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

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 changes. In addition to the proposed new regulations, the NPRM includes significant detail on the DHS policy making process, ranging [...]

By | April 16th, 2017|EB-5, EB-5 Policy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What happens if there is an I-526 denial?

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 but I did find this article which may be interesting to those asking the same question. The source is from [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Blog, EB-5, EB-5 Explanation, EB-5 Help, EB-5 Policy, EB-5 Risk, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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

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 3 years on these matters. We have in depth experience assisting investors and preparing EB-5 source of funds materials. The [...]

By | March 12th, 2016|EB-5, EB-5 Explanation, Shangai Free Trade Zone (FTZ)|0 Comments

EB-5 Investment Returns: Why so cheap?

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. There are a few major reasons that stick out. I will refer to EB-5 projects that structure EB-5 investment as [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|EB-5, EB-5 Explanation, EB-5 Help, EB-5 Resources, EB-5 Risk|0 Comments

USCIS Processing Times for EB-5 reaches 16.2 Months

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 a guideline. EB-5 petitioners should expect long waits to have received review from USCIS adjudicators. The USCIS EB-5 processing times [...]

By | March 11th, 2016|EB-5, EB-5 Risk, Uncategorized, USCIS, USCIS Processing Times|0 Comments

Savills – Studley: EB-5 Investment and the Impact on Commercial Real Estate

Here is an interesting report on EB-5 from Savills - Studly and its effects on commercial real estate. The original report can be viewed on their website at: http://www.savills-studley.com/research/eb5-investment-and-the-impact-on-commercial-real-estate EB-5 Investment and the Impact on Commercial Real Estate Savills Studley Insights March 16, 2015 Download PDF Understanding how developers and landlords make use of the [...]

By | July 11th, 2015|EB-5, EB-5 Policy, EB-5 Resources|0 Comments

EB-5 Changes: Leahy & Grassley EB-5 Bill Proposal

EB-5 Changes for 2015 are Starting To Take Shape: EB-5 changes are in the midst for 2015 as the program expires on September 30,2015. in its current form. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) have introduced S. 1501 (American Job Creation and Investment Promotion Reform Act [...]

By | June 4th, 2015|EB-5, EB-5 Policy, EB-5 Resources|0 Comments