The Source of Funds Report is a portion of the EB-5 Investors I-526 petition that clearly demonstrates that the original capital utilized to invest in EB-5 comes from a lawful source of funds. This typically means that the investor earned the money legally, paid taxes on those profits and the money is “clean”. A source of funds report can be prepared by anyone but is typically led either by an accountant, immigration attorney, agent or another qualified consultant. Ultimately, the experienced EB-5 immigration attorney needs to review the report, approve of it’s contents and have the experience to know whether the report will pass USCIS requirements smoothly without significant RFE’s. A majority of RFE’s that are received by investors typically is in regard to the Source of Funds report and USCIS requiring additional information or clarification.

What is the Source of Funds report?

The Source of Funds Report is a portion of the EB-5 Investors I-526 petition that clearly demonstrates that the original capital utilized to invest in EB-5 comes from a lawful source of funds. This typically means that the investor earned the money legally, paid taxes on those profits and the money is “clean”. A source of funds report can be prepared by anyone but is typically led either by an accountant, immigration attorney, agent or another qualified consultant. Ultimately, the experienced EB-5 immigration attorney needs to review the report, approve of it’s contents and have the experience to know whether the report will pass USCIS requirements smoothly without significant RFE’s. A majority of RFE’s that are received by investors typically is in regard to the Source of Funds report and USCIS requiring additional information or clarification.