EB5 Investors Magazine Volume 5, Issue 2 - Page 25

MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY TIANJIN, CHINA elegant homes. “There are also many high-quality public schools in this school district,” she said. “It only takes us 40 minutes to drive to Manhattan. The air is fresh and our house is cozy. I also have several friends living in the same area.” She purchased the house while patiently waiting for news about her EB-5 application. Her courage paid off. In February of 2012, only 16 months after she filed the I-526 petition, her family received their conditional green cards and her son was able to start 10th grade in a nearby prestigious high school. In addition to the speedy immigration process, Hu also received her investment capital back shortly afterwards and has been receiving bonuses from the project every year. better. I have friends who live just a couple of doors down. Life is easier than before and more relaxing.” While raising her 9-year-old daughter, Hu also manages a portfolio with investments in a variety of industries, which keeps her busy. Thanks to the international education her son received inChina, he managed to adjust to the U.S. curriculum fairly easily. "I have to say that I am one of the lucky ones. I didn’t have to wait in the line for 5 to 10 years..." “I have several friends living in the neighborhood who came to the U.S. with different EB-5 investment projects,” she said. “Every year when we received our K1 Forms we would compare who got the highest bonus and I win every year.” A BRIGHT FUTURE FOR THE FAMILY After graduating at the top of his class, he was admitted to Boston College. The current junior is majoring in Political Science and was recently elected as vice president of an on-campus political club with around 1,000 members. “My son told me: Mom, my English language skill is the best among all my friends who came from China after high school,” Hu said proudly. Looking back at her experience from an EB-5 investor to a green card holder, she realizes she is one of the blessed ones. “I feel I am very lucky,” she said. “I didn’t have to wait in the line for 5 to 10 years to get the green card and my investment turned out to be very profitable.” Hu now leads a quiet and happy life in her home. “It didn’t take me very long to adjust to the new environment,” she said. “The quality of life is high, even the food safety is EB5INVESTORS.COM 24