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Are You Looking to Apply for an EB-5 Visa?

In order to qualify for an EB-5 visa, a citizen of a foreign country must typically want to invest upwards of $1,000,000 and create or preserve at least 10 US jobs. There are multiple complex factors to qualify for an EB-5 visa. For help with an application, or just general information a Baker EB-5 visa attorney can help you.

EB-5 Visa Overview

A citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the US for investment purposes must obtain a visa. The EB-5 visa was created for immigrant investors who want to immigrate to the United States based upon their investment. While typically the amount of money invested is approximately $1,000,000, it is possible to be granted an EB-5 visa and invest less money in an economically depressed area. A skilled EB-5 visa attorney can help discuss your options.

How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney's experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

How will an attorney charge me?

A reputable attorney will be very upfront about how he/she will charge you. The three most common fee structures that attorneys use to charge for their services are:

  • Bill by the hour
  • Contingent fee agreement
  • Flat fee agreement

Depending on your specific legal situation, it's possible that only one type of fee structure is available. For instance, criminal defense attorneys almost always bill by the hour. In a flat fee arrangement, an attorney accepts a one-time payment to help you resolve your issue. With a contingent fee agreement, the client pays little to nothing upfront and the attorney receives a percentage of the money recovered if you win your case.

Common legal terms explained

Plaintiff - a person or party who brings a lawsuit against another person(s) or party/parties in a court of law. Private persons or parties can only file suit in civil court.

Judgment - A decision of the court. Also known as a decree or order. Judgments handed down by the court are usually binding on the parties before the court.

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