Last year, Chinese millionaires maxed out the quota for EB-5 visas under the U.S.’s Immigrant Investor Program, and recently it was reported that 90% of Australia’s Significant Investor visas were given to Chinese nationals. All over the world, immigrant investor programs are being flooded with applicants from China.... Show me more
What was once the only skyscraper in Rockford, Ill., is getting an overhaul under an urban-renewal program that is bringing together Warren Buffett and Chinese investors looking for a U.S. visa...Show me more
The EB-5 visa program was designed to provide green cards to foreign nationals who invest in economic development in the United States, especially in lower-income areas. Understanding of the program is still evolving, with more communities trying to tap what they see as a potential...Show me more
Over the years, Miami has been referred to as the city’s sixth borough, and it would appear that in the exclusive world of luxury real estate, this has never been truer. A wave of New York City developers has washed onto the Floridashoreline in recent months,...Show me more
US President Barack Obama announced in November a number of changes as part of his 'Executive action' on immigration reform. Workpermit.com has summarised the main changes that may benefit those applying for the EB-5 investor visa category.... Show me more
Along with stock and real estate portfolios, the global rich are now buying a new form of economic security: passport portfolios.
Wealthy investors from around the world are increasingly shopping for visas or citizenship in other countries, hoping for a personal hedge against their own volatile...Show me more
Portugal's interior minister has resigned following an investigation into alleged corruption linked to the allocation of residence permits...Show me more
Program may be nixed if Senate overhauls federal immigration policy
More than 11 million people applied for the annual U.S. visa lottery this year, up 11 percent from a year earlier even as the program appears to be on the verge of ending.
Less than than .5 percent of...Show me more