EB-5 Resources

The EB-5 Visa Program is a federal foreign direct investment, immigration, and regional economic development program that provides access to capital to U.S. businesses and creates American jobs at no expense to the American taxpayer. Globalization has spurred an unprecedented rise in wealth overseas, as well as increased the speed of capital between nations. By building immigration benefits into investment incentives, the EB-5 Program provides a welcome avenue for overseas wealth to be delivered to the U.S. economy – tapping into new opportunities and opening a new frontier of development finance programs.

Funding Brownfield Projects with EB-5 Program
This article from Schnapf, LLC examines the EB-5 program and how can provide alternative financing for brownfield redevelopment.
IIUSA Regional Center Map
This map from Invest in the USA highlights the regional centers in the USA.
Roadmap of EB-5 Capital: An Alternative Financing Tool for Commercial Real Estate Projects
This publication from New York University’s Stern School of Business includes appendices showing a sample EB-5 mezzanine loan structure and terms along with a select database of large-scale Regional Center projects. The first section provides...
The EB-5 Program as a Capital Access Tool
Clem Turner of Homier & Law, P.C. discusses the basics behind the EB-5 program and methods in using the program as a tool to access capital.
What's Next? EB5 Trends and Developments
Peter Joseph, Executive Director of IIUSA, shares some marketing trends, statistics and capital formation related to the EB-5 visa.
IIUSA Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
The Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA) approved its 2014 Best Practices Committee recommendations. The recommendations issued set high standards for IIUSA’s members in an effort to promote responsible, professional and ethical behavior and...
EB-5: Addressing the Financing Gap
The Immigrant Investor Program, or EB-5, is addressed in this feature article from Toby Rittner, CDFA President & CEO, for Development Finance Perspectives, Issue 1 | 2012. The article overviews the program and discusses EB-5's value as a gap...

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