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How can I apply for EB-5 if I already applied for an investor visa in another country?

Is it possible to apply for the EB-5 visa if I have already applied for an immigrant investor program in another country? I have the funds available, and feel EB-5 would be a faster choice. Would I need to withdraw my other application? How can I apply for EB-5 if I already applied for an investment immigration program in another country?

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    Ed Beshara

    Immigration Attorney
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    You can file an I-526 petition in the United States regardless of whether you filed an investor''s petition in another country.

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    Salvatore Picataggio

    Immigration Attorney
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    You may be able to continue with the EB-5 process, but withdrawing your other process may be advisable as well.

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    Fredrick W Voigtmann

    Immigration Attorney
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    You may apply for EB-5 even if you have applied as an investor in another country. You do not need to withdraw your application. You must meet all of the requirements for EB-5 classification, just like another investor seeking an EB-5 green card.

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    Julia Roussinova

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your investor application in another country does not affect your right to apply under the U.S. EB-5 program. Please ensure you engage legal services of an experienced EB-5 attorney.

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    John J Downey

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your application to another country should have no bearing on your U.S. application.

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    Ying Lu

    Immigration Attorney
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    You can apply for the U.S. investor immigrant visa. Your immigration petition with another country does not affect your eligibility for the U.S. immigrant visa.

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    A Olusanjo Omoniyi

    Immigration Attorney
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    You can apply for the EB-5 visa in the U.S. regardless of your application for an immigrant investor visa in another country. Advisably, contact an EB-5 attorney before you proceed further.

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    Oliver Huiyue Qiu

    Immigration Attorney
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    Having participated in another country''s investor visa program does not automatically bar you from also putting in an EB-5 application in the United States. For example, you can have both investor visas processed, then make a final decision as to which one to follow through. However, if you have already obtained the permanent residency from Country A and now wants to do EB-5 in the U.S., you might run into problem with Country A, as it may perceive the U.S. EB-5 application as your intention to abandon Country A''s Residency.

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    Michael A Harris

    Immigration Attorney
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    There should be no conflict in you pursuing both options.

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    Vaughan de Kirby

    Immigration Attorney
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    There is no restriction on EB-5 based on your application for permanent residence in another country.

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    Denyse Sabagh

    Immigration Attorney
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    You can apply for an EB-5 visa in the United States. It does not matter that you have an application pending in another country.

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    Ian E Scott

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your application for an investor visa in another country will not impact your application for an EB-5 application here. You would not need to withdraw any application in another country and you could go ahead and apply here as long as you meet the criteria.

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    Shahzad Q Qadri

    RC Creator
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    Your application in another country has no impact on your application in the United States.

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    Stephen Berman

    Immigration Attorney
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    There is no law that precludes you from filing an EB-5 if you filed in a different country also.

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    Olga Karasik

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your application for visa in another country will not matter. You do not need to withdraw it.

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    Lynne Feldman

    Immigration Attorney
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    As long as you have the funds for both investments there is nothing precluding another investment into the U.S. program.

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    James Zhou

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your immigration application to another country will not affect your EB-5 application for immigration to the United States.

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    Seema Mehta

    Immigration Attorney
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    Applying for the investor visa in a country other than the United States does NOT bar you in any way or form from applying for an investor visa in the United States too. As long as you have the funds and the lawful Source of Funds is well documented, you are good to go.

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    Kripa Upadhyay

    Immigration Attorney
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    Whether or not you applied for an Investor Visa Program is another country is not relevant to the EB-5 application you wish to make. If you have the funds, and have the necessary documents to prove the source of funds, then you can invest in an EB-5 program either via a regional center (TEA Project at $500,000) or as a direct investment (at $1 million level) You should consult with an immigration attorney well-versed in EB-5 issues to give you proper guidance.

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    Jinhee Wilde

    Immigration Attorney
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    If you have the funds and can prove the Source of Funds tracking, you having another investment immigration application at another country will not affect U.S. EB-5 application.

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