EMPLOYMENT 5TH PREFERENCE (EB5)
REQUIREMENT 2. A qualifying investment must, within two years, create full-time jobs for at least 10 U.S. citizens, lawful permanent residents, or other immigrants authorized to work in the U.S., including neither you nor your family members.
Is a job offer in the U.S. required? - No.
Is Labor Certification required? - No.
Is Prevailing Wage Determination required? - No.
Is proficiency in English required? - No.
Is a minimum education required? - No.
Is a minimum or maximum age required? - No.
Is an Affidavit of Support required? - No.
Can your family members get green cards as derivative beneficiaries? - Yes.
1. Authoritative sources directly relevant to this category (in general-to-specific order):
- U.S. DOS Guidance: Employment-Based Immigrant Visas
- U.S. DOS Guidance: Employment Fifth Preference (E5): Immigrant Investors
- 8 CFR 204.6
- USCIS Policy Manual: Volume 6, Part G