Sunday, October 6, 2013
A Way for Some Wealthy Investors to Get US Visas
VOA Learning English: A Way for Some Wealthy Investors to Get US Visas
What do these four things have in common: a proposed wind farm in the American state of Washington; a gold mine in Idaho; a new casino in Las Vegas; and ski resort expansions in Vermont? They are all investments for wealthy foreigners seeking green cards to live in the United States. Under American law, foreigners can get such visas if they invest at least $500,000 to create at least 10 jobs in the country.