ATEA USA (American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association) is one of the major partner (country desk) facilitators for Tamil Nadu. We are appointed as a Country-specific experts to guide the International community. 
Guidance has signed Organizational MoUs with ATEA to strengthen the trade and economic relationship. Guidance in collaboration with the American Tamil Entrepreneurs Association (ATEA) has set up a Digital Accelerator Program to attract start-ups from the U.S. and India to start a business in Tamil Nadu.

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EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) administers the EB-5 Program. Under this program, investors (and their spouses and unmarried children under 21) are eligible to apply for a Green Card (permanent residence) if they:

  • Make the necessary investment in a commercial enterprise in the United States; and

  • Plan to create or preserve 10 permanent full-time jobs for qualified U.S. workers.

This program is known as EB-5 for the name of the employment-based fifth preference visa that participants receive.

Congress created the EB-5 Program in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and capital investment by foreign investors. In 1992, Congress created the Immigrant Investor Program, also known as the Regional Center Program, which sets aside EB-5 visas for participants who invest in commercial enterprises associated with regional centers approved by USCIS based on proposals for promoting economic growth.

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