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    EB-5 Extension: EB-5 Extended Until December 8th, 2017

    By | September 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog, EB-5 Policy|

    The EB-5 Regional Center Program authorization is now extended to December 8, 2017 thanks to H.R.601, which President Trump signed into law September 7th, as part of the President’s budget deal with Congress. In a message to [...]

    EB-5 Policy Extended with No Changes for 2017. Minimum Investment Remains $500,000

    By | May 5th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

      Hi Everyone, EB-5 Policy has been extended until September 30, 2017 with no changes to the old policy. This is a quick note since everyone is calling the office and asking about policy updates. The [...]

    USCIS EB-5 Notice of Proposed Rule Making – Potential Changes to the EB-5 Program

    By | April 16th, 2017|Categories: EB-5, EB-5 Policy, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

    USCIS creates Notice of Proposed Rule Making. The NPRM, available here, addresses several important policy issues including Targeted Employment Area (TEA) designation, minimum investment amounts, priority date retention, removal of conditions clarifications, and other miscellaneous [...]

    2017 EB-5 Policy Change Update – IIUSA Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

    By | April 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

    IIUSA has responded to USCIS request for comments and they have created a very indepth analysis of the positive and negative effects of the proposed rule making. Their comments include analysis on the major hot [...]

    Madison Park Financial EB-5 Project Update April 10, 2017

    By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

    GALLOT LOFTS 47 Apartment units currently under construction at 3014 Chapman St. Oakland, CA. Already Created Construction Complete Until Opening Yes! Madison Park is still open to New [...]

    What happens if there is an I-526 denial?

    By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, EB-5, EB-5 Explanation, EB-5 Help, EB-5 Policy, EB-5 Risk, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

    A lot of investors always ask "what happens if something goes wrong" or "what happens if I get denied".  Typically, the answer is that the Berkeley Regional Center has return provisions in our offering documents [...]

    Berkeley Regional Center list of EB-5 Protections and Guarantees

    By | January 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

    Berkeley Regional Center target list of EB-5 Investment Protections and GuaranteesGuarantees come in many forms, none of which remove the at-risk provision required by USCIS for EB-5 investment. Please refer to any projects Offering [...]

    EB-5 Source of Funds: Chinese EB-5 Investors

    By | March 12th, 2016|Categories: EB-5, EB-5 Explanation, Shangai Free Trade Zone (FTZ)|Tags: , , , , , , |

    EB-5 Source of Funds Considerations for Chinese Investors EB-5 Source of Funds Reports are a challenge for some Chinese investors. The Berkeley Regional Center and Behring Companies have been working with EB-5 investors for over [...]

    EB-5 Investment Returns: Why so cheap?

    By | March 11th, 2016|Categories: EB-5, EB-5 Explanation, EB-5 Help, EB-5 Resources, EB-5 Risk|Tags: , , , , |

    Why does EB-5 investment offer such low returns to investors? EB-5 investment returns are dismal. Why is that? It's a common question asked to EB-5 regional centers by anyone trying to understand the EB-5 market. [...]

    USCIS Processing Times for EB-5 reaches 16.2 Months

    By | March 11th, 2016|Categories: EB-5, EB-5 Risk, Uncategorized, USCIS, USCIS Processing Times|Tags: , , , , , , , |

    USCIS Processing Times: EB-5 USCIS processing times for the EB-5 immigration program are getting longer as the website shows 16.2 months to get through an I-526 petition. EB-5 regional centers use the USCIS website as [...]