EB5 Investors Magazine Volume 5, Issue 2 - Page 24

education for my son,” she said. “I wanted to get our conditional green cards just in time for him to attend 10th grade in an American high school.” With that goal in mind, she talked with an immigration agent who was recommended by one of her friends and made the EB-5 investment into a film studio project in Los Angeles managed by Los Angeles County Regional Center. “Most people would spend one or two years just to select an ideal project,” she said. “I did not go through that process. I just wanted it done fast so I grabbed the closest opportunity.” In order to speed up the relocation process, Hu took the risk and started her new home hunting even before the family got their conditional green cards. “Before we initiated the EB-5 application, I’ve traveled here three times as a tourist and once for business,” she said. “I like California a lot. I’ve thought about settling down in Los Angeles or San Diego but my husband prefer the East Coast because the climate there is more similar with that of our home city in China. My son also planned to attend colleges on the East Coast.” She finally selected a tranquil community in Morris County in New Jersey with a beautiful scenery and 23 EB5 INVESTORS M AGAZINE