|USCIS statistics on I-526 EB-5 petitions for FY2008 – FY2015|
|2015 (First Quarter)||2,941||1,652||133||13,526|
|USCIS statistics on I-829 EB-5 petitions for FY2008 – FY2015|
|2015 (First Quarter)||810||69||3,080|
The fact is, many unscrupulous attorneys collude with immigration agents and regional centers to defraud EB-5 visa investors and get illegal commission checks in the process as a reward for convincing EB-5 visa investors to invest in regional centers that are such terrible investments, that nobody in the US is willing to invest in them.
Investigators and analysts from SEC, FBI, USCIS - FDNS, ICE-HSI,
As a matter of fact, the regional center extension has a 2% chance of going through (see link at https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr616), and in real terms has no chance of being passed due to the fact that government agencies, law enforcement unions, powerful politicians and thousands of investigators are up in arms against regional centers.
EB-5 visa investors need to remember that the ONLY safe way to get approved is through Genuine Direct Investment Businesses.
Here are some of the critical reasons that EB-5 visa investors should ALWAYS choose Genuine Direct Investment Businesses and avoid regional centers:
Genuine Direct Investment Businesses offer easy exit strategies to EB-5 visa investors while those who invest in regional centers experience TERRIBLE exit strategies.
Mohammed Shaikh, MBA (Accounting), CFE, Licensed Business & RE Broker (CA & FL)
Online: http://www.smartbusinessbroker.com Phone: +1 407 535 0616