The EB-5 investor must contribute a minimum amount of either US$500,000 (if the investment is located in a Targeted Employment Area) or US$1,000,000 (if it is not).
LAWFUL SOURCE OF FUNDS.
The money invested must have a lawful, traceable origin confirmed by detailed evidence.
Each EB-5 investor must generate at least ten (10) new full-time jobs as a consequence of his or her investment. The ten (10) new jobs need to be created within approximately 2 years from the date the investor obtains lawful permanent resident status in the United States.
AT RISK FUNDS.
The investor’s investment must be subject to the risk of losing all or part of the money invested.
The investor is required to have a role in the management or policymaking of the company that he or she invested in. Limited partnerships and certain limited liability companies have been general recognized as appropriate investment vehicles under the EB-5 Program.