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EB-5 on your terms: Project control and financial rewards

(Thursday, 17 May 2018) By Osvaldo F. Torres, Torres Law Many potential EB-5 investors would prefer to have control over their project and benefit from its financial success. Yet most EB-5 structures are designed to deprive investors of those benefits, relegating investors to essentially passive roles with little opportunity for financial gain. Although this “passive” […]

How to select the right EB-5 project

(Wednesday, 16 May 2018) by Stephen Strnisha, chief executive officer, Cleveland International Fund   In the wake of a recent increase in Notices of Intent to Deny (“NOIDs”) or outright denials by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) surrounding EB-5 project (“I-924”) applications and reports that some high profile projects may not be […]

90% of Malta’s budget surplus attributable to citizenship by investment

(Monday, 14 May 2018) Figures released by the Maltese government shows their budget surplus in 2017 reached €438.6 million, or an astonishing 3.9% of GDP, higher than any other EU country, and fourth highest in the world. In the year to July 2017, the Malta Individual Investor Programme (MIIP) raised €394.1 million (3.72% of GDP). Accounting for 90% […]

Visa status of 700 wealthy oligarchs to be reviewed following nerve agent attack

(Friday, 11th May 2018) The Express online (express.co.uk) reports that up to 700 wealthy Russians living in Britain could be forced out of the country. Before Amber Rudd’s resignation as Home Secretary at the end of April, she announced that Home Office officials are planning to launch investigations as to how they were allowed to […]