Demand Among Rich Indians for Investment Immigration Surges Despite COVID-19

Demand Among Rich Indians for Investment Immigration Surges Despite COVID-19

India is a significant source of demand for investment immigration programs across the world. From the US EB-5 visa and Portugal’s golden visa to Malta’s citizenship program, India topped the list of countries with the highest investment immigration inquiries in 2020. The pandemic and all its disruptions notwithstanding, wealthy Indians showed keen interest to invest…

Everything to Gain and Nothing to Lose: Reviving Canada’s Federal Immigrant Investor Program

Everything to Gain and Nothing to Lose: Reviving Canada’s Federal Immigrant Investor Program

With the US hiking investment limits for the EB-5, is it time to for Canada to revive the suspended Canada Immigrant Investor Program? As the US implements a massive 80 per cent hike in minimum investments for the EB-5 program, it is an appropriate time to question the rationale behind Canada’s decision to completely ignore…

Investment Hike Deferred as EB-5 Visa Receives Yet Another Short-Term Extension

Investment Hike Deferred as EB-5 Visa Receives Yet Another Short-Term Extension

Plans to increase investment thresholds for the U.S. EB-5 visa program have again been deferred, with the latest temporary extension expiring on December 7, 2018. Despite widespread agreement that the program requires updating, consensus on exactly how that update will look has again proven elusive. Lawmakers agree that the minimum investment to qualify for the…