Category: Articles

One Year After the Enactment of the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act: What is the Data Showing Us about the New Era of EB-5?

Lee Y. Li, Director of Policy Research and Data Analytics at Invest in the USA (IIUSA), delves into the statistics. In March 2022, the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act (RIA) was passed in the US Congress and subsequently signed into law by President Biden. Several months later, in July 2022, the US Citizenship and Immigration […]

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Navigating Austria’s Merit-Based Citizenship

Stefan Pacher from Austrian law firm Wolf Theiss contends that Austria’s merit-based pathway to citizenship stands as a genuine alternative to citizenship by investment. Austria, distinct from traditional citizenship-by-investment pathways, offers a merit-based route to citizenship through exceptional achievements. Governed by the Austrian Citizenship Act (Staatsbürgerschaftsgesetz), this pathway establishes unique conditions for individuals to acquire […]

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Malta’s Residency Options at a Glance: Solutions for Global Migrants

The Residency Malta Agency, led by CEO Jonathan Cardona, outlines the key benefits Malta offers for families, digital nomads, as well as start-up founders. The world is witnessing a significant surge in global migration, with high- net-worth individuals from countries facing economic challenges seeking alternative jurisdictions to safeguard their future. The value of freedom of […]

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Look for a Partner, not a Service Provider

Exiger’s Karen Kelly believes investment migration programmes must seek partners, not mere service providers, to navigate the ever evolving due diligence landscape. When Karen Kelly began her journey at IPSA International in 2008, the field of investment migration was on the brink of significant expansion. While IPSA initially had a broader focus, working for corporations […]

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Empowering Investment Migration Professionals: IMC Launches new Executive Master’s Programme Amid Unprecedented Global Changes

The Investment Migration Council unveils its Executive Master’s Programme, designed to assist professionals in navigating the multidimensional challenges of the rapidly evolving investment migration landscape. Dr Dee Allen and Philip Allen have assisted the IMC in developing the programme, and here they explain what students can expect. 2023 was an eventful year for investment migration, […]

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