EB5 West, LLC was granted status as a Regional Center under the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program on May 29, 2013 with a geographical area located in Northwest U.S.A. (Oregon and Washington).
EB5 West, LLC provide opportunities for foreign investors and their families to obtain permanent U.S.A. residency through the EB-5 Visa Program by investing in an array of experienced companies.
EB5 West offers the investor a greater opportunity to attain permanent residence in the U.S.A. EB5 West Regional Center carefully consider the location of all projects to ensure that the project qualifies as a TEA which make sure the investor’s capital contribution is going to take place at the reduced $500,000 investment threshold. Your EB-5 investment is held in a protected escrow account or a trust account until your immigrant entrepreneur petition is filed. Also, we monitor and provide investors with regular reports regarding the progress of your investment and the documentation necessary to demonstrate that our company is putting you on the path to permanent residency.
The U.S. Immigrant Investor Program is called EB5 which is an acronym for: Employment Based 5th Preference, as defined in the Immigration and Nationality Act Section 203(b).
Success for immigrant investors in the program results in a permanent U.S. Visa for themselves and qualified family members under the age of 21.
The EB-5 Visa Program offers a path to citizenship for foreign investors and their families. With over ten thousand green cards set aside each year, this arrangement provides green cards in exchange for investing $500,000 in a project located in a targeted employment area. With each investment, the community benefits with the creation of at least 10 new jobs, and the investor gains the privilege of permanent residency and the freedom to pursue other ventures without having to manage their investment.
There are a number of benefits for foreign nationals when utilizing an EB-5 Regional Center Investment Program.
Investment in an EB5 Regional Center was designed to meet the needs of a financially independent foreign national wishing to settle in the U.S. along with qualifying family members.
Applicants must complete and meet all requirements included in Form I-526 and submit the form along with a filing fee of $1500 to USCIS to begin government processing.
Investment must be made in a new commercial entity through an EB5 Regional Center, selected and approved by the investor, which will create full time employment for at least 10 U.S. workers.
Applicants must document the original source of their EB5 investment. Additionally, applicant must qualify as being an accredited investor.
An accredited investor is defined as: A person who has a net worth of $1 million, excluding family home or is an individual with an annual income of $200,000 or joint income with a spouse of $300,000 during the previous 2 years.