EB5 Affiliate Network State of Texas Regional Center
Geographic Coverage: All 254 Countries in the State of Texas
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Benefits of Affiliation with our Texas EB-5 Regional Center
Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in Texas
Business affiliates of EB5 Affiliate Network, including our Texas EB-5 Regional Center, can immediately begin raising EB-5 investment funds in any of the designated geographic areas that comprise our regional centers. Click here to view our official approval listed on the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Website.
Indirect Job Creation Calculations
Business affiliates of our regional centers can calculate job creation through both direct and indirect job methodologies, leading to higher job creation figures than direct non-regional center calculations of actual payroll employees.
Regional Center Affiliation Process
The affiliation process can be a fast solution and a great fit for those looking to begin a project immediately.
Our experienced team will work with you to understand if EB-5 is a good fit for your project and if you qualify to affiliate with our regional centers.
Let Us Create Your Own Texas EB-5 Regional Center
Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for a Texas EB-5 Regional Center in 3 Weeks
EB5AN has obtained full state regional center coverage in multiple states and has completed over 100 USCIS-compliant business plans and economic impact studies. The I-924 application process is complicated and requires legal expertise, economic analysis, business plan creation, and an understanding of how USCIS adjudicates applications.
EB5AN has the internal resources to assemble all required aspects of an I-924 application. Additionally we have extensive experience with I-924 applications and understand all the key components and common pitfalls.
There are various approaches to take when filing an I-924 form, please contact us to learn more about the process and how we can work together to get your regional center approved quickly by the USCIS.
Targeted Employment Area (TEA) Approval Letter in Texas for EB-5 Texas Regional Center Projects
Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine if your Texas EB-5 regional center project is located in a census tract that automatically qualifies as a Targeted Employment Area (TEA).
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To learn more about how USCIS reviews TEA designations and why is it important to obtain a TEA designation for an EB-5 project, please visit our main page on Targeted Employment Area (TEA) Designation.
Once you determine if your Texas EB-5 regional center project is located in a TEA, you can request a formal TEA designation letter from the appropriate Texas state agency. To view a list of all state agencies that issue EB-5 TEA letters, please visit EB-5 TEA State Agencies.
For easy-to-follow instructions on how to obtain an official EB-5 TEA letter, please visit How to Get a TEA Letter. Here you will also find a set of sample materials, including an official TEA letter and a set of analyses completed in support of a TEA letter request to a state agency certified to issue EB-5 TEA letters.
If you still need assistance with getting an official EB-5 TEA letter for your EB-5 regional center project in Texas, please contact us directly by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the State of Texas and the Economic Climate of our EB-5 Texas Regional Center
Our Texas EB-5 regional center was created to provide an investment vehicle for qualified foreign investors seeking to obtain permanent residency status in the United States of America through an investment in a USCIS-approved EB-5 regional center with geographic coverage of all 254 counties in the state of Texas.
The EB-5 Regional Center Program has been endorsed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Senator John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz, and several United States Congressmen representing districts within the state of Texas as a great opportunity for the United States economy and for foreign investors looking to immigrate to the United States of America and invest in a USCIS-approved Texas EB-5 regional center such as the EB5 Affiliate Network State of Texas Regional Center.
Texas: Population and Income Demographics
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the state of Texas had a population of approximately 19.5 million people over the age of 16. Of this, there are approximately 12.7 million people in the labor force, with 11.6 million who are employed and 1 million who are unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 8.9 million households in the state of Texas.
Texas: Unemployment Trends
The state of Texas covers an area of 268,581 square miles, with a width of 773 miles and a length of 790 miles. This implies a population density of 103.1 people/square mile, which makes Texas the 26th most densely populated state in the United States.
The capital of the state of Texas is Austin, the largest city is Houston, and the largest metro area is the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington area. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state of Texas in 2010 was $1,208 billion. This implies a CAGR ’00-’10 rate of 5.12% and a per capita GDP of $43,993. Texas is the second largest economy in the United States today by GDP.
Texas’s GSP is comparable to the GDP of India or Canada, which are the world’s 12th- and 11th-largest economies, respectively. Texas’ economy is the 4th-largest of any country subdivision globally, behind England (as part of the UK), California, and Tokyo Prefecture. Its per capita personal income in 2009 was $36,484, ranking 29th in the nation.
Texas’s large population, abundance of natural resources, thriving cities, and leading centers of higher education have contributed to a large and diverse economy. Since oil was discovered, the state of Texas’s economy has reflected the state of the petroleum industry. In recent times, urban centers of the state of Texas have increased in size, containing two-thirds of the population in 2005. The state of Texas’s economic growth has led to urban sprawl and its associated symptoms.
In 2010, Site Selection magazine ranked Texas as the most business-friendly state in the nation, in part because of the state’s $3 billion Texas Enterprise Fund. Texas has the joint-highest number of Fortune 500 company headquarters in the United States, along with California.
Texas State Government & EB-5 Investment Financial and Employment Statistics
Texas: Real gross domestic product (GDP) for 2011-2014
From 2011 – 2014, Texas GDP grew by 17.6%, with an average annual GDP growth of 5.2%. In 2014, Texas real GDP was $1.47 trillion dollars, the second in the U.S. 2011-2012 saw the largest percent change in GDP at 6.2%, signaling a strong and growing economy.
Texas: Total personal consumption expenditures (2012-2014)
Personal consumption expenditure is the primary measure of consumer spending on goods and services and is a primary engine driving economic growth. Texas personal consumption expenditures grew from $0.84 trillion in 2012 to $0.93 trillion in 2014. From 2013 – 2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 5.7%.
Texas: State government finances (2013)
In 2013, the government of Texas collected $136.5 billion in and spent $124.9 billion, resulting in a net difference of $11.6 billion. Revenue is sourced from federal and local taxes, sales tax, and individual and corporate taxes. Expenditures include education, welfare, highways, police, and other social services.
Texas: Total economic impact of EB-5 investments (2013)
In Texas, EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 2,737 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $174 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $208.03 million to the state’s GDP. EB-5 investment in Texas also contributed $32.26 million to federal revenue and $7.24 million to Texas state government and local municipal revenue.
Texas: New privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in permit-issuing places
Since 2009, Texas has seen an increased growth of privately-owned housing units both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 21,000 privately-owned units were authorized by building permits. Most of these units are constructed in Texas’s largest cities, which include Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Austin, and Fort Worth.
The EB5 Affiliate Network State of Texas Regional Center covers the entire state of Texas, including the followingcities in the state. Houston is the largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest in the United States;the city is highly diverse and is one of the nation’s largest Latino, African-American, and Asian-American population centers. San Antonio is a beautiful city located at the axis of three different types of terrain: Hill Country, South Texas Plains, and Prairies and Lakes. Dallas is part of the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, the most populated area in Texas. Austin is the capital of Texas, thehome of TexasUniversity, and an influential center for politics, technology, music, film,and food. Fort Worth is part of the Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex, which has a population exceeding 7 million people. Sometimes referred to as “Cowtown,” it is closer to its cowboy roots than neighboring Dallas. Sugar Land is one of the most affluent and fastest-growing cities in Texas. It is home to the headquarters of Imperial Sugar; the company’s main sugar refinery and distribution center were once located in the city. Plano city is a hub for many corporate headquarters. Plano is also considered to be the safest city in the nation, according to Forbes. Irving is the thirteenth-most-populous city in Texasand is now a bustling city of more than 200,000 residents. Carrollton is a fast-growing suburb ofDallasin thePrairies and Lakesregion ofTexas.