- What is a targeted employment area?
A geographic area in the US that is either rural, with a population of less than 20,000 people and is not a part of an MSA, or an area that has an unemployment rate that is 150% of the national average.
- What is CaREs designated region?
CaRE has a designated area that includes 7 counties in Southern California: Los Angeles, San Diego, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and Santa Barbara.
- Who should invest in a Regional Center under the EB-5 program?
Those who have the goal of becoming a permanent US resident for one of several reasons including: children’s education, financial security, safety, etc. but don’t want to actively manage a business.
- What is the minimum capital required to apply for an EB-5 Visa?
$500,000 USD when investing through a Regional Center such as CaRE and when the project selected is in a rural area or targeted employment area. Otherwise, the requirement will be $1,000,000 USD for all other projects not meeting the aforementioned criteria. CaRE only seeks projects that are located in rural or targeted employment areas.
- Do I have to live in the CaRE’s designated area to participate in the program?
No! It is not necessary that one even visit the region. The EB-5 program allows you to maintain Permanent Residency by living anywhere in the US.
- Is the EB-5 Visa Program open to all countries?
- How many immigrant visas are allotted for this classification?
The EB-5 program allots 10,000 visas per year for aliens and family members whose qualifying investments result in the creation or preservation of at least ten (10) full-time jobs for U.S. workers.
- Can I visit the project location?
Absolutely! Contact us and we would be happy to set up a tour.
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