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EB-5 Application Volume Hits 14-Quarter High in Q4, 2023

USCIS has released data forms for fiscal Q4 2023, which cover the period from July 1 to Sept 30, 2023 This data set concludes fiscal year 2023 and allows us to compare it with previous years. Here’s what the numbers tell us: Investor form I526 Looking at the statistics for the first application in the EB5...

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What are the costs associated with the EB-5 program?

Before applying to this U.S. investor visa program, EB-5 investors must carefully consider all the standard and potential costs associated with an EB-5 application. Besides the mandatory investment and filing fees required by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the EB-5 program, there are also legal, administrative, and due diligence costs needed...

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Portugal’s Golden Visa & Frequently Asked Questions after the New Law of 2023

The Portuguese Golden Visa is an investment residency program designed for individuals outside the European Union who wish to obtain residency rights in Europe. Established in October 2012 and undergoing operational changes, the Portuguese Golden Visa program has been remarkably successful, raising over 7 billion euros and attracting more than 12,000 investors to date (according...

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5 New Things to Know About EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa EB-5

Continuously attracting the attention of U.S. immigrant investors, the EB-5 visa has recently seen changes or positive developments in policy guidance from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and visa processing status from the U.S. Department of State (DOS). 1. Sustainment Period USCIS issued guidance interpreting the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022...

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The NHR (Non-Habitual Resident) tax programtruly terminated ??

Stirring public debate has surrounded the speculation that the NHR (Non-Habitual Resident) tax policy would be eliminated after 2023. What is the truth behind this matter, and what is the current status of NHR? Stay updated on crucial information with Interimm below. NHR is a special regime designed for non-regular resident individuals in Portugal, helping...

Update on the EB-5 project as of January 2024: The Spiral (RC: CanAm)

Project Summary Project: The Spiral Borrower: 509 W 34 Mezz, L.L.C. EB-5 Loan Amount: $215.5 Million Number of Investors: 431 The Partnership loan is being utilized by the Borrower to develop The Spiral, a 2.8 million rentable square-foot Class-A office building with a total height of over 1,000 feet (the “Project”).  The Project is being developed by Tishman Speyer...

EB-5 Application Volume Hits 14-Quarter High in Q4, 2023

USCIS has released data forms for fiscal Q4 2023, which cover the period from July 1 to Sept 30, 2023 This data set concludes fiscal year 2023 and allows us to compare it with previous years. Here’s what the numbers tell us: Investor form I526 Looking at the statistics for the first application in the EB5...

What are the costs associated with the EB-5 program?

Before applying to this U.S. investor visa program, EB-5 investors must carefully consider all the standard and potential costs associated with an EB-5 application. Besides the mandatory investment and filing fees required by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for the EB-5 program, there are also legal, administrative, and due diligence costs needed...

Portugal’s Golden Visa & Frequently Asked Questions after the New Law of 2023

The Portuguese Golden Visa is an investment residency program designed for individuals outside the European Union who wish to obtain residency rights in Europe. Established in October 2012 and undergoing operational changes, the Portuguese Golden Visa program has been remarkably successful, raising over 7 billion euros and attracting more than 12,000 investors to date (according...

5 New Things to Know About EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa EB-5

Continuously attracting the attention of U.S. immigrant investors, the EB-5 visa has recently seen changes or positive developments in policy guidance from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and visa processing status from the U.S. Department of State (DOS). 1. Sustainment Period USCIS issued guidance interpreting the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022...

The NHR (Non-Habitual Resident) tax programtruly terminated ??

Stirring public debate has surrounded the speculation that the NHR (Non-Habitual Resident) tax policy would be eliminated after 2023. What is the truth behind this matter, and what is the current status of NHR? Stay updated on crucial information with Interimm below. NHR is a special regime designed for non-regular resident individuals in Portugal, helping...

Fiscal Year 2024 is expected to yield a higher crop of EB-5 visas

The projected outlook for the financial year 2024 is deemed highly favorable, with experts anticipating it to be a promising year for EB-5 investors. It is estimated that the number of EB-5 visas in 2024 will surpass 20,000 visas Positive signals for 2024 Fiscal Year 2024 is shaping up to be a good year for...

Portugal Golden Visa updates new investment rule

The changes related to real estate investment when participating in the official Portugal Golden Visa program are no longer effective as of October 7, 2023. Therefore, foreign investors will now invest in new forms as regulated by the information provided below Approved by the President of Portugal and ratified by the Parliament, the new law...

Rural TEA EB-5 Project Advantages for New Investors

EB5 applicants have several strategies at their disposal to enhance their prospects of achieving successful immigration. One of the primary methods employed by EB5 investors to mitigate risk is directing their investments towards commercial enterprises situated within targeted employment areas (TEAs). This decision grants immigrant investors the advantage of a reduced minimum investment requirement, set...

USCIS gives priority to the accelerated approval of EB-5 projects in rural areas

The Reform and Integrity Act was signed into law in March 2022 and gave new life to rural investments in the form of priority processing and set asides, for foreign investors who invest in these rural areas. What is a rural TEA? A rural Targeted Employment Area (TEA) are areas not located within a metropolitan...