EB- 5 PROCESS & TIMELINE

Step 1

APPLICATION PREPARATION AND FUNDS DEPOSIT

30 days

■ Sign LCR Application Letter to begin mutual evaluation process as well as reserve a slot in one of LCR’s EB-5 projects
■ LCR’s independent broker-dealer,Primary Capital,provides investor with confidential offering documents describing the EB-5 investment
■ Investor signs subscription agreementd
■ Investor deposits $500,000 and Administration Fee into LCR’s U.S. escrow account

Step 2

I-526 PETITION

15-16 months

Investor’s U.S.immigration attorney submits I-526 petition to USCIS

Step 3

IMMIGRANT VISA OR ADJUSTMENT OF STATUS

4-6 months

Upon I-526 approval, investor’s immigration attorney files for adjustment of status [if investor’s already in the U.S.] or files
for immigrant visa [if investor’s living outside the U.S.]
Common Reasons for I-526 Denials:

  • Source of Funds
  • Background Check
  • I-526 Approval of Conditional Green Card for EB-5 industry — ~91% approval rates in FY2016

    Step 4

    CONDITIONAL PERMANENT RESIDENCY PERIOD

    24 months

    Investor must visit the United States within 180 days of approval and must visit the U.S. at least once every 6 months

    Step 5

    I-829 PETITION REMOVAL OF CONDITIONS

    15 months

    Investor’s immigration attorney submits I-829 Petition to remove conditions by submitting proof that 10+ jobs were created
    Common Reasons for I-829 Denials:

  • Insufficient Job Creation
  • Violation of immigration laws while on temporary visa
  • I-829 Approval of Permanent Green Card for EB-5 industry — ~96% approval rates in
    FY2016

    Investor receives permanent U.S. residency 56-60* months from I-526 petition submission
    Upon I-829 approval, conditions of permanent residency are removed

    *This timeline is for general informational purposes only. The actual time required to complete the EB-5 immigration process will vary based on the investment selected, each individual’s case, and other factors.