The data released by the U.S. Immigration Services to apply for the number of U.S. investment immigration is increasing year by year, the proportion is increasing.
2010, 41% of the investment immigrants from China, accounting for U.S. Immigration EB-5 visas issued by the total number throughout the year, a total of 772 people;
2011, this proportion had increased substantially to 75%, a total of 2969 Chinese citizens apply for U.S. Immigrant Investor EB-5 visa, of which, 934 people have been granted.
Investment immigration bill falls due this year
U.S. Immigrant Investor EB-5 program, foreign investors must invest in the United States more than $ 500,000 and create at least 10 full-time jobs, five years later, that the naturalization eligibility.
The beginning of the end of the investment immigration bill since 1990 due date, September 30, 2012, the U.S. Congress bill extension, the U.S. investment immigration era, may be limited to this year.
EB-5 is not a permanent bill, the U.S. Congress from time to time, you will be voting, decide whether an extension.
Since the financial crisis, the U.S. government to attract foreign investors to invest and create employment opportunities is urgently needed; industry estimates – the bill will still be postponed.
EB-5 investment immigration scheme, in fact, is a risky investment, if the income of poor investment projects, investment of $ 500,000, is likely to naught;
If the project is poorly run, can not continue to create more than ten jobs within five years, investment immigration applications, there may not be successful.
Who the U.S. to relax tourist visa and lobbying? Time :2012-02-09
The United States over the past decade, Gould, Michael Gould, said he saw the high-end counter of the store queues of Chinese tourists in Paris, Rome and other European cities, was “shocked”. U.S. department store chain Bloomingdale’s chief executive Gould said, “to see the business elsewhere, really hard.”
Chinese shoppers in Paris in the spring of department store shopping, jealous of their U.S. counterparts.
Last May, the head of the Gould and Macy’s (Macy’s) and Saks (Saks), began lobbying the federal government to let the visitors from China and Brazil, easier access to the United States. The retailer said shoppers from these two countries, has become the people who spend a lot of money by the travel period, the request for additional visa for China and Brazil.
According to Commerce Department data, every Chinese person in the United States during the period, cost $ 6,000. In January this year, President Obama requested the State Council, 60 days tourist visa in China and Brazil come up with to reduce the waiting time approaches, the waiting time from four months, reducing to three weeks. Gould said, “We have these tourists are very fond of the brand. Them here, the sooner the better.”
About 40 percent of foreign visitors need a visa to pass through customs into the United States. 9.11 before the applicant files, and wait for three weeks, there is an echo.
Travel document for a long time to wait for the depreciation of the dollar is still to promote the Chinese and Brazilian tourists line up to the U.S. Embassy issued a visa by those officials of the Chinese people, a 34 percent increase over 2010; 42% increase in Brazilian issuance of a visa.
The National Retail Federation chief lobbyist Frankie (David French), this retailer is a good thing, because a lot of overseas visitors to the key reasons is to shopping.
Chai (Matthew, Shay), president of the Association to visit Beijing and U.S. Embassy officials to speed up the visa process.
The United States accounted for the proportion of the global tourism industry, from 2000 to 2010, down 30%, partly due to more stringent safety requirements, 2001. Obama’s executive order, urging consular officers, three weeks after receipt of the application, interview with the 80 percent of China or Brazil, the applicant. The President ordered – the State Council, China and Brazil, tourists in 2012, an increase of 40% of the visa.
The State Department said it is launching to reduce “low risk” tourists interviewed the pilot project, for example, those who get a U.S. visa visitors.
Bujia De, Peter Boogaard, say, the kind of change does not reduce the safety standards of the United States, a spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security.
New project is expected – this year, 1.4 million Chinese tourists and 100 million Brazilian tourists to come to the United States, Bloomingdale’s multilingual sales staff is on the increase and expansion of overseas advertising to increase the iconic American brand and trademarks do is even more striking, because tourists like to go back – to show off.
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