Investor Visa Attorneys In New Bern

Secure Your U.S. Investment Future in New Bern

The EB-5 is an immigrant visa granted to foreign investors who create U.S. jobs. To qualify, you must invest $1 million, or $500,000 if you are investing in a commercial enterprise in an area with high unemployment (often a rural area). Your investment must create at least 10 full-time jobs for U.S. citizens.

At The E.A. Wood Law Firm, we are happy to help smart and business-savvy entrepreneurs get their start in the U.S. The EB-5 visa is a great way to both benefit a local economy and help foreign entrepreneurs achieve their American dream. If you are seeking legal representation as you pursue this new business endeavor, choose The E.A. Wood Law Firm. Our visa attorneys in New Bern can answer your questions, address your concerns, and ensure that your application is strong.

Contact us online or call (800) 611-0821 to learn more about the EB-5 or to get started on a petition.

Explore EB-5 Visa Investment Options

There are four different categories in which an immigrant investor visa can fall. The category of your visa will depend on the circumstances of your petition and the details of your investment.

The four categories for immigrant investor visas are:

  • C5: For employment creation outside a targeted area
  • T5: For job creation in a targeted (high unemployment) area
  • R5: Investor Pilot Program not in a targeted area
  • I5: Investor Pilot Program in a targeted area

Family Immigration Benefits for EB-5 Investors

If your petition for an investor visa is approved, you may bring your spouse and any unmarried children under the age of 21 with you. Keep in mind that each family member will need to complete the necessary forms, pay the required fee, and undergo a medical examination. This benefit is extended to same-sex couples as well.

Navigate the EB-5 Visa Application Process

If you meet the requirements for an EB-5 visa, there are several steps to take to apply.

These steps include:

  • Choosing an investment project
  • Filing an I-526 petition with an attorney
  • Responding to any requests for information from immigration officials
  • Applying for a conditional (two year) green card while you hire required employees
  • Applying for an I-829 to remove conditions on your conditional green card once you have hired the required employees

EB-5 applications and petitions are typically approved within 60 days of filing. The fully processing time for an EB-5 visa application is typically around six months.

Interested in an EB-5 Visa? Contact Our New Bern Visa Lawyers Today for Expert Guidance. Serving Clients Globally from Craven County.

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