NEWS AND RESOURCES


Regulation change to EB-5 will increase the minimum investment to $900,000

Regulation change to EB-5 will increase the minimum investment to $900,000

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 25, 2019

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization regulation was published in the Federal Register on July 24, 2019 and this final rule is scheduled to become effective on November 21, 2019. The most significant part of the final rule for investors is an increase to the minimum investment amount. The rule will increase the minimum investment amount in a Targeted Employment Area ("TEA") from $500,000 ...

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Enterline and Partners affliate office Successful in Expedited Processing for Same-Sex Couple at US Consulate in HK

Enterline and Partners affliate office Successful in Expedited Processing for Same-Sex Couple at US Consulate in HK

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 24, 2019

We recently posted on Taiwan's new same-sex marriage law and its limitations.
In a related case, we recently assisted an U.S. citizen and his same-sex spouse, who were married in the U.S. but living in Asia, in an expedited filing (I-130) directly with the U.S. consulate in Hong Kong. See our article about this process here. The expedited filing was accepted primarily based on a job transfer back to the U.S. ...

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August Visa Bulletin - Vietnam Final Action Date retrogresses

August Visa Bulletin - Vietnam Final Action Date retrogresses

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 23, 2019

As expected, the Final Action Date for Vietnamese EB-5 investors has retrogressed to match that of mainland-born Chinese. The U.S. Department of State Visa Bulletin for August 2019 now indicates that EB-5 visa applicants from China, Vietnam, and India will be subject to the same Final Action Date of October 15, 2014. ...

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Enterline and Partners hold Immigration Seminar for Vietnamese Entrepreneurs

Enterline and Partners hold Immigration Seminar for Vietnamese Entrepreneurs

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 19, 2019

Enterline and Partners Consulting partners David Enterline and Ryan Barshop held a seminar on 18 July 2019 in Ho Chi Minh City on U.S. nonimmigrant and immigrant visa categories for entrepreneurs and business people wanting to do business in the United States.

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When can I receive back my capital from my EB-5 investment?

When can I receive back my capital from my EB-5 investment?

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 18, 2019

I am often asked by my EB-5 clients "Can I receive back my investment after filing the Form I-829 Petition, or do I have to wait until my I-829 Petition is approved?".

If investors submit and seek approval of their I-829 Petition, then under current law and policy

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Enterline and Partners Speaks at Nha Trang Seminar for Grenada and E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

Enterline and Partners Speaks at Nha Trang Seminar for Grenada and E-2 Treaty Investor Visa

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 16, 2019

This past Saturday, July 13, 2019, Enterline and Partners lawyers Mr. David Enterline and Ms. Tham Tran attended a seminar in Nha Trang, Vietnam, promoting the Grenada citizenship by investment program and the E-2 Treaty Investor business visa to the United States.

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Qualifying for I-130 Expedited Processing Based on Exceptional Circumstances for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad

Qualifying for I-130 Expedited Processing Based on Exceptional Circumstances for U.S. Citizens Living Abroad

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 9, 2019

In exceptional circumstances, a U.S. citizen who is living abroad with his or her foreign spouse and would like to bring his or her foreign spouse to the United States on an immigrant visa may be able to avail of expedited processing.

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Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage Limitations

Taiwan Same-Sex Marriage Limitations

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 8, 2019

Taiwan recently became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. Many consider this as a significant momentous event that could kick start a similar trend in other countries in Asia. However, the new legislation has not come without restrictions.

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David Enterline Esq., and Ms. Tham Tran speak at GBI June Meeting

David Enterline Esq., and Ms. Tham Tran speak at GBI June Meeting

  • Enterline and Partners Consulting
  • July 4, 2019

On June 24, 2019, Enterline and Partners Managing Partner David Enterline, and Mrs. Tham Tran, Esq., were invited to join the June Meeting of GBI - Saigon Businessmen Club.

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