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Enrolling Your Child in US Public Schools

In the US there are NO citizenship requirements for enrolling your child in a public school. In fact, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Plyler vs. Doe (457 U.S. 202 (1982)) that undocumented children and young adults have the same right to attend public primary and...

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Immigrants Form 25% of New U.S. Businesses

Immigrant entrepreneurs create about a quarter of new businesses in the United States, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper. In a few states, immigrants account for: - more than 40% of new businesses in California, New York and New Jersey....

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Get To Know The EIC Team – Paresh Karia

Meet Paresh Karia! He is our India Partner here at Ellis Island Capital. ✔️ What do you do at EIC, Paresh? I am one of those guys spreading the EB-5 message in India. Basically, I get my fellow indians interested in the EB-5 Visa, raise awareness of this visa program...

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Common reasons for EB-5 rejections AND how we can help

The application for the EB5 visa petition is sometimes complex and tedious. Some applicants are successful and some are not. Here are a few reasons applicants may be rejected: - They could not show evidence that the investment will create the required number of jobs....

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Buying A Car In The U.S. As An Immigrant

America is one of the best places to acquire a car... - Financing is easy - Choices are numerous compared to other countries - Prices are better for almost all makes and models. - Gas is affordable - The extensive highway system is one of the best in the world....

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Get To Know The EIC Team – Mike Costigan

Meet Mike Costigan! He is the Director of Marketing here at Ellis Island Capital. ✔️ What do you do at EIC, Mike? As a Director-Marketing, I handle the digital marketing side of EIC. Get people interested in EB-5 Visa, raise awareness of EIC brand, and help more...

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Get To Know The EIC Team – René Avendaño

Meet René Avendaño! He is the Director of Latina America operations here at Ellis Island Capital. ✔️ What do you do at EIC, Rene`? As a Director, I manage key accounts and the Latin American strategies. ✔️ What's the favorite part of your job? Being part of a team...

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Credit Karma CEO on Success As An Immigrant

Kenneth Lin immigrated to the U.S. from China at the age of 4. His dad worked late hours, six days a week and his mom held multiple jobs and cooked for local bakeries. “They were always starting something,” says Lin. “I saw that growing up and I think in many ways it...

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10 Easy Steps to an EB-5 Visa

1) Confirm your eligibility. We need to confirm you as an “accredited” investor in order to show you any of our investment options. 2) Select your investment. We can show you the details of several investments and you can select the investment which appeals most to...

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