Due diligence is critical to helping investors make sure the project they choose will ultimately lead to them obtaining a permanent Green Card and get their money back. For EB-5 immigration, there are three types of due diligence: the investor’s due diligence on the EB-5 project; the investor’s immigration due diligence; and the investor’s due diligence of the regional center itself. ...
About Mark Ivener
Mark Ivener is a nationally renowned EB-5 immigration attorney and a founding partner of Ivener & Fullmer, a global immigration law firm based out of Los Angeles with offices in Tokyo, Vancouver, and New York. Attorney Ivener has focused his practice on immigration law for over 35 years. He has participated in over 15 seminars on EB-5 immigration topics throughout the United States and overseas.
Attorney Ivener is a leader in the immigration world and founder of the Alliance of Business Immigration Lawyers and the National Consortium of Immigration Law Firms. He has been selected for inclusion in Chambers Global, Chambers U.S.A., the International Who's Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers, and the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers for Immigration and Naturalization by Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register. Attorney Ivener was also named by Citywealth Magazine as one of the Top 100 Wealth Advisers and Managers, where he was the only immigration attorney to be listed.
Staff members of the Ivener & Fullmer law firm are fluent in Chinese, Farsi, Japanese, French, and Spanish. The firm represents both international and domestic individuals and companies, from celebrities to Fortune 500 corporations. They assist with all business-related immigration matters including the representation of foreign investors, executives, entertainers, managers, and professionals for permanent and temporary visa types.
A prolific author, Attorney Ivener has published numerous immigration law books including Get the Right Visa, the Handbook of Immigration Law, and Doing Business in the USA under Free Trade. He has also published numerous articles for publications such as Business and the Law, the Canadian-American Bar Association Newsletter, and the International Law Journal.
In addition to his publications, attorney Ivener has lectured on EB-5 topics for organizations such as ILW.com in Los Angeles, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and the Thai Appraisal Foundation. He has been the keynote speaker for conferences across the nation and overseas.
Attorney Ivener earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in 1964 and his law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law in 1967. He is a member of the State Bar of California and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.
Answers to EB-5 20 Questions Answered
- How can multiple investors within a family apply for EB-5?
- How are referral fees handled in EB-5 cases?
- How long does I-526 approval take for a direct investment?
- How do investors find EB-5 projects?
- How does the USCIS determine a timeframe for EB-5 job creation?
- How can I prepare for the EB-5 Consulate interview?
- What are EB-5 state incorporation laws?
- How can I best attract EB5 investors?
- Does an eb5 investor have to actively participate in the company?
- Can my company make a qualified EB-5 investment?
- Do all EB-5 investors have to invest in the same entity?
- How can I transfer EB-5 investment funds to a relative?
- When must an approved EB-5 Immigrant Investor go to the US?
- Can an attorney help if my EB-5 I-526 petition is denied?
- Do I submit my project directly to a Regional Center?
- Do you need to have an EB-5 Project in order to start your own Regional Center?
- How much does it cost to establish an EB-5 regional center?
- Do I need to reside in the US after the EB5 visa is approved?
- How should I approach EB-5 projects as an EB-5 investor?
- Can I purchase an EB-5 Regional Center?
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