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Immigration Law

EB-5 Investor Visa Program A First For Maine

"A new federal program in Franklin County that allows the state to offer green cards and permanent residency in exchange for foreign investment in Maine businesses was hailed Tuesday as a job creator.  State Department of Economic Development Commissioner George Gervais announced the creation of a regional center though the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services immigrant investor pilot program, known as EB-5.  The center — to be called USA Lifestyles, Inc. — includes all of Franklin County in addition to Livermore Falls in Androscoggin County." - Bangor Daily News, Oct. 25, 2011.