What is a Direct EB-5 Investment?

What is a Direct EB-5 Investment?

EB-5 Direct Investment allows a foreign national to obtain a Green Card by investing in a new business, without using a Regional Center to channel the funds to a larger project.

The EB-5 Direct Investment has three basic requirements: (1)The investment must be in a “new commercial enterprise” (2) The investment must at least $1,000,000 (or $500,000 in certain cases) (3) The investment must result in the creation of at least 10 new full-time jobs. Additionally, the investor is required to take an active role in the business.