EB5 Investors Magazine Volume 7, Issue 1 - Page 81

EB5INVESTORS.COM 79 mode- derived direct construction expenditure jobs (and if construction has already lasted for two years then this would be extremely safe). Lastly, an investor could count operational jobs. One overarching point here is that job creation relies on project viability. If the project will not proceed, there will be no jobs created. It is clear that all jobs are not created equally. Avoid the illusion that all jobs are created equal and focus on model-derived indirect construction expenditure jobs and, thereafter, model-derived direct construction expenditure jobs. Unfor tunately, EB-5 has many misconcept ions. Be skeptical. Ask questions, because this isn’t an illusionist show. It’s your life. J effrey E. C ampion is an attorney who specializes in representing foreign high net worth clients and their businesses. Campion received his J.D. from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s in international finance and marketing from the University of Miami. Campion is also a founding member of EB-5IC and co-authored a book on EB-5 called “The EB-5 Handbook: A Guide for Investors and Developers.” Campion is the CEO of Pathways EB-5, which has a family of 10 regional centers that encompass nearly every major U.S. population area in 32 states.