As managing principal of CapSpan, Sandra Dyche stays aware of the latest business strategies and market trends to further benefit foreign investors. Sandra Dyche describes how CapSpan can provide support that stimulates economic growth in the United States.
Information Nation: What is CapSpan?
Sandra Dyche: CapSpan is an organization that offers a platform for providers in the EB-5 program network. The EB-5 program has increased in complexity, with a greater quantity of Regional Centers and an increase in U.S. green-card requests.
Information Nation: Explain the EB-5 program.
Sandra Dyche: In 1990, the EB-5 program was initiated by Congress as a way to inspire economic growth in the United States. The EB-5 program encourages foreign investors to invest capital in the American market.
Information Nation: Who oversees the EB-5 program?
Sandra Dyche: The Department of Homeland Security is in charge of the EB-5 program, with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) handling day-to-day operations.
Information Nation: How does CapSpan assist its clients?
Sandra Dyche: CapSpan examines the best available projects. After evaluating projects, the company structures, manages, finances and plans the projects, giving integral insight into all rules and regulations of the EB-5 program. CapSpan also seeks out and recruits financing partners globally who can help achieve the goals of all involved.
Information Nation: What else can CapSpan accomplish?
Sandra Dyche: As a trusted supported system, CapSpan will guide investors and their attorneys through the necessary steps of submitting an EB-5 petition, making this often overwhelming business venture a more convenient and efficient process.
Information Nation: What is the greatest benefit of working with CapSpan?
Sandra Dyche: CapSpan has a broad focus, with emphasis on building relationships with Regional Centers located all across the U.S. These Regional Centers are often located in low-income areas with high unemployment. Additionally, the administrative services provided by CapSpan allow investors to preserve their EB-5 funds in a safe, secure environment. CapSpan approach results in an additional layer of due diligence and further mechanism for protecting its investors.
Information Nation: What does this mean for a foreign investor’s immigration status?
Sandra Dyche: As part of the EB-5 program, a foreign individual can receive a U.S. green card by investing in an approved project.
Information Nation: How are EB-5 investors held accountable?
Sandra Dyche: CapSpan is constantly examining all investments to make sure they continue to qualify under EB-5 requirements, as well as the CapSpan’s firm business standards.