To encourage immigration through the EB-5 category, Congress created the EB-5 Regional Center (Pilot) Program in 1990. EB-5 Regional Centers are considered to be any government approved entity, organization or agency, which focuses on a specific geographical area of the United States and that seeks to promote economic growth, increased regional productivity, job creation and domestic capital investment.
The basic requirements for an EB-5 visa are:
1. The foreign applicant must independently establish a business OR invest into an existing business which was created or restructured after 19 November 1990;
2. The foreign investor is required to invest USD$1,000,000 into the aforementioned business ( or USD$500,000 when investing into a USCIS designated regional center);
3. The investment must create at least 10 Full-time jobs for legal U.S. residents or citizens.
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