Foreign Investors Nab Partial Victory In EB-5 Dispute

Law360, New York (March 10, 2017, 7:52 PM EST) -- A D.C. federal court partly sided with a group of foreign nationals challenging a decision that rejected their petitions under the EB-5 visa program, finding Friday that some aspects of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ adjudication were “arbitrary and capricious.”

U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly partly granted summary judgment to the plaintiffs, who are mostly Chinese citizens who submitted petitions with the agency for permanent residence under the EB-5 program. The program allows foreign nationals who invest at least $500,000 in a U.S. business to obtain...
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