PEI Immigration Invites 18 Business Candidates In Latest PNP Draw

PEI Immigration Invites 18 Business Candidates In Latest PNP Draw

Business Impact stream candidates were targeted as part of the latest draw for Prince Edward Island Immigration  The July 18 Expression of Interest draw also saw invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry. A total of 135 invitations were issued through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program. Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates…

Higher Investment Requirements and Stricter Regional Centre Rules Coming as DHS Approves New EB-5 Visa Rules

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has published the final rules modifying the US EB-5 visa program. The initial Notice of Proposed Rule making (NPRM) was first published in the Federal Register on January 13, 2017.  The changes will take effect from November 21, 2019, and will see the most important changes to the EB-5 visa program in nearly 30 years.  These changes include an increase in minimum investment, centralized designation of Targeted Employment Areas (TEA), and retention of earliest priority date for an EB-5 applicant compelled to file multiple I-526 petitions.  Changes to the Investment Requirement Category…

Investment Immigration Programs Absolves of Tax Evasion or Misreporting Risks

Investment Immigration Programs Absolves of Tax Evasion or Misreporting Risks

Citizenship by investment programs offered by countries like Antigua & Barbuda, St. Kitts & Nevis, Cyprus and Malta regularly face criticism for facilitating tax evasion. However, deeper analysis of relationship between an individual’s citizenship status and tax status paints a completely different picture.  Contrary to popular perception, an individual’s passport has absolutely no bearing on…

Australia’s Real Estate Sector Set For Significant Investor Visa Boost as 4-Year Lock-in Ends

Australia’s Real Estate Sector Set For Significant Investor Visa Boost as 4-Year Lock-in Ends

Australia’s real estate sector is set for a much-needed boost as hundreds of Significant Investor Visa candidates get their most returned and permanent residence status. Come July 2019, around 880 candidates who applied under the SIV program between 2013 and 2015 are likely to become Australian permanent residents and receive their investments back.  $4.5 Billion…