EB-5 Visa Specialist
Martin Lawler is an immigration attorney and EB-5 Visa expert based in San Francisco, California. With over thirty years experience he is a trusted source for securing temporary visas, permanent residence, naturalization, and passports in the United States. This is the home for the latest news and information regarding EB-5 Visas, EB-2 Visas, and general immigration news.
Meet Martin Lawler
Martin's law practice Lawler & Lawler specializes in assisting immigrants to the United States. He is an accomplished author with his flagship immigration law book, Professionals: A Matter of Degree. Lawler also regularly contributes online content through several blogs and articles.
LATEST IMMIGRATION & EB-5 VISA RESOURCES & NEWS
What is the EB-5 visa with Professional Advice from Immigration Expert Martin Lawler
The EB-5 visa stands for employment based fifth preference category, also known as the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program. The EB-5 Visa program was created in 1990 to stimulate the US economy through job creation and capital investment. Established to, “create jobs for U.S. workers and…
The differences in EB Visas: Advice from Martin Lawler
Martin Lawler breaks down the EB Visas The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services department currently has 5 different employment based (EB) immigration programs. They all offer a different opportunity for international immigrants to establish permanent residence in the United States via a green card. Knowing…
Information on the Muslim Travel Ban with Martin Lawler
“The Supreme Court’s order on the Trump Travel Ban should allow an EB-5 investor to be admitted, as such an investor has ties to a U.S. entity, a permissible group which the Court said could not be subject to the ban. My client reported that…
What is Next with EB-5?
Now that the RC statute has been extended to December 9th, we will see more cases filed as many will want to avoid an increased investment amount which is soon anticipated. Other changes may also make EB-5 immigration more difficult in the future.
Continuation of the EB-5 Regional Center Law
Post by Martin J. Lawler Anticipate the extension of the EB-5 Regional Center law to December 9, 2016, through a forthcoming government continuing resolution. We expect no changes to the law until December 9th. At some point, the regulations or statute will increase the minimum investment…
Extension of Regional Statute – Martin J. Lawler
Extension of Regional Center Statute It still appears that Congress will extend the current EB-5 Regional Center statute, which expires on September 30, 2016. Congress will do so via a continuing resolution that will extend the statute to December 9th. This resolution may pass around…