The immigration investor must invest or be in the process of investing at least $1,000,000 USD in an EB-5 project, or $500,000 if the project is in a designated Targeted Employment Area (TEA).
Investments must benefit the U.S. economy by providing goods or services to U.S. markets.
Investments must create full-time employment for at least 10 U.S. workers. This includes U.S. citizens, Green Card holders — lawful permanent residents — and other individuals lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
NOTE: This does not include you, the immigrant investor, or your spouse, sons or daughters.
The investor must be involved in the day-to-day management of the new U.S. business or directly manage it through formulating business policy as: a corporate officer; a board member; a limited partner; a member of an LLC, etc.