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Immigrating to the US? Choose right project to avoid citizenship frauds

Choose regional centres that have a track record of completed projects and hire a US-licensed advisor that has experience in handling India-specific cases

Tinesh Bhasin  |  New Delhi 

With the US visa laws getting stricter, more Indians are opting for the EB-5 visa programme, which allows an individual to become a citizen by investing $500,000 in an approved project. While the EB-5 programme is an easier route for emigrating to the US, there have been regular frauds in the past, and investors risk losing their money as well as citizenship.

Lawyers and consultants say that in the EB-5 visa programme it is all about investing in the project that has the surety of getting completed and creating jobs in the areas around it. But choosing such projects can be daunting. ...

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First Published: Thu, March 01 2018. 22:02 IST
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