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US Citizenship by Investment

USA is well known as the land of opportunity. It’s a cultural conflation with a flourishing economy, riches of opportunities and one of the highest standards of living anywhere in the world.


Through the USA EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, investors can enjoy a varietyof exclusive benefits, which are as follows:

  • No language skills required
  • No minimum education required.
  • No business or managerial experience required.
  • Investment capital can come from a gift, inheritance, business ownership or any other lawful activity.
  • No obligation to live in investment.
  • The opportunity to live, work and study anywhere in the U.S. and benefit from lower tuition fees
  • Inclusion of dependent children under the age of 21.

To qualify for the program, applicants are required tofulfill one of the investment options below in addition to meeting the following criteria:

  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Must show legal sources of assets and funds

The USA EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program comprises two investment options.

1. Creation of a New U.S. Enterprise

To be eligible for this investment option, applicants must meet the following criteria:

Make an investment of US$1 million in a new commercial enterprise or US$500,000 if that enterprise is in a targeted commercial area, including rural areas or areas with unemployment of at least 150 percent that of the national average.

Create full-time employment for at least 10 qualified U.S. workers who must be direct employees of the commercial enterprise.

Actively manage the day-to-day activities and/or policy formulation of the enterprise.

2. Investment in a Regional Center

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services have pre-approved regional centers as the investment opportunities. To be eligible for this investment option, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Make an investment of US$500,000.
  • Create full-time employment for at least 10 qualified U.S. workers, where indirect employment is permitted.
  • Active management of the enterprise is not required.

CITIZENSHIP REQUIREMENTS

Individuals who are nonconditional Green Card holders for at least five years can apply for naturalization upon meeting the following requirements:

  • Should be 18 years or older
  • Have lived within the state, or USCIS district with jurisdiction over the place of residence, for at least three months prior to the application.
  • Should Have continuous residence in the U.S. as a Green Card holder for at least five years immediately preceding the application.
  • Must have continuous residence in the U.S. as a Green Card holder for at least five years immediately preceding the application.
  • It’s a must to be physically present in the U.S. for at least 30 months out of the five years (60 months) immediately preceding the application
  • Reside continuously within the U.S. from the date of application for naturalization up to the time of naturalization.
  • Must have an understanding of U.S. history and government (civics). Should be able to read write and speak in english
  • Be of good moral character in keeping with the principles of the Constitution of the United States, and well-disposed to the good order and happiness of the United States during all relevant periods under the law.
Information Sourced from:
  • https://csglobalpartners.com/
  • https://www.artoncapital.com
  • https://www.henleyglobal.com