Free EB-5 Project Evaluation Job Creation Requirement Can an EB-5 investor get a job in an EB-5 regional center? Which EB-5 investors’ I-829 Petitions will be approved if the project fails to create the necessary number of jobs? Where can the employees of an EB-5 project live and work? What does the 40% growth requirement mean when making an EB-5 investment in an existing business? How can investors count indirect jobs toward the EB-5 employment requirement? Can an investment that does not create jobs qualify for the EB-5 Program? Does purchasing commercial property count toward the minimum EB-5 investment amount? What are the potential consequences if an EB-5 project is unprofitable or experiences losses? When must the required jobs be created for EB-5 purposes? Can the jobs created by the tenant of a property purchased using EB-5 funds count toward job creation? How might existing jobs from an investor’s U.S. business be counted toward EB-5 job creation? Under what circumstances can part time jobs be counted toward EB-5 job creation? If an EB-5 investor exits a direct investment project after I-829 approval, how might this affect the job creation calculation for the project’s other EB-5 investors? Could purchasing rental property and employing property managers qualify as an EB-5 investment? For investments in troubled businesses, how does USCIS determine whether jobs have actually been preserved? How long must job positions exist to be considered “permanent” and count toward EB-5 employment creation? Does an EB-5 investor already need to have created 10 jobs at the time of the investment? How might an EB-5 investor count preserved jobs?