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Expert: 85% of EB-5 Investors from China
Posted on 31 Oct 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Rosalie Murphy, Desert Sun, Oct. 30, 2015 - " At least 85 percent of EB-5 investors come from China, according to Cornell University immigration law professor Stephen Yale-Loehr . Part of the appeal of immigrant investor programs such as EB-5, he... Read More

Tags: eb-5 , China , yale-loehr

Podcast: Steve Yale-Loehr on EB-5 China Retrogression
Posted on 21 Jun 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Steve Yale-Loehr , co-author of LexisNexis' 21-Volume 'Bible' of immigration law that has been cited in over 450 federal court decisions in cases from across the U.S. circuit courts of appeals, federal district courts, and the U.S. Supreme... Read More

LexisNexis Investor Visa Expert: Real Estate the "Most Common EB-5 Project"
Posted on 2 Apr 2015 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Experts in the EB-5 program say it’s become common for former politicians, their relatives and other celebrities to trade on their names, because foreign investors — especially those from cultures like China in which business and politics... Read More

Tags: eb-5 , China , yale-loehr

Expert: Despite Backlogs, EB-5 Investor Visa Program a 'Four-Way Win'
Posted on 6 Sep 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"For the first time in its 24-year history, an immigration program that grants visas to foreigners who invest at least half a million dollars in a U.S. business has nearly run out of visas for the fiscal year—largely because of unprecedented... Read More

Tags: eb-5 , China , yale-loehr

Expert: Almost 90% of EB-5 Investors from China
Posted on 9 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

China Daily, Mar. 9, 2016 - "Investors from China currently account for almost 90 percent of all EB-5 investors," Stephen Yale-Loehr, a law professor at Cornell University , told China Daily. ... Originally, few people immigrated to the U.S... Read More

Tags: eb-5 , China , Trump , yale-loehr

Demand from China Soaks Up EB-5 Visa Quota
Posted on 27 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Due to a surge in Chinese participation, the U.S. for the first time is on course this fiscal year to run out of immigrant-investor visas that offer a fast track to permanent residency. Started 24 years ago, the EB-5 program allots 10,000 visas... Read More

Tags: eb-5 , China , yale-loehr

EB-5 Investor Visa Program Maxed Out by Chinese Demand
Posted on 31 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Steven Yale-Loehr, an immigration professor at Cornell University, said he expects the EB-5 investment boom to now slow down considerably. "It's been like a four-lane expressway and now it's going back down to two," he said. Because... Read More

Tags: eb-5 , China , yale-loehr

Expert: EB-5 Investor Visa Cap Won't Deter Chinese
Posted on 2 Oct 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This summer, the State Department announced that it was on track to meet its limit of 10,000 EB-5 visas and promptly stopped issuing the visas to Chinese investors until Oct. 1. But the pause is unlikely to dissuade Chinese visa seekers, experts... Read More

Tags: eb-5 , China , yale-loehr