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News India Times (February 6th, 2017) – EB-5 visa is not just about capital invested, econometrics plays a huge role: Suresh Rajan

NEW YORK: Indian American Suresh Rajan is the Chief Executive Officer of LCR Capital Partners, a partner-owned private investment firm started by first generation US immigrants that deploys EB-5 investments as growth capital in the well-established U.S. franchise and hospitality industry sectors, primarily in the quick service restaurant (QSR) and real-estate segments. To read more [...]

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Hindu Business Line (February 27th, 2017) – Rich Indians taking EB-5 visa route as US shuts down H-1B

NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 27: With the Trump administration moving towards closing the doors for immigration through the H-1B and L1 visa route, rich Indians are flocking to the EB-5 visa programme to obtain the coveted US Green Card. The Immigrant Visa Program, commonly known as the EB-5 visa, is meant for high net-worth investors to [...]

March 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Harvard Business Review (October 3rd, 2016) – Immigrants Play a Disproportionate Role in American Entrepreneurship

Immigration is one of the most divisive and polarizing topics today. Do immigrants take American jobs, or help our economy grow? Do immigrants drain our welfare funds, or can they help refill public coffers as our baby boomers retire? To read more click here: Harvard Business Review

December 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Bostonglobe (December 1st, 2016) – What likely won’t change under Trump: Foreign investment in Boston

Donald Trump won the White House in part on a promise to rewrite the rules of global trade, stemming the flow of foreigners coming to the United States and blue-collar jobs flowing out. But he seems unlikely to change one piece of that trade that is helping to substantially remake Boston: overseas investment in US [...]

December 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Eb5insights (November 22nd, 2016) – The Effects of Filing an EB-5 Petition on F-1 Student Status

The F-1 student visa is a nonimmigrant visa issued to foreign nationals with intent to reside in the United States only temporarily pursuant to their studies. Generally, the student must have a residence abroad that they have no intention of abandoning. The filing of an I-526 Petition, however, reflects a foreign national’s intent to immigrate [...]

December 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Times of India (November 10th, 2016) – Tougher work visa norms may boost investment-linked immigration to US

Mumbai: With Donald Trump in the Presidential seat, work visa programs (H visas) are expected to take a beating — with more stringent regulations. The spotlight, according to some immigration experts, will shift towards the EB-5-based US immigration visa, which is investment-linked. To read more click here: The Times of India

November 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Indiainfoline (Novebmer 4th, 2016) LCR Capital Partners hosts informational seminars on EB-5 investor visa program

The seminars will present information about the EB-5 program such as key requirements, process, timeline and costs. It will also provide an opportunity to have all questions on U.S. immigration answered by leading experts from LCR Capital Partners, Fragomen Worldwide and Grant Thornton. To read more click here: Indiainfoline

November 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Fragomen (October 11, 2016) India: Sleeping EB-5 Giant?

During my first private client trip to India, the people’s friendliness, hospitality, ingenuity, and ambition left a lasting impression upon me. It is no wonder that India, with the world’s second largest population at 1.33 billion, also has one of the fastest growing economies in the world. In 2015, the Indian government reported that the [...]

November 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Business Line (September 11, 2016 ) – American dream just half a million dollars away

A little-known visa category, EB-5, is opening doors to the dream-destination US. At half a million dollars, its price tag is stiff, but does away with the hassles of the popular H1-B and L-1visas. EB-5 is an Immigration Investor programme by the US government which, through an investment of $500,000 (around ₹3.3 crore), guarantees US [...]

September 15th, 2016|0 Comments