H1-B Visa troubles catapult Indian nationals towards EB-5

(Friday, 13 April 2018) By Mona Shah, Esq. & Hermione M. Krumm, Esq. Recent trends in EB-5 investment have seen huge interest from India, especially among H-1B professionals. This is largely due to the uncertainty surrounding America’s largest guest worker visa, the H-1B. On 6 April 2018, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that […]

Brexit and investment migration to the UK

Brexit and investment migration to the UK Joint authors: Kamal Rahman (partner & head of immigration), Fran Rance (associate) and Natalie Loader (associate), Mishcon de Reya LLP, London   The UK has a long history of welcoming talent and investment from overseas. This practice has led to the creation of a diverse and culturally rich […]

Canada’s Citizenship by Investment Program

Canada’s Citizenship by Investment Program – Migrate World   For Canada, we provide two programs in two different provinces: an Entrepreneur program in Prince Edward Island province – requires 3 years of managerial experience an Investor program in Quebec province- requires 2 years of managerial experience   Both programs have financial and managerial qualifications, in which a specific net […]

Get citizenship with no language or residency requirements in Bulgaria

Bulgaria Citizenship by Investment Program   Bulgaria’s citizenship by investment program allows investors to receive permanent residency leading to citizenship with no language or in-country residency requirements. Investors can also transfer their residency and citizenship to their children, and grandchildren in exchange for government fees with no additional investment required. It is an attractive program […]

Country Spotlight: USA

The State of Play with the United States Immigrant Investment Program (The EB-5 Visa) By Mona Shah, Esq.   Congress created the EB-5 program in 1990 to benefit the U.S. economy by attracting investments from qualified foreign investors. Under the Program, in order to attain permanent residency, each investor must prove that at least ten new […]

GATEWAY TO EUROPE – INVESTMENT IN CYPRUS MADE EASIER AND BETTER THAN EVER BEFORE

On 13.09.2016 the Cyprus Council of Ministers approved the amendments to the Scheme for Naturalisation of Investors in Cyprus by Exception. The said Scheme is based on subsection (2) in section 111A of the Civil Registry Laws of 2002-2015 and the aim of the Cyprus government is to attract foreign investment to Cyprus by high net worth […]

Interview with Varnavas Law Firm

“Both conveyancing and immigration law services in Greece require not only qualified but also specialized legal Support” Alexander Varnavas, Parner & Dionysia Kokkinou, Notary Public at Varnavas LF Varnavas Law Firm 1978 has recently been awarded the “Investment Immigration Law Firm of the Year 2017 for Greece”. Could you tell us more about that? AV: […]

Interview with Enterprise Greece

Citizenship by Investment recently interviewed Angela Michalopoulou of Enterprise Greece. Here, Ms. Michalopoulou explains why Greece offers one of the most competitive Residency Permit programmes in Europe to date. 1) Please can you tell us more about Enterprise Greece and its aims? Enterprise Greece (EG) is Greece’s official investment and trade promotion agency operating under […]