Australia visa suspension to affect investors from China – Zhong Jian, an Australia-based representative from Aus Property Investment Group, says many Chinese applicants had broken Significant Investor Visa rules by investing in real estate; analysts believe demand from Chinese will continue after revamp.
China releases ‘most wanted’ list of economic fugitives – List of 100 names is dominated by fugitives believed to be in North America; Grenada and St. Kitts also feature.
Terry Glavin: Canada’s unhappy affair with China’s princeling millionaires – Canadian journalist blames investor immigration programme for pricing Vancouver citizens out of the property market, highlights research claiming that immigrant investors have contributed less in tax than refugees.
Australia’s Significant Investor Visas Suspended Until New Framework is in Place – Measures taken to reduce indirect investment in real estate as part of government efforts to cool property market.
FAAIF to Produce Investor Visa Forum in Dubai, UAE – Legal and management consultancy firm FAAIF to host Investor Visa Forum at Novotel Hotel Dubai on October 17-18, 2015.
Lisbon regeneration enhances Portugal’s golden visa programme – South African investors attracted to Lisbon property market and golden visa opportunities.
New Rules For Portugal’s Golden Visa Residence Programme – New options added to attract investors who may now become eligible by investing €350,000 in culture or scientific research, or by spending €500,000 in purchasing, rebuilding or renovating urban properties.
U.S. runs out of investor visas again as Chinese flood program – Chinese nationals accounted for 90% of EB-5 visas issued in 2014, law firm Greenberg Traurig estimates waiting time is now two to three years.
FBI Investigating Former White House Military Aide – Retired Air Force Col. Timothy Milbrath alleged to have failed to account for $16 million in investor funds for New Orleans EB-5 project that didn’t materialize.
Father’s death leaves would-be immigrant family out $120,000 – Egyptian family refused Canadian visas after father dies before becoming permanent resident, family faces battle with National Bank of Canada for fee refund.