EB-5 Investment Voice show

EB-5 Investment Voice

Summary: EB-5 Investment Voice covers the United States immigrant investor visa that attracts foreign capital into the U.S. and creates jobs for American workers. Hosted by Mark Deal with Mona Shaw, other attorney guests and other leaders walk through the program from a legal perspective, business development factors as well as investor return and residency considerations. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com Website: http://www.MShahLaw.com

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 EB-5 History and Implementation with Morrie Berez | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1980

The current state and implementation of EB-5 has a lot to do with its short history. Today, Mona and Mark are joined by the former USCIS Headquarters EB-5 Program Manager and Chief Adjudications Officer in charge of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Maurice (Morrie) Berez. The three of them discuss how the program evolved in the early days, how some of the implementations and understandings came to be, Morrie's suggestions for today, and outlook beyond tomorrow. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Backlogs... What Do Indian & Chinese Nationals Do Next? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1620

In light of Charlie Oppenheim’s most recent revelations, Indian and Chinese nationals may feel as if the door to the US is closing. Today, Mona and Mark are joined by Rohit Turkhud of Fakhoury Global to discuss the significant wait times to apply for a visa and the current misunderstandings around what filing an I-526 does and does not do. Listen in to understand the options Indian and Chinese nationals have with regard to acquiring non-immigrant visas and learn how many are leveraging E-2 visas to beat the backlog and get to the States. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Common Questions featuring Jinhee Wilde | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1702

You can reach Jinhee Wilde on her website at https://WALawUSA.com or her office at (301) 881-8422 If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 From Bollywood to EB-5 Investing in India | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1715

Though large real estate projects have become the norm in EB-5, Indian investment firm Infinity Multi Ventures is taking a much different approach. Today, Mona and Mark are joined by Sandeep Mehta & Sanjay Dayma to discuss their support of smaller, niche projects in pharma, tech, and education. Listen in for insight around key India-US connections and learn how Infinity is supporting startups in the early stages when they need capital most! If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 The Economic Impact of the EB-5 Regional Center Program with Jeff Carr | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1742

Because policymakers have failed to act, the EB-5 Regional Center program continues to face a great deal of uncertainty. Today, Mona and Mark are joined by Jeff Carr of Economic & Policy Resources, Inc. to discuss the EPR report on the economic impact of EB-5 Regional Center projects and his aim to inspire lawmakers to extend the program long-term. Listen in for insight around how the report was put together and learn about the wide range of industries and regions that benefit from the EB-5 Regional Center program. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Overcoming Administrative Processing Challenges with Ramin Asgard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1750

Cases requiring administrative processing have increased exponentially in the last two years. In this episode, Mona and Mark are joined by Ramin Asgard to explain what ‘administrative processing’ really means and how the introduction of Form DS-5535 influenced the number of cases in administrative processing. Listen in for insight on the difference between a discretionary provisional refusal and a mandatory SAO—and learn what steps you can take to resolve a case stuck in administrative processing. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Representing EB-5 Stakeholders on Capitol Hill with Aaron Grau of IIUSA | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1450

IIUSA is the trade association designated to represent the interests of the EB-5 industry and influence policy decisions on Capitol Hill. In this episode, Mona and Mark sit down with Aaron Grau to discuss the current status of the EB-5 program and the legislation IIUSA is drafting at present. Listen in for insight into IIUSA’s efforts to reach out to diverse stakeholders and learn how the organization is working to ensure that the industry’s voice is heard in DC. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Playing by SEC Rules to Sell Your EB-5 Offering in the US with Clem Turner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1668

When EB-5 investors are already in the US, project developers must play by slightly different rules. In this episode, Mona and Mark sit down with Clem Turner to discuss the ins and outs of SEC compliance when private offerings are sold inside the US. Listen in for insight around the Reg D exemption process, the verification of accredited investors, and the safety in filing Form D as a compliance measure. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Cashing in on Private Equity Experience in EB-5 with Nicholas Salzano | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1860

When we finance a real estate project with both private equity and EB-5 money, immigrant investors have the potential to earn a much higher return than the typical ½%. In this episode, Mona and Mark sit down with Nick Salzano to explain how National Realty Investment Advisors was introduced to EB-5 and share the standard structure of an NRIA project. Listen in to understand the benefits of investing with Nick’s firm and learn how NRIA maximizes returns for private equity and EB-5 investors alike. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Understanding the EB-5 Visa Backlog Crisis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1730

The backlog numbers announced by Charlie Oppenheim at the AILA & IIUSA Conference have caused quite an uproar. In this episode, Mona, Mark and Rebecca are taking the time to discuss what the numbers really mean. They explain the cause of the current EB-5 visa backlogs and interpret Charlie’s estimates of the number of petitions on file. Listen in for insight around Charlie’s wait-time and Final Action Date predictions and learn about the potential remedies for dealing with the EB-5 backlog crisis. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 EB-5 2.0 with Peyman Attari of Integra Finance | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1635

Over the years, the EB-5 program has undergone a natural evolution. Today, Mona and Mark sit down with Peyman Attari to discuss EB-5 2.0, explaining how the size and structure of projects has changed and describing the flaws in the Regional Center model. Listen in for insight around the redeployment of funds, the role of an investment advisory, and the impact of a likely increase in the minimum EB-5 investment. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 What's going in EB-5 with Bernard Wolfsdorf | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2049

The EB-5 program is experiencing a period of great change. Where can you go for clarification around the new regulations and forthcoming cutoff dates? Today, Mona and Mark sit down with Bernard Wolfsdorf to give us a preview of the upcoming AILA & IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum. They discuss the key issues that will be covered at the conference, including Final Action Date predictions, the increase in minimum investment for EB-5, and the impact of the latest USCIS policy memorandum. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Early Withdrawal of EB-5 Capital with Patrick Hogan | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1840

First and foremost, EB-5 is a business, and investors are contractually obligated to keep their money in a project for the long term. Today, Mona and Mark sit down with Patrick Hogan to explain why an EB-5 investor must be both committed to the investment AND at-risk of losing money on the project. Listen in for insight around the long wait times in the China market, the value of vetting a Regional Center’s track record, and the consequences of breaking an EB-5 contract. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Indian EB-5 Mythbusters with Harjap Bhangal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2010

The ‘agent culture’ in India causes a lot of confusion as unqualified agents spread misinformation about the immigration process. In this episode, Mona and Rebecca sit down with Harjap Bhangal to take on the role of Indian EB-5 Mythbusters, sharing the truth about processing times and the risk involved in investing in a project. Listen in to understand why so many Indian immigrants choose the US and learn where to go for accurate information on the legal routes to getting your visa. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

 Diving Into the EB-5 Direct Pool with Kelly Freis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1675

As the EB-5 investor pool continues to shrink, more and more direct pooled projects make their way into the market. In this epsidoe, Mona and Mark sit down with Kelly Freis to discuss the benefits of investing in a direct project and International Growth Capital’s preference for small manufacturing businesses. Listen in for insight on the type of investor who is drawn to direct pooled manufacturing projects and learn how a growing number of candidates are using E-2 as a stepping stone to EB-5. If you have questions about investment immigration, please reach out to Mona Shah & Associates. Phone: 212-233-7473 Email: info@mshahlaw.com To discover the show notes on this episode as well as other topics, information, and resources; please head over to http://www.MShahLaw.com/Podcasts

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