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What tuition will my child pay as an EB-5 dependent?

Do children of EB-5 holder can apply to any other state university other than their residence state? What will be the tuition fee? Whether he will be considered normal US citizen/student or as International student? Do he need to pay out-state tuition fee, and also provide other eligibility details.

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    Reza Rahbaran

    Immigration Attorney
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    Once you become a U.S. conditional resident, your dependent will pay in-state tuition for any state university within the state he or she resides. If your child attends an out-of-state university, he or she will have to pay out-of-state tuition rates. He or she will not be considered an international student, and therefore will not pay international student tuition rates.

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    Shahzad Q Qadri

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    Once you get residency, your dependent will pay the state tuition for state schools in the state you are residing. Should your child wish to go to a school in a state other than where your residence is, then your child will pay out-of-state tuition in which case it can be as high as international student fees.

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    Jinhee Wilde

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your children as permanent residents are not international students and will pay like any other U.S. citizens. Thus, if your children go to a state school of your residence, then they will pay the in-state tuition. However, if they goes to private school, like my son did, or another state university, then you will be paying full out-of-state tuition. Each school has different scholarship programs and financial aid packages so please make your inquiries directly. Just make sure that they know that you and your child are permanent residents.

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    Ed Beshara

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your dependent child will be considered a U.S. permanent resident and pay tuition fees accordingly. The permanent resident child will not be considered to be an international student, e.g. F-1 student as this is a non-immigrant status. If your child has established residency in a particular state then they do not have to pay out of state tuition fees. But as a permanent resident if your child decides to attend a college in another state, then the child will have to pay out of state tuition.

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    David Tseng

    Immigration Attorney
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    Most state universities allow dependent children of EB-5 investors to pay reduced tuition as residents based on ownership of a business within the state. It is also possible for an independent child to establish residency in a state other than state in which the EB-5 business is located and qualify for the reduced resident tuition. There are individual state rules governing these issues, however, so you need to check with the specific state you are considering.

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    Philip H Teplen

    Immigration Attorney
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    He will not be considered an international student but tuition is not free. If a State school is in your State of residence, the tuition is significantly less than for an out of state applicant.

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    Fredrick W Voigtmann

    Immigration Attorney
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    If your child obtains a conditional green card as your dependent, he will be considered a U.S. lawful permanent resident. Therefore, he should be eligible for resident tuition. You should check with the particular school about their fees and tuition policies.

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    Boyd Campbell

    Immigration Attorney
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    Once you you and your child have established residence in a state, usually within six months you may pay in-state tuition to a college or university in the state wherein you reside.

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    Charles H Kuck

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your child will be a lawful permanent resident, and in virtually every state, will be considered a resident for in-state tuition purposes, if they meet the state''s other criteria.

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    Julia Roussinova

    Immigration Attorney
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    Your child will be considered a conditional permanent resident for purposes of studying in the US (not an international student) if your I-526 is approved and you arrive in the US as conditional permanent residents after consular processing or adjust status in the US (if in another lawful immigration status). Generally, each state has its own rules regarding residency for state purposes. You should review the laws for a state where your child will study or consult an advisor at a specific educational institution regarding in-state tuition fees and costs and qualification requirements.

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    Salvatore Picataggio

    Immigration Attorney
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    Dependents or derivative beneficiaries of an EB-5 Applicant will get the same Immigration Benefits as the principal applicant. That is, conditional permanent residency and then full permanent residency. Each family member will obtain his or her own status as a permanent resident. That said, each state and each college will be different in how they handle their tuition for international students versus permanent residents versus citizens, and you will likely have to discuss the particulars of this matter with the college.

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    Karen Weinstock

    Immigration Attorney
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    Once they are granted permanent residence, your children can pay in-state tuition in the state where they live. Different schools have different rules for out of state students.

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    BoBi Ahn

    Immigration Attorney
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    As an EB-5 dependent child who has been granted permanent residence in the U.S., they are eligible for financial aid. As far as in-state vs. out of state tuition, that would be determined by what state he/she resides in, same as any other U.S. student. Your child won''t be subject to international student tuition as a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., but for in-state tuition, he/she would have to be a resident of that state where the school is located. Hope the information helps.

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