EB-5 program

Congratulations to newly approved EB-5 Regional Centers!

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: Advantage America Seattle Regional Center CP Northern Regional Center California Agricultural Greenhouse Regional Center, LLC California Bond Finance Regional Center, LLC Greystone EB5 Northeast RC, LLC Health and Welfare EB-5 Regional Center, LLC QueensFort Capital Texas Regional Center, LLC Texas [...]

February 13th, 2017|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

NES Financial a Platinum Sponsor at upcoming EB5Investors Conference

NES Financial will be a Platinum Sponsor at the 2017 Las Vegas EB-5 Investment & Immigration Convention. The event will be hosted by EB5Investors Magazine on January 13 & 14 at the Bellagio Resort & Casino. Reid Thomas, Executive Vice President at NES Financial, will present on the panel entitled “Monitoring, Compliance, and Preparing for [...]

January 6th, 2017|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

December 2016 – Congratulations to the newly approved EB-5 Regional Centers!

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: EB-5 Fund CA, Inc. Home Paradise Texas Regional Center, LLC As a new EB-5 Regional Center, it’s important to put the right team and processes in place before taking your projects to the market. That’s why many Regional Centers choose [...]

December 7th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

Congratulations to the newly approved EB-5 Regional Centers!

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: Benefield California Regional Center Eagle EB-5 Regional Center HS Regional Center, LLC McCormick Regional Center LLC NY Entrepreneurs Fund, LLC SAA Cedisus EB-5 Projects – SW Indiana Regional Center, LLC Western Energy Regional Center As a new EB-5 Regional Center, [...]

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

Is the EB-5 bubble ready to burst?

After the 2008 financial crisis, EB-5 became an increasingly popular source of capital as traditional funding sources dried up. Since 2008, use of the EB-5 program has grown steadily and dramatically. EB-5 investors file the I-526 petition at the beginning of their EB-5 immigration process. Once their I-526 is approved - a process that can [...]

October 20th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , |

Suggested procedures and possible options for accepting minors as investors in EB-5 investment funds

With estimated delays of five to six years for the processing of EB-5 immigrant visas or green cards for applicants subject to the quota for China, many parents are concerned their children will “age out” by reaching the age of 21 before their final green card interviews are scheduled. As a result, the children may [...]

October 17th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

An explanation of the EB-5 immigrant visa backlog for Chinese EB-5 investors – how did we get here?

The immigrant visa backlog for EB-5 investors subject to the China quota threatens to undermine the EB-5 immigrant investor program. Chief amongst the many factors that have caused the formation of this backlog is the demand from mainland China that constitutes over 80% of investors. Unless and until remedies are created at the legislative and/or [...]

October 12th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

The EB-5 Regional Center Program is extended—for now

Heading into the weekend, it appeared like a foregone conclusion that the EB-5 Regional Center program would pass as part of the continuing resolution. On Tuesday, the Senate failed to stop debate on the short-term CR in stalemates over issues of water crises, the Zika virus, VA medical care, and anything but the RC program. [...]

September 29th, 2016|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , |

Is the EB-5 Regional Center “pure” rental model sustainable?

Over the last few years, there has been a remarkable growth in the number of EB-5 Regional Center designations. This rise was partially driven by the perceived demand for Regional Center geographic coverage. Real estate developers seeking access to EB-5 capital largely shied away from the administrative burdens and ongoing responsibilities associated with the Regional [...]

September 28th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

The evolving role of EB-5 Counsel: Considerations for multi-party representation in EB-5 deals

As the EB-5 market continues to mature, so will the quality and sophistication of the players and projects in this industry. As clients evolve, so must attorneys. Gone are the days when an EB-5 firm could focus on only one area (such as filing I-526 petitions). Clients will often expect their EB-5 counsel to guide [...]

September 27th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |