1) If the immigrant invests at least (1) million dollars and hiring employees at least ten live across the United States;
2) If the immigrant investing (5) five hundred thousand dollars and employs at least ten direct employees in a region of the United States, where the unemployment rate in this region exceeds the rate of unemployment in the country (national rate) in a ratio of 1.5 to 1, or
3) If the immigrant is investing in a regional center that has the ability to use the creation of direct, indirect and induced effects.
It is important to take notes on these criteria. First, the immigrant does not essentially control the every day operations of the business they start. They should not really start a new business; they can instead invest in an existing business such as their investment facilitates the required amount of new jobs.
There are 10,000 of these visas immigrant investor available per calendar year, with 3,000 of these investments being appointed to the Regional Centre.