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Foreign Investors Sue Feds Over Denied EB-5 Visas

Law360 (February 26, 2018, 8:13 PM EST) -- A group of foreign investors sued the federal government in D.C. federal court Friday claiming they were wrongly denied visas under the EB-5 program after making investments in a multifamily housing project that immigration officials said carried no risk and therefore didn’t qualify for the program.

Five investors from China who sought residency in the U.S. under the EB-5 visa program claimed in a complaint that they each invested the minimum $500,000 into a new commercial enterprise that will create at least 10 jobs — as...
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Case Information

Case Title

BI et al v. NIELSEN et al

Case Number



District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Administrative Procedure Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision


Rudolph Contreras

Date Filed

February 23, 2018

Law Firms

Government Agencies

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