East West Path, Limited (EWP) designs paths for high net worth Chinese families to work, play, vacation, attend school, invest, and live-in the US by obtaining US permanent residency (Green Cards). We help families utilize the EB-1(C) multinational executive or manager category to accomplish their objectives. We are China's most experienced EB-1(C) provider.
We help Chinese families start and operate businesses in the US that utilize a family member's executive or management skills. Normally families can relocate to the US within 90 days of EWP's engagement. Based on current processing times, a family's green cards are expected to be received within 48 months.
Our EB-1(C) visa strategy requires:
That a family owns a business located outside of the US (China or elsewhere)
That a family member (the visa beneficiary) has worked for at least one continuous year, as a manager or executive, for the business located outside the US
That the family has established, invests-in, starts, purchases or acquires a business in the US and
That a family member (the visa beneficiary) works and is present in the US (as needed) to fulfill a managerial or executive role with the US business.
Our Services: We help families think through their options and put all of the pieces together. We provide them with experienced business, immigration and tax counsel. We supply a strong US partner that manages the business’ start-up, hires staff, supervises its on-going operation, protects the family’s investment, participates in monthly financial reviews and supports the primary beneficiary’s position as a manager or executive in the business.
How Much Does it Cost? It Depends.....
The required investment in a US business is usually $500,000 (RMB 3,500,000). Investment levels vary based on the type and location of the US business and its expected risk and return.
Additional expenses include:
Immigration Attorney Fee: $30,000 professional fees + $15,000 of government filing fees. This cost estimate assumes complete immigration services for the visa beneficiary, spouse and one child.
Tax Planning Fee: $1,000 to $10,000+ If needed, varying and depending on the complexity of the family’s business affairs.
Trust Planning Fee: $0 to $10,000+ If needed to create a trust to hold the family's US investment.
RMB to $USD - Outbound Direct Investment Approval Fee: $0 to $45,000 (9%), if client wishes assistance lawfully moving money from PRC to US to facilitate their investment.
Administrative Fee. Varies.
Total: $46,000+ (or RMB 322,000),depending on level of services required. + Administrative Fee.