By Ali Jahangiri
The EB-5 program has become more mainstream these days in light of recent media coverage. Notwithstanding the media, the benefits of the program to the U.S. economy is hard to deny - foreign investment brings economic growth and creates jobs to Americans. The eligible immigrant investors and their family members achieve their goal of getting to experience a piece of the American dream. A win-win situation for all parties involved. Along with many people in the industry, we are optimistic that the outcome of the latest EB-5 program challenges will be resolved in way benefiting both the business landscape for developers, the financial reality of international investors and the job market for Americans.
The development with the EB-5 program will be a hot topic at our upcoming EB-5 & Investment Immigration Convention in San Francisco on July 27-28. We are also proud to announce Senator Ted Cruz as our keynote speaker. We invite you to join us to network with your fellow EB-5 professionals, real estate developers, migration agencies and other industry stakeholders.
This issue of the Eb5 Investors Magazine brings you a wealth of information from industry veterans who share their knowledge, industry advice and new market trends. Read about EB-5 funding of alternative innovations, how to best market your projects to migration agents in China, challenges of redeploying EB-5 funds to new projects, how to best gain credibility when filing EB-5 applications and what the trends are when it comes to international immigration investment programs. Also, follow the journeys of five Chinese investors who share their personal stories of triumph and tribulations of their EB-5 dreams. It’s important to link the investment to a dream and delve into the heart-warming stories of these immigrant families.
Also, please join us in India this October as we gather for our inaugural immigration investment expo. In this issue, specifically highlighting a growing frontier - India, where EB-5 visas have jumped nearly 30-fold over the last decade. Come network with Indian and international stakeholders at our inaugural EB-5 & Investment Immigration Expo in Mumbai in October.