Burning down a citizenship by investment program to become king of the ashes is not credible nor effective, writes Carlyle Rogers.
The platform model is tranforming the Chinese migration market by reducing the distance between clients and overseas agents. It’s also planted a time-bomb.
Confirming the prediction from last year, Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has confirmed in his budget address that revenue from the country’s citizenship by investment program will represent 25% of GDP and some 51% of government revenue in the fiscal year 2019-20, WIC News reports. The statement highlights the criticality of the program in sustaining
As anti-Beijing protests enter their third month in Hong Kong, service providers say inquiries about investment migration are surging.
Both sides of the aisle fling scathing allegations as the citizenship by investment program takes center stage in the political debate ahead of possible elections.
ETIAS, currently under development and slated to debut in 2021, will have implications for the investment migration market. Here’s what you need to know.
Questions this week: Can you finance your investment in a CIP or Golden Visa? How many people apply to CIPs globally each year?
“Malta takes these matters very seriously,” the head of Malta’s IIP Agency told IMI.
If Latvia’s golden visa performs as well in the second half of 2019 as it did in the first, application volume will grow by nearly 50% on the year.
Sun Xiang obtained citizenship of Saint Kitts by investment in 2011. A year later, he became a congressman in China. This week, the government found out.
Henley & Partners said it looked forward to working with the Moldovan government to “fully re-evaluate and relaunch the citizenship by investment program”.
Not since March 2018 has the SEF approved more applications in a single month than it did in July, and never has it approved more Brazilians.
While Malta publishes all the names of new citizens as is required by law, Cyprus prohibits such publication. Who is right?
As an immigration lawyer, I feel more in control of the outcome – and that the program is much more predictable – if I am told everything.”
In the first four months of 2019, revenue from Vanuatu’s two citizenship by investment programs nearly equaled the amount raised in all of 2017.
Canceling Moldova CIP Now Would Mean “€3-4 Million Fine”: Parliament Approves 4-Month Freeze in Dual Reading
Upon expiry of the moratorium, the government will have the right to extend it for another two months.
Angie Rupert delves into the differences between the EB-5 and E-2 visas: Time frames, immigration status, cost, child dependents, and investment flexibility.
If you’re a regular IMI reader, chances are you own or work in an investment migration advisory, a CBI-property developer, or some other company related to residence and citizenship by investment. And that means your livelihood depends on finding clients and forging relationships with the agents who can provide them. The question is, what’s the
In a recent presentation, I advanced the view that in the decades ahead, citizenship will be the key to one’s survival if conflict increases, especially at a time when western countries are closing their borders to people, especially the poor, and in the age of populism, Trump, Brexit, and increasing American and European nationalism. I publicly stated that
Extremely conservative estimates would place the number of program participants at more than 100,000. The actual figure is likely in the 130-150,000 range.
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