Colin R. Singer is Managing Partner of investmentimmigration.com and immigration.ca and one of Canada’s foremost senior corporate immigration attorneys. He is recognized as an experienced authority on Canadian immigration matters as well as the international residence-by-investment industry through investmentimmigration.com. He is a licensed immigration lawyer in good standing with a Canadian Law Society during the past 25+ years.

Proposed EB-5 Changes Likely to Affect High-End Real Estate Projects in USA

With growing lobby for an increase in the minimum investment requirement under the EB-5 program and a bar on gerrymandering, real estate developers have intensified lobbying efforts to ensure high-end projects not cut off from this affordable source of funding. The EB-5 visa offers fast-track permanent residence to immigrants investing at least $500,000 in targeted…

South Africans Look to Portugal and the UK as Preferred Investment Immigration Destinations

Portugal’s Golden Visa program is very popular among wealthy South African investors seeking the dual benefits of attractive investment real-estate opportunities and permanent residence in the EU along with accompanying travel privileges and other benefits. Around 100 South African investors have, till date, acquired properties in Portugal that either meet or exceed the minimum requirements…

Cyprus Citizenship by Investment Program Garners €2.5 Billion in Two Years 

Presenting the annual budget for 2016, the Cypriot Interior Minister stated that Cyprus Citizenship by Investment has attracted investments worth €2.5billion since its introduction in 2013. Cyprus Citizenship by Investment program requires deposit of €5 million in a Cypriot bank, investment of the sum in bonds or equity shares in the country, or purchase of a property…

Popular Citizenship and Permanent Residence Programs Offering Short Processing Delays

Programs offering citizenship or permanent residence to wealthy investors are popular amongst applicants for a number of reasons ranging from visa-free travel privileges to a stable and secure life for families with access to quality education and healthcare services. Demand for investment immigration has doubted over the past five years and is expected to continue…