Resources and Information
The Chamber (Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
The Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce and Industry promotes local enterprises to benefit the community in Bellingham, WA and Whatcom County.
Doing Business in Bellingham
The City of Bellingham's page for doing business.
Lynden Chamber of Commerce
Lynden, WA Chamber of Commerce official website.
Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce
The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce supports businesses and the community in and around Ferndale, WA.
Doing Business in Ferndale
The City of Ferndale's page for doing business.
Cascadia Cross-Border Law
Cascadia Cross-Border Law specializes in international immigration law and can help you navigate the complexities of immigration.
Contact Congressman Rick Larsen
Contact Congressman Rick Larsen, 2nd Congressional District of Washington, with your concerns about the EB-5 program which expires September 30, 2015!
Contact Congresswoman DelBene
Contact Congresswoman DelBene of Washington's 1st Congressional District with your concerns about the EB-5 program which expires September 30, 2015!
Senior Lifestyle Services
Senior Lifestyle Homecare Services provides high-quality homecare services for the individuals and retirement communities in Whatcom County.
Garden Green Retirement Community
Garden Green Retirement Community will add approximately 80 luxury condominiums on the Homestead Golf Club in Lynden, Washington.
Correll Commons Retirement Community
Correll Commons is a 55+ Active Adult Community within walking distance of downtown Ferndale, Washington.
Bryce Park Retirement Community
Bryce Park, located in Lynden, Washington in Whatcom County, is a retirement community that provides independent and assisted living accommodation for active adults and seniors.
Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest
One of the most visited forests in the country, located east of Seattle, Washington on the west side of the Cascades between the Canadian border and Mt. Rainier National Park.
San Juan Islands
Just a scenic ferry ride or a short flight from the northwest Washington mainland lies a paradise for the adventurous in spirit, whether you yearn for the slow pace of island time or the excitement of new experiences.
US Government EB-5 Information
Employment-Based Immigration: Fifth Preference EB-5
The USCIS page detailing the EB-5 visa, job creation requirements and capital investment requirements.
EB-5 Immigrant Investor Process ( USCIS )
USCIS page detailing the application process for the EB-5.
EB-5 Regional Centers ( USCIS )
Information on EB-5 Regional Centers and the Immigrant Investor Pilot Program.
Immigrant Investor Regional Centers ( USCIS )
A list of the Immigrant Investor Regional Centers in the US by state.
EB-5 Inquiries ( USCIS )
The EB-5 Regional Center (RC) customer service tool for asking questions about the immigrant investor program
Employment Based Immigrant Outreach ( USCIS )
The Public Engagement Division's (PED) engagements hosted by USCIS.
Policy and Procedural Memoranda on EB-5 Immigrant Investors ( USCIS )
Memoranda which have been issued by USCIS regarding the EB-5 process.
Immigrant Investor Visas ( U.S. Department of State )
A general overview of the EB-5 program, application process and other issues regarding Immigrant Investor Visas.
Forms Related to EB-5
I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur ( USCIS )
For use by an entrepreneur who wishes to immigrate to the United States.
I-485, Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status ( USCIS )
To apply to adjust your status to that of a permanent resident of the United States.
I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions ( USCIS )
For a conditional permanent resident who obtained such status through entrepreneurship to remove the conditions on his or her residence.
Other Useful Links
Association to Invest In USA (IIUSA)
A not-for-profit industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program whose primary goal is to improve and make permanent the Regional Center program.
This government website is dedicated to highlighting the advantages different states offer as locations for business and investment.
Immigration Interview Information ( National Visa Center )
The National Visa Center's (NVC) page on Immigration Visa Interview information and frequently asked questions.
Permanent Residence Card - Green Card ( USCIS )
Information regarding Permanent Resident status and the 'Green Card'.
Applying for a Social Security Number ( US Social Security Administration )
The Social Security Administration's help page for immigrants applying for a Social Security number.