India is the second-largest recipient of the EB5 Investor Visa of the USA. 1,100 EB5 Visas are expected to be issued to Indians in 2019.
A growing number of well-heeled Indians are now opting for the EB5 Visa due to stricter rules for other visa categories. The EB5 Visa is their direct route to an American Green Card.
The EB5 Visa grants Permanent Residence to applicants who invest in the US. An investor can invest in any of the following ways:
Indians can benefit from the EB5 Visa of the US as it does not require any specific education or skills. You also do not require any specific employment history.
On an EB5 Visa, you have the flexibility to work for any employer anywhere in the US. Not only that you may also set up your own business venture on this Visa. The US is one of the favourite destinations that Indians aspire to settle abroad.
You can include your spouse and children under 21 years of age in your Visa application. They too will be eligible for a US Green Card.
The EB5 Visa gives you the freedom to live, work, or study anywhere in the US. This is irrespective of the location where you have made your investment. You are not obligated to live in the same area where you have invested in, as per The Hans India.
The EB5 Visa has a short processing time and is one of the fastest routes to Permanent Residency in the US. Except for China, no other country has a waiting list for the EB5 Visa.
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