EB-5 Requirements

EB-5 Investor Responsibility

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MINIMAL CAPITAL REQUIREMENT

$500,000 upfront investment in a new commercial enterprise

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BACKGROUND CHECK

This includes proof that the investor (and, if applicable, their spouse and any unmarried children under the age of 21) is not a convicted criminal, has no history of financial fraud and has not previously violated U.S. immigration laws

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LEGALLY SOURCED INVESTMENT

Investor must clearly document that the required funds ($500K plus $50K Administration Fee) are from a lawful source. Acceptable options include:
Ÿ Gifts from family members
ŸŸ Accumulation of Income/Savings
ŸŸ Earnings/Dividends from business
ŸŸ Profits made from sale of real estate property Ÿ
Loans, properly collateralized

LCR’s Responsibility

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NEW U.S. JOBS REQUIREMENT

At the I-526 application stage, LCR must present a business plan with a high likelihood of creating at least ten full-time jobs for American workers

At the I-829 application stage, LCR must present proof that at least ten full-time American jobs were created for each investor and that these jobs were sustained throughout the conditional residency period

As per USCIS guidelines, a project may commence with interim or bridge financing and then later may replace it with capital raised from EB-5 investors. The project’s EB-5 investors will receive full credit towards their EB-5 job creation requirements

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”AT RISK” INVESTMENT

The investment must be “at risk” (i.e. fully invested in the project) throughout the adjudication of the investor’s I-829 petition
Per U.S. law, the EB-5 investor cannot be offered any guaranteed return, on or of, capital nor possess any redemption rights on invested capital

LCR will not accept an EB-5 investor that does not meet all of the requirements above

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