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JTC MEDALLION SPOTLIGHT: CANAM ENTERPRISES

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February 21, 2024

Read the full article on JTC Group’s website at: https://www.jtcgroup.com/insights/jtc-medallion-spotlight-canam-enterprises/ CanAm’s Christine Chen looks back at the company’s role in the evolution of EB-5 and how understanding investor priorities helped guide the decision-making process. The JTC Impact Medallion Program recognizes industry stakeholders who embrace best practices in security, transparency, and compliance. The passage of the EB-5 […]

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USCIS Approves CanAm’s Long Ridge Rural Area Project Under the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act

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January 22, 2024

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is happy to announce that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) approved the CanAm Pennsylvania Regional Center’s Form I-956F (Application for an Approval of an Investment in a Commercial Enterprise) for the Long Ridge Natural Gas Well Development and Production Project on January 11, 2024.  This is CanAm’s first I956F […]

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Living in America: Is EB-1, EB-2 or EB-5 visa the best choice for a US green card?

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December 21, 2023

Written by Sunil Dhawan The EB-5 program is a US immigration policy that provides a road to lawful permanent citizenship with a green card for foreign investors. Living in America remains a cherished dream for many individuals across the world. No wonder every year several thousands apply to immigrate and move to US to stay permanently […]

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Why do Indians view the EB-5 Visa program as an avenue to live, work and study in the United States

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November 27, 2023

Written by Sunil Dhawan EB-5 Visa program is a reliable avenue to live, work, study, and travel anywhere in the United States. The EB-5 Visa Program is extremely popular among Indians who want to leave India and settle in America. The EB-5 Residency Program is a type of investor visa that allows people of all nationalities […]

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EB-5 is Changing: What the New USCIS Guidance Could Mean for Investors and Regional Centers Webinar

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November 17, 2023

As the EB-5 program evolves, CanAm is committed to keeping regional center investors up to date with all the changes – and what they mean. Soon after USCIS released new guidance on how it was interpreting sustainment period provisions of the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act (RIA) of 2022, CanAm teamed up with the JTC […]

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JTC MEDALLION SPOTLIGHT: CANAM ENTERPRISES

Read the full article on JTC Group’s website at: https://www.jtcgroup.com/insights/jtc-medallion-spotlight-canam-enterprises/ CanAm’s Christine Chen looks back at the company’s role in the evolution of EB-5 and how understanding investor priorities helped guide the decision-making process. The JTC Impact Medallion Program recognizes industry stakeholders who embrace best practices in security, transparency, and compliance. The passage of the EB-5 […]

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February 21, 2024

USCIS Approves CanAm’s Long Ridge Rural Area Project Under the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is happy to announce that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) approved the CanAm Pennsylvania Regional Center’s Form I-956F (Application for an Approval of an Investment in a Commercial Enterprise) for the Long Ridge Natural Gas Well Development and Production Project on January 11, 2024.  This is CanAm’s first I956F […]

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January 22, 2024

Living in America: Is EB-1, EB-2 or EB-5 visa the best choice for a US green card?

Written by Sunil Dhawan The EB-5 program is a US immigration policy that provides a road to lawful permanent citizenship with a green card for foreign investors. Living in America remains a cherished dream for many individuals across the world. No wonder every year several thousands apply to immigrate and move to US to stay permanently […]

By CanAm

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December 21, 2023

Why do Indians view the EB-5 Visa program as an avenue to live, work and study in the United States

Written by Sunil Dhawan EB-5 Visa program is a reliable avenue to live, work, study, and travel anywhere in the United States. The EB-5 Visa Program is extremely popular among Indians who want to leave India and settle in America. The EB-5 Residency Program is a type of investor visa that allows people of all nationalities […]

By CanAm

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November 27, 2023

EB-5 is Changing: What the New USCIS Guidance Could Mean for Investors and Regional Centers Webinar

As the EB-5 program evolves, CanAm is committed to keeping regional center investors up to date with all the changes – and what they mean. Soon after USCIS released new guidance on how it was interpreting sustainment period provisions of the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act (RIA) of 2022, CanAm teamed up with the JTC […]

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November 17, 2023

CanAm Executive to Speak at National Industry Conference on the State of the EB-5 Program

 New York, NY – The sources and methods of raising capital for EB-5 projects are evolving, largely thanks to the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act (RIA) of 2022. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) will be sharing its insights on the recent trends — and what they may signal — in an upcoming industry expert panel at the […]

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November 8, 2023

CanAm Delegation Travels to Miami to Share EB-5 Insights at Major Private Wealth Conference for Latin America

CanAm to participate in key panels at Annual Private Wealth Latin America & the Caribbean Forum October 30, 2023, New York, NY — CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”), an industry leader in immigration-linked investment for more than 35 years, announced today that two of its executives will take leading presentation roles in the upcoming 10th Annual Private […]

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October 30, 2023

CanAm Celebrates More I-526E Approvals – Now, for its Rhoads Industries III Project in Philadelphia

USCIS actions come on the heels of similar regulatory nods for Texas EB-5 project last week October 27, 2023, New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is thrilled to announce that the first round of Form I-526E petitions for its Rhoads Industries III Project were approved this week, within just 13 months of their filing. […]

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October 27, 2023

CanAm Enterprises Joins EB-5 Project Groundbreaking for Innovative Commerce & Science Center in Philadelphia

EB-5-loan in Targeted Employment Area (TEA) supports a dual hub for logistics & life sciences Philadelphia, PA  – With shovels in hand and thousands of jobs waiting on the wings, CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) joined its EB-5 project sponsor, business leaders, and government dignitaries to break ground on a modern, sustainable multi-modal dual hub for logistics […]

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October 17, 2023

CanAm’s Investor in Jefferson Energy Project II Receives I-526E Approval

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that USCIS has approved our first Form I-526E, approximately 13 months after it was filed. It is CanAm’s first such approval based on an investment in a project located in a “high unemployment area” under the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 (the “RIA”).  The I-526E approval […]

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October 16, 2023

CanAm’s 51st Project Repayment: $22.5 million from a Mixed-Use Apartment Development Project at New Jersey City University

EB-5 investors supported key piece of $400 million West Campus redevelopment in New Jersey’s second-largest city New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is delighted to announce the full repayment of its 51st EB-5 project, which is a two-building housing complex on the West Campus of New Jersey City University (“NJCU”). This repayment is the […]

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Key Takeaways from the U.S. Department of State Data Scientist’s Presentation in D.C.

Last week, Dr. Michael Hanley, Data Scientist at the U.S. Department of State presented crucial EB-5 data points and policy updates at the @IIUSA’s Leadership Summit in DC. Below are our key takeaways: Takeaway #1: EB-5 Visa Issuance is Picking-Up at Consular Offices:  In FY2023, 8,350 EB-5 visas were issued through consular processing and 1,491 […]

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October 11, 2023

CanAm Philadelphia Project Delivers on U.S. Immigration Promise

First permanent green card issued for fully repaid Philly project October 9, 2023, New York, NY — CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is delighted to announce that the first permanent green card for an investor in CanAm’s milestone 50th repaid project – based in Philadelphia – has been issued by the USCIS. Walter Gindin, CanAm’s General Counsel […]

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October 9, 2023

EB-5 visa is a wise alternative for tech professionals says Peter Calabrese, CEO of CanAm Investor Services

By Pooja Singh Pooja Singh conducted an exclusive interview with Peter Calabrese, Chief Executive Officer of CanAm Investor Services where he discussed the significance of the EB-5 visa program for Indian investors. To learn more, continue reading the article. The surge in EB5 Visa applications is remarkable, especially in light of the persistent uncertainty and extensive processing […]

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September 22, 2023

CanAm Appoints Piyush Gupta as Company’s VP for India and Middle East

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that Piyush Gupta has been appointed to the position of Vice President for India and the Middle East. A seasoned Business Development professional with 12 years of experience in sales, strategy and client management, Mr. Gupta has deep cultural ties to, and understanding of, the world’s most populous […]

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September 11, 2023

How the EB-5 Visa Can Help the Tech Economy – and the Workers Who Drive it

By Peter Calabrese One of the more intriguing paradoxes of any economy today is that while companies in America still desperately need skilled workers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields, the U.S. government’s work visa policies seem be working against them. The demand: The Tech industry employs about 5.9 million people and supports […]

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September 8, 2023

US EB-5 Visa Investment: Indians cautiously consider new tax rules effective next month

By Peter Calabrese Unlike other visas, such as H-1B, the EB-5 visa does not require employment or family sponsorship. As the calendar turns closer to the October 1 effective date for India’s higher tax rate on outbound financial transfers, Indians planning to send money abroad are understandably weighing whether to accelerate their transactions to avoid […]

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September 5, 2023

The EB-5 Investment Program Continues to Regain Momentum

Beth Mattson-Teig | Aug 21, 2023 The tightening of real estate capital markets could fuel further activity among immigrant investors. The EB-5 immigration investment program has been on a bumpy path to recovery after Congress reinstated the program nearly 18 months ago. But industry participants are optimistic about the runway ahead due to pent-up demand from international […]

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August 30, 2023

How the United States’ EB-5 visa supports Indian workers amid H-1B turmoil

By Peter Calabres, CEO at CanAm Investor Services  While H-1B has traditionally been the visa of choice among Indians seeking to work and live in the United States, a series of events unfolding over the last year have quickly changed those norms. From October 2020 to September 2021, the Indian workforce secured an impressive 74% […]

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August 29, 2023

The changing landscape of EB-5: Recent reforms, challenges, and opportunities

By Piyush Gupta, VP of Business Development & Growth – India and Middle East, CanAm Enterprises As we cross into the remaining months of 2023, the outlook for the EB-5 visa and immigration program in the United States remains optimistic, continuing to attract individuals looking for both a pathway to living in the country and a chance […]

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August 25, 2023

USCIS Approves CanAm’s Rhoads III Project Under the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is thrilled to announce that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has approved the CanAm PIDC Regional Center’s Form I-956F (Application for an Approval of an Investment in a Commercial Enterprise) for the Rhoads III Project as of August 10, 2023.    The project enables Rhoads Industries, Inc. (“Rhoads”) to complete […]

By CanAm

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August 18, 2023

H-1B visa fatigue is setting in. It is time to get serious about the EB-5 visa option

By Peter Calabrese,CEO of CanAm Investor Services With more than seven times the number of applicants seeking H-1B work visas than the actual number of H-1Bs available, it came as no surprise when the USCIS recently announced that it conducted — and quickly completed — yet another selection process to downsize the 780,000+ applicant pool to fit […]

By CanAm

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August 9, 2023

What H-1B fees increase means for Indians hoping to work in the US, why EB-5 visa is more secure

By Peter Calabrese While H-1B has traditionally been the visa of choice among Indians seeking to work and live in the United States, a series of events unfolding over the last year have quickly changed those norms. From October 2020 to September 2021, the Indian workforce secured an impressive 74% of the over 407,000 H-1B […]

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July 13, 2023

EB-5 Regional Center Projects: Factors to consider while making an investment for permanent residency in US

By Peter Calabrese The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program requires foreign investors to meet certain investment requirements in order to qualify for a U.S. residency. Undoubtedly, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has been instrumental in assisting numerous local businesses throughout the United States and has also supported the U.S. economy. This program has thrived by enabling […]

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Regional Centers’ repayment track record important for EB-5 investors

Author: Anayat Durrani CanAm in the News! We’re pleased to share that EB5 Investors Magazine, the leading and distinguished publication reporting on the EB-5 industry, has spotlighted CanAm Enterprises’ achievement of reaching 50 EB-5 project repayments. The Magazine noted that CanAm has now repaid more than $2.24 billion in EB-5 capital, representing 4,500 families. We’re […]

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July 5, 2023

USCIS Approves CanAm’s Jefferson Energy Project Under the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act

New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is thrilled to announce that the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has approved the CanAm Texas Regional Center’s Form I-956F (Application for an Approval of an Investment in a Commercial Enterprise) for the Jefferson Energy Project II on June 21, 2023. This significant achievement marks the […]

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June 29, 2023

CanAm Makes Milestone 50th EB-5 Project Repayment to Immigrant Investors

Philadelphia Project returns $50 million in EB-5 capital New York NY — CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”), an industry leader for immigration-linked investments for 35 years, today announced that it has reached a new milestone: The 50th CanAm EB-5 project to fully return capital. The new milestone comes as CanAm commemorates the 20th year of partnership with […]

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June 27, 2023

TechGig exclusive: What makes EB-5 better than H-1B visa, reveals expert

Author: Gaurav Sharma To know how to overcome the challenges and way to get an EB-5 visa easily, TechGig spoke with Peter Calabrese — CEO of CanAm Investor Services, a leading EB-5 regional centre operator. The recent layoffs in the tech sector have left many skilled foreign workers who were previously dependent on the H-1B […]

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June 26, 2023

First I-829 Petition Approved and Permanent Green Card issued for CanAm’s Iconic Spiral Project

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that the USCIS has approved the first I-829 Petition and a permanent green card has been issued in connection with “The Spiral,” the 66-floor architectural office tower in the heart of New York City. Since construction began in mid-2018, the sustainable Spiral building has become home to multiple […]

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June 21, 2023

CanAm to Host EB-5 Panel, Welcome Conferees at Florida AILA Convention

New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises, an industry leader for more than 35 years in immigration-linked investments, is pleased to announce that it is hosting a panel of seasoned experts to dive into the topic of the resurgence of the EB-5 visa program. The panel is part of a luncheon the company is sponsoring at […]

By CanAm

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June 20, 2023

Why Indian IT professionals in the USA are finding more security and choices in the EB-5 visa

By Peter Calabrese The H1-B visa program has been a lifeline for many Indian IT professionals who have found work in the United States. However, the recent wave of layoffs has left many of them at risk of deportation. This has led to an increasing interest in the EB-5 visa program, which offers an alternative […]

By CanAm

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May 30, 2023

EB-5 visa gaining interest as H-1B becomes a more elusive ticket to work and live in the US

By Goldi Chawla USCIS is once again randomly selecting H-1B applications through a lottery as the annual cap for FY 2024 has already been reached. Each year, the H-1B visa program makes it possible for 85,000 workers to come to America and help U.S. employers fill key jobs necessary for them to compete and succeed […]

By CanAm

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May 24, 2023

Understanding EB-5 visa processing times — CanAm COO to participate on industry panel focused on life-cycle of USCIS adjudications

CanAm’s Christine Chen to share insights on investors’ top concern New York, NY — What factors are behind the processing wait times for EB-5 visas, what are their implications and what is being done to speed up adjudication for green cards and the alphabet soup of U.S. immigration-related paperwork? These and other questions will be […]

By CanAm

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May 17, 2023

US Green Card Program: Why now is a great time to apply for EB-5 visa?

By Peter Calabrese Parents looking to give their children a secure future in the U.S. are one of the highest applicants for EB-5 visa. For generations, the economies and cultures of the United States and India have been intertwined. Immigrating Indians have helped to make the U.S. a global leader in such fields as science, […]

By CanAm

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May 8, 2023

Helping Latin Americans Navigate & Invest in the U.S.A. Through EB-5 Visa

CanAm webinar features expert Latin American panel on immigration, wealth, & tax planning New York, NY – As part of its continuing effort to improve understanding of the U.S. immigration process, CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) a leading EB-5 immigration by investment regional center, presents its latest in a series of webinars devoted to answering key questions […]

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April 10, 2023

Indian EB-5 investor enjoys successful career with EB-5 visa

By Moustafa Daly Landing in New York City as a 13-year-old for the first time nearly a decade ago, Indian-born Nishka Dhawan was immediately enamored by the vibrant metropolis. So much so that when she turned 18, she left behind her comfortable life in India and took off to New York City on a student […]

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April 5, 2023

Independent Audit Stamps “Good Bookkeeping Seal” of Approval on CanAm Track Record

PKF audit verifies accuracy, integrity of CanAm’s EB-5 project and performance figures New York, NY, March 29, 2023 – All too often, investors seeking cold, hard facts about an EB-5 regional center’s performance are disappointed to find little substance beyond lofty claims and super-sized numbers splashed across glossy marketing materials. By contrast, CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) […]

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March 30, 2023

Staying ahead of the July 1 tax increase on outbound money transfers can ease the path to EB-5

By Goldi Chawla If you have been keeping a watchful eye of interest on the EB-5 — the U.S. green card by investment program – it may be time to keep an eye on the calendar, as well. That’s because under the proposed Union Budget 2023, several new restrictions could take effect on July 1 […]

By CanAm

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March 28, 2023

How EB-5 Visa Paves Road To US Green Card And What New Tax Rates In India Mean For Applicants

By Goldi Chawla It’s important to note the tax benefits associated with the EB-5 can vary depending on an investor’s circumstances and should be carefully considered in consultation with a qualified tax professional The EB-5 visa programme is one of the options available for foreign nationals who wish to obtain permanent residency in the United […]

By CanAm

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February 24, 2023

How Layoffs, Lottery Worries With H-1B Visas Are Steering People To The EB-5 Visa

By Peter Calabrese It’s hard to make sense of the unfortunate and repeating wave of layoffs in the tech sector, which are falling heavily on the talented Indian nationals whose skills and hard work have helped make these very companies successful and prosperous. More than 216,000 tech employees have been laid off since the start […]

By CanAm

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February 13, 2023

CanAm COO Christine Chen to Participate in IIUSA EB-5 Experts Webinar Series

Chen will share insights to help peers navigate new RIA accounting and oversight rules New York, NY — What do EB-5 businesses need to know about the rigorous accounting and reporting requirements of the new EB-5 law? An upcoming webinar featuring CanAm Enterprises  Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, will dive into the details.  Scheduled for […]

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February 1, 2023

CanAm: USCIS to Expedite Review of Rhoads Industries EB-5 Project

CanAm makes case that Rhoads project in Philadelphia Navy Yard meets strict criteria to expedite review of pending project application New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) announced today that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has granted its request to expedite the review of CanAm’s EB-5 project application for a key Rhoads Industries project […]

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January 13, 2023

Practical Advice You Need Before Making a Decision on an EB-5 Visa

 Experienced CanAm Leader Will Share Insights on Immigration by Investment Visa at Miami Expo New York, NY – What information, resources and guidance do you need to make an informed decision on pursuing an EB-5 visa investment? A panel discussion at the 2023 EB-5 & Global Immigration Expo in Miami this month may have your […]

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January 5, 2023

CanAm Enterprises Rings in 2023 with EB-5 Project Repayment

The $14.5M EB-5 loan supported the prestigious Lundquist Biomed Research Center project in L.A. New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) today notified its EB-5 investors who supported the construction of the Los Angeles-based Lundquist Institute for Biomedical Innovation (formerly, LA BioMed) that the partnership loan has been repaid in full and on time. As […]

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January 3, 2023

As Big Tech Layoffs Imperil Visas for Foreign Workers, CanAm Puts Spotlight on EB-5 Option

By Peter Calabrese Displaced immigrant workers may take fresh look at EB-5 visa program Recent reports of significant layoffs at big tech companies may mean that many immigrants whose visas are conditioned upon their continued employment in the U.S. might find that the time has come to explore other visa options that offer more stability, […]

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December 25, 2022

CanAm Closes $28 million EB-5 financing for Jefferson Energy Terminal in Beaumont, TX

Jefferson Energy Terminal II project marks the second loan closed under the new EB-5 regulations and the fourth partnership with affiliates of Fortress Investment Group New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce the closing of its $28 million EB-5 loan for Phase II of the Jefferson Energy Terminal – which will […]

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December 21, 2022

What Are The “Must-Have” Ingredients to an EB-5 Project? Mumbai Expo to Offer Insights

Upcoming Mumbai Expert Panel Discussion Featuring CanAm Leader May Help Indians Find Answers Mumbai, India – CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”), one of the leading full-service financial firms sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that Peter Calabrese, CEO of CanAm’s affiliate broker-dealer, will be sharing his keen insights on the steps India investors should […]

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November 15, 2022

CanAm Announces 48th EB-5 Loan Repayment

$26.5 Million Repaid In Full And On Time For Axalta Project Investors New York, NY — CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”), a financial services company helping clients achieve their immigration and investment goals for more than 35 years, is pleased to announce that it has fully repaid the $26.5 million investors funded in CanAm’s Axalta project – […]

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November 14, 2022

CanAm Closes its First EB-5 Loan Under the New Reform Law

The Rhoads Industries project in Philadelphia Navy Yard helps fulfill U.S. Defense Department and other heavy industrial contracts New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is proud to announce that it has closed on an $18.4 million loan with Rhoads Industries, Inc. The loan will be used to complete the rehabilitation and fit-out of Building […]

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November 7, 2022

CanAm Leader to Share Market Insights as Expert Panel Weighs Investor Impact of EB-5 Program Reforms

New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), one of the leading full-service financial firms sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that Peter Calabrese, CEO of CanAm Investor Services, is among the industry experts who will offer their informed insights at a national conference early next month to help stakeholders process and adapt […]

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October 26, 2022

CanAm announces closing of $135 million construction loan and $38 million preferred equity investment with JEMB Realty for 11 Ocean Parkway on Prospect Park

New York, New York — CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) continues to leverage its strong industry relationships and unique market insights in investment opportunities that we believe brings new value to its investors. The latest example is the premium mixed-use project at 11 Ocean Parkway in New York. Situated directly on Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, 11 Ocean Parkway […]

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October 4, 2022

CanAm: Processing of Permanent Green Cards Underway for All Aboard Florida Investors

New York, NY — CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that immigrant investors who invested in its All Aboard Florida project are now receiving their I-829 approvals, which represents the final step on their successful EB-5 immigration journey. Immigrant investors funded $350 million into the All Aboard Florida project – the only privately owned […]

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Preferred Equity in Commercial Real Estate: A Primer

There are several layers of funding that support the financing framework of a real estate investment. When assembled in full, these layers are often referred to as a capital stack.  The position of your investment in the capital stack determines the priority of payout and in turn, its relative risk/reward profile — from lower risk […]

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October 3, 2022

Voice of EB-5 Podcast: EB-5 Regional Centers Post Reform, with CanAm CEO Tom Rosenfeld

One of the most informative and straightforward conversations you’ll hear about all things EB-5. Tune in as The Voice of EB-5’s Ali Jahangiri and CanAm’s Tom Rosenfeld cover the bases of EB-5’s past, present, and future.

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September 28, 2022

CanAm’s Global Investment Sales Leader to be Featured Speaker at Upcoming International Residency and Citizenship Events

New York, NY — CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”), a full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that the Vice President of CanAm’s affiliate Broker-Dealer, Nick Buonagurio, will be a featured expert panelist at two upcoming events in the Middle East that showcase the workings and benefits of the U.S. EB-5 immigration […]

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September 23, 2022

The Latest EB-5 Settlement Agreement — What it Means to Immigrant Investors and Regional Centers

Immigrant investors who have been keeping tabs on the EB-5 Visa program have been on somewhat of a roller coaster ride in 2022. On September 1st, that ride came to a smooth and unambiguous end when a Federal district court approved a settlement agreement stemming from two suits filed by CanAm Enterprises, other EB-5 regional […]

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September 22, 2022

CanAm and Other EB-5 Industry Leaders Reach Settlement Agreement that Clears Path for Regional Center Program to Move Forward

“It has been our honor and privilege to work with others who understood how important it was to have the EB-5 Program truly back to business for everyone. With this settlement agreement, we can all have full confidence in the integrity of the EB-5 program for all our investors,” said CanAm President and CEO, Tom […]

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August 25, 2022

CanAm Enterprises Holds Global Celebration to Commemorate Industry Leading $2.15 billion Repayment Milestone

Immigrant investors celebrated in New York, Singapore, Vietnam, India and China CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) gathered with investor families at locations around the world, uncorked the champagne and toasted the capstone of their immigration journey to the U.S. – the EB-5 Visa program repayment milestone of $2.15 billion. Many of these investors and other partners gathered […]

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CanAm Enterprises Informs EB-5 Investors in the Jefferson Energy Terminal Project I of USCIS’s Approval of the First I-526 Petition

New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) today notified immigrant investors that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has approved the first I-526 Petition filed in connection with the Jefferson Terminal Energy Project I. “The EB-5 program is a methodical pathway to U.S. residency, and CanAm takes pride in supporting our clients and providing […]

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August 17, 2022

CanAm Enterprises EB-5 Repayments Continue Beyond $2 billion

Returning the full principal to an immigrant investor in the EB-5 visa program is the earmark of a world-class company that manages every phase of the investor program. For CanAm Enterprises, whose EB-5 investments have already repaid $2 billion in EB-5 capital, it’s also the firm’s calling card.  The repayment in August 2020 of CanAm’s […]

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August 15, 2022

How EB-5 concurrent filing will let investors live, work, and study in the US

By Pete Calabrese EB-5 Visa Program has always been one of the reliable ways to get permanent residence in the United States. It allows investors and their family members to live, work and study anywhere in the U.S. For those with adequate capital EB-5 program can be the most convenient way to obtain permanent resident […]

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August 12, 2022

CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Sale of The Reserve at Pinewood Village in Port Arthur, Texas

New York, NY. CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has successfully closed on the sale of The Reserve at Pinewood Village, a 190-unit apartment complex, located in Port Arthur, Texas. CACP acquired the land in 2015 and oversaw the entitlement, design, construction, and lease-up of the property. […]

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August 5, 2022

EB-5 Regional Center Program Leader CanAm Enterprises Builds on its Commitment to Service Excellence by Creating and Appointing New Relationship Management Director

CanAm  Enterprises is pleased to announce the appointment of Joan Hull, CFA, as Relationship Management Director for the firm.  In this newly created position, Ms. Hull will be responsible for deepening CanAm’s investor relationships around the world, bringing personalized market experience to a leading global company with a reputation of credibility and trust. CanAm has […]

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July 18, 2022

EB-5 Regional Center Program Leader CanAm Enterprises Promotes Walter S. Gindin to General Counsel

New York, NY. – CanAm Enterprises today announced that Walter S. Gindin has been appointed as the firm’s General Counsel. Mr. Gindin, who joined CanAm in 2014, now oversees all EB-5 and corporate legal matters for the firm in his new role. “For more than 35 years, CanAm Enterprises has set the standard of excellence […]

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July 1, 2022

CanAm Announces Appointment of Vice President of the Vietnam Operations

CanAm Enterprises, a leading full-service financial firm specializing in U.S. immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce the appointment of Frank Le as its Vice President of Vietnam operations. The addition of Mr. Le is expected to further strengthen CanAm’s leading market position in the region. “We recognize the continued demand for EB-5 in the […]

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June 13, 2022

CanAm Joins Other Leading EB-5 Regional Center Operators To File Suit Against USCIS

New York, NY. – Five leading EB-5 Regional Center operators, along with the EB-5 trade organization Invest in the USA (IIUSA), today collectively filed a lawsuit in District Court for the District of Columbia. (Civ.No.1:22-cv-01455) against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). The five regional centers – CanAm Enterprises, Civitas Capital Group, EB5 Capital, Golden Gate […]

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May 24, 2022

CanAm Executive Speaking at EB-5 Expo in India On Prospective Investor Considerations and Project Due Diligence

New York, N.Y.— CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce that Peter Calabrese will be a featured speaker at the IIUSA EB-5 Conference to be held May 24 – June 3 in four major cities within India. Mr. Calabrese serves as the CEO at CanAm Investor Services, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer affiliated with CanAm Enterprises. He is […]

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May 20, 2022

Leading EB-5 Regional Center CanAm Enterprises Appoints Goldi Chawla as Head of the India and Middle East Division

New York, NY. CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce the appointment of Goldi Chawla to head up its coverage of the India and Middle East markets. CanAm Enterprises is a leading full-service financial firm specializing in U.S. immigration-linked investment funds. “Since entering the India and the Middle East markets in 2017, CanAm has been trusted […]

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May 19, 2022

CanAm’s Director of Legal Affairs Speaks at the EB-5 RIA Live Online Course by AILA

New York, N.Y. May 18th— CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading EB-5 Regional Center operator, is pleased to announce that its Director of Legal Affairs, Walter S. Gindin, was a featured speaker at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) University Course session on May 18th. Mr. Gindin, along with other elite faculty, will discuss topics related […]

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May 18, 2022

CanAm Celebrates Groundbreaking of Aviva Port St. Lucie Project with Lloyd Jones

After years of careful planning, design, and entitlement work in collaboration with the City of Port St. Lucie, construction on the Aviva Port St. Lucie project is now officially underway. AVIVA Port St. Lucie is a 159-unit, resort-style active adult and independent living complex on Florida’s Treasure Coast with an expected completion date of Spring […]

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May 17, 2022

CanAm COO to Lead Panel Discussion on EB-5 Capital Redeployment at IIUSA Conference

New York, – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that its Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, will be one of the invited speakers at the 2022 IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum. Ms. Chen will be leading the discussion on Empirical Knowledge and Other Strategies for Redeployment Success on Wednesday, April […]

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April 11, 2022

CanAm Hits Major Milestone with $2 Billion in EB-5 Repayments

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that it has reached a major industry-leading milestone with the repayment of $2 billion in EB-5 capital. Collectively, the proceeds of the EB-5 loans were invested into 46 different real estate and infrastructure projects on behalf of more than 4,000 investor-families. “For 35 years, CanAm has sought to […]

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April 6, 2022

CanAm CEO Tom Rosenfeld to Speak at EB-5 and Global Immigration Expo

CanAm Enterprises, a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that CanAm President and CEO, Tom Rosenfeld, will be a featured speaker at the EB-5 and Global Immigration Expo in Miami. Mr. Rosenfeld will be speaking on the EB-5 Legislative Status Update panel on Friday, April 8 from 10:00-10:45 am. The discussion […]

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April 5, 2022

Independent Audit Confirms CanAm Enterprises’ Leading Track Record in the EB-5 Industry

CanAm’s 46th EB-5 project repays in full, marking more than $2 billion in EB-5 capital repaid for the benefit of over 4,000  investor families. CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a top EB-5 regional center operator, has for the fourth time released an audit of CanAm’s accumulated EB-5 track record performed by PKF O’Connor Davis (PFK), an internationally recognized […]

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April 4, 2022

CanAm Completes the Reinvestment of More Than $220 million in Florida Real Estate Market

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is taking the backlog that has delayed the processing of visa applications for participants in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program and turning it into an opportunity for its investor clients. After successfully raising $350 million in EB-5 capital for Florida East Coast Industries’ Brightline rail project, which was fully repaid in August […]

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March 29, 2022

CanAm Launches Two New EB-5 Projects in Wake of Program Reauthorization

New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises, a leading full-service financial firm specializing in immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that the U.S. Congress has reauthorized the popular EB-5 green-card-by-investment visa program. EB-5 legislation was attached to the Omnibus Bill that was approved by legislators on March 11th, 2022. EB-5 operators and investors have been […]

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March 14, 2022

CanAm Welcomes Congressional Approval that Reinstates EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises, a leading full-service financial firm specializing in immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that Congress reinstated the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program on March 11th, 2022. Backed by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) with bipartisan support, the new EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 […]

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March 11, 2022

2021 Tax Returns: What’s New and What to Consider When Filing Your Personal Income Taxes

Navigating the U.S. tax system is not an easy task – even for experienced tax filers. In addition, continued ripple effects from the COVID-19 pandemic and the government’s unprecedented financial assistance to Americans have resulted in several changes that may impact your 2021 income tax return. Specifically, there are new eligible tax deductions, limits and […]

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February 22, 2022

CanAm Enterprises Announces Key Appointments to the Asia-Pacific Region

New York, NY: CanAm Enterprises, a leading full-service financial firm specializing in U.S. immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that its Singapore office will head up its coverage of the Asia-Pacific market. Led by two of CanAm’s most experienced EB-5investment professionals, Ms. Min Wu and Ms. Evonne Chua, it is expected that this appointment […]

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February 4, 2022

Ways To Safeguard Your EB5 Investment

By Peter Calabrese CEO, CanAm Investor Services In the last 5 years, Peter Calabrese is associated with the firm and has taken over the US division of the firm for the sale of private placement funds for domestic-based foreign. Before amalgamation with CanAm Enterprises, Mr Calabrese has also worked with raising capital for an investment management […]

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February 2, 2022

Understanding Key Tax Forms: What investors need to know about Schedule K-1s, W-2s and Form 8805

Navigating the U.S. tax system can be a challenge for any individual. In fact, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has more than 800 different tax forms and schedules. The good news is that most taxpayers have a relatively small number of tax forms to navigate. However, it is important to fully understand which tax forms […]

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January 28, 2022

Job growth fuels positive outlook for U.S. economy in 2022

The U.S. is by no means back to pre-pandemic “normal”, but there is no denying the strong bounce in economic activity that has occurred in 2021. Despite lingering challenges, many economists are optimistic that 2022 is positioned to be another good year for growth. The quick recovery that many had hoped for did materialize in […]

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December 31, 2021

Returning “Normalcy” Fuels Investor Interest in Student Housing

College students in the U.S. have made one thing abundantly clear during the past year: despite the pandemic, they were not ready to pack up and move back home with mom and dad. Demand for student housing has never been stronger. The fall 2022 school year kicked off with record high student housing occupancies of […]

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December 10, 2021

Aging Population Drives Demand for Seniors Housing

There’s no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic created significant short-term challenges for the seniors housing segment of the real estate market. Leasing activity stalled as a result of lockdowns, and owners had to channel efforts into new cleaning and safety protocols to keep residents safe. Rising vaccination levels have brought a return in renter demand. […]

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December 3, 2021

Individuals Now Have More Options to Qualify as an Accredited Investor

These days, it is relatively simple to buy and sell stock or mutual funds with a few clicks from your computer or mobile device. However, investors who want to invest in certain private securities offerings must meet certain prerequisites. Private equity real estate funds are among those that are only available to “accredited” investors. So, […]

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November 22, 2021

A Leading EB-5 Investment Firm CanAm Enterprises Is Recognized as a Top 25 Immigration Company

CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that it has been named as one of the Top 25 Immigration Companies in the world by UGlobal, a dynamic education, networking and marketing platform that focuses on global residency by investment (RCBI) programs worldwide. That recognition is especially notable given the unique challenges created by the global pandemic. […]

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Why Indians should diversify their investment portfolio to US private equity?

By Pete Calabrese Warren Buffet once said, “If you don’t find a way to make your money work while you sleep, you will work until you die.” Veteran investors across the globe understand that successful investing practices are about managing risks across a diversified investment portfolio and not about avoiding them. India is a wealth-generating […]

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November 11, 2021

CanAm’s COO, Christine Chen to Speak at IIUSA Industry Forum on EB-5 Redeployment

Industry Leaders Assemble Virtually to Discuss the Future of the EB-5 Industry NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that its Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, will be one of the panelists at the 2021 IIUSA Virtual EB-5 Industry Forum. Ms. Chen will be participating in […]

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November 3, 2021

CanAm Capital Partners Provides $30 Million in Private Equity for Florida International University Student Housing Development

NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has closed on its latest real estate investment. CACP has provided $30 million in private equity capital to an affiliate of Toll Brothers, Inc., one of the nation’s leading builders of luxury homes, through its Toll Brothers Campus Living […]

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October 25, 2021

EB-5 Funded SORA West Office Tower Celebrates Grand Opening

CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce the grand opening of the SORA West office tower in Conshohocken, Pa. The 429.000 sq. ft. facility will serve as the global headquarters of healthcare company AmerisourceBergen, which currently ranks among the top 10 Fortune 100 companies. The state-of-the-art building features tech-enabled conference and business centers, a fitness […]

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October 22, 2021

CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Equity Investment with Lloyd Jones for 159-unit Active Adult Community in Port St. Lucie

NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has closed on its latest real estate investment in Florida. CACP has fully funded its $6 million third-party equity investment into an affiliate of Lloyd Jones, LLC for the construction of a 159-unit, highly-amenitized active adult and independent living rental community.  […]

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October 15, 2021

CanAm Enterprises Announces Appointment of Peter Calabrese as CEO of CanAm Investor Services

CanAm Enterprises, a leading full service financial firm specializing in immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Peter Calabrese as the Chief Executive Officer of its affiliate broker-dealer group, CanAm Investor Services, LLC. Mr. Calabrese first joined CanAm Investor Services in 2015. During his tenure, Mr. Calabrese represented the firm in […]

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September 17, 2021

CanAm Closes a $20 Million Redeployment Investment for Mr. C Residences in Coconut Grove, Florida

CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed and funded a $20 million redeployment investment in an existing $185,000,000 construction loan made by an affiliate of Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies to an affiliate of Terra Group. The construction loan is being used to finance the development of the Mr. C […]

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September 3, 2021

CanAm Capital Partners Provides $10M in Mezzanine Loan Financing for Port St. Lucie Independent Living Facility Development

NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has closed on its latest real estate investment in Florida. CACP has funded a $10 million mezzanine loan to an affiliate of Lloyd Jones, LLC for the construction of a 159-unit, highly-amenitized active adult and independent rental community development […]

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August 10, 2021

FATCA and FBAR: Understanding U.S. tax reporting on foreign accounts

Government efforts to crackdown on offshore tax evasion has resulted in more paperwork and tax filings for American citizens and green card holders who maintain foreign financial accounts. FBAR has been in place since the 1970s. It is basically a form requiring individuals to self-report financial assets held in foreign bank and foreign investment accounts. […]

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July 28, 2021

CanAm Announces One Willoughby Square’s Grand Opening

CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is thrilled to announce that One Willoughby Square has officially opened.  CanAm funded two separate mezzanine loans totaling $90 million to fund the development of the project.  One Willoughby Square is the tallest office building in Downtown Brooklyn and the first constructed since the area was rezoned in 2004 under the Bloomberg […]

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July 13, 2021

Letter From The President Regarding the Short-Term Program Lapse

Dear Limited Partner: As you may know, the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”) will sunset at the end of the day on June 30, 2021 due to a lapse in Congressional authorization to continue the Program. We understand that you may be wondering about the impact of this lapse on your immigration status, and […]

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June 25, 2021

CanAm’s Statement on Behring vs Wolf Ruling

On June 22nd, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ruled in Behring Regional Center LLC v. Chad Wolf, that Former Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan was not properly serving in his position when he promulgated the EB-5 Modernization Final Rule, and accordingly, the new EB-5 Program regulations which took effect […]

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June 24, 2021

CanAm Capital Partners Closes on $2.5 Million Preferred Equity Investment in Coordination with an affiliate of Keystone Property Group for an Office Property in Bala Cynwyd, PA

NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce that on June 9, 2021, its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), closed on its latest real estate investment, a $2.5 million preferred equity investment in the redevelopment of a 12-story office building, One Belmont Plaza, located in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia.  The […]

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June 22, 2021

Is EB5 Visa A Winning Opportunity For International Students?

June 16, 2021 Housing some of the world’s most prestigious universities and faculty members, the US attracted over one million international students in 2019-2020. Indian students are the second largest filer of Student Visa applications after China. A large number of Indian Students intend to stay back in the United States to pursue their desired […]

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June 16, 2021

CanAm Capital Partners Closes on $21 Million Mezzanine Loan with Merrimac Ventures for 306-Unit Apartment Project in Plantation, FL

NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), closed on its latest real estate investment on May 25 2021. The $21 million mezzanine loan, along with a $50.6 million senior construction loan provided by Bank OZK, will be utilized to finance Merrimac Ventures’ $90 million […]

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June 15, 2021

CanAm’s Jefferson Energy Terminal EB-5 Project Received Exemplar I-526 Petition Approval from USCIS

CanAm is pleased to announce that its Jefferson Energy Terminal EB-5 project received Exemplar I-526 Petition approval from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on May 24, 2021. Jefferson Terminal is an energy infrastructure expansion project sponsored by Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure Investors. Strategically located at the Port of Beaumont, TX, the project will […]

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June 3, 2021

CanAm Executive Walter Gindin to Speak at Annual AILA Conference on June 11

NEW YORK— CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that Walter S. Gindin will be a speaker at the Annual AILA Conference on Immigration Law  to be held June 9-12, 2021. Mr. Gindin serves as Director of Legal Affairs at CanAm Enterprises. He is one of three industry leaders participating in a virtual panel discussion on […]

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Alternative vs Traditional Investments: Understanding key differences and the benefits of alternatives can add to investment portfolios

Investors globally have been increasing allocations to alternative investments. In fact, the volume of global capital invested in alternatives now exceeds $10 trillion in assets under management (AUM), according to research firm Preqin. Some investment industry professionals believe that adding alternatives to portfolios could help to achieve better risk-adjusted returns in the coming decade. So, […]

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May 25, 2021

CanAm COO Christine Chen Elected as IIUSA Board of Directors

New York, NY – May 15, 2021, CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is thrilled to announce that its Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, has been elected to serve on the IIUSA Board of Directors beginning in 2021. During her candidacy speech, Ms. Chen addressed, “As all of us in the EB-5 industry carry on during these uncertain […]

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May 18, 2021

CanAm Executive Pete Calabrese to Speak at EB-5 & Uglobal Immigration Expo

NEW YORK— CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that Peter Calabrese will be a featured speaker at the 2021 Virtual EB-5 & Uglobal Immigration Expo Global RCBI Markets & South America to be held May 6-7. Mr. Calabrese serves as Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer for CanAm Investor Services, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer affiliated with […]

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May 6, 2021

CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Private Equity Investment in Philadelphia Property Repositioning

CanAm Capital Partners, LLC (CACP) is pleased to announce that it successfully funded its private equity capital investment for the AF Bornot Lofts, a residential and commercial development located in Philadelphia. The closing represents the third successful collaboration between CACP, the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), and the project developer, MMPartners. The capital was raised […]

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April 26, 2021

CanAm Enterprises Statement on Anti-Asian Violence

CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is appalled by the outbreak of anti-Asian racism and violence over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Our hearts go out to the victims of these senseless crimes. These recent events strike especially close to home for our organization. For more than three decades, CanAm has worked diligently to help members of […]

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April 2, 2021

CanAm Urges Lawmakers to Pass the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act

Today, Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT), leading members and former Chairmen of the Senate Judiciary Committee, introduced the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act, which proposes key integrity measures and 5-year reauthorization of the EB-5 Program. Widely supported by the EB-5 stakeholder community, this bipartisan-endorsed legislation brings about requirements that will standardize best practices […]

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March 19, 2021

CanAm’s Position as EB-5 Industry Leader Reaffirmed by Independent Audit

EB-5 regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, continues to build on its track record of approved visas and repayment of capital. CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) has built a solid reputation for delivering results for its immigrant investor clients over the past three decades, and for the third time, it has validated those results with a third-party professional audit […]

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March 18, 2021

Why EB-5 redeployment funds is a great financing option during the pandemic

Even though COVID-19 has created significant challenges and uncertainty related to the near-term performances of EB-5 projects, there are options on the market. For qualifying developers and real estate owners, EB-5 redeployment funds can be an excellent source of alternative financing, particularly in the current post-COVID capital markets environment when the resources are scarce, said Christine Chen, chief […]

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March 10, 2021

CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Equity Investment in 420-unit Luxury Apartment Property in Fort Lauderdale

NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has closed on its latest real estate investment – $3 million from redeployed investor capital that has been successfully invested into Pacific Point Apartments in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to fund the repositioning of a 420-unit apartment community by the Frankforter Group. […]

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February 23, 2021

President Biden Sets New Tone on U.S. Immigration Policy

The 2020 U.S. presidential election may have signaled a big change in sentiment on American immigration policy. Many are hopeful that the Biden-Harris Administration will mark a return to policy where immigrants are welcomed and valued for their contributions to the economy and society. That shift is evident in President Biden’s choice in a running […]

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CanAm Supports the Latest Legislative Proposal that Reauthorizes the EB-5 Program for Five Years

New York, NY. The EB-5 regional center program (the “EB-5 Program”) has infused tens of billions of dollars into the U.S. economy, generated hundreds of thousands of new jobs for U.S. workers, and facilitated the lawful immigration of enterprising foreign nationals and their families. All at little or no cost to U.S. taxpayers. Historically reauthorized through its inclusion […]

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February 17, 2021

Realizing the America Dream: Child of Indian Immigrant Becomes Vice President of the United States

Mediawire | Feb 16, 2021 On January 21st, Kamala Harris made history as the first female Vice President of the United States, but also of black and Indian descent. Throughout her career, first as a prosecutor rising to California’s Attorney General, U.S. Senator, and now as Vice President, Harris has often discussed how paramount her […]

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February 16, 2021

The EB-5 Program Faces a Looming Sunset Deadline

Beth Mattson-Teig | Feb 08, 2021 A proposed five-year extension would help to stabilize the program, which has struggled under the weight of uncertainty for the past several years. Legislators who have been kicking the can down the road for years on reforms to the EB-5 investment program are now facing a hard deadline to keep the […]

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CanAm Executive, Jeff DeCicco to Speak at Global Migration Expo

World-wide immigration professionals gather virtually to discuss global migration programs, real estate investment options and more. NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is thrilled to announce that its broker dealer affiliate’s chief executive, Jeff DeCicco, will share his experience and insights as a panelist at the […]

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February 4, 2021

CanAm Enterprises Announces Another EB-5 Investment Project Closing: SORA Hotel in Pennsylvania

CanAm has closed another EB-5 project loan in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The $27 million loan will be used to construct a new hotel at SORA West under the Tapestry Collection by Hilton™ brand. Following the funding of $39 million for the SORA West office tower, which will be fully leased to an international pharmaceutical and healthcare […]

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February 2, 2021

CanAm Announces First Tranche Closing of Jefferson Terminal EB-5 Project

The Project’s First Loan of $26.1 Million Closed on Jan 25, 2021  NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that the first tranche of its EB-5 loan totaling $26.1 million for the Jefferson Terminal project has closed. Jefferson Terminal is an […]

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January 27, 2021

Planning for college costs. How much savings is enough?

Building a nest egg to help finance a college education for children or grandchildren is a top goal for many families. That can be a challenging task with higher education costs that seem to climb higher year after year. Industry research shows that college tuition and fees have risen 25% over the past 10 years, […]

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January 22, 2021

CanAm Announces Closing of Its Third Mezzanine Redeployment Loan

CanAm offers a diversified redeployment platform to EB-5 investors, based on their individual redeployment timeframes, risk tolerances, and expected returns. The $25 million of redeployment capital will be used to fund improvements of a mixed-use project in Orlando, Florida.   NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked […]

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January 15, 2021

Green Card by Investment: The Changing EB-5 Landscape and the Benefits of an EB-5 Investment

   By Mediawire Jan 14, 2021, 14:25 IST Throughout its 30-year history, the EB-5 Visa Programme has proven to be successful in attracting billions of dollars in foreign investments to the United States (US). With a minimum investment of $900,000 USD, the EB-5 Programme appeals to high net-worth individuals aiming to obtain a second passport […]

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January 14, 2021

Act now! Financial planning steps to take before year-end

The end of the calendar year is always a good time to review, reflect and recalibrate both personal and financial goals. That is true now more than ever given the many changes that have occurred in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In some cases, the virus may have impacted financial stability or caused a […]

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December 14, 2020

CanAm Executive, Jeff DeCicco to Speak at Industry Expo

Global Industry Professionals Gather Virtually to Discuss Wealth Management, Tax Planning and Immigration  NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), the leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is thrilled to announce that its broker dealer affiliate’s chief executive will share his expertise as a panelist at the EB5 Investors Magazine 2020 Wealth, […]

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December 3, 2020

CanAm Announces Closing of Investment in Bayonne, New Jersey Apartment Project

$2 Million of Redeployment Capital to be Used to Fund Construction of the $62 million Project NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), the leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP) has closed its latest real estate investment in Bayonne, […]

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November 23, 2020

CanAm’s COO, Christine Chen to Speak at IIUSA Industry Forum

Industry Leaders Assemble Virtually to Discuss the Future of the EB-5 Industry NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), the leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is thrilled to announce that CanAm’s Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, will be one of the panelists at the 2020 IIUSA Virtual EB-5 Industry Forum. Ms. […]

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November 5, 2020

CanAm Announces Closing of CACP Urban Philadelphia Portfolio – A Diverse Private Equity Investment Opportunity in Philadelphia

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), in collaboration with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (“PIDC”), has closed its latest private equity real estate investment opportunity in Philadelphia. The $4.85 million in capital is being utilized to fund construction and other costs associated with the development […]

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October 15, 2020

CACP Closes on Private Equity Investment in $35.9 million Apartment Development in Lake Jackson, Texas

CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), a private equity investment firm affiliated with CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”), along with the Ben Barnes Group, is acting as sponsor in the development of a 220-unit multifamily rental apartment community in the Lake Jackson, Texas (the “Project”). “We were introduced to the Lake Jackson market by our partner, Ben Barnes, and […]

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Major Office Deals Suggest Brighter Days Ahead for Urban Centers

There is no question that major metros across the country such as New York City, Boston and San Francisco have been among the hardest hit by the economic fallout from the 2020 global health crisis. Many local economies continue to face near term challenges due to business operating restrictions, shifts to remote working and changes […]

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October 12, 2020

CanAm’s Sora West Office EB-5 Project Receives First I-526 Petition Approval by USCIS

On the heels of the recent news that our Sora West Office EB-5 Project received Form I-924 exemplar approval on September 3rd, CanAm is very pleased to announce that USCIS approved the first investor I-526 Petition less than three weeks later on September 21st, 2020. The $39.5 million EB-5 loan is being utilized for the […]

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October 7, 2020

Indian nationals formed the biggest chunk of EB-5 applicants in FY19

  By Priyanka Sangani Oct 07, 2020, 06:27 AM IST Synopsis The EB-5 investor program provides US citizenship to applicants once they invest $900,000 in any of a few specific opportunities. The investment amount was $500,000 before it was increased in November last year. PUNE: Indian nationals overtook those from China and Vietnam to file […]

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Despite COVID, CanAm Collects on $20 Million Loan on Behalf of Its EB-5 Investors

CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that it has secured full repayment of its $20 million loan to the City Center Allentown Project on behalf of its 40 EB-5 Program investors. The EB-5 loan financed the construction of a full-service Marriott Renaissance Hotel and Three City Center office building in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania. “With COVID […]

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September 30, 2020

CanAm’s Sora West Office EB-5 Project Receives Exemplar Approval from USCIS

CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce that the exemplar Form I-924 Application for the SORA West Office Project (the “Project”) has been approved by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This application was filed in August 2019 and was approved in approximately 12 months, significantly shorter than the average I-924 processing time. […]

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September 21, 2020

EB-5 fund invests $50M in Hialeah warehouse park – looking for more Florida projects

BY REBECCA SAN JUAN SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 07:00 AM MIAMI An EB-5 investment firm searched the state for a potential prosperous development, and decided to bet on a Hialeah warehouse project. And it has another $125 million to drop. CanAm Enterprises, founded 33 years ago in Canada, invested $50 million into the Countyline Corporate Park project in […]

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September 17, 2020

Impact of Suspension of H1B and Other Visas on US Immigration

The United States of America has welcomed millions of immigrants from various countries over the years to study, work, build and expand business. However, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has influenced the US government to revisit immigration policies to maintain an economic balance in the country. As per the amended rule The United States of America […]

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September 8, 2020

AILA and IIUSA Submit Joint Comments Opposing Changes to USCIS Policy Manual Regarding Deployment of Capital in EB-5 Category

AILA Doc. No. 20082501 | Dated August 24, 2020 The new guidance impacts the deployment of investment capital or further deployment of investment capital after the job creation requirement is satisfied, amending the USCIS Policy Manual On 8/24/20, AILA joined IIUSA in submitting joint comments opposing USCIS’s recent changes to the USCIS Policy Manual regarding […]

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August 24, 2020

How a Controversial Immigration Program Can Fill Funding Gaps

By Carleton English Aug. 19, 2020 6:44 pm ET As banks tighten their lending standards amid the economic downturn, proponents for a little known—and somewhat controversial—program for foreign investors seeking to move to the U.S. are hoping to fill funding gaps for projects ranging from office spaces, condos, and even rail lines. The EB-5 immigration program grants conditional […]

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August 20, 2020

CanAm Enterprises Achieves Industry-Leading Milestone

CanAm Enterprises Achieves Industry-Leading Milestone by Repaying USD 1.75 Billion to 3,500 EB-5 Investors CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, today announced the repayment of $350 million from its All Aboard Florida Project, the largest single project repayment in history of the EB-5 Program, representing 700 EB-5 investors. […]

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August 17, 2020

Key factors to consider before applying for a US EB-5 Visa

Published:  August  09, 2020 07:00 by Gulf News The EB-5 visa program was established by the US government in 1990 to attract foreign direct investment into the United States. The program with its minimum investment amount of $900,000 is aimed at high net worth individuals around the world who intend to settle in the United […]

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August 10, 2020

CanAm’s COO Christine Chen Speaks About US Immigration Options and Post COVID Outlook

CanAm’s Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, will speak on an upcoming webinar “U.S. Investment Immigration Options and the Post COVID-19 Outlook“. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is thrilled to announce that its Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, will speak on an upcoming webinar “U.S. Investment Immigration Options and the Post COVID-19 Outlook” hosted by the Investment Migration Council […]

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July 28, 2020

Spike in applicants from the Middle East for EB-5 Visa to obtain US permanent residency

Published:  July 27, 2020 07:00 by Gulf News Like many, Mr Kadaru, a Chennai native, left India in 1992 for Dubai to pursue career prospects. After several years of building a distribution network for marketing Indian music across the Middle East, he established a distribution company to bring Asian-Indian entertainment products to North America. With that […]

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July 27, 2020

U.S. 2020 Mid-Year Economic Outlook

Signs of recovery emerge, but the pace of recovery will vary widely by geographic market and industry. There is no question that the coronavirus delivered a “black swan event” or unpredictable impact that pulled the U global economy into a recession. In the U.S., discussion quickly shifted from focusing on what had been a record-long […]

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July 21, 2020

CanAm: More Hong Kong residents favoring EB-5 visa to immigrate to the U.S.

HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – June 24, 2020 – Amid a recent increase in immigration enquiries in Hong Kong, the U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program has seen growing popularity. The EB-5 visa, administered by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), offers a path to obtaining lawful permanent resident status in the US […]

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July 15, 2020

CanAm’s Executive shares his views on “The Urban Debate”

Watch CanAm’s Executive, Jeff DeCicco, shares his views on immigration to the U.S. via a live interview on prime time show “The Urban Debate”on India’s leading news channel Mirror Now.

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Architects Weigh In On The Future Of Office Design

In light of the coronavirus pandemic, changes to office workspaces must be made to accommodate distancing and safe collaborative work. Architecture firm FXCollaborative pivoted its forward-thinking designs for One Willoughby Square, one of CanAm’s EB-5 projects. Forbes | By: Elizabeth Fazzare | Jun 30, 2020,10:40pm EDT When coronavirus-related stay-at-home orders were announced in the United […]

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July 2, 2020

H-1B Visa suspended: Here is how to invest to opt for alternative options

Financial Express | By: Priyadarshini Maji | Updated: Jun 26, 2020 12:14 PM Through regional investment centers, these immigrants can be a part of the collective money invested by the regional center, in a development project in the US. Other than the EB-5 visa program, there are other employment-based categories for obtaining PR in the US. US President […]

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June 29, 2020

Important Takeaways from the Conversation with Charlie Oppenheim

On June 16th, IIUSA hosted a webinar with Charles “Charlie” Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, who answered questions about EB-5 visa usage through May 2020. There were several important takeaways from his question and answer session. EB-5 Visa Numbers in FY2020 and FY 2021 Oppenheim estimates that […]

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June 17, 2020

CanAm’s COO Christine Chen Shares Her Views on the Impact of COVID-19 on the EB-5 Industry at the IIUSA Webinar

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is excited to announce that its Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, will speak at the IIUSA Webinar on June 16 along with other prestigious panelists addressing the impact the worldwide COVID-19 crisis may have on the EB-5 industry. The panel will follow the live Q & A session with Charlie Oppenheim, Chief […]

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June 8, 2020

Regional Center Considerations Under New TEA Regime

Published on IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal April, 2020 By Walter S. Gindin The EB-5 Program changed significantly on November 21, 2019 when the Department of Homeland Security’s (“DHS”) final EB-5 Modernization Rule (the “Final Rule”) took effect. The Final Rule made several major revisions to the EB-5 regulations for the first time since 1993, […]

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May 8, 2020

CanAm Announces that its Second EB-5 Loan to Rhoads Industries at the Philadelphia Navy Yard Repays in Full and Early

A $12 million EB-5 investment that was used by Rhoads Industries to help fund the expansion of its industrial manufacturing facilities at the Philadelphia Navy Yard was repaid in full and early. Philadelphia, PA. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is very proud to announce that its $12 million EB-5 investment in Rhoads Industries (“Rhoads”) was repaid in […]

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April 30, 2020

New Jersey City University Project Funded by CanAm Receives I-526 Approval from USCIS

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that USCIS has approved the first I-526 petition for the New Jersey City University (NJCU) West Campus project (the “NJCU Project”) . CanAm’s $22.5 million EB-5 loan to the NJCU Project is part of the $400 million West Campus Redevelopment Plan approved by the New Jersey Economic Development […]

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April 27, 2020

Letter from the President

Dear Investor, As many of you may be aware, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted late in the evening on April 20th that he intended to sign an Executive Order (“EO”) temporarily suspending immigration to the U.S., purportedly to mitigate harm to the U.S. economy as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. On April 22nd, the language […]

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April 22, 2020

CanAm’s EB-5 Project, Westin Hotel at Texas Medical Center, is Approved by USCIS

USCIS approved the I-924 exemplar application for CanAm’s Westin Hotel at the Texas Medical Center project last month. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is thrilled to announce that the I-924 exemplar for its Westin Hotel at Texas Medical Center project has been approved by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on March 19, 2020. CanAm made […]

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April 13, 2020

Best Practice: Strategies for Redeploying EB-5 Capital

Published on EB-5 Investors Magazine on 4/8/2020 By Christine Chen and Walter S. Gindin   The concept of redeploying, or reinvesting, capital following the realization of the original EB-5 investment was already on the minds of many EB-5 stakeholders by the time that retrogression for Chinese nationals was announced in May 2015. And while there […]

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April 8, 2020

Another CanAm EB-5 Investment Project Repays, Marking Total of 41 EB-5 Projects Fully Repaid

The second tranche of its two-phased EB-5 investment in the Gulfport Marine Terminal, located in Staten Island, NY, was repaid today, bringing total repayments by CanAm’s EB-5 projects to date to  more than $1.4 billion in EB-5 capital repayments. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is thrilled to announce that another of its EB-5 investments has repaid in […]

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March 24, 2020

COVID-19: Advice to help investors navigate in the current climate

Fears about the human and economic toll of Covid-19 have fueled panic and unprecedented volatility in global equities markets. Investors who have capital invested in the stock market have experienced a wild ride of ups and downs in recent weeks. Many stock portfolios have plummeted in values along with the sharp drop in the stock […]

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March 23, 2020

Another CanAm EB-5 Investment Repays: $60 Million from Philly Shipyard

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is very proud to announce that a $60 million EB-5 investment that was used by Philly Shipyard to help fund the construction of four ocean-going product tanker vessels was repaid today, representing 120 EB-5 immigrant investors. Philly Shipyard, formerly Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, is located on approximately 115 acres in Southeast Philadelphia on […]

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March 12, 2020

CanAm’s SORA West Project Marks Development Milestone

The office tower at SORA West, which will serve as the new global headquarters of the Fortune 10 company, AmerisourceBergen, topped out last month when the last beam was placed atop the 11-story building. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is excited to announce that its SORA West project, a $272 million office tower developed by Keystone Property […]

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March 6, 2020

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program in 2020: A New Era Begins

The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program in 2020: A New Era Begins -By Tom Rosenfeld Nearly 30 years ago, Congress established the EB-5 program in order to encourage and attract foreign direct investment in the U.S. for the benefit of rural communities and urban areas in need of economic development and job creation. Since then, the […]

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March 3, 2020

CanAm Capital Partners Announces its Private Equity Investment Project Repayment

The New York-based private equity firm CanAm Capital Partners, affiliated with the leading EB-5 regional center operator CanAm Enterprises, has repaid its equity investment in The Civic, a mixed-use redevelopment project, located in a central Philadelphia opportunity zone. CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), an affiliate of CanAm Enterprises, is excited to announce that its private equity […]

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Moving the Needle on the EB-5 Backlog

Any discussion regarding the EB-5 industry these days inevitably includes the words “retrogression,” “backlog,” and “long processing times.” And for good reason.  Although USCIS’ published adjudication time for the conditional green card petition is now between 29 and 45.5 months, due to visa backlogs, the actual wait time to obtain an EB-5 visa is much […]

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February 20, 2020

10 Tips to Prepare for Filing Your Personal Income Tax Returns

Paying taxes and filing the necessary tax returns is a necessity. Yet, for many people, maneuvering the U.S. tax system can be a daunting and stressful task – even for experienced tax filers. Individuals can follow some fairly simple steps to make preparing personal income taxes a much smoother process. The best advice is to […]

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February 4, 2020

CanAm’s Senior Staff to Speak at the 2020 EB-5 Immigration Expo in Dubai

Two senior staff of CanAm Investor Services, an affiliate of CanAm Enterprises, will be attending the 2020 EB-5 & Uglobal Expo in Dubai to discuss the EB-5 program following recent legislative changes. CanAm is excited to announce that Jeff DeCicco, the CEO of its affiliated broker-dealer, CanAm Investor Services, and Ahmed Khan, its Vice President […]

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January 22, 2020

How to Build a Personal Credit Score

Foreigners that are living in the U.S. on a temporary or permanent basis are finding that one thing that doesn’t travel along with them from their home country is their personal credit history. Even individuals who may have had stellar credit in the past have to start from scratch to establish credit history when they […]

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January 16, 2020

New Year, New You! Invest in Yourself

Kicking off a new year – and a new decade – is a great time to start thinking about resolutions, life goals and getting your financial house in order. Some of the basic steps to improving financial health are knowing where you’re at, where you want to go and establishing a clear plan on how […]

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January 2, 2020

CanAm’s Senior Staff to Showcase Unique Financing Opportunities at the PIDC Impact Development Advisory Committee Meeting in Philadelphia

CanAm will provide updates on new regulatory changes to the EB-5 program, and present alongside PIDC unique preferred equity and mezzanine debt financing opportunities to Philadelphia-based real estate developers, financial institutions, community leaders, and city officials. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is excited to announce that its senior staff will be joining representatives of the Philadelphia Industrial […]

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December 9, 2019

How to Maximize Deductions to Reduce Tax Bills

As the clock winds down on 2019, people automatically start thinking about holiday shopping, New Year’s Eve celebrations – and tax planning. Although the filing deadline for the 2019 tax year is not until April, getting organized now can help individuals take advantage of deductible expenses that may need to be completed before the tax […]

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December 2, 2019

CanAm Issues Statement on EB-5 Immigrant Program Modernization Final Rule: Minimum Investment Increases to $900,000

The EB-5 Modernization Final Rule becomes effective today, raising the minimum investment amounts in the EB-5 Program to $900,000 and $1.8 million within and outside TEAs, respectively. The leading regional center operator, CanAm, will continue to provide high-quality, job-creating projects to EB-5 investors at the lower, $900,000 investment level. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) announces that, with […]

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November 21, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Announces Another EB-5 Investment Project Closing: SORA West – Global Headquarters of AmerisourceBergen

CanAm has closed another EB-5 project in Pennsylvania. The office tower at SORA West will serve as the new global headquarters of AmerisourceBergen when completed in Q2 2021. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is excited to announce that it has closed a $39.5 million EB-5 investment to help finance the construction of a new office tower at […]

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November 19, 2019

In-depth Look at USCIS Policy on EB-5 Capital Redeployment by Walter Gindin

EB-5 capital redeployment is one of the most important issues concerning investors today. It impacts both existing investors, particularly those subject to EB-5 visa backlogs, and prospective investors, who in addition to evaluating the merits and suitability of an EB-5 investment must now consider the potential reinvestment of their capital following repayment of the original […]

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November 18, 2019

CanAm Announces First EB-5 Capital Redeployment Repayment to Investors

The leading EB-5 regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, has announced the first repayment of EB-5 capital that was redeployed in municipal bonds. CanAm continues to be the industry leader, offering a diversified redeployment platform to EB-5 investors. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is excited to announce that its first redeployment investments have repaid its investors.  The investors […]

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Tips for setting up a retirement plan in the U.S.

Saving for retirement is often the number one financial goal for many people. Yet statistics consistently show that most individuals and married couples are not well prepared for their golden years. According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), nearly one-third of American households age 55 and older do not have a retirement savings account or […]

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November 6, 2019

Tom Rosenfeld, President and CEO of CanAm Enterprises, Shares his Views on the Future of the EB-5 Program at 2019 EB-5 Expo Hong Kong

The founder, President and CEO of CanAm Enterprises, Tom Rosenfeld spoke about the future of EB-5 Program at 2019 Expo Hong Kong. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is excited to announce that its Founder, President and CEO, Tom Rosenfeld, spoke at the 2019 EB-5 Expo Hong Kong. CanAm is a proud sponsor of this event, which welcomed […]

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October 23, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, to Speak at IIUSA’s 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA

Christine Chen, the COO of the leading EB-5 regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, will speak at IIUSA’s 9th Annual Industry Forum to discuss the future of the EB-5 market and its global focus. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its Chief Operating Officer, Christine Chen, will speak at IIUSA’s 9thAnnual EB-5 Industry Forum which […]

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October 21, 2019

CanAm Enterprises President and CEO, Tom Rosenfeld, to Speak at EB-5 Expo Hong Kong

Tom Rosenfeld, the President and CEO of the leading EB-5 regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, will speak at the 2019 EB-5 Expo Hong Kong about the future of EB-5, the current Program status, and proposed regulatory changes. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its Founder, President and CEO, Tom Rosenfeld, will speak at […]

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October 10, 2019

CanAm Announces Closing of Another EB-5 Project Investment: One Willoughby Square – Phase Two

CanAm Enterprises has funded another EB-5 investment, raising the amount of capital provided for the construction of One Willoughby Square in Downtown Brooklyn to $90 million, accounting for 180 EB-5 investors in total. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that it has closed an additional $30 million of EB-5 capital for the ongoing construction […]

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October 8, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Has Repaid Its 40th EB-5 Investment Project

The leading EB-5 regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, has repaid yet another EB-5 investment in full. The total amount of repaid EB-5 capital exceeds $1.3 billion to date. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its 40th EB-5 project – the Molina Healthcare Project – has repaid in full and early. EB-5 investors in the […]

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September 30, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Reaches Another Important Milestone: Over $1.3 Billion in EB-5 Capital Repaid

The leading regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, has received its 39th EB-5 project repayment. The total amount of repaid EB-5 capital exceeds $1.3 billion to date. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is delighted to announce that its 39th EB-5 project has repaid in full and on time. The latest repayment brings the total amount of repaid capital by CanAm’s […]

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September 18, 2019

Utilizing Redeployed EB-5 Capital For Real Estate Development

Created by Congress in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors, the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program (EB-5) has gained popularity among foreign investors and U.S. real estate developers over the past decade. With visa backlog and retrogression issues, redeployment of EB-5 capital has certainly become one of […]

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September 5, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Has Successfully Redeployed EB-5 Investors’ Funds

The leading EB-5 regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, successfully redeployed EB-5 investor funds in Q2 2019. CanAm’s diversified EB-5 redeployment platform offers various investment options to CanAm’s EB-5 investors, all of whom have individual redeployment timeframes, risk tolerances, and expected returns. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that it has successfully redeployed EB-5 capital […]

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August 27, 2019

CanAm’s Industry-Leading EB-5 Track Record Once Again Audited by PKF

The leading EB-5 regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, has had its updated EB-5 track record once again audited by the global accounting firm PKF O’Connor Davies. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its stellar track record of achieving positive results for EB-5 investors has been audited by the global accounting firm PKF O’Connor […]

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August 15, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Achieves New Industry-Leading Milestone – $1.25 Billion in EB-5 Projects Repaid

CanAm Enterprises has further established its leading position within the EB-5 industry with repayment in full of a $175 million loan that had been provided to the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) – bringing the total repaid capital by CanAm’s EB-5 investments to $1.25 billion. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that another of […]

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July 30, 2019

Significant Changes to EB-5 Program Announced: Minimum TEA Investment Increases to $900,000

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule on July 24 that will bring significant regulatory changes to the popular EB-5 Immigrant Investor program. Among several other changes, the regulation will raise the minimum investment amount in TEAs from $500,000 to $900,000, and $1.8 million outside TEAs. The final rule will go into […]

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July 24, 2019

With EB-5 Program Regulatory Reform on Horizon Selecting a Reputable EB-5 Regional Center Now Matters More Than Ever

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has completed its review of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization final regulation. While EB-5 stakeholders anticipate the regulatory announcement in the next weeks, CanAm Enterprises, one of the leading EB-5 regional center operators, discusses the impact on investors who have been considering an EB-5 investment. The United […]

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July 10, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Announces its 56th EB-5 Project Loan Closing: Westin Hotel at Texas Medical Center

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is thrilled to announce that it has closed its 56th EB-5 loan, valued at $23 million. The proceeds will help finance the renovation of an existing 19-story historic and iconic building located directly adjacent to the Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas into an approximately 210,000 SF, full-service hotel under the Westin brand. […]

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July 9, 2019

CanAm Presents its Investor-Focused EB-5 Redeployment Solutions

Redeployment of EB-5 capital has certainly become one of the main concerns of both current and prospective EB-5 investors. CanAm’s article, “EB-5 Capital Redeployment: Investors First!”, explains why there is a need for EB-5 capital redeployment and describes the current requirements. As a compliment to this introduction, CanAm is pleased to introduce its EB-5 capital […]

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June 24, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Announces the 38th EB-5 Project Loan Repayment – Makaha West Golf Course in Hawaii

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its 38th EB-5 project repaid to all of its EB-5 investors – a $12 million loan that was used to fund the redevelopment of the Makaha West Golf Course in Hawaii, which was recently endorsed by world-class golfing legend Tiger Woods. The EB-5 project created in excess of […]

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June 5, 2019

CanAm Enterprises President and CEO, Tom Rosenfeld, to Discuss EB-5 Redeployment Strategies at 2019 IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Conference

CanAm Enterprises President and CEO, Tom Rosenfeld, will discuss EB-5 redeployment policy updates and present CanAm’s conservative, investor-focused redeployment platform at the 2019 IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Conference. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its President and CEO, Tom Rosenfeld, will speak at the annual IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Conference which takes place on May […]

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May 2, 2019

EB-5 Capital Redeployment: Investors First!

Capital redeployment is one of the most important issues concerning EB-5 investors today. It impacts both existing investors, particularly those subject to EB-5 visa backlogs, and prospective investors, who in addition to evaluating the merits and suitability of an EB-5 investment must now consider the potential reinvestment of their capital following repayment of the original […]

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April 30, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Senior Staff Will Speak at the World’s Largest Entrepreneurship Conference – TiEcon 2019

CanAm Enterprises senior staff will speak on the “Demystifying Immigration Issues in America Today” panel at TiEcon 2019. The expert panel will be dedicated to current immigration issues and immigration options through the EB-5 Program. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is honored that it will be featured on the panel “Demystifying Immigration Issues in America Today” at […]

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April 22, 2019

US Employment Rights & Work Authorization

As of January 2019, the U.S. unemployment rate stood at 4 percent. Last year, it dipped to 3.7 percent, the lowest it’s been since 1969. With a current labor shortage, US employers are revaluating and expanding their recruiting efforts to fill vacant positions. For international job seekers interested in living and working in the US, this […]

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April 11, 2019

H-1B Program Continues to Face More Scrutiny. Foreign Professionals May Seek Green Cards through EB-5 Visa Investor Program

Highly skilled foreign professionals in the United States continue to face more scrutiny with the proposed removal of work permits from spouses of H-1B holders and an all-time high rate of H-1B Visa application denials. The Immigrant Investor (EB-5) Program remains a popular and reliable alternative for obtaining much desired green cards for foreign professionals […]

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March 19, 2019

CanAm Capital Partners Announces Its Opportunity Zone Equity Investment Deal Closing: The Civic

The New York-based private equity firm CanAm Capital Partners, affiliated with the leading EB-5 regional center operator CanAm Enterprises, continues to expand its investment operations in the United States. CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), an affiliate of CanAm Enterprises, is proud to announce that its recent private equity investment deal closed. CACP has invested $4 million […]

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March 12, 2019

A Regional Center’s Perspective on EB-5 Investor Due Diligence

Foreign nationals applying for lawful permanent residence in the United States must make two evidentiary showings: their substantive eligibility for the underlying immigration benefit; and that they are admissible to the country. Federal agencies examine foreign nationals’ immigration filings and perform extensive background checks to determine whether they have satisfactorily discharged their dual burdens. In […]

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March 11, 2019

EB-5 Regulatory Reform: What We Know, What We Presume to Know and the Impact on Investors

“As I have stated very clearly in several bicameral, bipartisan letters, the administration should finalize the modernization regulation as soon as possible. That regulation is a critical and necessary step towards reforming the EB-5 Program.” – Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa These words were spoken by Senator Charles Grassley at the tail-end of his opening remarks […]

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February 26, 2019

The EB-5 Visa Program Can Keep the American Dream within Reach: What EB-5 Investors Should Look for

With the increasing restrictions in the United States immigration program along with challenging demand for evidences and increased denials rates, it is becoming difficult to obtain the US visa these days, disrupting many American Dreams. This has made the investment-linked visas a popular choice for aspirants as there are fewer restrictions in comparison to other […]

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February 21, 2019

The Modern American Dream through the Eyes of an Ambitious Indian Businessman: The Power of Permanent Residency

As the winter cold hits the New York City streets in late January, we sit down with Mr. Gangadhar Kadaru to discuss his story and living the modern-day “American dream”. Mr. Kadaru is a successful businessman and investor whose entertainment distribution company, Viva Entertainment, just released the highly anticipated Indian movie “Gully Boy” in North […]

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February 19, 2019

CanAm Unveiled Its EB-5 Program Redeployment Strategy at EB-5 Immigration Expo in Dubai

Jeff DeCicco, CEO of CanAm Investor Services, provides CanAm’s insights on EB-5 capital redeployment strategies CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that Jeff DeCicco, the CEO of its broker dealer, CanAm Investor Services, discussed investment redeployment requirements of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program with industry-leading immigration experts at the 2019 EB-5 & Uglobal Immigration […]

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February 11, 2019

The Importance to Conduct Due Diligence When Considering EB-5 Visa

In the recent years the number of designated regional centers have significantly increased. Currently, there are approximately 930 regional centers which are authorized by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as qualifying participants in the EB-5 Visa Program.  This has resulted in increase in quantity and varieties of EB-5 investment opportunities available to prospective investors. […]

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January 18, 2019

CanAm Enterprises Announces the 37th EB-5 Partnership Loan Repayment – The Gulfport Marine Terminal

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) announces that its 37th EB-5 partnership has repaid recently. The two-phase Gulfport Marine Terminal project in Staten Island, NY has repaid its first tranche of EB-5 loan funding in full and on time. The 37th repayment further establishes CanAm Enterprises as the industry leader with over $1 billion in EB-5 capital repayments. The $40 […]

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January 3, 2019

CanAm Congratulates PIDC on 60 Years of Successful Operation

CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) was thrilled to attend the invitation-only celebration of the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation’s (PIDC) 60th anniversary as the City of Philadelphia’s economic development arm. CanAm would like to take this opportunity to congratulate PIDC for its 60 years of service to Philadelphians and Philadelphia businesses.  CanAm has had the privilege of partnering with […]

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December 21, 2018

Myths vs. Facts: Most Common Myths About the EB-5 Visa

For people pursuing the “American Dream”, as they become aware of the EB-5 visa, it has become a preferred choice to establish permanent residency in the United States. In particular, there has been a rush of demand from India this year. India, the third highest filer until last year, has now surpassed Vietnam and with […]

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December 20, 2018

More than $1 Billion in EB-5 Capital Fully Repaid by CanAm Enterprises

CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”), a leader in job-creating EB-5 Visa financing, has repaid its 2,000th investor-family – pushing the amount of fully-repaid investment capital over the $1 billion mark. The successful project that propelled CanAm past the $1 billion plateau, its 36th EB-5 partnership, was repaid on time and in full on November 7. “We have pioneered many […]

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November 16, 2018

CanAm Enterprises Announces the 35th EB-5 Partnership Loan Repayment

CanAm Enterprises is proud to announce that its 35th EB-5 partnership has repaid on October 31, 2018. The $35 million EB-5 loan through CanAm’s Pennsylvania DCED Regional Center helped finance the expansion of a copper tubing manufacturing facility in Reading, Pennsylvania. CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its 35th EB-5 partnership has repaid […]

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November 14, 2018

CanAm Enterprises Announces its 34th EB-5 Partnership Loan Repayment – The Marriott Courtyard at the Navy Yard Project

CanAm has repaid its 34th EB-5 partnership – The Marriott Courtyard at Navy Yard project in Philadelphia, marking more than 1,800 investor-families fully repaid by CanAm projects to date CanAm Enterprises is delighted to announce that its Marriott Courtyard Project in Philadelphia has repaid its EB-5 loan in full and early. Investors in this project […]

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CanAm’s EB-5 Project Tishman Speyer Tower Lands Restaurant Deal with Chef Dan Kluger

CanAm’s EB-5 Project Tishman Speyer Tower Lands Restaurant Deal with Chef Dan Kluger The following article was written by Steve Cuozzo, New York Post The Jacx came up with an ace. Tishman Speyer’s 1.2-million-square-foot office and retail tower in much-in-the-news Long Island City has inked Manhattan’s star Loring Place chef Dan Kluger to open a […]

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November 13, 2018

Take a Private Tour with CanAm Onboard Brightline from Ft. Lauderdale to Miami.

The privately funded, multi-billion-dollar Brightline EB-5 project launched in July and serves up hyper-modern stations

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September 27, 2018

Developer Gets Loan for Downtown Brooklyn Office

500,000-square-foot office tower is slated for completion in early 2021 The developer behind a Brooklyn downtown office project has landed a $235 million construction loan from a large Canadian real-estate lender. JEMB Realty Corp. secured the loan from Otéra Capital, one of Canada’s largest real-estate debt providers, marking a milestone for One Willoughby Square, a […]

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July 24, 2018

Too Long to Drive, Too Short to Fly? Brightline Seeks to Solve a Common Travel Dilemma

When distances between cities are great, air travel may be the only practical way to travel. When distances are short, driving or public transportation may offer alternatives. But many times, the distance between U.S. cities falls somewhere in-between these two extremes. Brightline—the only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger railway system in the U.S.—has a […]

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July 3, 2018

Invest in US While It’s Cheaper!

EB-5, a no-strings-attached visa that requires no employer sponsorship or family support, has been under review for quite some time. The Indian investors have waited anxiously for the US-proposed changes that include increasing the minimum limit of investment. The US government’s office of management and budget (OMB) has notified recently that the formal and final […]

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June 12, 2018

The Coolest Shipyard in America! The Navy Left Philly with a Hole the Size of its Downtown. Here’s How the City Got it Working Again.

Twenty-one years later, the 1,200-acre Navy Yard is booming. At the base of Pier 6, a thousand workers are assembling 50,000-ton tankers at a state-of-the-art $400 million, Norwegian-owned commercial shipyard. Thousands more work in swank new office and laboratory buildings a quarter-mile to the west that house T-cell cancer therapy researchers, investment advisors and a […]

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Providing Technology Professionals and Entrepreneurs with an Alternative Visa Option, CanAm Hosts an EB-5 Panel at TiE Silicon Valley Conference

CanAm Enterprises hosted the GlobalConnect Visa track at the TiE Inflect conference, invited some of the most prominent immigration attorneys to discuss how President Trump’s “Hire American” executive order is affecting tech worker visas. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) MAY 19, 2018 CanAm Enterprises was proud to be the sponsor for TiE Inflect Conference in early May. […]

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May 21, 2018

CanAm Enterprises Announces 33 EB-5 Loan Repayments; More Than 1,700 Investor-Families Fully Repaid

New York, NY — Further setting itself apart as an EB-5 industry leader, CanAm Enterprises today announces its 33rd EB-5 loan repayment to 34 investors. To date, more than 1,700 investor-families have received permanent green cards as well as full principal repayment through investing with CanAm Enterprises. The most recent repayment marked the first project […]

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April 22, 2018

CanAm Enterprises Takes the Guessing Out of EB-5 Track Records – PKF Audit

New York, NY- Further setting itself apart as an EB-5 industry leader, CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) had commissioned the global accounting firm of PKF O’Connor Davies, LLP (“PKF”) to audit the success rates for I-526 petitions and I-829 petitions and EB-5 capital repayments for investors in CanAm’s regional centers. Over the course of several months, PKF, […]

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April 5, 2018

CanAm Enterprises Expands Management Team, Announces New Managing Director Gary Stern

New York, NY – CanAm Enterprises, one of the leading regional center operators in the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Visa Program, is celebrating its 30th anniversary by growing the ranks of its management team. Recently, Gary “Skip” Stern joined CanAm Enterprises as its Managing Director of Legal Affairs after a 35-year career at the internationally-renowned law […]

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January 1, 2018

Business Standard: Spurt in Indians Using Investors’ Visa for US Entry

Subhayan Chakraborty | New Delhi – As the US government’s clampdown on temporary work visas used by information technology professionals continues to make news, the number of Indians quietly taking advantage of a little-known visa programme to become US citizens has skyrocketed. The EB-5 visa programme offers foreign residents the chance to become permanent US residents provided they invest a minimum $500,000 in a government approved […]

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August 26, 2017

1,700 CanAm Enterprises Investors Received Full Principal Repayment and Permanent Green Cards

New York, NY – We are pleased to announce our most recent EB-5 project repayment, allowing us to reach another EB-5 industry-leading milestone of repaying principal in full to more than 1,700 investor-families in 32 projects, totaling $870million – putting CanAm Enterprises far ahead of other regional centers, with our closest competitors having only repaid […]

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May 26, 2017

Performing Due Diligence on Regional Center-sponsored EB-5 Investments

by Tom Rosenfeld and Walter S. Gindin Introduction Currently, there are approximately 930 regional centers designated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) as qualifying participants in the Immigrant Investor Program (“EB-5 Program”). As the number of approved regional centers has grown at a rapid pace, so too have the quantity and varieties of […]

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August 1, 2015

EB-5 Investors Magazine: Interview with Tom Rosenfeld of CanAm Enterprises

Behind the more than $1.4 billion that CanAm Enterprises has raised in EB-5 funds, sits Tom Rosenfeld – president and CEO of the company that has successfully assisted over 1,000 investors to obtain green cards for themselves and their families. Rosenfeld grew up in Philadelphia, got his start with Canada’s Immigrant Investor Program, and jumped […]

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December 24, 2014

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