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Slovakia to Grant Citizenship by Descent up to 3rd Generation: 800,000 Americans Could Qualify

Slovakia is about to take citizenship by descent one generation further by qualifying great-grandchildren of Slovaks and former Czechoslovaks.
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Slovakia to Grant Citizenship by Descent up to 3rd Generation: 800,000 Americans Could Qualify

Slovakia is about to take citizenship by descent one generation further by qualifying great-grandchildren of Slovaks and former Czechoslovaks.
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Bulgaria Revamps Its R/CBI Program: New Investment Options, Faster Processing

If you thought Bulgaria’s RCBI program was on its last legs, think again: The program is relaunching with renewed support from the government.
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Bulgaria Revamps Its R/CBI Program: New Investment Options, Faster Processing

If you thought Bulgaria’s RCBI program was on its last legs, think again: The program is relaunching with renewed support from the government.
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Portugal’s Golden Visa Moving Inland: How to Navigate the Transition and Get High Returns

As Portugal’s golden visa real estate inland, capital will move with it. Here’s how to identify the new property hotspots before they take off.
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Queensland BIIP Nominations Reach Capacity Just 7 Months Into Fiscal Year

Australia expects the majority of approved BIIP applications this year will come from the 24,000-strong backlog of cases.
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Queensland BIIP Nominations Reach Capacity Just 7 Months Into Fiscal Year

Australia expects the majority of approved BIIP applications this year will come from the 24,000-strong backlog of cases.
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Queensland BIIP Nominations Reach Capacity Just 7 Months Into Fiscal Year

Australia expects the majority of approved BIIP applications this year will come from the 24,000-strong backlog of cases.
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“From Scandal to Scandal”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Bernard Sacks of Mazars Cape Town Nadia Read Thaele of LIO
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“From Scandal to Scandal”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Bernard Sacks of Mazars Cape Town Nadia Read Thaele of LIO
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“From Scandal to Scandal”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Bernard Sacks of Mazars Cape Town Nadia Read Thaele of LIO
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American Golden Visa Investors Today, British Tomorrow: 10 on the Weekend – Sara Sousa Rebolo

Americans used to ask Sara Sousa Rebolo if Portugal’s buildings had elevators and air conditioning. Now, they line up to get Portuguese residency.
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American Golden Visa Investors Today, British Tomorrow: 10 on the Weekend – Sara Sousa Rebolo

Americans used to ask Sara Sousa Rebolo if Portugal’s buildings had elevators and air conditioning. Now, they line up to get Portuguese residency.
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American Golden Visa Investors Today, British Tomorrow: 10 on the Weekend – Sara Sousa Rebolo

Americans used to ask Sara Sousa Rebolo if Portugal’s buildings had elevators and air conditioning. Now, they line up to get Portuguese residency.
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American Golden Visa Investors Today, British Tomorrow: 10 on the Weekend – Sara Sousa Rebolo

Americans used to ask Sara Sousa Rebolo if Portugal’s buildings had elevators and air conditioning. Now, they line up to get Portuguese residency.
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Lesperance: It’s Time For Some Heavy Lifting in Vanuatu

David Lesperance is glad to see Chairman Warsal begin to tackle shortcomings in Vanuatu’s CIPs but points out that there’s more work to be done.
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UK Tier 1 Investment Down 40% in 2020: Quick Vaccine Rollout and Brexit Expected to Drive Rebound in 2021

The UK Tier 1 Investor Visa ended 2020 40% below 2019. Farzin Yazdi offers three reasons the market will bounce back in 2021.
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Health-Passports Part 2: CBI in a World Where Nationality Alone Doesn’t Determine Mobility

Michael Krakat asks: What is a passport’s nominal visa-freedom worth if health-restrictions prevent you from boarding a plane in the first place?
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Health-Passports Part 2: CBI in a World Where Nationality Alone Doesn’t Determine Mobility

Michael Krakat asks: What is a passport’s nominal visa-freedom worth if health-restrictions prevent you from boarding a plane in the first place?
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Health-Passports Part 2: CBI in a World Where Nationality Alone Doesn’t Determine Mobility

Michael Krakat asks: What is a passport’s nominal visa-freedom worth if health-restrictions prevent you from boarding a plane in the first place?
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How to Choose the Right Fund for the Portugal Golden Visa

Charles Taylor Harris shares the lessons he and his colleagues learned while analyzing 25 different golden visa investment funds.
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Caribbean: EU Adds Dominica to Tax Blacklist, Bermuda Introduces $2.5m Golden Visa

Dominica is back on the European Council’s blacklist of tax havens. Bermuda is opening a pricey residency by investment program.
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Caribbean: EU Adds Dominica to Tax Blacklist, Bermuda Introduces $2.5m Golden Visa

Dominica is back on the European Council’s blacklist of tax havens. Bermuda is opening a pricey residency by investment program.
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Caribbean: EU Adds Dominica to Tax Blacklist, Bermuda Introduces $2.5m Golden Visa

Dominica is back on the European Council’s blacklist of tax havens. Bermuda is opening a pricey residency by investment program.
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Life in the Cayman Islands: Pristine Beaches, Robust Infrastructure And a COVID-Free Community

It is difficult to recall life before the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the globe. Unless you’re in Cayman Islands, that is.
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Life in the Cayman Islands: Pristine Beaches, Robust Infrastructure And a COVID-Free Community

It is difficult to recall life before the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged the globe. Unless you’re in Cayman Islands, that is.
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The Crypto-HNWI Frontier Market: 144,000 Overnight Millionaires Need New Tax Residencies

The number of crypto-millionaires grew 10x in the last year. Most of them can’t realize their gains without triggering a taxable event.
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The Crypto-HNWI Frontier Market: 144,000 Overnight Millionaires Need New Tax Residencies

The number of crypto-millionaires grew 10x in the last year. Most of them can’t realize their gains without triggering a taxable event.
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The Crypto-HNWI Frontier Market: 144,000 Overnight Millionaires Need New Tax Residencies

The number of crypto-millionaires grew 10x in the last year. Most of them can’t realize their gains without triggering a taxable event.
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Becoming Global Leader of IM Industry Is “Our Primary Objective”: 10 on the Weekend – Mimoun Assraoui

Mimoun Assraoui and his colleagues aim to become the global IM industry leaders, a feat he believes they can achieve “in very short order”.
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Becoming Global Leader of IM Industry Is “Our Primary Objective”: 10 on the Weekend – Mimoun Assraoui

Mimoun Assraoui and his colleagues aim to become the global IM industry leaders, a feat he believes they can achieve “in very short order”.
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Europe’s Golden Visa Performance in 2020: A Mixed Picture

Though approval volumes were down across the board, the differences in performance varied sharply, from -4% to -92%.
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Europe’s Golden Visa Performance in 2020: A Mixed Picture

Though approval volumes were down across the board, the differences in performance varied sharply, from -4% to -92%.
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Europe’s Golden Visa Performance in 2020: A Mixed Picture

Though approval volumes were down across the board, the differences in performance varied sharply, from -4% to -92%.
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Europe’s Golden Visa Performance in 2020: A Mixed Picture

Though approval volumes were down across the board, the differences in performance varied sharply, from -4% to -92%.
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Europe’s Golden Visa Performance in 2020: A Mixed Picture

Though approval volumes were down across the board, the differences in performance varied sharply, from -4% to -92%.
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Europe’s Golden Visa Performance in 2020: A Mixed Picture

Though approval volumes were down across the board, the differences in performance varied sharply, from -4% to -92%.
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Monaco Back on British Radars After Brexit, But New Residency Risks Present Themselves

Wealthy Britons, now third-country nationals as far as the EU is concerned, are increasingly moving to Monaco. That comes with a “residency risk”, writes Michel Soler.
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Monaco Back on British Radars After Brexit, But New Residency Risks Present Themselves

Wealthy Britons, now third-country nationals as far as the EU is concerned, are increasingly moving to Monaco. That comes with a “residency risk”, writes Michel Soler.
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3 Reasons You Should Make The Nigerian Investment Migration Market a Priority

Anatoliy Lyetayev offers three reasons you might think twice before sending the next email from a Nigerian prince to your spam folder.
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EB-5’s “Chances of Timely Renewal Are Slim”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: André Miranda of Pinto Ribeiro Luis Lima of APEMIP John Hu
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EB-5’s “Chances of Timely Renewal Are Slim”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: André Miranda of Pinto Ribeiro Luis Lima of APEMIP John Hu
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EB-5’s “Chances of Timely Renewal Are Slim”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: André Miranda of Pinto Ribeiro Luis Lima of APEMIP John Hu
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EB-5’s “Chances of Timely Renewal Are Slim”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: André Miranda of Pinto Ribeiro Luis Lima of APEMIP John Hu
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US Market Activation is “Largest Opportunity in Mobility Industry’s History”: 10 on the Weekend – Rogelio Caceres

After raising $190m from investors migrating to the US, Rogelio Caceres is gearing up to meet the exploding demand in the opposite direction.
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US Market Activation is “Largest Opportunity in Mobility Industry’s History”: 10 on the Weekend – Rogelio Caceres

After raising $190m from investors migrating to the US, Rogelio Caceres is gearing up to meet the exploding demand in the opposite direction.
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US Market Activation is “Largest Opportunity in Mobility Industry’s History”: 10 on the Weekend – Rogelio Caceres

After raising $190m from investors migrating to the US, Rogelio Caceres is gearing up to meet the exploding demand in the opposite direction.
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US Market Activation is “Largest Opportunity in Mobility Industry’s History”: 10 on the Weekend – Rogelio Caceres

After raising $190m from investors migrating to the US, Rogelio Caceres is gearing up to meet the exploding demand in the opposite direction.
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Portugal Publishes New Golden Visa Minimums – Fund, Deposit Routes Costlier From Jan. ’22

Big changes, also to prices, are coming to Portugal’s golden visa in January. See our interactive map to find out if your municipality qualifies for real estate investment.
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Australia BIIP Approvals Down Almost 40% in Year to June 30th, 2020

Processing capacity has tumbled since the onset of the pandemic, but Australia has plans to make up for lost investment this year.
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Australia BIIP Approvals Down Almost 40% in Year to June 30th, 2020

Processing capacity has tumbled since the onset of the pandemic, but Australia has plans to make up for lost investment this year.
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Australia BIIP Approvals Down Almost 40% in Year to June 30th, 2020

Processing capacity has tumbled since the onset of the pandemic, but Australia has plans to make up for lost investment this year.
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Australia BIIP Approvals Down Almost 40% in Year to June 30th, 2020

Processing capacity has tumbled since the onset of the pandemic, but Australia has plans to make up for lost investment this year.
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Neither Holiday Nor Investment: The Rise of Digital Nomad Visas Part 2

The list of countries offering digital nomad visas as part of COVID-recovery plans is growing quickly, writes Michael B. Krakat.
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Neither Holiday Nor Investment: The Rise of Digital Nomad Visas Part 2

The list of countries offering digital nomad visas as part of COVID-recovery plans is growing quickly, writes Michael B. Krakat.
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Neither Holiday Nor Investment: The Rise of Digital Nomad Visas Part 2

The list of countries offering digital nomad visas as part of COVID-recovery plans is growing quickly, writes Michael B. Krakat.
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Neither Holiday Nor Investment: The Rise of Digital Nomad Visas Part 2

The list of countries offering digital nomad visas as part of COVID-recovery plans is growing quickly, writes Michael B. Krakat.
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750m People, From Manila to Medellín, Eligible for Spanish Citizenship After 2 Years of Residency

Juan Antequera: Spanish naturalization is normally a 10-year process. Citizens of Spain’s former colonies, however, qualify in just two years.
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750m People, From Manila to Medellín, Eligible for Spanish Citizenship After 2 Years of Residency

Juan Antequera: Spanish naturalization is normally a 10-year process. Citizens of Spain’s former colonies, however, qualify in just two years.
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750m People, From Manila to Medellín, Eligible for Spanish Citizenship After 2 Years of Residency

Juan Antequera: Spanish naturalization is normally a 10-year process. Citizens of Spain’s former colonies, however, qualify in just two years.
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750m People, From Manila to Medellín, Eligible for Spanish Citizenship After 2 Years of Residency

Juan Antequera: Spanish naturalization is normally a 10-year process. Citizens of Spain’s former colonies, however, qualify in just two years.
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750m People, From Manila to Medellín, Eligible for Spanish Citizenship After 2 Years of Residency

Juan Antequera: Spanish naturalization is normally a 10-year process. Citizens of Spain’s former colonies, however, qualify in just two years.
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750m People, From Manila to Medellín, Eligible for Spanish Citizenship After 2 Years of Residency

Juan Antequera: Spanish naturalization is normally a 10-year process. Citizens of Spain’s former colonies, however, qualify in just two years.
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750m People, From Manila to Medellín, Eligible for Spanish Citizenship After 2 Years of Residency

Juan Antequera: Spanish naturalization is normally a 10-year process. Citizens of Spain’s former colonies, however, qualify in just two years.
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The Billion-Dollar Low-Margin Market of Post-Brexit Retroactive Golden Visas

Several hundred thousand UK citizens own homes in Spain, Portugal, and Greece worth enough to qualify for golden visas, retroactively.
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The Billion-Dollar Low-Margin Market of Post-Brexit Retroactive Golden Visas

Several hundred thousand UK citizens own homes in Spain, Portugal, and Greece worth enough to qualify for golden visas, retroactively.
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The Billion-Dollar Low-Margin Market of Post-Brexit Retroactive Golden Visas

Several hundred thousand UK citizens own homes in Spain, Portugal, and Greece worth enough to qualify for golden visas, retroactively.
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The Billion-Dollar Low-Margin Market of Post-Brexit Retroactive Golden Visas

Several hundred thousand UK citizens own homes in Spain, Portugal, and Greece worth enough to qualify for golden visas, retroactively.
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Slow Start to Portugal’s Golden Visa Year amid First Large Wave of Infections

As Portugal battles its first serious wave of infections, the country’s golden visa program is finally feeling the impact of the pandemic.
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Slow Start to Portugal’s Golden Visa Year amid First Large Wave of Infections

As Portugal battles its first serious wave of infections, the country’s golden visa program is finally feeling the impact of the pandemic.
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Slow Start to Portugal’s Golden Visa Year amid First Large Wave of Infections

As Portugal battles its first serious wave of infections, the country’s golden visa program is finally feeling the impact of the pandemic.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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“Jho Low Was Never a Client”: Henley & Partners Respond to OCCRP Report

Henley & Partners says Jho Low was never their client. The Investment Migration Council says that an internal review is underway.
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Quebec IIP’s Future Hangs in the Balance as Govt. to Decide its Fate in March

As Canada and Quebec battle the COVID-19 pandemic with curfews and travel restrictions, the Quebec Immigrant Investor Program (QIIP) is
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It’s a New Day for Entrepreneur Immigration to the United States

Angie Rupert writes about how vaccinations, an immigration-friendly government, and a forecast post-pandemic consumption boom could spur a new wave of immigrant entrepreneurs.
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It’s a New Day for Entrepreneur Immigration to the United States

Angie Rupert writes about how vaccinations, an immigration-friendly government, and a forecast post-pandemic consumption boom could spur a new wave of immigrant entrepreneurs.
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It’s a New Day for Entrepreneur Immigration to the United States

Angie Rupert writes about how vaccinations, an immigration-friendly government, and a forecast post-pandemic consumption boom could spur a new wave of immigrant entrepreneurs.
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It’s a New Day for Entrepreneur Immigration to the United States

Angie Rupert writes about how vaccinations, an immigration-friendly government, and a forecast post-pandemic consumption boom could spur a new wave of immigrant entrepreneurs.
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It’s a New Day for Entrepreneur Immigration to the United States

Angie Rupert writes about how vaccinations, an immigration-friendly government, and a forecast post-pandemic consumption boom could spur a new wave of immigrant entrepreneurs.
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It’s a New Day for Entrepreneur Immigration to the United States

Angie Rupert writes about how vaccinations, an immigration-friendly government, and a forecast post-pandemic consumption boom could spur a new wave of immigrant entrepreneurs.
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South Korea Has Issued 19,246 Investor Visas Since 2000, But Applications Have Fallen Steadily for 20 Years

If you’re an investment migration practitioner who doesn’t know much about the South Korean investor visa, you’re not alone.
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South Korea Has Issued 19,246 Investor Visas Since 2000, But Applications Have Fallen Steadily for 20 Years

If you’re an investment migration practitioner who doesn’t know much about the South Korean investor visa, you’re not alone.
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South Korea Has Issued 19,246 Investor Visas Since 2000, But Applications Have Fallen Steadily for 20 Years

If you’re an investment migration practitioner who doesn’t know much about the South Korean investor visa, you’re not alone.
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South Korea Has Issued 19,246 Investor Visas Since 2000, But Applications Have Fallen Steadily for 20 Years

If you’re an investment migration practitioner who doesn’t know much about the South Korean investor visa, you’re not alone.
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Electoral trends and Latin American societies in the 2019-2021 period

In 2019 as many as eight general elections were held in Latin America: El Salvador (February 3), Cuba (constitutional referendum on February 24), Panama (May 5), Guatemala (June 16), Bolivia (October 20), Argentina (October 27), Uruguay (October 27), the Commonwealth of Dominica (December 6 – not to be confused with the Dominican Republic). In 2021 […]
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COVID-Related Consulate Closures Drive 47% Drop in E2 Visa Approvals in FY2020

Only 18% of E2 approvals in FY2020 were issued during the last six months of the year. As consulates gradually resume services, the program faces a long climb back.
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COVID-Related Consulate Closures Drive 47% Drop in E2 Visa Approvals in FY2020

Only 18% of E2 approvals in FY2020 were issued during the last six months of the year. As consulates gradually resume services, the program faces a long climb back.
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You Asked: American, Malaysian, and South Korean Investor Migrant Trends

IMI readers ask: What are the investor migrant trends among Americans, Malaysians, and South Koreans in the last five years?
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You Asked: American, Malaysian, and South Korean Investor Migrant Trends

IMI readers ask: What are the investor migrant trends among Americans, Malaysians, and South Koreans in the last five years?
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You Asked: American, Malaysian, and South Korean Investor Migrant Trends

IMI readers ask: What are the investor migrant trends among Americans, Malaysians, and South Koreans in the last five years?
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You Asked: American, Malaysian, and South Korean Investor Migrant Trends

IMI readers ask: What are the investor migrant trends among Americans, Malaysians, and South Koreans in the last five years?
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You Asked: American, Malaysian, and South Korean Investor Migrant Trends

IMI readers ask: What are the investor migrant trends among Americans, Malaysians, and South Koreans in the last five years?
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You Asked: American, Malaysian, and South Korean Investor Migrant Trends

IMI readers ask: What are the investor migrant trends among Americans, Malaysians, and South Koreans in the last five years?
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You Asked: American, Malaysian, and South Korean Investor Migrant Trends

IMI readers ask: What are the investor migrant trends among Americans, Malaysians, and South Koreans in the last five years?
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You Asked: American, Malaysian, and South Korean Investor Migrant Trends

IMI readers ask: What are the investor migrant trends among Americans, Malaysians, and South Koreans in the last five years?
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Brexit Represents “Greatest Loss of Rights in Memory”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Luiz Felipe Maia of Maia International Properties Oliver Banks and Kate
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Brexit Represents “Greatest Loss of Rights in Memory”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Luiz Felipe Maia of Maia International Properties Oliver Banks and Kate
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Why Lourinhã Offers Family-Oriented Golden Visa Applicants the Best Investment Option

Just an hour north of Lisbon is a quiet beach town that offers an ideal location from which to start a new life at much lower prices than in the capital.
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Why Lourinhã Offers Family-Oriented Golden Visa Applicants the Best Investment Option

Just an hour north of Lisbon is a quiet beach town that offers an ideal location from which to start a new life at much lower prices than in the capital.
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Why Lourinhã Offers Family-Oriented Golden Visa Applicants the Best Investment Option

Just an hour north of Lisbon is a quiet beach town that offers an ideal location from which to start a new life at much lower prices than in the capital.
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LAUNCH: The New IMI Data Center

The world’s largest collection of investment migration statistics, radically expanded and improved. Welcome to the new IMI Data Center.
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Renegotiation of Marketing Agent Agreement Took Toll on Saint Lucia CIU Finances in FY2019-20

Though costs associated with renegotiations drove a deficit internally in the CIU, Saint Lucia’s CIP has so far raised near US$50m in contributions.
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Renegotiation of Marketing Agent Agreement Took Toll on Saint Lucia CIU Finances in FY2019-20

Though costs associated with renegotiations drove a deficit internally in the CIU, Saint Lucia’s CIP has so far raised near US$50m in contributions.
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Industry Consolidation Just “A Matter of Time”: 10 on the Weekend – Pablo Ostrick

Pablo Ostrick says Jeffrey Henseler inspired him to join the IM industry, and most admires David Regueiro (but not because he is Spanish).
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Industry Consolidation Just “A Matter of Time”: 10 on the Weekend – Pablo Ostrick

Pablo Ostrick says Jeffrey Henseler inspired him to join the IM industry, and most admires David Regueiro (but not because he is Spanish).
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Industry Consolidation Just “A Matter of Time”: 10 on the Weekend – Pablo Ostrick

Pablo Ostrick says Jeffrey Henseler inspired him to join the IM industry, and most admires David Regueiro (but not because he is Spanish).
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Why Did Greece’s Golden Visa Performance Fall So Far Behind Portugal’s in 2020? Two Experts Answer

Despite a flurry of program-enhancing policy changes, the Greek golden visa’s performance in 2020 was lackluster compared to Portugal’s. Why?
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Why Did Greece’s Golden Visa Performance Fall So Far Behind Portugal’s in 2020? Two Experts Answer

Despite a flurry of program-enhancing policy changes, the Greek golden visa’s performance in 2020 was lackluster compared to Portugal’s. Why?
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More Citizenship-Based Tax Would “Set Off a Bonanza” for Investment Migration

The heads of Harvey Law Group and CS Global outline what effects they expect the pandemic to have on the investment migration market in 2021 and beyond.
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More Citizenship-Based Tax Would “Set Off a Bonanza” for Investment Migration

The heads of Harvey Law Group and CS Global outline what effects they expect the pandemic to have on the investment migration market in 2021 and beyond.
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MRVP Changes Now Official: Total Contribution Amounts Starting at EUR 150,000

The new rules mean a single applicant, choosing to rent on Gozo, could obtain a residence permit in Malta for a non-refundable EUR 150,000.
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Understanding Malta’s New Due Diligence Process – The 7-Step Risk Matrix

Malta’s new citizenship by investment policy comes with a new set of vetting procedures (that will continue for years after approval).
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Understanding Malta’s New Due Diligence Process – The 7-Step Risk Matrix

Malta’s new citizenship by investment policy comes with a new set of vetting procedures (that will continue for years after approval).
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into India Through Partnership With GlobalNorth

“India is home to over 2.6 million millionaires, many of whom are beginning to appreciate the benefits of acquiring alternative residency and citizenship,” says Latitude’s CEO, Eric Major.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into India Through Partnership With GlobalNorth

“India is home to over 2.6 million millionaires, many of whom are beginning to appreciate the benefits of acquiring alternative residency and citizenship,” says Latitude’s CEO, Eric Major.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into India Through Partnership With GlobalNorth

“India is home to over 2.6 million millionaires, many of whom are beginning to appreciate the benefits of acquiring alternative residency and citizenship,” says Latitude’s CEO, Eric Major.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into India Through Partnership With GlobalNorth

“India is home to over 2.6 million millionaires, many of whom are beginning to appreciate the benefits of acquiring alternative residency and citizenship,” says Latitude’s CEO, Eric Major.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into India Through Partnership With GlobalNorth

“India is home to over 2.6 million millionaires, many of whom are beginning to appreciate the benefits of acquiring alternative residency and citizenship,” says Latitude’s CEO, Eric Major.
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Greek Golden Visa Approvals Fell Nearly 90% in 2020, Portugal’s By 5%

Laboring under a pandemic, Greek bureaucrats might have been excused were it not for the starkly contrasting performance of Portuguese peers.
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Greek Golden Visa Approvals Fell Nearly 90% in 2020, Portugal’s By 5%

Laboring under a pandemic, Greek bureaucrats might have been excused were it not for the starkly contrasting performance of Portuguese peers.
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Greek Golden Visa Approvals Fell Nearly 90% in 2020, Portugal’s By 5%

Laboring under a pandemic, Greek bureaucrats might have been excused were it not for the starkly contrasting performance of Portuguese peers.
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New MRVP-Rules Announced Today: Bond Investment Removed, Contribution Amount Raised

The new regulations would, at once, both make the MRVP more economical for the applicant and more profitable for the government of Malta.
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MRVP Changes Discussed at Stakeholder Meeting: Higher Contributions Could Replace Bond-Investment

The new regulations would, at once, both make the MRVP more economical for the applicant and more profitable for the government of Malta.
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Only Chinese and Brazilians Got More Portuguese Golden Visas Than Americans in 2020

“For some, it is dissatisfaction with Trump; for others, it’s apprehensions about Biden,” says Lisbon-based lawyer Patricia Valadas Coriel.
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Only Chinese and Brazilians Got More Portuguese Golden Visas Than Americans in 2020

“For some, it is dissatisfaction with Trump; for others, it’s apprehensions about Biden,” says Lisbon-based lawyer Patricia Valadas Coriel.
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Cyprus, Be Careful Not to Throw the Baby out With the Bathwater

Though poorly managed and structured, the CIP was a boon to the Cypriot economy. Michel de Martigny and David Lesperance offer a recipe for how to build back better.
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Cyprus, Be Careful Not to Throw the Baby out With the Bathwater

Though poorly managed and structured, the CIP was a boon to the Cypriot economy. Michel de Martigny and David Lesperance offer a recipe for how to build back better.
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“Citizenship-Based Tax is Coming to Big Economies” – 10 on the Weekend: Andrés Gutierrez

Argentinean native Andrés Gutierrez says that while his friends in LatAm are hoping to relocate to the US, Americans are hoping to get out.
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“Citizenship-Based Tax is Coming to Big Economies” – 10 on the Weekend: Andrés Gutierrez

Argentinean native Andrés Gutierrez says that while his friends in LatAm are hoping to relocate to the US, Americans are hoping to get out.
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In China, Investment Migration Market Crisis Begets Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity

China’s investment migration market is in flux for the first time in a generation, presenting a unique incursion opportunity for foreign firms.
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In China, Investment Migration Market Crisis Begets Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity

China’s investment migration market is in flux for the first time in a generation, presenting a unique incursion opportunity for foreign firms.
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The Five Indispensable “Unities” of Sustainable Investment Migration Programs

Legal scholar Michael Krakat outlines the five legal consistencies that must exist for an investment migration program to remain sustainable.
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Khanna: Even After Vaccinations, Mobility Will Be Tied to Individuals, Not Just Passports

“The system will not return to what it was: Nationality will not suffice to guarantee safe passage,” Dr. Khanna writes.
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Khanna: Even After Vaccinations, Mobility Will Be Tied to Individuals, Not Just Passports

“The system will not return to what it was: Nationality will not suffice to guarantee safe passage,” Dr. Khanna writes.
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Investment Migration Has a Crucial Role to Play in the Post-Pandemic Urban Exodus

The pandemic’s shifting of populations away from expensive megacities is an opportunity for investment migration, writes Stephane Tajick.
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Closure of Cyprus CIP “a Great Travesty”: 10 on the Weekend – Steven Pepa

Steven Pepa, who admires Mohammed Asaria, believes matching investor migrants with private equity funds can make the latter more humane.
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Closure of Cyprus CIP “a Great Travesty”: 10 on the Weekend – Steven Pepa

Steven Pepa, who admires Mohammed Asaria, believes matching investor migrants with private equity funds can make the latter more humane.
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Investment-Based Visas for Germany: Which Viable Options Exist?

Know how to answer the next time your client asks about investment-based residence permits for Germany. By Leanne Wang.
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Investment-Based Visas for Germany: Which Viable Options Exist?

Know how to answer the next time your client asks about investment-based residence permits for Germany. By Leanne Wang.
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Investment-Based Visas for Germany: Which Viable Options Exist?

Know how to answer the next time your client asks about investment-based residence permits for Germany. By Leanne Wang.
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Investment-Based Visas for Germany: Which Viable Options Exist?

Know how to answer the next time your client asks about investment-based residence permits for Germany. By Leanne Wang.
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Malta Moves to End Mandatory Publishing of Citizenship Applicant Names

An unexpected turn of events in light of the bipartisan consensus in favor of continued publication that emerged in Malta some two years ago.
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Malta Moves to End Mandatory Publishing of Citizenship Applicant Names

An unexpected turn of events in light of the bipartisan consensus in favor of continued publication that emerged in Malta some two years ago.
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Malta Moves to End Mandatory Publishing of Citizenship Applicant Names

An unexpected turn of events in light of the bipartisan consensus in favor of continued publication that emerged in Malta some two years ago.
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UPDATE: Malta Reverses Decision to End Publishing of CIP Applicant Names

An unexpected turn of events in light of the bipartisan consensus in favor of continued publication that emerged in Malta some two years ago.
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UPDATE: Malta Reverses Decision to End Publishing of CIP Applicant Names

An unexpected turn of events in light of the bipartisan consensus in favor of continued publication that emerged in Malta some two years ago.
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UPDATE: Malta Reverses Decision to End Publishing of CIP Applicant Names

An unexpected turn of events in light of the bipartisan consensus in favor of continued publication that emerged in Malta some two years ago.
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200 Out of 206 Jordan CIP Applications Pertained to “Existing Projects”

This may offer some suggestion as to how a passport that offers 51 visa-free destinations can command average investment of nearly US$7m.
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Ireland’s IIP: The Only Investment Migration Program Linking The UK and EU Post-Brexit

As Brexit looms, citizens of the only English-speaking EU country, which enjoys unique ties with both the UK and the EU, find themselves in an enviable position.
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Ireland’s IIP: The Only Investment Migration Program Linking The UK and EU Post-Brexit

As Brexit looms, citizens of the only English-speaking EU country, which enjoys unique ties with both the UK and the EU, find themselves in an enviable position.
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Ireland’s IIP: The Only Investment Migration Program Linking The UK and EU Post-Brexit

As Brexit looms, citizens of the only English-speaking EU country, which enjoys unique ties with both the UK and the EU, find themselves in an enviable position.
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Portugal GV Changes a “Terrible Mistake”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Bruno L’ecuyer of the Investment Migration Council, Tina Cheng of […]
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Portugal GV Changes a “Terrible Mistake”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Bruno L’ecuyer of the Investment Migration Council, Tina Cheng of […]
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Portugal GV Changes a “Terrible Mistake”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Bruno L’ecuyer of the Investment Migration Council, Tina Cheng of […]
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Portugal GV Changes a “Terrible Mistake”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Bruno L’ecuyer of the Investment Migration Council, Tina Cheng of […]
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Effective Backup Plans Part II: The 3 Indispensable Components

In this second installment of David Lesperance’s series on effective backup plans, the writer outlines three indispensable components.
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Effective Backup Plans Part II: The 3 Indispensable Components

In this second installment of David Lesperance’s series on effective backup plans, the writer outlines three indispensable components.
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Saint Lucia CIP Approvals Drop by 32% in FY2019-20

The drop, according to Ryan Devaux, Chairman of the CBI Board, was owed to a now-resolved impasse with the program’s international promoters.
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Saint Lucia CIP Approvals Drop by 32% in FY2019-20

The drop, according to Ryan Devaux, Chairman of the CBI Board, was owed to a now-resolved impasse with the program’s international promoters.
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Govt. Confirms Golden Visa Days Numbered for Cities: Not Necessarily Bad News, Say Stakeholders

A transition period that will see the exclusion of metropolitan and coastal areas from the program will begin on July 1st next year.
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Govt. Confirms Golden Visa Days Numbered for Cities: Not Necessarily Bad News, Say Stakeholders

A transition period that will see the exclusion of metropolitan and coastal areas from the program will begin on July 1st next year.
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Saint Lucia CIP Extends Limited Time Offer on COVID-Relief Bond Option

Once more confirming the tried-and-true IMI adage that says “nothing is so unlimited as a limited time offer on Caribbean CBI.”
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Saint Lucia CIP Extends Limited Time Offer on COVID-Relief Bond Option

Once more confirming the tried-and-true IMI adage that says “nothing is so unlimited as a limited time offer on Caribbean CBI.”
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Saint Lucia CIP Extends Limited Time Offer on COVID-Relief Bond Option

Once more confirming the tried-and-true IMI adage that says “nothing is so unlimited as a limited time offer on Caribbean CBI.”
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Effective Backup Plans Part 1: Back to Basics

History is replete with examples of wealthy families who lost everything for lack of a comprehensive backup plan, writes David Lesperance.
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Though Walloped by Pandemic, Spain’s Golden Visa Raised EUR 0.5 Billion in H1 2020

Though things looked grim for Spain’s golden visa this summer, recently released figures show approvals are up 19% in the last six months. A uniquely Spanish rule intended to accelerate bureaucratic processes may be to thank for that.
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Though Walloped by Pandemic, Spain’s Golden Visa Raised EUR 0.5 Billion in H1 2020

Though things looked grim for Spain’s golden visa this summer, recently released figures show approvals are up 19% in the last six months. A uniquely Spanish rule intended to accelerate bureaucratic processes may be to thank for that.
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Though Walloped by Pandemic, Spain’s Golden Visa Raised EUR 0.5 Billion in H1 2020

Though things looked grim for Spain’s golden visa this summer, recently released figures show approvals are up 19% in the last six months. A uniquely Spanish rule intended to accelerate bureaucratic processes may be to thank for that.
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Hindsight 2020: The Year in Investment Migration

2020 has been investment migration’s most turbulent year yet. We review the biggest stories and trends in investment migration in the year that’s finally drawing to a close.
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Hindsight 2020: The Year in Investment Migration

2020 has been investment migration’s most turbulent year yet. We review the biggest stories and trends in investment migration in the year that’s finally drawing to a close.
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Hindsight 2020: The Year in Investment Migration

2020 has been investment migration’s most turbulent year yet. We review the biggest stories and trends in investment migration in the year that’s finally drawing to a close.
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Hindsight 2020: The Year in Investment Migration

2020 has been investment migration’s most turbulent year yet. We review the biggest stories and trends in investment migration in the year that’s finally drawing to a close.
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LatAm Inquiries About Cayman Growing: 10 on the Weekend – Sue Nickason

As many continue to work remotely in 2021, Sue Nickason expects a rise in applications from those wanting to “live the dream” in Cayman Islands.
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Australia Announces Major Changes to BIIP: Cuts 5 Categories, Raises Capital Requirements

Australia is bringing wide-ranging changes to its extremely popular BIIP, cutting five categories and raising capital requirements.
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Australia Announces Major Changes to BIIP: Cuts 5 Categories, Raises Capital Requirements

Australia is bringing wide-ranging changes to its extremely popular BIIP, cutting five categories and raising capital requirements.
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“More Than 1,000 Nigerians Have Inquired About CBI”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week:
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Sec. Muscat Hopes for “Fair and Rational Approach From the Commission” on MEIN Policy

“There will be quarters with different motives where they feel the need to object [to the MEIN policy],” Secretary Muscat tells IMI.
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Sec. Muscat Hopes for “Fair and Rational Approach From the Commission” on MEIN Policy

“There will be quarters with different motives where they feel the need to object [to the MEIN policy],” Secretary Muscat tells IMI.
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Sec. Muscat Hopes for “Fair and Rational Approach From the Commission” on MEIN Policy

“There will be quarters with different motives where they feel the need to object [to the MEIN policy],” Secretary Muscat tells IMI.
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Sec. Muscat Hopes for “Fair and Rational Approach From the Commission” on MEIN Policy

“There will be quarters with different motives where they feel the need to object [to the MEIN policy],” Secretary Muscat tells IMI.
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Why Does Pakistan Have Four Times More Investor Migrants Per Capita Than India?

Characterized by rapid growth, strong demand, and only modest RCBI-firm competition, Pakistan’s investment migration market warrants consideration.
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Why Does Pakistan Have Four Times More Investor Migrants Per Capita Than India?

Characterized by rapid growth, strong demand, and only modest RCBI-firm competition, Pakistan’s investment migration market warrants consideration.
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“Always Been a Bit of a News Junkie” – 10 on the Weekend: Jerry Morgan

“With nine hotels in […] development, we are keeping a close eye on the trends for the recovery,” writes Mercan Group’s Jerry Morgan.
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“Always Been a Bit of a News Junkie” – 10 on the Weekend: Jerry Morgan

“With nine hotels in […] development, we are keeping a close eye on the trends for the recovery,” writes Mercan Group’s Jerry Morgan.
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“Always Been a Bit of a News Junkie” – 10 on the Weekend: Jerry Morgan

“With nine hotels in […] development, we are keeping a close eye on the trends for the recovery,” writes Mercan Group’s Jerry Morgan.
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Americans Among Fastest Growing Applicant Groups for Portugal’s Golden Visa in 2020

Americans have been among the top-five applicant nationalities in each monthly report during the second half of 2020.
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Americans Among Fastest Growing Applicant Groups for Portugal’s Golden Visa in 2020

Americans have been among the top-five applicant nationalities in each monthly report during the second half of 2020.
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Americans Among Fastest Growing Applicant Groups for Portugal’s Golden Visa in 2020

Americans have been among the top-five applicant nationalities in each monthly report during the second half of 2020.
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The Golden Visa of Your Dreams: Synthesizing an Optimal RBI Program From Existing Practices

Anatoliy Lyetayev shops around for the best parts of each golden visa program and dreams up one that would be a big hit among both countries and investors.
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The Golden Visa of Your Dreams: Synthesizing an Optimal RBI Program From Existing Practices

Anatoliy Lyetayev shops around for the best parts of each golden visa program and dreams up one that would be a big hit among both countries and investors.
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The Golden Visa of Your Dreams: Synthesizing an Optimal RBI Program From Existing Practices

Anatoliy Lyetayev shops around for the best parts of each golden visa program and dreams up one that would be a big hit among both countries and investors.
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The Golden Visa of Your Dreams: Synthesizing an Optimal RBI Program From Existing Practices

Anatoliy Lyetayev shops around for the best parts of each golden visa program and dreams up one that would be a big hit among both countries and investors.
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The Golden Visa of Your Dreams: Synthesizing an Optimal RBI Program From Existing Practices

Anatoliy Lyetayev shops around for the best parts of each golden visa program and dreams up one that would be a big hit among both countries and investors.
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36 Years of Citizenship by Investment

A look back at the last 36 years of citizenship by investment programs and which new countries may soon be joining the ranks.
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36 Years of Citizenship by Investment

A look back at the last 36 years of citizenship by investment programs and which new countries may soon be joining the ranks.
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36 Years of Citizenship by Investment

A look back at the last 36 years of citizenship by investment programs and which new countries may soon be joining the ranks.
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IM Programs “Now a Standard Consideration for HNWI”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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As Bahamas Govt. Considers Citizenship by Investment, Opposition MP “Will Fight to the Death” to Stop It

Prompted by the local business community, the government is considering citizenship by investment. The opposition takes umbrage.
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As Bahamas Govt. Considers Citizenship by Investment, Opposition MP “Will Fight to the Death” to Stop It

Prompted by the local business community, the government is considering citizenship by investment. The opposition takes umbrage.
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Calls for Infringement Procedures Against Golden Visa Countries Dismissed by von der Leyen

Giegold openly denounced von der Leyen in the European Parliament, accusing her of “extending an open invitation to criminals.”
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Calls for Infringement Procedures Against Golden Visa Countries Dismissed by von der Leyen

Giegold openly denounced von der Leyen in the European Parliament, accusing her of “extending an open invitation to criminals.”
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Calls for Infringement Procedures Against Golden Visa Countries Dismissed by von der Leyen

Giegold openly denounced von der Leyen in the European Parliament, accusing her of “extending an open invitation to criminals.”
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Calls for Infringement Procedures Against Golden Visa Countries Dismissed by von der Leyen

Giegold openly denounced von der Leyen in the European Parliament, accusing her of “extending an open invitation to criminals.”
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Thai Elite Visa to Be Included With Condo-Purchases of US$330,000 or More From January

While welcoming the new scheme, market observers expect it to have only limited success until travel restrictions are removed.
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Thai Elite Visa to Be Included With Condo-Purchases of US$330,000 or More From January

While welcoming the new scheme, market observers expect it to have only limited success until travel restrictions are removed.
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EB-5 Community on Edge As Bill That Would Do Away With Per-Country Limits Also Passes Senate

If passed, the bill would see EB-5 wait times for applicants filing today equalized to more than eight years, regardless of country of origin.
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EB-5 Community on Edge As Bill That Would Do Away With Per-Country Limits Also Passes Senate

If passed, the bill would see EB-5 wait times for applicants filing today equalized to more than eight years, regardless of country of origin.
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EB-5 Community on Edge As Bill That Would Do Away With Per-Country Limits Also Passes Senate

If passed, the bill would see EB-5 wait times for applicants filing today equalized to more than eight years, regardless of country of origin.
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What Explains the Astonishing Growth of Turkish Investment Migration?

The growth of investment migration in Turkey – both inbound and outbound – has no parallels in RCBI history. What explains this boom?
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What Explains the Astonishing Growth of Turkish Investment Migration?

The growth of investment migration in Turkey – both inbound and outbound – has no parallels in RCBI history. What explains this boom?
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What Explains the Astonishing Growth of Turkish Investment Migration?

The growth of investment migration in Turkey – both inbound and outbound – has no parallels in RCBI history. What explains this boom?
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Australia’s SIV Raised A$680m in FY2020, But Processing Severely Thwarted by Pandemic

While the program is as popular as ever, Australia has struggled to process applications during the pandemic.
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Australia’s SIV Raised A$680m in FY2020, But Processing Severely Thwarted by Pandemic

While the program is as popular as ever, Australia has struggled to process applications during the pandemic.
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Australia’s SIV Raised A$680m in FY2020, But Processing Severely Thwarted by Pandemic

While the program is as popular as ever, Australia has struggled to process applications during the pandemic.
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“It’s Time to Open the Borders”: 10 on the Weekend – Jeffrey Henseler

Jeffrey Henseler says he’s confident investment migration application volumes will soar once people are free to travel again.
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UK Tier 1 Applications Come Roaring Back in Q3: Approvals up 317% From Q2

Farzin Yazdi attributes the late summer and early fall investment boom to a release of pent-up demand stemming from the lockdown-months.
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UK Tier 1 Applications Come Roaring Back in Q3: Approvals up 317% From Q2

Farzin Yazdi attributes the late summer and early fall investment boom to a release of pent-up demand stemming from the lockdown-months.
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“Americans Struggle With Quadruple Whammy”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: David Cooper of Malcolm Pacific Immigration Georg Chmiel of Juwai IQI
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“Americans Struggle With Quadruple Whammy”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: David Cooper of Malcolm Pacific Immigration Georg Chmiel of Juwai IQI
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“Americans Struggle With Quadruple Whammy”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: David Cooper of Malcolm Pacific Immigration Georg Chmiel of Juwai IQI
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“Americans Struggle With Quadruple Whammy”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: David Cooper of Malcolm Pacific Immigration Georg Chmiel of Juwai IQI
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Latitude Consultancy Expands Into China

Latitude opens two new offices in China and clinches a new partnership that will expand its reach in the world’s largest market.
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Health Passports Are Coming – What Does That Mean for Investment Migration?

“Health passports may be a proto-version of global citizenship from the ground-up, attached to bodies not borders,” writes Michael Krakat.
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Health Passports Are Coming – What Does That Mean for Investment Migration?

“Health passports may be a proto-version of global citizenship from the ground-up, attached to bodies not borders,” writes Michael Krakat.
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Singled-Out: CIPs Are Leaving Money on the Table by Not Targeting Applicants Without Families

By discounting only for large families, CIPs are missing out on investment from the world’s fastest-growing household-type, writes Justin Donovan.
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“We’ve Never Had So Many Inquiries”: 10 on the Weekend – Patricia Valadas Coriel

Patricia Valadas Coriel is surprised that citizens of the world’s most powerful nation have such a strong interest in relocating to Portugal.
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Everything You Need to Know About the New Maltese Exceptional Investor Naturalization (MEIN) Regulations

See requirements and forms, procedures, the code of conduct, the licensing requirements, the policy handbook, and analysis of the MEIN here.
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Everything You Need to Know About the New Maltese Exceptional Investor Naturalization (MEIN) Regulations

See requirements and forms, procedures, the code of conduct, the licensing requirements, the policy handbook, and analysis of the MEIN here.
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Malta Ready to Defend Citizenship-Sovereignty in Court, Establishes New Agency to Handle RCBI Applications

“Malta is willing to take all legal paths to ensure nationality and […] will defend this position even if the case is taken to the ECJ,”
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Malta Ready to Defend Citizenship-Sovereignty in Court, Establishes New Agency to Handle RCBI Applications

“Malta is willing to take all legal paths to ensure nationality and […] will defend this position even if the case is taken to the ECJ,”
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Italy’s September Amendments to “La Dolce Visa” Finally Makes it a “Real Golden Visa”

No more physical presence requirements and the possibility to apply and invest through a company rather than as an individual.
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Italy’s September Amendments to “La Dolce Visa” Finally Makes it a “Real Golden Visa”

No more physical presence requirements and the possibility to apply and invest through a company rather than as an individual.
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Italy’s September Amendments to “La Dolce Visa” Finally Makes it a “Real Golden Visa”

No more physical presence requirements and the possibility to apply and invest through a company rather than as an individual.
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After Raising AED100 Billion in 1st Year, UAE Extends “Golden Visa” to Doctors, Computer Scientists

The UAE government is extending the welcome under the golden visa to all doctors and a wide range of engineers and scientists.
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After Raising AED100 Billion in 1st Year, UAE Extends “Golden Visa” to Doctors, Computer Scientists

The UAE government is extending the welcome under the golden visa to all doctors and a wide range of engineers and scientists.
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Second Wave Stymies Portugal Golden Visa Investment in October

Presuming the COVID flare-up is the primary cause of the slowdown, golden visa investment volumes are unlikely to recover before 2021.
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Second Wave Stymies Portugal Golden Visa Investment in October

Presuming the COVID flare-up is the primary cause of the slowdown, golden visa investment volumes are unlikely to recover before 2021.
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Second Wave Stymies Portugal Golden Visa Investment in October

Presuming the COVID flare-up is the primary cause of the slowdown, golden visa investment volumes are unlikely to recover before 2021.
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Portugal to Allow Birthright Citizenship From Tomorrow: Major Win for Golden Visa

Starting tomorrow, children born to a foreign parent who has lived in Portugal for a year will be eligible for citizenship at birth.
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Portugal to Allow Birthright Citizenship From Tomorrow: Major Win for Golden Visa

Starting tomorrow, children born to a foreign parent who has lived in Portugal for a year will be eligible for citizenship at birth.
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Losing CIP “A Hell of a Hit For a Small Economy”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Paddy Blewer and Nirbhay Handa of Henley & Partners Nestor Alfred
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A 2,000-Year-Old Argument: Should We See Citizenship As a Membership or a Social-Contract?

Michael Krakat: The Greeks and Romans had competing views of citizenship: link-based and transaction-based. Little has changed in 2,000 years.
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Saint Kitts CIP Becomes Fourth in Caribbean to Allow for Sibling Dependents

The Kittitian policy, however, differs from those of other regional CIPs in certain key respects, notably on age requirements.
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Saint Kitts CIP Becomes Fourth in Caribbean to Allow for Sibling Dependents

The Kittitian policy, however, differs from those of other regional CIPs in certain key respects, notably on age requirements.
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Saint Kitts CIP Becomes Fourth in Caribbean to Allow for Sibling Dependents

The Kittitian policy, however, differs from those of other regional CIPs in certain key respects, notably on age requirements.
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Chastanet Thinks Gonsalves Could Still Change His Mind on Citizenship by Investment

PM Chastanet thinks PM Gonsalves could still change his mind on CBI and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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Chastanet Thinks Gonsalves Could Still Change His Mind on Citizenship by Investment

PM Chastanet thinks PM Gonsalves could still change his mind on CBI and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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PM Chastanet: None of The CBI “Naysayer” Scare-Scenarios Have Come to Pass

PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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PM Chastanet: None of The CBI “Naysayer” Scare-Scenarios Have Come to Pass

PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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PM Chastanet: None of The CBI “Naysayer” Scare-Scenarios Have Come to Pass

PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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PM Chastanet: None of The CBI “Naysayer” Scare-Scenarios Have Come to Pass

PM Chastanet says Saint Lucia for many years held the same position on CBI as PM Gonsalves and points out that CBI “naysayer” scare-scenarios have not come to pass.
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“Investment Migration Under Threat in EU”: A Q&A on Infringement Procedures With Bruno L’ecuyer

IMC-boss Bruno L’ecuyer explains how infringement procedures work, how common they are, and what they will mean for Malta and Cyprus.
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“Investment Migration Under Threat in EU”: A Q&A on Infringement Procedures With Bruno L’ecuyer

IMC-boss Bruno L’ecuyer explains how infringement procedures work, how common they are, and what they will mean for Malta and Cyprus.
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“Investment Migration Under Threat in EU”: A Q&A on Infringement Procedures With Bruno L’ecuyer

IMC-boss Bruno L’ecuyer explains how infringement procedures work, how common they are, and what they will mean for Malta and Cyprus.
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Prime Minister Declares Secret Bay Will Enhance the Integrity of Dominica’s CBI Programme

“When investing in Secret Bay, you’re putting your investment into the hands of a gentleman,” says Dominica’s Prime Minister Skerrit.
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For CBI, The Election That Matters Most This Week Isn’t The American One

As Vincentians go to the polls on Thursday, they are effectively casting a vote for or against citizenship by investment.
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For CBI, The Election That Matters Most This Week Isn’t The American One

As Vincentians go to the polls on Thursday, they are effectively casting a vote for or against citizenship by investment.
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What if Visas and Citizenships Were Sold at Auction? Australians Have Considered it Before

In 2013, Nobel Laureate Gary Becker suggested the best way for a country to attract skilled immigrants was to sell citizenship at auction.
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US Ambassador Lauds Grenada CIP’s Use of JRCC Due Diligence

The ambassador praised Grenada’s use of the JRCC’s facilities and conceded that “some countries use it more than others”.
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US Ambassador Lauds Grenada CIP’s Use of JRCC Due Diligence

The ambassador praised Grenada’s use of the JRCC’s facilities and conceded that “some countries use it more than others”.
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Skerrit: CIP Raised Nearly Half a Billion US$ in Last 3 Years, Third Via Montreal Management

The most popular option for the three years in aggregate, at 2,144 files, was the social housing option operated by Montreal Management.
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Commission’s Letter “More Political Than Legal,” Says Malta Citizenship Secretary Muscat

Secretary Muscat is annoyed at comparisons to Cyprus and that he can find no legal reasons to end citizenship by investment in Malta.
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Americans Displace Chinese as Top NZ Investor Visa Applicants, Funds Worth NZ$1bn Pending Amid Border Closure

More than NZ$ 1bn of investor visa funds, half of it from the US, are knocking on New Zealand’s door, which, due to COVID, remains closed.
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Flawed RCBI Due Diligence: An Indictment of Due Diligence, Not of RCBI

Roderick Cutajar asks: International banks are used for money laundering. Will the European Commission demand a “phase-out” of banking?
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MEPs Aim to Wrest Naturalization Powers From Member States – Genuine-Links Doctrine Contradicts EU Law Says IMC

Legal scholars, the IMC, and Malta signal fierce resistance as Brussels aims to seize powers of naturalization from EU member states.
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Kochenov: Commission Would Likely Be “Humiliated” If CIP-Matter Goes to Court Over “Genuine Links”

MUST-READ: Prof Kochenov delivers a scathing rebuke of the Commission’s infringement action: “Unquestionably ultra vires and absolutely unacceptable.”
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include Veronica Cotdemiey of Citizenship Invest Les Khan of the Saint Kitts
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include Veronica Cotdemiey of Citizenship Invest Les Khan of the Saint Kitts
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How CBI-Specific Investment Assets Can Create a Moral Hazard Situation

To reduce the room for government officials to trade favors, let CBI-applicants invest in open markets, write Petrov, Shoylev, and Bekyarova.
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7 Ways to Super-Charge Your RCBI Content Marketing After COVID

For those RCBI firms that have digitized their services, now is the time to reap the rewards, writes Anatoliy Lyetayev.
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7 Ways to Super-Charge Your RCBI Content Marketing After COVID

For those RCBI firms that have digitized their services, now is the time to reap the rewards, writes Anatoliy Lyetayev.
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European Commission Launches Infringement Procedures Against Cyprus, Malta Over CIPs

Cyprus and Malta must now provide “satisfactory” answers within two months or see the matter referred to the European Court of Justice.
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The Two Chief Vulnerabilities of Cyprus’ CIP: One Easily Fixed, The Other Intractable

Cyprus’ CIP may yet re-emerge in a more robust form. Steven M. Pepa highlights the two weaknesses the program should tackle first.
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The Two Chief Vulnerabilities of Cyprus’ CIP: One Easily Fixed, The Other Intractable

Cyprus’ CIP may yet re-emerge in a more robust form. Steven M. Pepa highlights the two weaknesses the program should tackle first.
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Travel Bubbles: Are We Rebuilding International Travel From the Ground Up?

“Travel bubbles” are forming between COVID-safe countries. Michael Krakat asks; are we rebuilding international travel from the ground up?
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Vietnam Seeks to Prevent Participation in CBI Programs by Banning Int’l Property Investment

The Vietnamese government says it wants to prevent its citizens from obtaining other nationalities through real estate investment.
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The Many Parallels of CBI and Maritime Flags of Convenience

Tax-saving, transactional schemes lacking genuine links. Michael Krakat explores the oddly familiar-sounding business of ship registries.
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The Many Parallels of CBI and Maritime Flags of Convenience

Tax-saving, transactional schemes lacking genuine links. Michael Krakat explores the oddly familiar-sounding business of ship registries.
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The Many Parallels of CBI and Maritime Flags of Convenience

Tax-saving, transactional schemes lacking genuine links. Michael Krakat explores the oddly familiar-sounding business of ship registries.
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The Many Parallels of CBI and Maritime Flags of Convenience

Tax-saving, transactional schemes lacking genuine links. Michael Krakat explores the oddly familiar-sounding business of ship registries.
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BREAKING: Cyprus to Terminate Citizenship by Investment Program on Nov 1st

The decision came after an emergency cabinet meeting that followed the publication of an undercover recording of several senior politicians.
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Australia to Double Its Investor Visa Quota as Part of Economic Recovery Plan

The Ministry is targeting “those who are going to grow Australian businesses, create Australian jobs and supercharge our economic recovery.”
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The Passport’s Future: Is The Physical Travel Document on Its Way Out?

Thanks to the technological advances Nicola Mangion explores in her article, forgetting your passport at home may soon be a non-issue.
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The Passport’s Future: Is The Physical Travel Document on Its Way Out?

Thanks to the technological advances Nicola Mangion explores in her article, forgetting your passport at home may soon be a non-issue.
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IMI EXCLUSIVE: Vanuatu Reveals Historical Data on All CBI Programs Going Back to 2014

In a historic release prepared exclusively for IMI, Vanuatu shares, for the first time, statistics on all its past and present CBI programs.
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If Second Half of 2020 is as Good as The First, Grenada CIP Has Another Record Year in Store

On a dollar-basis, revenues from the real estate option already outpace those from NTF contributions; EC$55 million versus EC$46m in 2020.
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If Second Half of 2020 is as Good as The First, Grenada CIP Has Another Record Year in Store

On a dollar-basis, revenues from the real estate option already outpace those from NTF contributions; EC$55 million versus EC$46m in 2020.
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The 4 Things RCBI Firms Must Do to Keep Their Agents Happy

Anatoliy Lyetayev explores four strategies for making sure your RCBI company’s agents are always content to keep sending you their clients.
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Despite Slowdown From August, Portugal’s Golden Visa Records Best September Yet

So far, 2020 has been a statistically unremarkable year for Portugal’s golden visa; no mean feat considering this year’s global context.
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Despite Slowdown From August, Portugal’s Golden Visa Records Best September Yet

So far, 2020 has been a statistically unremarkable year for Portugal’s golden visa; no mean feat considering this year’s global context.
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Despite Slowdown From August, Portugal’s Golden Visa Records Best September Yet

So far, 2020 has been a statistically unremarkable year for Portugal’s golden visa; no mean feat considering this year’s global context.
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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“Commission Can’t Speak for Member States”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mimoun Assraoui of RIF Trust and Latitude Group Jeremy Savory of
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Rwandan Cabinet Approves Law That Would Define Criteria for Investor Naturalization

Rwanda becomes the fourth African country in two years to publicly consider plans for citizenship by investment.
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Rwandan Cabinet Approves Law That Would Define Criteria for Investor Naturalization

Rwanda becomes the fourth African country in two years to publicly consider plans for citizenship by investment.
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EB-5 Allocated Record 18,567 Visas for FY2021 As Program Extended Through Dec 11th

In a big week for EB-5, the program received another short-term extension and nearly doubled its number of available visas.
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EB-5 Allocated Record 18,567 Visas for FY2021 As Program Extended Through Dec 11th

In a big week for EB-5, the program received another short-term extension and nearly doubled its number of available visas.
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EB-5 Allocated Record 18,567 Visas for FY2021 As Program Extended Through Dec 11th

In a big week for EB-5, the program received another short-term extension and nearly doubled its number of available visas.
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Cyprus’ Citizenship Program Risks Falling Victim to Geopolitics

Daniel Lucas: Al Jazeera’s series caused a mild political crisis in Cyprus and threatened the future of the CIP. What’s beneath the surface?
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Cyprus’ Citizenship Program Risks Falling Victim to Geopolitics

Daniel Lucas: Al Jazeera’s series caused a mild political crisis in Cyprus and threatened the future of the CIP. What’s beneath the surface?
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Cyprus’ Citizenship Program Risks Falling Victim to Geopolitics

Daniel Lucas: Al Jazeera’s series caused a mild political crisis in Cyprus and threatened the future of the CIP. What’s beneath the surface?
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European Commission to “Analyze” Malta’s CIP Extension Plans

The Commission wants genuine links in the form of several years of residency. That is precisely what a CIP cannot ask of its participants.
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European Commission to “Analyze” Malta’s CIP Extension Plans

The Commission wants genuine links in the form of several years of residency. That is precisely what a CIP cannot ask of its participants.
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Monthly Thai Elite Visa Approvals Double Post-Pandemic

Now, program authorities hope to lure even more applicants with allowing them the right not only to live in Thailand, but to work there too.
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Monthly Thai Elite Visa Approvals Double Post-Pandemic

Now, program authorities hope to lure even more applicants with allowing them the right not only to live in Thailand, but to work there too.
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Monthly Thai Elite Visa Approvals Double Post-Pandemic

Now, program authorities hope to lure even more applicants with allowing them the right not only to live in Thailand, but to work there too.
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Should Countries That Sell Citizenship Disclose Their National Debt to The Buyer?

The national debt burden is borne by the public. If you are a citizen, you are part of “the public”.
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Freedom Business Summit And Estonia e-Residency Bring Together 1,000 Global Entrepreneurs

A huge online event focusing on location independent lifestyles, organized in official partnership with e-Residency Estonia.
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Freedom Business Summit And Estonia e-Residency Bring Together 1,000 Global Entrepreneurs

A huge online event focusing on location independent lifestyles, organized in official partnership with e-Residency Estonia.
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Freedom Business Summit And Estonia e-Residency Bring Together 1,000 Global Entrepreneurs

A huge online event focusing on location independent lifestyles, organized in official partnership with e-Residency Estonia.
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Freedom Business Summit And Estonia e-Residency Bring Together 1,000 Global Entrepreneurs

A huge online event focusing on location independent lifestyles, organized in official partnership with e-Residency Estonia.
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10 on The Weekend – Inês Azevedo: “Never Seen So Many Americans Desperate For a Plan B”

Inês Azevedo says that, because of shifting COVID-rules, “I sometimes feel that my clients are like Tom Hanks in the movie The Terminal.”
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Konstantin Kaminskiy and Arthur Sarkisian of Astons Paddy Blewer and Juerg
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Malta IIP Suspends License of Company Implicated in Kickback Allegations

As four-year-old allegations are revisited by a magisterial inquiry, a major MIIP-advisor finds its license suspended pending an outcome.
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Malta IIP Suspends License of Company Implicated in Kickback Allegations

As four-year-old allegations are revisited by a magisterial inquiry, a major MIIP-advisor finds its license suspended pending an outcome.
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Malta IIP Suspends License of Company Implicated in Kickback Allegations

As four-year-old allegations are revisited by a magisterial inquiry, a major MIIP-advisor finds its license suspended pending an outcome.
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EU-Member Slovenia to Evaluate Citizenship by Investment

Slovenia’s new “debureaucratization-czar” has formally proposed, to the government that appointed him, that Slovenia consider a CIP.
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EU-Member Slovenia to Evaluate Citizenship by Investment

Slovenia’s new “debureaucratization-czar” has formally proposed, to the government that appointed him, that Slovenia consider a CIP.
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What If, When Borders Reopen, CBI Citizens Actually Move to Their COVID-Free Island Havens?

How prepared are small CIP countries for a potential deluge of CBI-citizens who want to move to their COVID-free islands when borders reopen?
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What If, When Borders Reopen, CBI Citizens Actually Move to Their COVID-Free Island Havens?

How prepared are small CIP countries for a potential deluge of CBI-citizens who want to move to their COVID-free islands when borders reopen?
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Immigration Lawyers Optimistic on Prospects for Jus Soli in Portugal This Year

Two months ago, President de Sousa vetoed the amendments that Parliament had approved, but not because he objects to jus sanguinis.
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Immigration Lawyers Optimistic on Prospects for Jus Soli in Portugal This Year

Two months ago, President de Sousa vetoed the amendments that Parliament had approved, but not because he objects to jus sanguinis.
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Immigration Lawyers Optimistic on Prospects for Jus Soli in Portugal This Year

Two months ago, President de Sousa vetoed the amendments that Parliament had approved, but not because he objects to jus sanguinis.
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Lesperance: Vanuatu Govt. Inadvertently Admits Fatal Flaw in Its Honorary CIP

Vanuatu’s deputy PM concedes the country’s CIP investors are still just honorary citizens and that he plans to give them a yellow passport.
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Lesperance: Vanuatu Govt. Inadvertently Admits Fatal Flaw in Its Honorary CIP

Vanuatu’s deputy PM concedes the country’s CIP investors are still just honorary citizens and that he plans to give them a yellow passport.
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Investment Migration’s Next Frontier Market: First-World Millionaires?

3 in 4 millionaires live in the “West” and display little interest in alternative residency or citizenship. What if that changed?
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Investment Migration’s Next Frontier Market: First-World Millionaires?

3 in 4 millionaires live in the “West” and display little interest in alternative residency or citizenship. What if that changed?
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Investment Migration’s Next Frontier Market: First-World Millionaires?

3 in 4 millionaires live in the “West” and display little interest in alternative residency or citizenship. What if that changed?
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Investment Migration’s Next Frontier Market: First-World Millionaires?

3 in 4 millionaires live in the “West” and display little interest in alternative residency or citizenship. What if that changed?
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Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week include: Mohammed Asaria of Range Developments Gregor Nassief of Secret Bay Les
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The Portuguese Golden Visa Market Has Bounced Back – The Greek One Has Not

While approvals for Portugal’s golden visa are already back on track for a statistically normal year, those of Greece have halted.
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The Portuguese Golden Visa Market Has Bounced Back – The Greek One Has Not

While approvals for Portugal’s golden visa are already back on track for a statistically normal year, those of Greece have halted.
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Malaysia Investment & Immigration Report 2020 – From Juwai IQI, in Partnership with IMI

Asia’s biggest prop-tech group, has partnered with IMI Research Unit to produce a special report on immigrating to and investing in Malaysia.
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Malaysia Investment & Immigration Report 2020 – From Juwai IQI, in Partnership with IMI

Asia’s biggest prop-tech group, has partnered with IMI Research Unit to produce a special report on immigrating to and investing in Malaysia.
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Saint Kitts CIU Issues Warning to Agents, Publishes Blacklist, Website Suffers Malware Attack

Saint Kitts’ CIU has published a blacklist of agents and issued stern warnings on discounting. Now, its website suffers a malware attack.
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The Case For Citizenship by Investment Is Never Stronger Than During Times of Crisis

Michael B. Krakat argues that, during crises, apprehensions about RCBI tend to diminish, temporarily clearing the path for expansion.
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The Citizenship-Revocation Policies of 9 CBI-Jurisdictions: What it Takes to get “Kicked Out”

In this thoroughly researched analysis, Edwin Morgan considers what it takes to revoke citizenships in nine different CBI programs.
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The Citizenship-Revocation Policies of 9 CBI-Jurisdictions: What it Takes to get “Kicked Out”

In this thoroughly researched analysis, Edwin Morgan considers what it takes to revoke citizenships in nine different CBI programs.
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The Citizenship-Revocation Policies of 9 CBI-Jurisdictions: What it Takes to get “Kicked Out”

In this thoroughly researched analysis, Edwin Morgan considers what it takes to revoke citizenships in nine different CBI programs.
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Investors Have Already Spent Half a Billion Euros on Portuguese Golden Visas This Year

Investor migrants injected 496.7 million euros in Portugal during the first eight months of 2020. Chinese now make up only 1 in 4 investors.
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Investors Have Already Spent Half a Billion Euros on Portuguese Golden Visas This Year

Investor migrants injected 496.7 million euros in Portugal during the first eight months of 2020. Chinese now make up only 1 in 4 investors.
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Investors Have Already Spent Half a Billion Euros on Portuguese Golden Visas This Year

Investor migrants injected 496.7 million euros in Portugal during the first eight months of 2020. Chinese now make up only 1 in 4 investors.
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Cayman Islands Healthcare Offering Attracts Savvy Global Citizens in Post-COVID World

Superior healthcare facilities, barely any COVID-19, and one of the world’s highest test.rates. Cayman Islands cements it safe-haven status.
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Cayman Islands Healthcare Offering Attracts Savvy Global Citizens in Post-COVID World

Superior healthcare facilities, barely any COVID-19, and one of the world’s highest test.rates. Cayman Islands cements it safe-haven status.
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Where The 52 Biggest International RCBI-Specialist Firms Have Offices

Where the biggest international firms in our industry keep offices says a great deal about the industry’s history – and future.
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Where The 52 Biggest International RCBI-Specialist Firms Have Offices

Where the biggest international firms in our industry keep offices says a great deal about the industry’s history – and future.
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Where The 52 Biggest International RCBI-Specialist Firms Have Offices

Where the biggest international firms in our industry keep offices says a great deal about the industry’s history – and future.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Property Owners Fret Over Inability to Visit New Homes in Greece and Get Their Golden Visas

Many bought qualifying homes in 2019 and were awaiting approvals. Now, they’re out EUR 250,000 and unable to enter Greece.
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Cyprus’ Spat With Al-Jazeera Takes on Geopolitical Overtones

Cypriot authorities react to what they consider an injustice; pointing out procedural weaknesses long-since acknowledged and dealt with.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 Biggest Investment Migration Programs Raised a Collective US$10 Billion Last Year

Though 2020 is unlikely to be a record year for the market as a whole, some programs are hitting all-time highs during the pandemic.
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10 On The Weekend – James Swenson: Compliance Becoming a “Box-Ticking” Exercise

“Without transparency […], external observers will continue to assume no serious due diligence is undertaken,” writes James Swenson.
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10 On The Weekend – James Swenson: Compliance Becoming a “Box-Ticking” Exercise

“Without transparency […], external observers will continue to assume no serious due diligence is undertaken,” writes James Swenson.
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10 On The Weekend – James Swenson: Compliance Becoming a “Box-Ticking” Exercise

“Without transparency […], external observers will continue to assume no serious due diligence is undertaken,” writes James Swenson.
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10 On The Weekend – James Swenson: Compliance Becoming a “Box-Ticking” Exercise

“Without transparency […], external observers will continue to assume no serious due diligence is undertaken,” writes James Swenson.
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Record Numbers of Americans Renouncing Citizenships Has Nothing to Do With The Pandemic

Media reports this month say the pandemic is driving record expatriation. The reality, writes David Lesperance, is exactly the opposite.
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Pandemic Brings UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Applications to Halt in Q2

Not since Q3 2008 has the Home Office approved fewer applications for Tier 1 investor visas in the UK.
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Pandemic Brings UK Tier 1 Investor Visa Applications to Halt in Q2

Not since Q3 2008 has the Home Office approved fewer applications for Tier 1 investor visas in the UK.
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“Neither Fair Nor Helpful”: Reactions to Al Jazeera Report on Cyprus

Al Jazeera names disreputable individuals who received citizenships under the country’s CIP during a period in which vetting was lax.
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“Neither Fair Nor Helpful”: Reactions to Al Jazeera Report on Cyprus

Al Jazeera names disreputable individuals who received citizenships under the country’s CIP during a period in which vetting was lax.
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“Neither Fair Nor Helpful”: Reactions to Al Jazeera Report on Cyprus

Al Jazeera names disreputable individuals who received citizenships under the country’s CIP during a period in which vetting was lax.
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“Neither Fair Nor Helpful”: Reactions to Al Jazeera Report on Cyprus

Al Jazeera names disreputable individuals who received citizenships under the country’s CIP during a period in which vetting was lax.
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“Almighty US Passport Isn’t as Powerful as It Used to Be”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Since the pandemic started, nary a week has gone by without investment migration practitioners appearing in heavy-weight publications.
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“Almighty US Passport Isn’t as Powerful as It Used to Be”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Since the pandemic started, nary a week has gone by without investment migration practitioners appearing in heavy-weight publications.
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“Almighty US Passport Isn’t as Powerful as It Used to Be”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Since the pandemic started, nary a week has gone by without investment migration practitioners appearing in heavy-weight publications.
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“Almighty US Passport Isn’t as Powerful as It Used to Be”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Since the pandemic started, nary a week has gone by without investment migration practitioners appearing in heavy-weight publications.
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Global CIP Accreditations Pass 1,000 For The First Time, Vanuatu’s Number Suddenly Triples

The Vanuatu Development Support program stood out by nearly tripling its number of designated agents during the period, from 30 to 87.
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PAIIR: Lawyers Launch Investment Migration Association for Portugal

Lawyers Sara Sousa Rebolo and Vanessa Rodrigues Lima have founded Portugal’s first investment migration industry association: PAIIR.
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PAIIR: Lawyers Launch Investment Migration Association for Portugal

Lawyers Sara Sousa Rebolo and Vanessa Rodrigues Lima have founded Portugal’s first investment migration industry association: PAIIR.
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PAIIR: Lawyers Launch Investment Migration Association for Portugal

Lawyers Sara Sousa Rebolo and Vanessa Rodrigues Lima have founded Portugal’s first investment migration industry association: PAIIR.
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PAIIR: Lawyers Launch Investment Migration Association for Portugal

Lawyers Sara Sousa Rebolo and Vanessa Rodrigues Lima have founded Portugal’s first investment migration industry association: PAIIR.
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If We Wait to Re-Open Borders Until Travel is “Safe”, Borders Will Never Re-Open

We’ve temporarily exchanged freedom for safety from mass-contagion. What if the risk of mass-contagion is not temporary, asks Michael Krakat.
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Despite Pandemic, A Record-Summer for Hong Kong Overseas Property Expos

UK property exhibitions accounted for more than half of the city’s total in the last two weeks of July, writes Eli McGeever.
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7 Reasons The E2 Visa is The Next Big Thing in US Immigration From 2021 Onwards

A confluence of events in many treaty countries will see the E2 visa emerge as one of the most popular visa options in the next 12-18 months.
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7 Reasons The E2 Visa is The Next Big Thing in US Immigration From 2021 Onwards

A confluence of events in many treaty countries will see the E2 visa emerge as one of the most popular visa options in the next 12-18 months.
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7 Reasons The E2 Visa is The Next Big Thing in US Immigration From 2021 Onwards

A confluence of events in many treaty countries will see the E2 visa emerge as one of the most popular visa options in the next 12-18 months.
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Slaves, Sugar, and Citizenship by Investment – A Brief History of Caribbean Economics

Edwin Morgan argues that citizenship by investment programs in the Caribbean were an indirect result of European colonialism centuries prior.
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IMC Welcomes Council of Europe’s Report on Investment Migration

The implication of the report’s recommendations for regulation and common standards is that investment migration is a legitimate business.
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IMC Welcomes Council of Europe’s Report on Investment Migration

The implication of the report’s recommendations for regulation and common standards is that investment migration is a legitimate business.
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IMC Welcomes Council of Europe’s Report on Investment Migration

The implication of the report’s recommendations for regulation and common standards is that investment migration is a legitimate business.
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CBI to Be “Main Driver” of Saint Kitts GDP in 2020: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

“Now that tourism is at a standstill,” said Khan, “we expect that the CBI program will be a main driver for the next six months.”
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CBI to Be “Main Driver” of Saint Kitts GDP in 2020: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

“Now that tourism is at a standstill,” said Khan, “we expect that the CBI program will be a main driver for the next six months.”
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CBI to Be “Main Driver” of Saint Kitts GDP in 2020: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

“Now that tourism is at a standstill,” said Khan, “we expect that the CBI program will be a main driver for the next six months.”
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CBI to Be “Main Driver” of Saint Kitts GDP in 2020: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

“Now that tourism is at a standstill,” said Khan, “we expect that the CBI program will be a main driver for the next six months.”
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35% of Portugal Golden Visa Applicants Have Chosen “Alternative” Investments in 2020

The number of investors choosing the EUR 350,000 Investment Fund option is up 400% since last year, even with five months left in 2020.
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35% of Portugal Golden Visa Applicants Have Chosen “Alternative” Investments in 2020

The number of investors choosing the EUR 350,000 Investment Fund option is up 400% since last year, even with five months left in 2020.
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35% of Portugal Golden Visa Applicants Have Chosen “Alternative” Investments in 2020

The number of investors choosing the EUR 350,000 Investment Fund option is up 400% since last year, even with five months left in 2020.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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43,286 E2 Visas Issued in FY2019: Canadian Participation Up 60% Under Trump

Presuming an average family size of three and investment of US$250,000, the program will have raised in excess of US$3.6 billion in FY2019.
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10 on the Weekend – Alex Hopkin: “Inexperienced Actors” Compromising Service Quality

A casual conversation with a fellow orchestra member turned Alex Hopkin from violinist to decade-long veteran of RCBI government advisory.
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The Protracted Demise of Latvia’s Golden Visa

Once first among its European equals, Latvia’s golden visa has languished since 2014. 93% of the program’s total FDI stems from before 2016.
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The Protracted Demise of Latvia’s Golden Visa

Once first among its European equals, Latvia’s golden visa has languished since 2014. 93% of the program’s total FDI stems from before 2016.
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The Protracted Demise of Latvia’s Golden Visa

Once first among its European equals, Latvia’s golden visa has languished since 2014. 93% of the program’s total FDI stems from before 2016.
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The Protracted Demise of Latvia’s Golden Visa

Once first among its European equals, Latvia’s golden visa has languished since 2014. 93% of the program’s total FDI stems from before 2016.
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Citizenship by Investment And The Right to Be Unremarkable

In travel, being invisible is the goal. Using personal anecdotes, Kenneth Green explains the CBI industry’s role in making that possible.
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Citizenship by Investment And The Right to Be Unremarkable

In travel, being invisible is the goal. Using personal anecdotes, Kenneth Green explains the CBI industry’s role in making that possible.
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Australian COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: Art. 13 of Human Rights Declaration Suspended?

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights states that “Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.”
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Australian COVID-19 Travel Restrictions: Art. 13 of Human Rights Declaration Suspended?

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights states that “Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.”
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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Four Unsung Investment Migration Markets That Deserve Your Attention

Christopher Clowes explores the potential of four fast-growing investment migration markets that don’t get enough attention.
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“HNWIs Are Very, Very Nervous About Risk of Social Unrest”: Asaria on Investment Migration After COVID

Mohammed Asaria says UHNWIs, after the pandemic, are far more willing to physically move their business, capital, and families.
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China’s Millennials: What Does the World’s Largest Investor Migrant Group Want? Part 3

Chinese millennials are now the world’s biggest group of investor migrants. And among them, the most active of all are the “sea turtles”.
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Acquiring Excellence: Price Dilution Among CIPs Will Not Boost Capital Flows

Price cuts will not work for CIPs, writes Mohammed Asaria. Maintaining brand value and prosecuting miscreants will.
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10 on The Weekend – Jonathan Cardona: “New Regulations, New Image”

Jonathan Cardona: New regulations required a “balancing act” between staying competitive and considering “the concerns of institutions”.
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Malta Govt. in Talks With Henley & Partners Over Concessionaire’s Future Role

In the event of early termination of the concessionaire’s contract, the Maltese government would be liable for losses incurred.
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Greece to Target Foreign Pensioners With 7% Flat Tax to Bolster Economic Recovery

The Ministry of Finance has tabled a law that would offer a flat tax of 7% for foreign retirees who transfer their tax residence to Greece.
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Greece to Target Foreign Pensioners With 7% Flat Tax to Bolster Economic Recovery

The Ministry of Finance has tabled a law that would offer a flat tax of 7% for foreign retirees who transfer their tax residence to Greece.
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Greece to Target Foreign Pensioners With 7% Flat Tax to Bolster Economic Recovery

The Ministry of Finance has tabled a law that would offer a flat tax of 7% for foreign retirees who transfer their tax residence to Greece.
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The Bulgarian LLC-Investment Route to EU Citizenship in Five Years

There’s more to Bulgarian citizenship by investment than government bonds, write Nevena Bekyarova and Kamen Shoylev.
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The Bulgarian LLC-Investment Route to EU Citizenship in Five Years

There’s more to Bulgarian citizenship by investment than government bonds, write Nevena Bekyarova and Kamen Shoylev.
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The Bulgarian LLC-Investment Route to EU Citizenship in Five Years

There’s more to Bulgarian citizenship by investment than government bonds, write Nevena Bekyarova and Kamen Shoylev.
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The Multiple Trials Awaiting the Caribbean After 2020 And What They Mean for CBI

Dual shocks to both the tourism and CBI sectors is far from the only challenge staring the Caribbean in the face in 2020, writes Kenneth Green.
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Investor Migrants Look at Healthcare When Deciding Where to Ride Out The Next Crisis

Kevin Bürchler: Tiny tropical islands can be great places in which to sit out a global crisis – until you need advanced medical assistance.
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Investor Migrants Look at Healthcare When Deciding Where to Ride Out The Next Crisis

Kevin Bürchler: Tiny tropical islands can be great places in which to sit out a global crisis – until you need advanced medical assistance.
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Investor Migrants Look at Healthcare When Deciding Where to Ride Out The Next Crisis

Kevin Bürchler: Tiny tropical islands can be great places in which to sit out a global crisis – until you need advanced medical assistance.
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“New Global Hierarchy of Mobility”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

Americans get a taste of travel restrictions, the bona fides of EU-criticism of RCBI is questioned, and Caribbean CIPs are in a bind.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Investment Migration in the EU Crossed Historic €5 Billion FDI Milestone in 2019

Conservatively estimated, EU-based RCBI programs accounted for FDI amounting to at least EUR 5.5 billion, double the 2015 figure.
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Hong Kong’s EB-5 Applicants to Join Mainlanders in Retrogression Following Executive Order

In the absence of new legislation, litigation blocking the order, or a Presidential reversal, Hong Kong’s EB-5 investors are in for retrogression.
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Hong Kong EB-5 Investors: Surging in 2019, Low Rejection Rates, Faster Adjudication

IIUSA’s Lee Y. Li conducts a detailed statistical analysis on EB-5 investment trends in one of the program’s fastest-growing markets.
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Why I’m Doubling Down on Portugal’s Golden Visa After the Pandemic

Nic Salerno has been a huge fan of Portugal – for himself and his clients – for years. After COVID-19, he is more bullish than ever before.
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Why I’m Doubling Down on Portugal’s Golden Visa After the Pandemic

Nic Salerno has been a huge fan of Portugal – for himself and his clients – for years. After COVID-19, he is more bullish than ever before.
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Citizenship Through Impact – Refocusing CBI to Maximize Development

“Too few private initiatives have had a meaningful impact on the Caribbean economies,” writes Mohammed Asaria. “Time for a different approach.”
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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First-Half 2020 Investment in Portugal’s Golden Visa Already 52% of 2019 Total

A prognosis that two months ago might have seemed absurd is starting to look realistic: 2020 could be a record year for Portugal’s golden visa.
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Pandemic Pummels Greek Golden Visa in Q2, But Policy Changes Offer Promise of Comeback in Q3

New procedural measures will make remote-application feasible and boost application volumes, but they did not take effect in time to save Q2.
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Pandemic Pummels Greek Golden Visa in Q2, But Policy Changes Offer Promise of Comeback in Q3

New procedural measures will make remote-application feasible and boost application volumes, but they did not take effect in time to save Q2.
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Pandemic Pummels Greek Golden Visa in Q2, But Policy Changes Offer Promise of Comeback in Q3

New procedural measures will make remote-application feasible and boost application volumes, but they did not take effect in time to save Q2.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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Why Portugal Will Rebound Far Better From the Crisis Than Competing RCBI Programs

Portugal handled the crisis better than most of its peers and are seeing its golden visa program soar in popularity as a consequence.
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After Rejecting Up to 90% of Applications, Malaysia Freezes MM2H, Again

The government says it aims to relaunch by December, adding “it’s not a permanent closure because the program contributes to our economy.”
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The Pandemic’s Five Silver Linings for the EB-5 Program

Available EB-5 visas in 2021 will most likely be much higher than it has ever been in the past, writes Marko Issever.
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Reactions to MIIP Changes Mostly Positive, But Concerns Raised About Property Minimums

On the whole, reactions to the MIIP’s changes were positive, though the doubling of the property investment minimum has raised some eyebrows.
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Reactions to MIIP Changes Mostly Positive, But Concerns Raised About Property Minimums

On the whole, reactions to the MIIP’s changes were positive, though the doubling of the property investment minimum has raised some eyebrows.
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Reactions to MIIP Changes Mostly Positive, But Concerns Raised About Property Minimums

On the whole, reactions to the MIIP’s changes were positive, though the doubling of the property investment minimum has raised some eyebrows.
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Sweeping Makeover for Malta IIP: Property Investment Doubled, Up to 3 Years Residency

Malta’s IIP is in for a major overhaul in September, with comprehensive changes to the contribution, real estate, and residency requirements.
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Sweeping Makeover for Malta IIP: Property Investment Doubled, Up to 3 Years Residency

Malta’s IIP is in for a major overhaul in September, with comprehensive changes to the contribution, real estate, and residency requirements.
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Sweeping Makeover for Malta IIP: Property Investment Doubled, Up to 3 Years Residency

Malta’s IIP is in for a major overhaul in September, with comprehensive changes to the contribution, real estate, and residency requirements.
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“Wake Up in The Morning Without Smelling Tear Gas”: Investment Migration People in the News This Week

African investor migrants multiply, Singapore considers position in RCBI-market, Hongkongers’ cup runneth over, South Americans HNWI targeted.
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The “Bachelor Tax” Some CIPs Charge on Single Applicants

Governments offering CIPs need to start treating their CBI citizens as real citizens, and not life-long piggy-banks, writes Justin Donovan.
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Stakeholders Lobby for €250,000 Spanish Golden Visa as Investment Slumps

“We have proposed to the Government to halve the amount of investment in housing,” says the head of the country’s developers’ association.
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Stakeholders Lobby for €250,000 Spanish Golden Visa as Investment Slumps

“We have proposed to the Government to halve the amount of investment in housing,” says the head of the country’s developers’ association.
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Stakeholders Lobby for €250,000 Spanish Golden Visa as Investment Slumps

“We have proposed to the Government to halve the amount of investment in housing,” says the head of the country’s developers’ association.
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First-Time Financing by World Bank for Digital Economy in the Eastern Caribbean

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today the regional Caribbean Digital Transformation Project for a total of US$94 million for four Eastern Caribbean countries: Dominica (US$28 million), Grenada (US$8 million), Saint Lucia (US$20 million), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (US$30 million), and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission (US$8 million) to […]
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Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About China’s Investment Migration Market

While demand is stronger than ever, the big agencies are closing branches and laying off staff. In 2020, all the rules have changed.
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Asset Allocation for Citizenship Portfolios: Maximize Yield, Hedge Against Black Swans

Now is the time for advisors to talk to clients about diversification of their residency and citizenship portfolios, writes Tatiana Tolstaia.
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Asset Allocation for Citizenship Portfolios: Maximize Yield, Hedge Against Black Swans

Now is the time for advisors to talk to clients about diversification of their residency and citizenship portfolios, writes Tatiana Tolstaia.
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Eric Major on Investment Migration After COVID: “Phone Rings The Most During Times of Turmoil”

Major also comments on the reasons he believes the Montenegro CIP has underperformed so far and, as of last week, had only issued ten passports.
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Eric Major on Investment Migration After COVID: “Phone Rings The Most During Times of Turmoil”

Major also comments on the reasons he believes the Montenegro CIP has underperformed so far and, as of last week, had only issued ten passports.
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Investor Immigrants Are Dream Immigrants: The Case for Proactive Naturalization Policies

Sovereign countries are free to choose whom they naturalize. If you want the crème de la crème of immigrants, all you have to do is ask.
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Investor Immigrants Are Dream Immigrants: The Case for Proactive Naturalization Policies

Sovereign countries are free to choose whom they naturalize. If you want the crème de la crème of immigrants, all you have to do is ask.
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Investor Immigrants Are Dream Immigrants: The Case for Proactive Naturalization Policies

Sovereign countries are free to choose whom they naturalize. If you want the crème de la crème of immigrants, all you have to do is ask.
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Andrew Henderson on Investment Migration After COVID: “It’s Going to Be a Reset”

Watch: Andrew Henderson thinks CBI programs have little room to maneuver on price and warns citizenship-based taxation is on the European agenda.
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Cyprus Govt. Approves New CIP Regulations to Render Program Beyond Reproach

The subject of criticism from EU institutions for years, Cyprus is putting in place new regulations it hopes will leave it well-nigh unimpeachable.
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US EB-5 Update: I-829 Petitions Up 27% on Year in Q1, Approval Rate 99%

It’s the second time in EB-5 history that the number of I-829 filings exceeds 1,000 petitions within a single quarter.
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Historic Comeback for Portugal Golden Visa: May 2020 Best Month on Record

Back with a vengeance: May approvals alone exceeded those of the preceding four months combined as the program raised a historic EUR 147 million.
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Historic Comeback for Portugal Golden Visa: May 2020 Best Month on Record

Back with a vengeance: May approvals alone exceeded those of the preceding four months combined as the program raised a historic EUR 147 million.
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Investment Migration in the News This Week: “COVID-19 Has Accelerated Adoption of [CBI]”

Prominent investment migration figures have garnered an unusually high degree of coverage in mainstream outlets over the past week
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Investment Migration in the News This Week: “COVID-19 Has Accelerated Adoption of [CBI]”

Prominent investment migration figures have garnered an unusually high degree of coverage in mainstream outlets over the past week
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Malta IIP Agency Issues Deadline for Applications to Be Considered Before New Regulations

It remains to be seen whether the new rules will be ready in time to prevent a gap between the first and second versions of the MIIP.
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Juwai IQI Launches Juwai.asia, the First Global Real Estate Portal for Asian Buyers

Juwai.asia, the first global portal for non-China Asian consumers who want to purchase real estate anywhere in the world, lists 6 million properties a year.
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Juwai IQI Launches Juwai.asia, the First Global Real Estate Portal for Asian Buyers

Juwai.asia, the first global portal for non-China Asian consumers who want to purchase real estate anywhere in the world, lists 6 million properties a year.
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Juwai IQI Launches Juwai.asia, the First Global Real Estate Portal for Asian Buyers

Juwai.asia, the first global portal for non-China Asian consumers who want to purchase real estate anywhere in the world, lists 6 million properties a year.
The post Juwai IQI Launches Juwai.asia, the