EB5 Investors Magazine Volume 7, Issue 1 - Page 98

EB5 INVESTORS M AGAZINE 96 I nvestors R eturns to M umbai for S uccessful E xpo on I mmigration O ptions   Nearly 400 professionals come to the expo in the India market, which is rapidly becoming an in-demand region for investment immigration. By EB5 Investors Magazine Staff  E B5 Investors Magazine returned to Mumbai, India, this spring for a successful conference that assembled a who’s who crowd in one of the world’s most in-demand investment immigration markets. Nea rly 400 at te nde es ca me to t he Ju ne 1 EB-5 Immigration Expo, staged at the prestigious St. Regis Mumbai hotel, to hear presentations given professional panelists, to learn about sponsors in the Exhibitor Hall or to discover EB-5 investment projects in the U.S. A mong t he attendees were m ig rat ion agencies, immigration attor neys, EB-5 ser v ice prov iders, regional centers and project developers from across the world. Panel topics included the latest news on EB-5 legislation and the marketplace, source of funds documentation and due-diligence best practices. Other panels focused on world investment immigration programs as organized by EB5 Investors Magazine’s sister publication, Uglobal Immigration Magazine. The conference came as Indian interest in EB-5 v i s a s g ro w s w h i le ot he r opt ion s, p a r t ic u l a rly the H-1B visa, dw indle for Indians. The number of approved EB-5 visas for India-born nationals has grown more than four-fold over the last four years, according to U.S. Depar tment State data. Simultaneously, the amount of India millionaires is also growing and is expected to rise by 65% by 2020. This growth is fueling interest in investment immigration. EB5 Investors Magazine is returning to Mumbai for a second time this year on Oct. 12. The magazine will also be staging events in Los Angeles in July, and in South Korea and Vietnam in September.