Applying for an EB-5 Visa in Miami, FL
Are you a foreign national that’s made significant capital investments in commercial enterprises in Miami or around the U.S.? If so, you and your family are potentially eligible for conditional permanent residence (for up to two years). If the investments are successful, you can permanently live and work in the U.S. To fast-track your application, call today to speak to one of our experienced Miami immigration attorneys to apply for your EB-5 visa today.
This visa is available to foreign nationals (spouses and unmarried children under 21 years old) who have made capital investments in new “commercial enterprises” or “trouble businesses” in the United States. A commercial enterprise is any and all for-profit activities formed to lawfully conduct business. This ranges from holding companies to joint ventures to partnerships, and can be limited, general, public, or private. You may also invest in a troubled business, which is defined as an enterprise that has been in existence for at least two years and has reported a net loss in the last 12 or 24 months of at least 20% of net worth.
What is an EB-5 Visa?
The EB-5 Visa is a potential method of obtaining a green card for those foreign nationals who have or are willing to invest in a “new commercial enterprise”. The EB-5 visa will allow you and your family (spouses and children under 21) to live in the United States.
The two ways to apply for an EB-5 Visa are:
1. Investment of $900,000 or more in either a rural area or an area of high unemployment:
- Applied through a Regional Center that has United States government approval to issue EB-5 visas. Please note that the investors must make a payment of $900,000 (+$ 50,000 administrative fees) in exchange for their American residence (Green Card).
2. Direct Method:
- An investment of $1,800,000 is made into a new business that can create 10 full-time jobs for a duration of at least 24 months.
To start the application process, you must file Form I-526. Call us today to let our immigration experts in Miami ensure the best possible outcome!