EB-5 visa category was created by the U.S immigration act to encourage flow of foreign capital to create jobs for US workers. A foreign individual needs to invest $1 million in US businesses to apply in this category.
However, the investor has to show that he or she has earned the money by fair means and there are necessary documents in favor of such income. Complex parts of EB-5 America investor visa petition is that an investor has to disclose two key issues
- The legal source of fund
- The path of fund
If the petition does not clearly state these issues or there are no documents to prove both these statement; then your EB-5 visa will be denied by the U.S Citizenship and immigration service.
US immigration rules are hard to understand and changes happen quite often. Thus, it is extremely essential to consult an attorney before making any decision. EB-5 Investor often does not do so. He or she thinks that it is a matter of money only and thus the petition is often denied.
A lawyer may tell what documents you actually require to file EB-5 visa petition and assure that you can acquire the visa lawfully without much difficulties.