national investment funds.
The Law Offices of Darren Silver & Associates, APLC will provide you with the following services:
First, we will provide you with the insight and understanding as to how the Regional Center, EB-5 Process works.
Second, once the Regional Center is selected by you, we will advocate on your behalf to ensure that your application is being processed correctly. The following is the USCIS list of available Certified Regional Centers. Click Here
All Regional Centers are “At–Risk” investments. It is the responsibility of each investor to understand these risks when reviewing the Regional Center information.
Finally, we will prepare and file the Regional Center application on your behalf. Our Office takes great pride in our Regional Center applications. Our applications are extremely well received by the USCIS which result in faster approvals for our clients.
The timing of the process:
The investor transfers his investment to the project or an escrow account.
Darren Silver & Associates, APLC files the Immigration Petition. If the petition is approved, the investment is transferred to the Regional center. If the Petition is denied, the investment is refunded in full back to the investor. The processing of the petition will take 4 to 6 months on average.
Upon approval, our Firm will immediately file the investor’s Adjustment, Immigrant Visa/Green Card. The investor will receive his green card in 3 to 6 months. (if inside the U.S, A work permit in about 60 to 90 days) We look forward to answering any of your questions. You are invited to call our Office or E-mail Mr. Silver Directly for his personal response to your immigration question.
We Look forward to answering any of your questions. You are invited to Call our Office or E-mail Mr. Silver Directly for his personal response to your immigration question.E-mail Mr. Silver. Office phone: 1-213-384-1900.