US Citizenship and Imigraton Services (USCIS) acabou de publicaras novas regras para os investimentos em EB-5
As novas regras incluem entre outros pontos:
Aumentar os valores mínimos de investimento;
– Revisar os padrões para determinadas designações da área de emprego direcionada (TEA);
– Dar à agência responsabilidade por gerenciar diretamente as designações de TEA;
– Esclarecimento dos procedimentos do USCIS para a remoção de condições de residência permanente; e
– Permitir que os peticionários EB-5 mantenham sua data de prioridade sob certas circunstâncias.
Vejam a integra da comunicao do USCIS, que nos foi enviada, hoje as 12:15 hs, ainda em Inglês
From: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:15 PM
To: Carlo Barbieri <email@example.com>
Subject: New Rulemaking Brings Significant Changes to EB-5 Program
|Minimum Investments, Targeted Employment Area Designations Among Reforms
WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will publish a final rule on July 24 that makes a number of significant changes to its EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, marking the first significant revision of the program’s regulations since 1993. The final rule will become effective on Nov. 21, 2019.
New developments under the final rule include:
Under the EB-5 program, individuals are eligible to apply for conditional lawful permanent residence in the United States if they make the necessary investment in a commercial enterprise in the United States and create or, in certain circumstances, preserve 10 permanent full-time jobs for qualified U.S. workers.
“Nearly 30 years ago, Congress created the EB-5 program to benefit U.S. workers, boost the economy, and aid distressed communities by providing an incentive for foreign capital investment in the United States,” said USCIS Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli. “Since its inception, the EB-5 program has drifted away from Congress’s intent. Our reforms increase the investment level to account for inflation over the past three decades and substantially restrict the possibility of gerrymandering to ensure that the reduced investment amount is reserved for rural and high-unemployment areas most in need. This final rule strengthens the EB-5 program by returning it to its Congressional intent.”
Major changes to EB-5 in the final rule include:
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