EB-5 Immigrant Investor

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor program is for entrepreneurs (their spouses and unmarried children under 21) to apply for a green card (permanent residence). To be eligible for the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program you must make a necessary investment in a commercial enterprise in the United States; and plan to create or preserve permanent full-time jobs for qualified U.S. workers. EB-5 Immigrant Investor program is designed to inspire: foreign born entrepreneurs who could build their American Dreams while concurrently helping to build America. Here at Margaret W. Wong and Associates we have helped many clients – here are just some examples that have successfully obtained Green Cards through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. If you want to be party of this program, contact us today!

Brazil Widow and Son Obtain Green Cards and US Citizenship as EB-5 Immigrant Investors; Son Obtains Grandson’s Green Card During Pandemic

In 2018, the Margaret W. Wong team in Minneapolis was contacted by a good friend of ours named Analu, a widow, who had immigrated to the United States from Brazil years before along with her son, Giovanni, who was in his late 20’s at the time. For sure, they both secured our services and, subsequently, we helped them to acquire legal permanent residency through the EB5 process and later U.S.

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Immigrant Investor Visa to Green Card

Mr. W. came to the New York Immigration Law offices of Margaret W. Wong & Associates LLC in the Fall of 2019 to seek if he could possibly convert his E-2  visa to a green card which is a difficult thing to do but it can be done. The E-2 nonimmigrant classification “allows a national of a treaty country…to be admitted to the United States when investing a substantial amount

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Investments Leads to Visa

Margaret W Wong and Associates helped a couple from Thailand who was in the United States on F-1 & F-2 Visas. They fell in love with Cleveland and wanted to stay. Graduating from college with business degrees they were interested in opening a restaurant. Request for Evidence The E-2 Investment-based Immigration Visa must show substantial investment where their personal assets are at risk. During the Request for Evidence (RFE) we

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German client with L Visas

German wife, initially entered the United States, as an L-2, dependent of an L-1, international executive transferee. They remained in the US, filed for an extension of their L status, and even travelled together to receive their new L visas. However, their lives became estranged and the L-1 husband travelled internationally frequently, with fewer and fewer trips home to spend time with his wife and son. Renewing Issues When it

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Chinese national receives green card through EB-5 investment

Need investment Mr. Z, a national of China, approached our office seeking a Green Card for himself and his wife through investment in the U.S. We arranged for Mr. Z to invest $500,000 in a Regional Center. A Regional Center is an investment opportunity that has been reviewed and approved by the USCIS for the EB-5 program (but note that USCIS doesn’t endorse the quality of the opportunity or guarantee

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EB-2 approved for research scientist from Malaysia

Research scientist reaches 6-year limitation on H-1B visa A young (under age 35) research scientist from Malaysia retained our firm to assist her in petitioning for an employment-based immigration, second preference (EB-2) visa with a request for a National Interest Waiver (otherwise known as “EB-2 NIW”). Our client was entering her fifth year on an H-1B employment visa sponsored by a well-known research institution in Ohio. However, her employer was

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Microbiologist from Nigeria granted EB-2 Visa

Microbiologist seeks permanent residence Our client is a Nigerian-born Microbiologist, employed as faculty at Texas A&M University. He came to Margaret W. Wong & Associates with an H-1B Visa hoping to gain permanent residence in the United States through the EB-2 Visa program. We determined that he was eligible for the National Interest Waiver category as an accomplished microbiologist. We worked with him to develop his case and collected documentation in

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Immigrant investor from India aggressively builds holdings

Retained Margaret W Wong & Associates Our EB-5 client from India heard that Margaret W. Wong & Associates had helped many South Asians, and he retained our firm to obtain his and his wife’s Green Cards through the U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. He was at that time working for a hotel chain, and preparing to purchase his own first hotel. We compiled all the records, ensured the funds were

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USCIS approves I-526 immigrant petition by alien entrepreneur

What needed to be done In November 2013, Mrs. A hired our firm to assist her with her EB-5 Immigrant Investor petition. Our attorney, Francis Fungsang, shared the process and timeline with Mrs. A, answered all her questions, and she gave him the approval to proceed. Within 10 months the petition was prepared, and we filed the I-526 – Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. In March 2016, USCIS issued our client

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