Jun 11 2019
11:30 AM
HistoryMiami Museum (map)

The EB-5 program has long provided a path to U.S. Lawful Permanent Residence to immigrant investors willing to invest lawfully obtained capital in a qualifying commercial enterprise in the U.S. The resulting impact is to create 10 qualified full-time jobs for U.S. workers from each EB-5 investor. Buchanan's EB-5 experts and FAU Economics Professor and President of Barnhart Economic Services, Scott Barnhart, presented an interactive discussion on:

  • Alternatives to the EB-5 program
  • Structuring an EB-5 project
  • Proposed legislative changes to EB-5 
  • Predictions of future immigration issues

Panelists included:

  • Moderator: Gina Polo – Shareholder, Immigration | Buchanan
  • Christine Alden – Shareholder, Immigration | Buchanan
  • Scott Barnhart, PhD – FAU Economics Professor and President | Barnhart Economic Services
  • Mike Strazzella – Practice Group Leader, Federal Government Relations | Buchanan


  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Networking & Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. | Panel Discussion

Watch the recording: