Real Estate Project Development - Using L-1 Visa Program to Encourage Foreign Investment

FOREIGN REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

The profitable and liquid United States real estate market is a major source of projects for foreign investors around the world. In 2017, the United States real estate market attracted more foreign investment than any other country in the the world, bringing in over $19.8 billion. Historically, most foreign investments typically have gone into commercial real estate projects, such as large office buildings. 2017 attracted over $10.6 billion in primary office markets and other high-quality commercial assets investments.  Of this investment, a significant portion was facilitated through the employment-based fifth preference category immigrant program (“EB-5”), which many foreign investors use to obtain permanent residence in the United States and project developers use to fund large projects.

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Sherrod Seward
Queen City Immigration Law Obtains a National Interest Waiver for a Biomedical Researcher

by Dinh Tran, Partner | Queen City Immigration Law | 704-500-2075

We are happy and proud to announce that Queen City Immigration Law has recently won an approval of an immigrant petition for a biomedical researcher in an employment-based second ("EB-2") preference category with a national interest waiver. This is the firm's first EB-2 case that was granted the national interest waiver based on the new test that was established in the Matter of Dhanasar just 16 months ago.

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Sherrod Seward