If you have an extraordinary skill, valuable experience or sufficient funds to invest or start a business, there are US work visa options for you.
- The visas which enable you to work in the USA
The SEC and USCIS have jointly issued investor alerts to warn individuals about fraudulent investment scams in the EB-5 program.
The Optional Practical Training (OPT) Program is a pathway to post-graduation work experience for international students in the United States.
The EB-5 visa is for investors who are willing to invest USD 1.8 million into a business in a non-targeted employment area or USD 900,000 into a targeted employment area (TEA).
With the passage of the new federal funding bill on the 15th of February 2019, The EB-5 Regional Center Program has been reauthorized to continue until September 30, 2019
The US EB-5 Program has received a 3 month extension till the 15th of February, 2019. It is uncertain as to what would happen thereafter
India has become the second largest market for US EB-5 Investment Visas in the world, with Indians in large numbers now seeing it as the preferred route to acquiring a ‘Green Card’
There have been various proposals to increase the minimum investment amounts for the US EB-5 visa. Which is finally accepted remains to be seen
The US government shutdown has had a clear impact on the EB-5 Program, with processing of I-526, I-485 & I-924 on hold. However, processing of I-829 is not affected
Investors from China, Vietnam and India now subject to retrogression, meaning they will now have to wait for longer periods of time to get their ‘Green Cards’