Overseen by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), EB-5 provides 10,000 foreign nationals annually the opportunity to obtain permanent residency (a green card) by investing in the U.S. economy and creating jobs. This investment is usually done through an approved Regional Center.

EB-5 visa applicants, their spouse, and their unmarried children under 21 will obtain their green cards once all requirements have been successfully met and approved by USCIS.

Exclusive Benefits

Through the USA EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, applicants can enjoy a host of exclusive benefits including:

  • No minimum education required
  • Inclusion dependent children under the age of 21
  • The opportunity to live, work and study anywhere in the U.S. and benefit from favorable admissions and reduced tuition costs at colleges and universities
  • Permanent residents need not physically be present in the United States on a continuous basis; they can maintain business and professional relations in their country of origin
  • No business or management experience required
  • No language skills required
  • No obligation to live in the area of investment
  • Investment capital (US $500,000) can come from a gift, inheritance, business ownership or any other lawful activities
  • After a period of five years, investors have the opportunity to apply for U.S. citizenship. The two-years spent as a conditional permanent resident are credited towards the five-year requirement

Step 1

Choose a project and retain an immigration attorney.


Step 2

Transfer investment into designated escrow account and file your I-526 Petition with USCIS.


Step 3

Investment is released from escrow and invested into the project in order to create the 10 jobs. Receive I-526 approval and obtain a two-year conditional green card.


Step 4

Show that the money was invested and that the jobs were created and sustained for two years by filing your I-829. Conditions are removed from green card upon approval.


Immigration attorney files I-526 petition with USCIS

Await approval, estimate: 12-15 months

If you are already in the U.S.

If you are in your home country

File form I-485 (Adjustment of status)

File part 1 of DS-230 application

Await Approval Estimate: 1 - 3 Months

Await Interview at Local U.S. Consultate (Part II of DS - 230 Application) Estimate: 1 - 3 Months

Receive conditional 2-year Green Card (Conditional Permanent Resident Status)

21-24 months later

File form I-829 to remove conditions on residence

Await approval estimate: 6 months

Receive permanent Green Card

5 years after receiving conditional Green Card

Option to apply for U.S. citizenship

Await approval estimate: 6-12 months

The above timeline is an estimate provided for information purposes only, based on experience with past clients. Processing times will vary depending on a number of factors. The Madison Group is not responsible for any changes to the estimations above: we can provide specific time estimates on an individual basis.



    The minimum investment amount for TMG projects is $500 000

  • FEES:

    A separate $50 000 fee is required to cover the administrative, marketing and legal expenses associated with each unit of investment. However, this price does not include attorney fees associated with the preparation and filing of the petitions assumed by each individual investor.


    All TMG project loans are formed under a Limited Partnership of EB-5 investors to a company creating new jobs in the United States


    TMG requires the developer to put a minimum of 15% of their own equity into the Project. Also, TMG will not accept a Project if the EB-5 capital is more than 30% of the total project cost. Lastly, TMG requires for a majot U.S. bank to underwrite the Project, ensuring project viability and completion

  • TERM:

    The minimum term for an investment is five years. Loans are subject to two one-year extensions.


    The location of projects varies, depending on location of the Regional Center and the respective Tergeted Employment Area(s)


    Interest income for the Partnership is the interest payments made by the Borrower. After administrative and monitoring costs are paid, investors receive nominal interest depending on the interest rate which is negotiated based on prevailing key federal loan interest rates. Interest is paid on an annual basis.


    The total amount of jobs created varies from project to project, depending on the size of the loan and the scope of the project. The required number of jobs needed for each investment also varies depending on the economic model used to determine the amount of indirect jobs that will be created. As a conservative precaution to ensure USCIS approval. The Madison Group requires that projects not only meet the minimum job creation requirements, but also exceed them. Thus, more than ten jobs per investor are created for each project.


    Method of loan repayment include revenue generated from operations, refinancing or through the sale of the Project. As a third-party lender independent of the developer, TMG is able to call the loan and assume control of the Project in the unlikely event of a default. This method for added-protection is clearly defined in all contracts with project developers.




  • Proves eligibility for EB-5 program
  • Must be filed in order to obtain EB-5 visa
  • Filed by immigration attorney


  • Adjusts status from nonimmigrant to conditional per anent resident
  • Filed by immigration attorney


  • Grants an immigrant visa to allow an investor and their dependents to commence conditional permanent residency upon entry to the United States
  • Filed by EB-5 applicants at a U.S. consulate or embassy abroad
  • Can be filed by immigration attorney
  • Requires interview at U.S. consulate or embassy


  • Removes the conditions of permanent residency
  • Upon approval, investor and their dependents receive ten-year green card, renewable indefinitely.
  • Filed by immigration attorney