Canada created the Immigrant Investor Venture Capital (IIVC) Pilot Program. The Program requires immigrant investors to make a $2 million, non-guaranteed investment for 15 years into the IIVC fund, which will be used to invest in Canadian start-ups. Furthermore, each investor must have a net worth of at least $10 million.This is a similar stipulation used in other countries’ immigrant investor programs—the U.K. requires an individual to have $3.1 million to get a visa for investment into the country and Australia requires $12.3 million.
Read More... (Canada Makes Big Changes to Immigrant Investor Program)
Posted by Felicia M. Hyde on Sun. March 22, 2015 5:14 PM
Categories: Canada, Direct foreign investment, Immigration
In early March, the White House announced that President Obama has ordered Jeh
Johnson, his Homeland Security Secretary, to look for ways to conduct the
current deportation system “more humanely within the confines of the law.” The announcement was made immediately after
the President’s Oval Office meeting with three Latino members of the Congress. On the following day, the President gathered more
than a dozen labor and immigration leaders for a discussion of current deportation
policies and the declining prospects of the comprehensive immigration reform.
Read More... (Moving to Find More Humane Immigration Detention Policies)
| Posted by Jee-Eun Ahn (Julie) on Fri. April 4, 2014 8:00 AM
Categories: Immigration, Latin America