China – End of the Wild West?

Per PERE, the Chinese State has taken measures to reign in Gray Rhinos and quell their investment activity in the west. Over the past few years, Chinese institutions (namely insurance companies) have shelled out billions of dollars for U.S. real estate in markets like New York and San Francisco. After years of wild investing, Beijing now wants these […]

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EB-5 Gridlock in China

Ron Klasko recently wrote an article via ILW about the scary reality of the current EB-5 market in Mainland China, which is the 800 lbs. gorilla in the EB-5 universe accounting for approximately 80% – 85% of the total market. Investors in this market previously believed that EB-5 visa applications would take 3-4 years to process and invested under […]

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Mainland China EB-5 Final Action Dates for September 2017

The Department of State (“DHS”) released its September 2017 Final Action Dates for mainland Chinese citizens to file I-485 petitions or other Adjustment of Status (“AOS”) petitions. Eligibility is based on whether the priority date of the approved I-526 is before the Final Action Date. The horizontal orange line represents the continued AOS backlog (or […]

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EB-5 Visas Now Take 10 Years

The Department of Homeland Security (or “DHS”) recently released it’s 2017 Ombudsman Report which indicates that the EB-5 Program remains very popular with foreign investors that want to immigrate to the United States with their families. The challenge for Chinese-born investors is that the program might now be too popular. The report indicates that, as of […]

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Mainland China EB-5 Final Action Dates for August 2017

The Department of State (“DHS”) released its August 2017 Final Action Dates for mainland Chinese citizens to file I-485 petitions or other Adjustment of Status (“AOS”) petitions. The eligibility is based on whether the priority date of the approved I-526 is before the Final Action Date. The horizontal orange line represents the continued AOS backlog […]

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