Malta Citizenship by Investment Program Under Fire But Investor Demand Continues to Rise

Investor interest in Malta’s citizenship-by-investment program — the Maltese Exceptional Investor Naturalisation Program — remains high despite ongoing efforts by the European Commission to shut it down. The commission recently filed a complaint before the European Court of Justice to force Malta to terminate the sole citizenship by investment program in the European continent. The…

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Analyzing the Impact of EB-5 Reform Act Changes for Real Estate Developers

The EB-5 program has long been a source of inexpensive and low-risk capital for real estate developers across the US. How have the changes introduced by the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 impacted this aspect of the program? The increase in minimum investments and reauthorization of the Regional Center program have dominated the…

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Ontario Entrepreneur Pilot: Province Aims To Attract 100 Immigrants and $20m Investment

A new Ontario immigration Entrepreneur Pilot has been launched, with the aim of welcoming 100 newcomers outside the Toronto area and drawing an investment of $20 million. The two-year pilot is named the OINP Entrepreneur Success Initiative, administered by the Toronto Business Development Centre (TBDC). “The initiative will help 100 immigrant entrepreneurs to establish and…

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New British Columbia Draw Sees Province Issue At Least 9 Invitations

A new Entrepreneur Immigration draw by British Columbia’s PNP saw the province issue at least 9 invitations. The November 11 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program draw featured invites through the general and regional pilot category of the province’s Entrepreneur stream. For the general category, 8 invites were issued with a minimum score of 120 points.…

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Greece Golden Visa: 100% Hike in Minimum Real Estate Investment Likely From 2023

Offering EU permanent residency for a real estate purchase of just €250,000, the Greek golden visa is one of the world’s cheapest investment immigration programs.  However, this is set to change in 2023. Greece has announced its intention to double the minimum investment to €500,000.  Real Estate: Preferred Choice of Investment Immigrants  Real estate has…

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New Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Draw Sees 55 Canada Immigration Candidates Invited

Saskatchewan immigration issued 55 invitations in a new Entrepreneur stream draw through the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). The November 3 draw required a minimum score of 85 and an average score of 100 points. Saskatchewan Entrepreneur Stream 2022 Draws Date Lowest score Average score Highest score Number of invitations 03-Nov-22 85 100 120 55…

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Nova Scotia Invites 12 Candidates In First Entrepreneur Immigration Draw In 11 Months

Nova Scotia immigration has issued 12 invitations through two streams of the Nova Scotia Nominee Program in its first business immigration draw in 11 months. The November 1 draw saw six invitations issued through the Entrepreneur stream, with a minimum score of 128. It also saw six invitations issued through the International Graduate Entrepreneur stream,…

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Prince Edward Island Issues 10 Business Immigration Invitations In New PNP Draw

Prince Edward Island has issued 10 entrepreneur immigration invitations in a new draw through the Prince Edward Island Provincial Nominee Program (PEI PNP). The October 20 draw saw Business Impact candidates require a minimum score of 72 points. The same draw also saw 194 invites issued to Labour Impact and Express Entry candidates. Read More…

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