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What are the educational requirements for an EB-5 investor?

How educated and/or experienced do I have to be to invest in a United States project? Should I prepare a resume as part of my application?

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    Salvatore Picataggio

    Immigration Attorney
    Answered on

    As a rapper once said, "it's all about the Benjamins, baby." The primary concern is your source of investment funds. Your education will only play a small factor when you are applying at the consulate for your visa or to USCIS to adjust your status.

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    Ed Beshara

    Immigration Attorney
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    There is no educational requirement to be an EB-5 investor. The EB-5 investor will need to comprehend the EB-5 project documents that are being signed.

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    Lynne Feldman

    Immigration Attorney
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    There are no educational requirements. USCIS just needs to confirm that the money you are investing was lawfully earned, inherited, etc.

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    Michael A Harris

    Immigration Attorney
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    It is not a requirement under the law. If you lawfully earned, received and/or were gifted your funds, then that will be one of the primary concerns. Nonetheless, I would recommend preparing a biographic statement and resume concerning your past education, employment experience and business history.

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    Bernard P Wolfsdorf

    Immigration Attorney
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    While we do like to submit a resume, there is no educational requirement for an EB-5 applicant.

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    A Olusanjo Omoniyi

    Immigration Attorney
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    There are no educational requirements for an EB-5 investor.

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    Jinhee Wilde

    Immigration Attorney
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    There is no specific education or experience requirement to be an EB-5 investor. Preparation of the resume is done to show the background of the person investing and to indirectly show how the investor could have obtained a legal source of funds to invest.

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    Matthew T Galati

    Immigration Attorney
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    Unlike Canadian programs, there is no such educational/experiential requirement. Many investors are gifted funds and have no professional experience at all. Whether or not you should include a resume depends upon the strategy utilized by your attorney you should not attempt to make the filing without legal counsel!

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    Julia Roussinova

    Immigration Attorney
    Answered on

    There are no specific requirements. Whether or not to include your resume will depend on the source of funds strategy used to prepare your I-526 petition. If your lawful source of funds is from business income or employment, you should include a resume to demonstrate your employment history or business activities throughout the years. If funds come from loan proceeds, a gift or inheritance, there is no need to include a resume.

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    Ying Lu

    Immigration Attorney
    Answered on

    No, there are no educational requirements for EB-5 investors.

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    Charles Foster

    Immigration Attorney
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    There is no specific educational or experience requirement.

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    Anthony Korda

    Immigration Attorney
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    There are no minimum educational requirements for an investor to qualify for the EB-5 Visa.

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    Fredrick W Voigtmann

    Immigration Attorney
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    There are no educational or work experience requirements to be an EB-5 investor. Resumes, educational credentials and work salary/income histories are often submitted because they can help demonstrate that the invested capital was lawfully obtained.

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    James Yang

    Immigration Attorney
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    There are no educational requirements for the EB-5 investor.

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    BoBi Ahn

    Immigration Attorney
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    There is no minimum education requirement for EB-5 investors.

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