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“Citizenship is Something Fundamentally Unfair”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

IM people in the news this week include David Lesperance, Christian Kälin, Murat Coskun, and Inês Azevedo.
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“Citizenship is Something Fundamentally Unfair”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

IM people in the news this week include David Lesperance, Christian Kälin, Murat Coskun, and Inês Azevedo.
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Bluemina: 25 Years of Successfully Leading Dual Citizenship and Permanent Residency in MENA Region

After 25 years in the business, Bluemina has helped more than 12,000 families fulfill their citizenship and residency dreams.
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Bluemina: 25 Years of Successfully Leading Dual Citizenship and Permanent Residency in MENA Region

After 25 years in the business, Bluemina has helped more than 12,000 families fulfill their citizenship and residency dreams.
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Bluemina: 25 Years of Successfully Leading Dual Citizenship and Permanent Residency in MENA Region

After 25 years in the business, Bluemina has helped more than 12,000 families fulfill their citizenship and residency dreams.
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Grenada CIP Head Confirms: Non-Sanctioned Russians Welcome to Apply Again, on Case-by-Case Basis

Non-sanctioned Russian and Belarusian investors are officially welcome to apply to Grenada’s citizenship by investment program again.
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Grenada CIP Head Confirms: Non-Sanctioned Russians Welcome to Apply Again, on Case-by-Case Basis

Non-sanctioned Russian and Belarusian investors are officially welcome to apply to Grenada’s citizenship by investment program again.
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Chinese Investor Migrant Data 2021: Application Volume Still Far Below 2019 Levels

While contours of a recovery from 2020’s drop in Chinese IM program participation are becoming apparent, the market remains in the doldrums.
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Chinese Investor Migrant Data 2021: Application Volume Still Far Below 2019 Levels

While contours of a recovery from 2020’s drop in Chinese IM program participation are becoming apparent, the market remains in the doldrums.
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Chinese Investor Migrant Data 2021: Application Volume Still Far Below 2019 Levels

While contours of a recovery from 2020’s drop in Chinese IM program participation are becoming apparent, the market remains in the doldrums.
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Chinese Investor Migrant Data 2021: Application Volume Still Far Below 2019 Levels

While contours of a recovery from 2020’s drop in Chinese IM program participation are becoming apparent, the market remains in the doldrums.
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Chinese Investor Migrant Data 2021: Application Volume Still Far Below 2019 Levels

While contours of a recovery from 2020’s drop in Chinese IM program participation are becoming apparent, the market remains in the doldrums.
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Chinese Investor Migrant Data 2021: Application Volume Still Far Below 2019 Levels

While contours of a recovery from 2020’s drop in Chinese IM program participation are becoming apparent, the market remains in the doldrums.
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SEF Resumes Biometrics Appointment Bookings for Golden Visa Applicants (Except for Renewals)

“The real backlog”, says Pedro Catão Pinheiro, “is still ahead of us. It will come with the wave of applications filed on June 15th.”
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SEF Resumes Biometrics Appointment Bookings for Golden Visa Applicants (Except for Renewals)

“The real backlog”, says Pedro Catão Pinheiro, “is still ahead of us. It will come with the wave of applications filed on June 15th.”
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South Korea Investor Visa Approvals Hit 16-Year High in 2021: Applications from India up 75%

The program’s applicant nationality profile is decidedly Western: Among the top 10 source countries are the US, Germany, France, and the UK.
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South Korea Investor Visa Approvals Hit 16-Year High in 2021: Applications from India up 75%

The program’s applicant nationality profile is decidedly Western: Among the top 10 source countries are the US, Germany, France, and the UK.
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Why Don’t More Investment Migration Companies Promote Italy’s “Dolce Visa”?

Italy as a destination sells itself, argues Dario Montagnese. All RCBI advisors need to do is let investors know it also has a golden visa.
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Why Don’t More Investment Migration Companies Promote Italy’s “Dolce Visa”?

Italy as a destination sells itself, argues Dario Montagnese. All RCBI advisors need to do is let investors know it also has a golden visa.
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Why Don’t More Investment Migration Companies Promote Italy’s “Dolce Visa”?

Italy as a destination sells itself, argues Dario Montagnese. All RCBI advisors need to do is let investors know it also has a golden visa.
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Why Don’t More Investment Migration Companies Promote Italy’s “Dolce Visa”?

Italy as a destination sells itself, argues Dario Montagnese. All RCBI advisors need to do is let investors know it also has a golden visa.
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Special Report: The Fate of Investment Migration in Europe – What Happens Next​

Stephane Tajick provides an in-depth overview of the EU’s legislative procedures around investment migration. What are the potential outcomes? At which junctures can the industry influence the process? And what timeline are we working with?
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Special Report: The Fate of Investment Migration in Europe – What Happens Next​

Stephane Tajick provides an in-depth overview of the EU’s legislative procedures around investment migration. What are the potential outcomes? At which junctures can the industry influence the process? And what timeline are we working with?
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Special Report: The Fate of Investment Migration in Europe – What Happens Next​

Stephane Tajick provides an in-depth overview of the EU’s legislative procedures around investment migration. What are the potential outcomes? At which junctures can the industry influence the process? And what timeline are we working with?
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Special Report: The Fate of Investment Migration in Europe – What Happens Next​

Stephane Tajick provides an in-depth overview of the EU’s legislative procedures around investment migration. What are the potential outcomes? At which junctures can the industry influence the process? And what timeline are we working with?
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Special Report: The Fate of Investment Migration in Europe – What Happens Next​

Stephane Tajick provides an in-depth overview of the EU’s legislative procedures around investment migration. What are the potential outcomes? At which junctures can the industry influence the process? And what timeline are we working with?
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Portuguese Parliament Rejects Leftist Parties’ Motions to End Golden Visa

Portugal’s ruling Socialist Party, which controls Parliament, has made its position clear: The golden visa program is not going anywhere.
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Latitude Group Announces 1st Applicants to Receive Maltese Citizenship Approvals Under MEIN Policy

The first applicants and their families started the MEIN journey in December 2020 and took just under 18 months to get citizenship approval.
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Latitude Group Announces 1st Applicants to Receive Maltese Citizenship Approvals Under MEIN Policy

The first applicants and their families started the MEIN journey in December 2020 and took just under 18 months to get citizenship approval.
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Latitude Group Announces 1st Applicants to Receive Maltese Citizenship Approvals Under MEIN Policy

The first applicants and their families started the MEIN journey in December 2020 and took just under 18 months to get citizenship approval.
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Latitude Group Announces 1st Applicants to Receive Maltese Citizenship Approvals Under MEIN Policy

The first applicants and their families started the MEIN journey in December 2020 and took just under 18 months to get citizenship approval.
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“Location Fluidity is Going to Stop Being a Luxury” – Investment Migration People in the News This Week

“[…] location fluidity is going to stop being a luxury for just the very few. It’s going to be an option for everyone.”
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“Location Fluidity is Going to Stop Being a Luxury” – Investment Migration People in the News This Week

“[…] location fluidity is going to stop being a luxury for just the very few. It’s going to be an option for everyone.”
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“Location Fluidity is Going to Stop Being a Luxury” – Investment Migration People in the News This Week

“[…] location fluidity is going to stop being a luxury for just the very few. It’s going to be an option for everyone.”
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“Location Fluidity is Going to Stop Being a Luxury” – Investment Migration People in the News This Week

“[…] location fluidity is going to stop being a luxury for just the very few. It’s going to be an option for everyone.”
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Switzerland Follows EU to Suspend Visa-Free Entry for Vanuatu Passport Holders

It now remains to be seen whether the remaining non-EU Schengen countries – Norway, Lichtenstein, and Iceland – will follow suit.
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Switzerland Follows EU to Suspend Visa-Free Entry for Vanuatu Passport Holders

It now remains to be seen whether the remaining non-EU Schengen countries – Norway, Lichtenstein, and Iceland – will follow suit.
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Turkey Citizenship by Investment Rises to $400,000 Today: How Will the Price Hike Affect the Program?

Most Turkey CIP investors were spending well above the $250,000 anyway, looking as much to prospective ROI as to the prospect of citizenship.
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Breaking: SEF Resumes Acceptance of New Portugal Golden Visa Applications

After six months of stagnation, the SEF has begun accepting new golden visa applications once more.
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100 Investors Have Chosen Portugal’s Golden Visa Fund Option so Far in 2022, China Volume at Record Low

American applicants and fund investments reach record highs while Chinese participation and per-applicant average investment hit record lows.
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100 Investors Have Chosen Portugal’s Golden Visa Fund Option so Far in 2022, China Volume at Record Low

American applicants and fund investments reach record highs while Chinese participation and per-applicant average investment hit record lows.
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FY2021 Was Multi-Record Year for Saint Lucia CIP: Real Estate Biggest Earner, US Applicants Up 10x

Applications, approvals, passport issuances, and investment all more than doubled and set all-time highs. US applicant approvals rose 900%.
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EU Tells Vanuatu to Get its CBI House in Order by May 2023 or See Visa-Waiver Suspension Extended

The visa-waiver suspension will last until at least February next year, at which point the EU will re-assess the country’s CBI programs.
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Portugal’s Golden Visa Crisis: Civil Suit Against State Only Option if Stonewalling Continues, Say PAIIR-Founders

After 16 months of attempting to engage a Kafkaesque bureaucracy on the golden visa crisis, the founders of PAIIR are ringing the alarm bells.
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Portugal’s Golden Visa Crisis: Civil Suit Against State Only Option if Stonewalling Continues, Say PAIIR-Founders

After 16 months of attempting to engage a Kafkaesque bureaucracy on the golden visa crisis, the founders of PAIIR are ringing the alarm bells.
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Portugal’s Golden Visa Crisis: Civil Suit Against State Only Option if Stonewalling Continues, Say PAIIR-Founders

After 16 months of attempting to engage a Kafkaesque bureaucracy on the golden visa crisis, the founders of PAIIR are ringing the alarm bells.
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Portugal’s Golden Visa Crisis: Civil Suit Against State Only Option if Stonewalling Continues, Say PAIIR-Founders

After 16 months of attempting to engage a Kafkaesque bureaucracy on the golden visa crisis, the founders of PAIIR are ringing the alarm bells.
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Indian Investor Migrant Data 2015-2021: UK and South Korea Programs Stand Out in 2021

All told, IMI has been able to confirm 472 approved Indian main applicants globally for 2021.
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Indian Investor Migrant Data 2015-2021: UK and South Korea Programs Stand Out in 2021

All told, IMI has been able to confirm 472 approved Indian main applicants globally for 2021.
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Indian Investor Migrant Data 2015-2021: UK and South Korea Programs Stand Out in 2021

All told, IMI has been able to confirm 472 approved Indian main applicants globally for 2021.
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SEF Golden Visa Stoppage “Is a Real Scandal, a Shame” – IM People in The News This Week

“There is not the slightest possible justification for the [golden visa] program not to work,” says the President of APPII.
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SEF Golden Visa Stoppage “Is a Real Scandal, a Shame” – IM People in The News This Week

“There is not the slightest possible justification for the [golden visa] program not to work,” says the President of APPII.
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SEF Golden Visa Stoppage “Is a Real Scandal, a Shame” – IM People in The News This Week

“There is not the slightest possible justification for the [golden visa] program not to work,” says the President of APPII.
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SEF Golden Visa Stoppage “Is a Real Scandal, a Shame” – IM People in The News This Week

“There is not the slightest possible justification for the [golden visa] program not to work,” says the President of APPII.
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Mexican Ex-President Peña Nieto Living in Spain on Golden Visa

In 2019, the ex-president denied reports he had plans to leave Mexico for Spain. Records show he had changed his mind 18 months later.
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Mexican Ex-President Peña Nieto Living in Spain on Golden Visa

In 2019, the ex-president denied reports he had plans to leave Mexico for Spain. Records show he had changed his mind 18 months later.
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Mexican Ex-President Peña Nieto Living in Spain on Golden Visa

In 2019, the ex-president denied reports he had plans to leave Mexico for Spain. Records show he had changed his mind 18 months later.
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Mexican Ex-President Peña Nieto Living in Spain on Golden Visa

In 2019, the ex-president denied reports he had plans to leave Mexico for Spain. Records show he had changed his mind 18 months later.
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There Is No One Ultimate Investment Migration Destination

No single passport, program, or country can deliver you from all your mobility woes, writes Brian Greco. The solution is an integrated plan.
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There Is No One Ultimate Investment Migration Destination

No single passport, program, or country can deliver you from all your mobility woes, writes Brian Greco. The solution is an integrated plan.
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Rejection Rates for UK Innovator Visa Reach 35% in Q1 as Home Office Challenges Endorsing Bodies

Increasingly, the Home Office is questioning the conclusions of endorsing bodies, indicates Latitude chief executive Eric Major.
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Rejection Rates for UK Innovator Visa Reach 35% in Q1 as Home Office Challenges Endorsing Bodies

Increasingly, the Home Office is questioning the conclusions of endorsing bodies, indicates Latitude chief executive Eric Major.
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Saint Kitts & Nevis PM Persists in Withholding CBI Data, Even From His Own Cabinet, Says Special Report

PM Harris declined to share the financial data even as his cabinet ministers threatened, and eventually brought, a motion of no confidence.
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Portugal Plans to Tax Crypto: How Soon Could it Happen and Will it Affect Golden Visa, D7 Demand

How soon could crypto-tax become a reality in Portugal? And could Portugal remain a relative crypto tax haven even with taxes?
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Portugal Plans to Tax Crypto: How Soon Could it Happen and Will it Affect Golden Visa, D7 Demand

How soon could crypto-tax become a reality in Portugal? And could Portugal remain a relative crypto tax haven even with taxes?
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Portugal Plans to Tax Crypto: How Soon Could it Happen and Will it Affect Golden Visa, D7 Demand

How soon could crypto-tax become a reality in Portugal? And could Portugal remain a relative crypto tax haven even with taxes?
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Portugal Plans to Tax Crypto: How Soon Could it Happen and Will it Affect Golden Visa, D7 Demand

How soon could crypto-tax become a reality in Portugal? And could Portugal remain a relative crypto tax haven even with taxes?
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Portugal Plans to Tax Crypto: How Soon Could it Happen and Will it Affect Golden Visa, D7 Demand

How soon could crypto-tax become a reality in Portugal? And could Portugal remain a relative crypto tax haven even with taxes?
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Portugal Plans to Tax Crypto: How Soon Could it Happen and Will it Affect Golden Visa, D7 Demand

How soon could crypto-tax become a reality in Portugal? And could Portugal remain a relative crypto tax haven even with taxes?
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Expects UK Innovator Visa to Garner “Over 1,000 Applicants per Year” – IM People in the News This Week

“In a couple of years when programme awareness is likely increased, we think the country could attract over 1,000 applicants per year.”
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Launch: IMI’s Citizenship by Investment Program Transparency Index

IMI is launching the CBI Program Transparency Index to encourage program integrity and address a common criticism of the industry.
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Montenegrin PM in Brussels: CIP “Will be Terminated” on Dec 31st

As it did in 2021, Montengro’s government says it will end the CIP on new year’s eve. This time, an 11th-hour change of heart is less likely.
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Montenegrin PM in Brussels: CIP “Will be Terminated” on Dec 31st

As it did in 2021, Montengro’s government says it will end the CIP on new year’s eve. This time, an 11th-hour change of heart is less likely.
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Montenegrin PM in Brussels: CIP “Will be Terminated” on Dec 31st

As it did in 2021, Montengro’s government says it will end the CIP on new year’s eve. This time, an 11th-hour change of heart is less likely.
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Montenegrin PM in Brussels: CIP “Will be Terminated” on Dec 31st

As it did in 2021, Montengro’s government says it will end the CIP on new year’s eve. This time, an 11th-hour change of heart is less likely.
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Think Portugal’s NHR is Attractive? Wait Until You See Greece’s New Tax Incentives for Foreign Investors

Foreign investors, retirees, and – in some cases – freelancers and employees can pay a single-digit rate of tax under Greece’s new regimes.
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Think Portugal’s NHR is Attractive? Wait Until You See Greece’s New Tax Incentives for Foreign Investors

Foreign investors, retirees, and – in some cases – freelancers and employees can pay a single-digit rate of tax under Greece’s new regimes.
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Dominica Bans Syrians, Kurds from Applying for Citizenship by Investment Program

No Syrians, no Kurds, and no explanation from the Dominica CIU. Iranians, however, are once more welcome to apply for citizenship.
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The World’s 10 Most Popular Golden Visas in 2021: Preliminary Results

The top ten residence by investment programs globally approved more than 18,000 applications in 2021. See which they were.
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The World’s 10 Most Popular Golden Visas in 2021: Preliminary Results

The top ten residence by investment programs globally approved more than 18,000 applications in 2021. See which they were.
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The World’s 10 Most Popular Golden Visas in 2021: Preliminary Results

The top ten residence by investment programs globally approved more than 18,000 applications in 2021. See which they were.
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The World’s 10 Most Popular Golden Visas in 2021: Preliminary Results

The top ten residence by investment programs globally approved more than 18,000 applications in 2021. See which they were.
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The World’s 10 Most Popular Golden Visas in 2021: Preliminary Results

The top ten residence by investment programs globally approved more than 18,000 applications in 2021. See which they were.
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The World’s 10 Most Popular Golden Visas in 2021: Preliminary Results

The top ten residence by investment programs globally approved more than 18,000 applications in 2021. See which they were.
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Turkey Sets Date for CBI Price Increase, Adds Another Qualifying Option

“There is still a very small window of opportunity to beat the price-increase deadline. But quick and decisive action would be required.”
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Ireland IIP Becomes 6th Billion-Euro Golden Visa in Europe, 2021 Data Reveals

Ireland finally joined the exclusive billion-euro golden visa club at the end of last year, almost entirely thanks to Chinese investment.
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Ireland IIP Becomes 6th Billion-Euro Golden Visa in Europe, 2021 Data Reveals

Ireland finally joined the exclusive billion-euro golden visa club at the end of last year, almost entirely thanks to Chinese investment.
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Ireland IIP Becomes 6th Billion-Euro Golden Visa in Europe, 2021 Data Reveals

Ireland finally joined the exclusive billion-euro golden visa club at the end of last year, almost entirely thanks to Chinese investment.
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Ireland IIP Becomes 6th Billion-Euro Golden Visa in Europe, 2021 Data Reveals

Ireland finally joined the exclusive billion-euro golden visa club at the end of last year, almost entirely thanks to Chinese investment.
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Spain Non-Lucrative, Golden Visa Approvals Accelerated Sharply in 2021

Though the Ministry will only confirm the number in December, Spain likely approved its 13,000th golden visa in the second half of last year.
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Spain Non-Lucrative, Golden Visa Approvals Accelerated Sharply in 2021

Though the Ministry will only confirm the number in December, Spain likely approved its 13,000th golden visa in the second half of last year.
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EB-5: Regional Center Redesignation “Not Required” Say Congressional Leaders in Letter to Mayorkas

USCIS last week shocked the EB5 market by saying all regional centers will need redesignation. That’s not the case, say congressional leaders.
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“[…] They Want to Keep Making a Lot of Money off it” – IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people int he news this week.
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“[…] They Want to Keep Making a Lot of Money off it” – IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people int he news this week.
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Portugal Golden Visa Fund Investment so Far in 2022 Already Exceeds Last Year’s Total

Investment in golden visa funds has already surpassed last year’s total, indicating fund investment could more than triple this year.
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Portugal Golden Visa Fund Investment so Far in 2022 Already Exceeds Last Year’s Total

Investment in golden visa funds has already surpassed last year’s total, indicating fund investment could more than triple this year.
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Portugal Golden Visa Fund Investment so Far in 2022 Already Exceeds Last Year’s Total

Investment in golden visa funds has already surpassed last year’s total, indicating fund investment could more than triple this year.
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Portugal Golden Visa Fund Investment so Far in 2022 Already Exceeds Last Year’s Total

Investment in golden visa funds has already surpassed last year’s total, indicating fund investment could more than triple this year.
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IMI Private Briefing May 2022 Out Now

The May 2022 Private Briefings is out now. If you are an IMI Club PRO member, check your inbox for the password-protected PDF.
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USCIS Drops Bombshell EB-5 Q&A Hours Before One-Sided, Overwhelmingly Negative “Listening Session”

All Regional Center designations are now defunct and all entities seeking to recruit RC-based investors must file for designation again.
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Why the Greek Golden Visa is the Ultimate Residency by Investment Program

The facts and figures speak for themselves: Greece offers the best deal in the world for residence by investment.
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Why the Greek Golden Visa is the Ultimate Residency by Investment Program

The facts and figures speak for themselves: Greece offers the best deal in the world for residence by investment.
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Why the Greek Golden Visa is the Ultimate Residency by Investment Program

The facts and figures speak for themselves: Greece offers the best deal in the world for residence by investment.
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Why the Greek Golden Visa is the Ultimate Residency by Investment Program

The facts and figures speak for themselves: Greece offers the best deal in the world for residence by investment.
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Panama: Independent Means Visas Fly off the Shelf in Q1, Friendly Nations Visa Interest Dips

Q1 figures show interest in independent means visas in Panama are reaching decade-high levels, while investor visa demand is declining.
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Panama: Independent Means Visas Fly off the Shelf in Q1, Friendly Nations Visa Interest Dips

Q1 figures show interest in independent means visas in Panama are reaching decade-high levels, while investor visa demand is declining.
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Panama: Independent Means Visas Fly off the Shelf in Q1, Friendly Nations Visa Interest Dips

Q1 figures show interest in independent means visas in Panama are reaching decade-high levels, while investor visa demand is declining.
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70% of US Visa Waiver Countries Have Investment Migration Programs, Library of Congress Report Finds

Congressmen aiming to end visa-waivers for countries with CIPs learn that 70% of visa-waiver countries have investment migration programs.
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70% of US Visa Waiver Countries Have Investment Migration Programs, Library of Congress Report Finds

Congressmen aiming to end visa-waivers for countries with CIPs learn that 70% of visa-waiver countries have investment migration programs.
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US Millionaires’ Citizenship Renunciations Nosedive in 2022, Exactly as Predicted in 2020

Just as Lesperance foresaw 18 months ago, citizenship renunciations among wealthy Americans are cratering. Here’s what he expects next.
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US Millionaires’ Citizenship Renunciations Nosedive in 2022, Exactly as Predicted in 2020

Just as Lesperance foresaw 18 months ago, citizenship renunciations among wealthy Americans are cratering. Here’s what he expects next.
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US Millionaires’ Citizenship Renunciations Nosedive in 2022, Exactly as Predicted in 2020

Just as Lesperance foresaw 18 months ago, citizenship renunciations among wealthy Americans are cratering. Here’s what he expects next.
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Sri Lanka Cabinet Approves Plans for $75,000 Golden Visa

Sri Lanka is sorely in need of foreign currency to pay for food and energy imports. Now, the government hopes a golden visa can bring cash.
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“IRCC Will Ask for a Progress Report. Be Sure of This” – Investment Migration People in the News This Week

“This is not a passive investment program, and does require active participation from the candidate,” says Harvey [about Canada’s SUV].
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“IRCC Will Ask for a Progress Report. Be Sure of This” – Investment Migration People in the News This Week

“This is not a passive investment program, and does require active participation from the candidate,” says Harvey [about Canada’s SUV].
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“IRCC Will Ask for a Progress Report. Be Sure of This” – Investment Migration People in the News This Week

“This is not a passive investment program, and does require active participation from the candidate,” says Harvey [about Canada’s SUV].
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New Zealand Investor Visa Sees Strong Rebound in 2022: NZ$ Half Billion Raised in First Three Quarters of FY

After two years of falling approvals and investments, all arrows finally point in the right direction for New Zealand’s investor visas.
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New Zealand Investor Visa Sees Strong Rebound in 2022: NZ$ Half Billion Raised in First Three Quarters of FY

After two years of falling approvals and investments, all arrows finally point in the right direction for New Zealand’s investor visas.
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The Portugal Golden Visa Investment Fund Page in IMI: Make Sure Your Fund is Correctly Listed

See our new Portugal Golden Visa Investment Funds page; Comparison chart, statistics, and articles about golden visa eligible funds.
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The Portugal Golden Visa Investment Fund Page in IMI: Make Sure Your Fund is Correctly Listed

See our new Portugal Golden Visa Investment Funds page; Comparison chart, statistics, and articles about golden visa eligible funds.
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A Year After Opening, North Macedonia’s €200k CIP Has Yet to Grant Any Citizenships

At least 32 applications remain in processing, some of which were filed in Q2 last year and approved in principle last August.
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A Year After Opening, North Macedonia’s €200k CIP Has Yet to Grant Any Citizenships

At least 32 applications remain in processing, some of which were filed in Q2 last year and approved in principle last August.
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The Future of the Saint Kitts & Nevis CIP and What You Need to Know

Highlights from Bluemina’s webinar with Les Khan, CEO of the Saint Kitts & Nevis CIU, and Gulf News.
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UAE Makes Sweeping Changes to Visa Rules to Attract Capital, Talent, and Long Term Settlers

Investment-based visas are now valid for 10 years and at much lower minimum investment requirements than in the past.
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Malta Reportedly Open to Ending Citizenship by Investment Over EU Pressure, Dwindling Revenue

Unnamed cabinet ministers tell the Times of Malta that the PM considers phasing out the program – or reforming it once again.
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Malta Reportedly Open to Ending Citizenship by Investment Over EU Pressure, Dwindling Revenue

Unnamed cabinet ministers tell the Times of Malta that the PM considers phasing out the program – or reforming it once again.
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Malta Reportedly Open to Ending Citizenship by Investment Over EU Pressure, Dwindling Revenue

Unnamed cabinet ministers tell the Times of Malta that the PM considers phasing out the program – or reforming it once again.
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Was there a US-backed regime change in Pakistan?

A US-sponsored regime change is hardly new, and it does not take a student of history to cite examples of such transgressions. Guatemala, Congo, China, Libya, Palestinian Territories, Dominican Republic, Afghanistan, Cuba, Iraq, Iran, Panama, Bolivia, and Poland are just a few countries where the US has interfered in the past. The Washington Post asserts […]
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Grenada CIP Breaks All Previous Records in 2021 as Revenue Tops US$100m

Grenada’s CIP recorded yet another all-time revenue high in 2021 (for the fifth year in a row) while also breaking a litany of other records.
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Greco: Citizenship by Investment – The True Win-Win-Win of Globalization

Citizenship by investment, argues Brian Greco, is an unequivocal good for governments, locals, agents, and investors. So, why is it vilified?
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Turkey Citizenship Program to Raise Minimum Investment to US$400,000 for Real Estate

Turkish ministers have reportedly decided in a recent meeting to change the program regulations and raise the minimum investment requirement.
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Latvia Keeps Golden Visa Open After All But Shuts it to Russians, Belarusians for 15 Months

In the end, Latvia keeps its program but suspends Russians and Belarusians for a year and bars those who support the war from applying.
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Latvia Keeps Golden Visa Open After All But Shuts it to Russians, Belarusians for 15 Months

In the end, Latvia keeps its program but suspends Russians and Belarusians for a year and bars those who support the war from applying.
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Cyprus to Revoke Passports (Not Citizenships) of up to 21 Russians, Belarusians Over EU Sanctions

Cyprus is revoking the passports – not the citizenships – of a number of Russians and Belarusians whose name appear on sanctions lists.
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Cyprus to Revoke Passports (Not Citizenships) of up to 21 Russians, Belarusians Over EU Sanctions

Cyprus is revoking the passports – not the citizenships – of a number of Russians and Belarusians whose name appear on sanctions lists.
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Cyprus to Revoke Passports (Not Citizenships) of up to 21 Russians, Belarusians Over EU Sanctions

Cyprus is revoking the passports – not the citizenships – of a number of Russians and Belarusians whose name appear on sanctions lists.
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EU Commission Sends “Reasoned Opinion” on MEIN Policy: Malta Undeterred, Ready to Let the Court Decide

The European Commission issues Malta a final demand to close its MEIN policy before deciding whether to take the country to court.
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EU Commission Sends “Reasoned Opinion” on MEIN Policy: Malta Undeterred, Ready to Let the Court Decide

The European Commission issues Malta a final demand to close its MEIN policy before deciding whether to take the country to court.
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EU Commission Sends “Reasoned Opinion” on MEIN Policy: Malta Undeterred, Ready to Let the Court Decide

The European Commission issues Malta a final demand to close its MEIN policy before deciding whether to take the country to court.
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Portugal Golden Visa Fund Investment Soars as Americans Become Top Applicant Nationality

Portugal’s golden visa fund investment option has grown in lockstep with US participation in the program. That’s likely no coincidence.
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CBI Billions: Nevis Premier Discloses 2007-21 Saint Kitts CBI Income, Laments Nevis’ Small Share of Same

Thanks to an ongoing political dispute in Saint Kitts & Nevis, a complete historical account of the country’s CBI earnings is now available.
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CBI Billions: Nevis Premier Discloses 2007-21 Saint Kitts CBI Income, Laments Nevis’ Small Share of Same

Thanks to an ongoing political dispute in Saint Kitts & Nevis, a complete historical account of the country’s CBI earnings is now available.
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6 Global Economic Effects of The War in Ukraine And What They Mean for Investment Migration

Dr. Andrés Solimano, who holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT, identifies six global effects of the war and the impact they could have on IM.
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6 Global Economic Effects of The War in Ukraine And What They Mean for Investment Migration

Dr. Andrés Solimano, who holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT, identifies six global effects of the war and the impact they could have on IM.
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6 Global Economic Effects of The War in Ukraine And What They Mean for Investment Migration

Dr. Andrés Solimano, who holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT, identifies six global effects of the war and the impact they could have on IM.
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6 Global Economic Effects of The War in Ukraine And What They Mean for Investment Migration

Dr. Andrés Solimano, who holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT, identifies six global effects of the war and the impact they could have on IM.
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Vanuatu Establishes Task Force in Hopes of Overturning EU Decision on Visa-Waiver Suspension

In a “Hail Mary” effort to ward off the suspension, Vanuatu is establishing a national task force to review and improve its CBI procedures.
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Some Portugal Golden Visa Investors Aren’t Getting Citizenship in Year 5 Despite Meeting Presence Requirements

Spend 7 weeks in the country over the initial 5-year period, learn how to order a beer, and you’ll get citizenship. Is it really that simple?
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Some Portugal Golden Visa Investors Aren’t Getting Citizenship in Year 5 Despite Meeting Presence Requirements

Spend 7 weeks in the country over the initial 5-year period, learn how to order a beer, and you’ll get citizenship. Is it really that simple?
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Some Portugal Golden Visa Investors Aren’t Getting Citizenship in Year 5 Despite Meeting Presence Requirements

Spend 7 weeks in the country over the initial 5-year period, learn how to order a beer, and you’ll get citizenship. Is it really that simple?
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Some Portugal Golden Visa Investors Aren’t Getting Citizenship in Year 5 Despite Meeting Presence Requirements

Spend 7 weeks in the country over the initial 5-year period, learn how to order a beer, and you’ll get citizenship. Is it really that simple?
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Some Portugal Golden Visa Investors Aren’t Getting Citizenship in Year 5 Despite Meeting Presence Requirements

Spend 7 weeks in the country over the initial 5-year period, learn how to order a beer, and you’ll get citizenship. Is it really that simple?
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Latvia Closes Golden Visa, EU’s Use of Ukraine War to Cripple Investment Migration Continues

As Latvia terminates its golden visa, we summarize what can arguably be characterized as the worst month in investment migration’s history.
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Latvia Closes Golden Visa, EU’s Use of Ukraine War to Cripple Investment Migration Continues

As Latvia terminates its golden visa, we summarize what can arguably be characterized as the worst month in investment migration’s history.
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Latvia Closes Golden Visa, EU’s Use of Ukraine War to Cripple Investment Migration Continues

As Latvia terminates its golden visa, we summarize what can arguably be characterized as the worst month in investment migration’s history.
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Latvia Closes Golden Visa, EU’s Use of Ukraine War to Cripple Investment Migration Continues

As Latvia terminates its golden visa, we summarize what can arguably be characterized as the worst month in investment migration’s history.
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Latvia Closes Golden Visa, EU’s Use of Ukraine War to Cripple Investment Migration Continues

As Latvia terminates its golden visa, we summarize what can arguably be characterized as the worst month in investment migration’s history.
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Latvia Closes Golden Visa, EU’s Use of Ukraine War to Cripple Investment Migration Continues

As Latvia terminates its golden visa, we summarize what can arguably be characterized as the worst month in investment migration’s history.
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Eur. Commission Urges CIPs to Revoke Citizenships, Residencies of Sanctioned Individuals

The Commission calls for freezing ordinary Russians and Belarusians out of golden visas and revoking the status of sanctioned individuals.
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Eur. Commission Urges CIPs to Revoke Citizenships, Residencies of Sanctioned Individuals

The Commission calls for freezing ordinary Russians and Belarusians out of golden visas and revoking the status of sanctioned individuals.
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Eur. Commission Urges CIPs to Revoke Citizenships, Residencies of Sanctioned Individuals

The Commission calls for freezing ordinary Russians and Belarusians out of golden visas and revoking the status of sanctioned individuals.
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Eur. Commission Urges CIPs to Revoke Citizenships, Residencies of Sanctioned Individuals

The Commission calls for freezing ordinary Russians and Belarusians out of golden visas and revoking the status of sanctioned individuals.
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Q1 CBI Agents Update: 13 New Licensees, 10 Removals, Further Blacklistings in the Caribbean

New company names have appeared on Caribbean CIU blacklists. Malta’s agent roster has shrunk for the first time since new programs opened.
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Q1 CBI Agents Update: 13 New Licensees, 10 Removals, Further Blacklistings in the Caribbean

New company names have appeared on Caribbean CIU blacklists. Malta’s agent roster has shrunk for the first time since new programs opened.
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Bulgarian Lawmakers End Citizenship Program as Amendments Pass After Second Reading

After years of back-and-forth, Bulgaria’s semi-direct citizenship by investment program has sung its last verse.
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If the CBI Industry Wants to Survive, it Needs to Muster a Concerted Effort – Immediately

Nuri Katz says recent weeks’ events show that “unless something changes drastically, we are closer to the end of the CBI industry than to the beginning of it.”
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If the CBI Industry Wants to Survive, it Needs to Muster a Concerted Effort – Immediately

Nuri Katz says recent weeks’ events show that “unless something changes drastically, we are closer to the end of the CBI industry than to the beginning of it.”
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Bluemina Webinar: St. Kitts & Nevis CIP – Conclusive Insights and Future Prospects

Bluemina, together with the Saint Kitts & Nevis CIU and in partnership with Gulf News, will be hosting a webinar this Monday.
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Hungary Has Granted EU Citizenship to a Million Hungarian Descendants – 1.6 Million Americans Could Qualify

Hungary is serious about naturalizing members of its diaspora, and not deterred by application volume. 3 million worldwide could be eligible.
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A Tale of Two Golden Visas – Greece and Portugal: More Different Than You Think

For golden visa investors who buy real estate, the differences between Portugal and Greece are big when all factors are taken into account.
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A Tale of Two Golden Visas – Greece and Portugal: More Different Than You Think

For golden visa investors who buy real estate, the differences between Portugal and Greece are big when all factors are taken into account.
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Golden Visas of Spain, Ireland Ban Russians: See Interactive Map of Programs Still Open to Russians

The golden visas of Ireland and Spain join the fast-growing list of investment migration programs closing its doors to Russians.
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Golden Visas of Spain, Ireland Ban Russians: See Interactive Map of Programs Still Open to Russians

The golden visas of Ireland and Spain join the fast-growing list of investment migration programs closing its doors to Russians.
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Golden Visas of Spain, Ireland Ban Russians: See Interactive Map of Programs Still Open to Russians

The golden visas of Ireland and Spain join the fast-growing list of investment migration programs closing its doors to Russians.
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Golden Visas of Spain, Ireland Ban Russians: See Interactive Map of Programs Still Open to Russians

The golden visas of Ireland and Spain join the fast-growing list of investment migration programs closing its doors to Russians.
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Podcast: Independent Means Visas Eating Into Golden Visas’ Market Share

In this episode, we discuss the rising popularity of independent means visas, which require no investment but proof of financial means.
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Podcast: Independent Means Visas Eating Into Golden Visas’ Market Share

In this episode, we discuss the rising popularity of independent means visas, which require no investment but proof of financial means.
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Antigua Proposes Pan-Caribbean CIP Regulator and Focus on Residency to Forestall EU Concerns

“It will be to demonstrate, over and above anything else, our intent to be compliant and sympathetic,” to EU concerns, said the government.
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Antigua Proposes Pan-Caribbean CIP Regulator and Focus on Residency to Forestall EU Concerns

“It will be to demonstrate, over and above anything else, our intent to be compliant and sympathetic,” to EU concerns, said the government.
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Full House: St. Lucia Becomes 5th Caribbean CIP to Suspend Russians, Belarusians

Two weeks after Dominica’s CIP became the first in the Caribbean to suspend Russians and Belarusians, Saint Lucia becomes the 5th and final.
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Full House: St. Lucia Becomes 5th Caribbean CIP to Suspend Russians, Belarusians

Two weeks after Dominica’s CIP became the first in the Caribbean to suspend Russians and Belarusians, Saint Lucia becomes the 5th and final.
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St-Hilaire: Vanuatu Was Only the Beginning – Brussels Is on a Crusade Against Global Mobility

By attacking CIPs in small, defenseless countries with no allies, EU politicians rack up PR points at zero cost, writes Martin St-Hilaire.
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Nestor Alfred, Former CEO of Saint Lucia CIU, Joins Migronis

A seasoned veteran of the government-side of Caribbean citizenship by investment joins Europe-based RCBI firm Migronis.
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Nestor Alfred, Former CEO of Saint Lucia CIU, Joins Migronis

A seasoned veteran of the government-side of Caribbean citizenship by investment joins Europe-based RCBI firm Migronis.
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Nestor Alfred, Former CEO of Saint Lucia CIU, Joins Migronis

A seasoned veteran of the government-side of Caribbean citizenship by investment joins Europe-based RCBI firm Migronis.
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UK Home Office Defends Closure of Investor Visa, Signals New Provisions for Innovator Route

While it plans new provisions for the Innovator visa in the fall, the Home Office says these will not “accommodate would-be Tier 1 investors”.
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UK Home Office Defends Closure of Investor Visa, Signals New Provisions for Innovator Route

While it plans new provisions for the Innovator visa in the fall, the Home Office says these will not “accommodate would-be Tier 1 investors”.
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UK Home Office Defends Closure of Investor Visa, Signals New Provisions for Innovator Route

While it plans new provisions for the Innovator visa in the fall, the Home Office says these will not “accommodate would-be Tier 1 investors”.
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Vanuatu Citizenship Program Without Schengen-Access: What Happens Next?

“I do not see any way to please the EU other than stopping the whole program,” says St-Hilaire, while Harris thinks it’s not over yet.
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Are We Witnessing the Extinction of Citizenship by Investment?

Stephane Tajick believes it’s time we start thinking about how to adapt to a world without citizenship by investment.
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Are We Witnessing the Extinction of Citizenship by Investment?

Stephane Tajick believes it’s time we start thinking about how to adapt to a world without citizenship by investment.
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Are We Witnessing the Extinction of Citizenship by Investment?

Stephane Tajick believes it’s time we start thinking about how to adapt to a world without citizenship by investment.
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Are We Witnessing the Extinction of Citizenship by Investment?

Stephane Tajick believes it’s time we start thinking about how to adapt to a world without citizenship by investment.
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Are We Witnessing the Extinction of Citizenship by Investment?

Stephane Tajick believes it’s time we start thinking about how to adapt to a world without citizenship by investment.
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Are We Witnessing the Extinction of Citizenship by Investment?

Stephane Tajick believes it’s time we start thinking about how to adapt to a world without citizenship by investment.
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EB-5 Reform Bill Will Pass Today: Regional Center Program to Be Reauthorized Until 2027

The EB-5 Reform will bring minimum investment levels to $800,000 and $1,050,000 and grandfather in existing regional center investors.
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4 of 5: Grenada Citizenship by Investment Program Suspends Russian, Belarusian Applicants

Russian and Belarusian applicants remain welcome under the CIPs of Turkey, Montenegro, and of Saint Lucia, the final Caribbean hold-out.
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4 of 5: Grenada Citizenship by Investment Program Suspends Russian, Belarusian Applicants

Russian and Belarusian applicants remain welcome under the CIPs of Turkey, Montenegro, and of Saint Lucia, the final Caribbean hold-out.
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4 of 5: Grenada Citizenship by Investment Program Suspends Russian, Belarusian Applicants

Russian and Belarusian applicants remain welcome under the CIPs of Turkey, Montenegro, and of Saint Lucia, the final Caribbean hold-out.
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The Greek Golden Visa’s Safe, Tax-Efficient, and Passive Alternative to Real Estate Investment

The vast majority of golden visa investors in Greece choose real estate. For many, however, other investment options may be a better choice.
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St. Kitts Suspends Russian, Belarusian Applicants – Saint Lucia, Grenada, Turkey Remain Open

Saint Kitts & Nevis becomes the third Caribbean CBI country to explicitly suspend Russian and Belarusian applicants.
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St. Kitts Suspends Russian, Belarusian Applicants – Saint Lucia, Grenada, Turkey Remain Open

Saint Kitts & Nevis becomes the third Caribbean CBI country to explicitly suspend Russian and Belarusian applicants.
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Kochenov: “Zero Chance” Commission Will Propose Legislation Against CBI Based on Parliament Vote

As Parliament votes overwhelmingly in support of ending CBI and regulating RBI in Europe, Kochenov expects the Commission not to legislate.
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Kochenov: “Zero Chance” Commission Will Propose Legislation Against CBI Based on Parliament Vote

As Parliament votes overwhelmingly in support of ending CBI and regulating RBI in Europe, Kochenov expects the Commission not to legislate.
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The 6 Main Ways Residence and Citizenship by Investment Helps Crypto-Investors

An exploration of how residence and citizenship by investment programs can help you protect, grow, and enjoy your crypto-assets.
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The 6 Main Ways Residence and Citizenship by Investment Helps Crypto-Investors

An exploration of how residence and citizenship by investment programs can help you protect, grow, and enjoy your crypto-assets.
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The 6 Main Ways Residence and Citizenship by Investment Helps Crypto-Investors

An exploration of how residence and citizenship by investment programs can help you protect, grow, and enjoy your crypto-assets.
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Parliament, Commission Disagree on Legislation or Infringement as Best Way to End CBI in Europe

The Commission agrees with the Parliament that citizenship by investment in the EU should end. What they don’t agree in is how to end it.
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Parliament, Commission Disagree on Legislation or Infringement as Best Way to End CBI in Europe

The Commission agrees with the Parliament that citizenship by investment in the EU should end. What they don’t agree in is how to end it.
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US Bipartisan Bill Aims to End Visa-Free Travel to US, EU, UK for Countries with Citizenship by Investment Programs

The bipartisan bill not only seeks to exclude countries with CIPs from the US visa waiver program, but also from visa-free travel to Europe.
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More Than Half The Firm’s Clients Were Russian: “We Won’t Serve That Market Anymore,” Says Ukrainian Founder

“We expect to incur significant financial losses from this decision,” says company founder and Ukrainian national Anatoliy Lyetayev.
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More Than Half The Firm’s Clients Were Russian: “We Won’t Serve That Market Anymore,” Says Ukrainian Founder

“We expect to incur significant financial losses from this decision,” says company founder and Ukrainian national Anatoliy Lyetayev.
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More Than Half The Firm’s Clients Were Russian: “We Won’t Serve That Market Anymore,” Says Ukrainian Founder

“We expect to incur significant financial losses from this decision,” says company founder and Ukrainian national Anatoliy Lyetayev.
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More Than Half The Firm’s Clients Were Russian: “We Won’t Serve That Market Anymore,” Says Ukrainian Founder

“We expect to incur significant financial losses from this decision,” says company founder and Ukrainian national Anatoliy Lyetayev.
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Caribbean CIPs Issue Suspensions on Russians, Belarusians, And Even Ukrainians

Russian applicants are now suspended from three Caribbean CIPs, Belarusians from two, and Ukrainians from one.
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Caribbean CIPs Issue Suspensions on Russians, Belarusians, And Even Ukrainians

Russian applicants are now suspended from three Caribbean CIPs, Belarusians from two, and Ukrainians from one.
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European Council Suspends Vanuatu’s Visa-Free Travel to Schengen for Post-2015 Passport Holders

Vanuatu’s worst-case scenario becomes a reality as the European Council decides to revoke visa-free travel to the EU.
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European Council Suspends Vanuatu’s Visa-Free Travel to Schengen for Post-2015 Passport Holders

Vanuatu’s worst-case scenario becomes a reality as the European Council decides to revoke visa-free travel to the EU.
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FDI Levels in Turkey Hit Five Year High As Investors Seek Geopolitically Secure Assets

In a world of supply chain disruptions, insecure shipping lanes, and a trend towards near-shoring manufacturing, Turkey is thriving.
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Malta U-Turns, Suspends Russians, Belarusians from CBI and RBI After All, Citing Inability to Conduct Due Diligence

Malta suspends Russians and Belarusians from applying to MEIN and MPRP programs, ostensibly over inability to conduct adequate due diligence.
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Malta U-Turns, Suspends Russians, Belarusians from CBI and RBI After All, Citing Inability to Conduct Due Diligence

Malta suspends Russians and Belarusians from applying to MEIN and MPRP programs, ostensibly over inability to conduct adequate due diligence.
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Malta U-Turns, Suspends Russians, Belarusians from CBI and RBI After All, Citing Inability to Conduct Due Diligence

Malta suspends Russians and Belarusians from applying to MEIN and MPRP programs, ostensibly over inability to conduct adequate due diligence.
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Malta U-Turns, Suspends Russians, Belarusians from CBI and RBI After All, Citing Inability to Conduct Due Diligence

Malta suspends Russians and Belarusians from applying to MEIN and MPRP programs, ostensibly over inability to conduct adequate due diligence.
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Greece Suspends Golden Visa Application, Issuance, and Renewal for Russians

Greece joins Portugal in banning Russians from its golden visa program. Further Western countries are expected to make similar announcements.
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Greece Suspends Golden Visa Application, Issuance, and Renewal for Russians

Greece joins Portugal in banning Russians from its golden visa program. Further Western countries are expected to make similar announcements.
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Greece Suspends Golden Visa Application, Issuance, and Renewal for Russians

Greece joins Portugal in banning Russians from its golden visa program. Further Western countries are expected to make similar announcements.
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Greece Suspends Golden Visa Application, Issuance, and Renewal for Russians

Greece joins Portugal in banning Russians from its golden visa program. Further Western countries are expected to make similar announcements.
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Confusion About Ban on Russians from Portugal’s Golden Visa amid Contradictory Reports

With immediate effect, Portugal’s Foreign Affairs Minister has suspended the consideration of golden visa applications from Russians.
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Confusion About Ban on Russians from Portugal’s Golden Visa amid Contradictory Reports

With immediate effect, Portugal’s Foreign Affairs Minister has suspended the consideration of golden visa applications from Russians.
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Confusion About Ban on Russians from Portugal’s Golden Visa amid Contradictory Reports

With immediate effect, Portugal’s Foreign Affairs Minister has suspended the consideration of golden visa applications from Russians.
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White House, EU, UK, and Canada Vow to “Limit the Sale of Citizenship” to “Act Against” Russian Government

The group said it would “limit the sale of citizenship”. Whether it means to restrict just Russians or CBI programs altogether is not clear.
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White House, EU, UK, and Canada Vow to “Limit the Sale of Citizenship” to “Act Against” Russian Government

The group said it would “limit the sale of citizenship”. Whether it means to restrict just Russians or CBI programs altogether is not clear.
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White House, EU, UK, and Canada Vow to “Limit the Sale of Citizenship” to “Act Against” Russian Government

The group said it would “limit the sale of citizenship”. Whether it means to restrict just Russians or CBI programs altogether is not clear.
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White House, EU, UK, and Canada Vow to “Limit the Sale of Citizenship” to “Act Against” Russian Government

The group said it would “limit the sale of citizenship”. Whether it means to restrict just Russians or CBI programs altogether is not clear.
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UK Investor Program’s Last Year Was a Good One, Q4 2021 Figures Reveal

The UK Investor Visa raised at least £600 million in 2021, and likely closer to £1 billion. The Startup and Innovator visas hit record highs.
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UK Investor Program’s Last Year Was a Good One, Q4 2021 Figures Reveal

The UK Investor Visa raised at least £600 million in 2021, and likely closer to £1 billion. The Startup and Innovator visas hit record highs.
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UK Investor Program’s Last Year Was a Good One, Q4 2021 Figures Reveal

The UK Investor Visa raised at least £600 million in 2021, and likely closer to £1 billion. The Startup and Innovator visas hit record highs.
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UK Investor Program’s Last Year Was a Good One, Q4 2021 Figures Reveal

The UK Investor Visa raised at least £600 million in 2021, and likely closer to £1 billion. The Startup and Innovator visas hit record highs.
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Behring Co. Fires Opening Salvo in Coming Barrage of Suits Against US Govt. Over Regional Center Program Closure

The more than 40,000 EB-5 investors left in the lurch by the closure of the Regional Center Program are not going down without a fight.
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Patel “Undermines Democratic Procedures” in Snap Program Closure Says Law Association, Calling for Application Grace Period

The ILPA, an influential group of lawyers, accuses the Home Secretary of flouting democratic convention by unilaterally closing the program.
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Patel “Undermines Democratic Procedures” in Snap Program Closure Says Law Association, Calling for Application Grace Period

The ILPA, an influential group of lawyers, accuses the Home Secretary of flouting democratic convention by unilaterally closing the program.
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Patel “Undermines Democratic Procedures” in Snap Program Closure Says Law Association, Calling for Application Grace Period

The ILPA, an influential group of lawyers, accuses the Home Secretary of flouting democratic convention by unilaterally closing the program.
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Slovakia Passes 3rd Gen. Citizenship-by-Descent Law, Enabling EU Citizenship for up to 800,000 Americans

18 months of lobbying has paid off. As many as 1.5 million Slovak descendants worldwide will now potentially be eligible for EU citizenship.
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Slovakia Passes 3rd Gen. Citizenship-by-Descent Law, Enabling EU Citizenship for up to 800,000 Americans

18 months of lobbying has paid off. As many as 1.5 million Slovak descendants worldwide will now potentially be eligible for EU citizenship.
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Slovakia Passes 3rd Gen. Citizenship-by-Descent Law, Enabling EU Citizenship for up to 800,000 Americans

18 months of lobbying has paid off. As many as 1.5 million Slovak descendants worldwide will now potentially be eligible for EU citizenship.
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El Salvador Citizenship by Investment Program Could Open by Spring, Bukele’s Tweet Indicates

Salvadorian President Bukele introduces legislation to enable citizenship by investment. Katie the Russian volunteers to help design the CIP.
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El Salvador Citizenship by Investment Program Could Open by Spring, Bukele’s Tweet Indicates

Salvadorian President Bukele introduces legislation to enable citizenship by investment. Katie the Russian volunteers to help design the CIP.
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El Salvador Citizenship by Investment Program Could Open by Spring, Bukele’s Tweet Indicates

Salvadorian President Bukele introduces legislation to enable citizenship by investment. Katie the Russian volunteers to help design the CIP.
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El Salvador Citizenship by Investment Program Could Open by Spring, Bukele’s Tweet Indicates

Salvadorian President Bukele introduces legislation to enable citizenship by investment. Katie the Russian volunteers to help design the CIP.
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Crediting the Mitsotakis Govt. for The Greek FDI Boom: 10 on The Weekend – Christina Georgaki

Lawyer and PhD candidate Christina Georgaki credits the incumbent administration’s policy changes for driving increasing FDI into Greece.
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“Politics and Optics” and “Difficult to Understand”: Industry Reacts to UK Investor Visa Closure

Latitude’s Eric Major and Charles Russell Speechlys’ Kelvin Tanner question the Home Office’s justifications for scrapping the Investor visa.
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“Politics and Optics” and “Difficult to Understand”: Industry Reacts to UK Investor Visa Closure

Latitude’s Eric Major and Charles Russell Speechlys’ Kelvin Tanner question the Home Office’s justifications for scrapping the Investor visa.
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“Politics and Optics” and “Difficult to Understand”: Industry Reacts to UK Investor Visa Closure

Latitude’s Eric Major and Charles Russell Speechlys’ Kelvin Tanner question the Home Office’s justifications for scrapping the Investor visa.
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UK to End Investor Visa “Within Weeks”, Ostensibly to Cut Economic Ties to Russia Over Ukraine Impasse

The decision is reportedly motivated by a desire to cut economic ties to Russia and concerns the program is vulnerable to money laundering.
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Understanding What Motivates the American Investor Migrant

Stephane Tajick has spent the last year catering to the growing US market for investment migration. Here’s what he’s learned.
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Understanding What Motivates the American Investor Migrant

Stephane Tajick has spent the last year catering to the growing US market for investment migration. Here’s what he’s learned.
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Understanding What Motivates the American Investor Migrant

Stephane Tajick has spent the last year catering to the growing US market for investment migration. Here’s what he’s learned.
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Understanding What Motivates the American Investor Migrant

Stephane Tajick has spent the last year catering to the growing US market for investment migration. Here’s what he’s learned.
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Understanding What Motivates the American Investor Migrant

Stephane Tajick has spent the last year catering to the growing US market for investment migration. Here’s what he’s learned.
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Understanding What Motivates the American Investor Migrant

Stephane Tajick has spent the last year catering to the growing US market for investment migration. Here’s what he’s learned.
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LIBE Committee Adopts RCBI-Ban Proposals; Eur. Parliament Will Vote on Matter Next Month

The LIBE Committee today approved MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld’s radical anti-RCBI report. The European Parliament will vote on the bans next month.
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The 5 Factors Driving Renewed Demand for Greek Golden Visas in 2022

Like a balloon held under water and the released, the popularity of the Greek golden visa program is once more soaring as the world reopens.
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January Data Herald a Great 2022 for Portugal GV Funds, Renovation Property

For the first time on record, “alternative” investments this January constituted an absolute majority of overall golden visa investment.
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January Data Herald a Great 2022 for Portugal GV Funds, Renovation Property

For the first time on record, “alternative” investments this January constituted an absolute majority of overall golden visa investment.
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January Data Herald a Great 2022 for Portugal GV Funds, Renovation Property

For the first time on record, “alternative” investments this January constituted an absolute majority of overall golden visa investment.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Panama Investor Visa Approvals Up 106% in 2021: Friendly Nations Visa Apps. Surged Ahead of Deadline

Panama has more than a dozen kinds of investor visa. Qualifying for most of them has become more expensive, but applicants are not deterred.
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Italian Citizenship by Lawsuit: Taking Consulates to Court Over Lack of Appointments – And Winning

The Italian Court of Rome states that consulates that don’t give appointments violate the right to claim Italian citizenship by descent.
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Italian Citizenship by Lawsuit: Taking Consulates to Court Over Lack of Appointments – And Winning

The Italian Court of Rome states that consulates that don’t give appointments violate the right to claim Italian citizenship by descent.
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Italian Citizenship by Lawsuit: Taking Consulates to Court Over Lack of Appointments – And Winning

The Italian Court of Rome states that consulates that don’t give appointments violate the right to claim Italian citizenship by descent.
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2020 Saw Malta Pass EUR 1 Billion Contribution Milestone in Otherwise Disappointing Year

Malta’s IIP raised more than EUR 1 billion in contributions alone before being discontinued show figures released by the Regulator this week.
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2020 Saw Malta Pass EUR 1 Billion Contribution Milestone in Otherwise Disappointing Year

Malta’s IIP raised more than EUR 1 billion in contributions alone before being discontinued show figures released by the Regulator this week.
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2020 Saw Malta Pass EUR 1 Billion Contribution Milestone in Otherwise Disappointing Year

Malta’s IIP raised more than EUR 1 billion in contributions alone before being discontinued show figures released by the Regulator this week.
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Greco: What’s So Great About The Schengen Area?

Brian Greco questions the conventional industry doctrine that sees Schengen-access as the holy grail of RCBI-program selling points.
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Greco: What’s So Great About The Schengen Area?

Brian Greco questions the conventional industry doctrine that sees Schengen-access as the holy grail of RCBI-program selling points.
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Greco: What’s So Great About The Schengen Area?

Brian Greco questions the conventional industry doctrine that sees Schengen-access as the holy grail of RCBI-program selling points.
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Greco: What’s So Great About The Schengen Area?

Brian Greco questions the conventional industry doctrine that sees Schengen-access as the holy grail of RCBI-program selling points.
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Greco: What’s So Great About The Schengen Area?

Brian Greco questions the conventional industry doctrine that sees Schengen-access as the holy grail of RCBI-program selling points.
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Greco: What’s So Great About The Schengen Area?

Brian Greco questions the conventional industry doctrine that sees Schengen-access as the holy grail of RCBI-program selling points.
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Nationalities Restricted from Applying for Citizenship by Investment: 2022 Update

A comprehensive overview of the nationalities that are restricted from applying for citizenship by investment programs.
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Nationalities Restricted from Applying for Citizenship by Investment: 2022 Update

A comprehensive overview of the nationalities that are restricted from applying for citizenship by investment programs.
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Nationalities Restricted from Applying for Citizenship by Investment: 2022 Update

A comprehensive overview of the nationalities that are restricted from applying for citizenship by investment programs.
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Nationalities Restricted from Applying for Citizenship by Investment: 2022 Update

A comprehensive overview of the nationalities that are restricted from applying for citizenship by investment programs.
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Nationalities Restricted from Applying for Citizenship by Investment: 2022 Update

A comprehensive overview of the nationalities that are restricted from applying for citizenship by investment programs.
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Nationalities Restricted from Applying for Citizenship by Investment: 2022 Update

A comprehensive overview of the nationalities that are restricted from applying for citizenship by investment programs.
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Antigua & Barbuda CBI Applications Up 36% in 2021 – Govt. Revenue Reaches US$46m

Applications and revenues are up sharply on the year. The figures indicate virtually no applicants are choosing investments over donations.
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Antigua & Barbuda CBI Applications Up 36% in 2021 – Govt. Revenue Reaches US$46m

Applications and revenues are up sharply on the year. The figures indicate virtually no applicants are choosing investments over donations.
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Antigua & Barbuda CBI Applications Up 36% in 2021 – Govt. Revenue Reaches US$46m

Applications and revenues are up sharply on the year. The figures indicate virtually no applicants are choosing investments over donations.
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Antigua & Barbuda CBI Applications Up 36% in 2021 – Govt. Revenue Reaches US$46m

Applications and revenues are up sharply on the year. The figures indicate virtually no applicants are choosing investments over donations.
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Bulgarian Parliament Votes to End CBI-Program in First Reading

The draft bill that, if adopted, would see the termination of Bulgaria’s semi-direct citizenship program passes its first legislative hurdle.
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Italian Citizenship by Descent: Up to 80 Million Worldwide Potentially Eligible

From Buenos Aires to Boston, tens of millions are eligible for Italian citizenship by descent. David Lesperance explains how to qualify.
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Italian Citizenship by Descent: Up to 80 Million Worldwide Potentially Eligible

From Buenos Aires to Boston, tens of millions are eligible for Italian citizenship by descent. David Lesperance explains how to qualify.
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Italian Citizenship by Descent: Up to 80 Million Worldwide Potentially Eligible

From Buenos Aires to Boston, tens of millions are eligible for Italian citizenship by descent. David Lesperance explains how to qualify.
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Italian Citizenship by Descent: Up to 80 Million Worldwide Potentially Eligible

From Buenos Aires to Boston, tens of millions are eligible for Italian citizenship by descent. David Lesperance explains how to qualify.
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Italian Citizenship by Descent: Up to 80 Million Worldwide Potentially Eligible

From Buenos Aires to Boston, tens of millions are eligible for Italian citizenship by descent. David Lesperance explains how to qualify.
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How Losing Schengen-Access Would Affect Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment

Philippe May and Martin St-Hilaire ask: Would it be the end of CBI in Vanuatu? Would a price cut be in order? Where would demand come from?
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How Losing Schengen-Access Would Affect Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment

Philippe May and Martin St-Hilaire ask: Would it be the end of CBI in Vanuatu? Would a price cut be in order? Where would demand come from?
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How Losing Schengen-Access Would Affect Vanuatu Citizenship by Investment

Philippe May and Martin St-Hilaire ask: Would it be the end of CBI in Vanuatu? Would a price cut be in order? Where would demand come from?
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“It’s a Jungle Out There”: Nuri Katz on the Mobility Standard

Nuri Katz calls CBI vetting “the best due diligence known to man.” He also takes part of the blame for the industry’s failure to effectively lobby Brussels.
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“It’s a Jungle Out There”: Nuri Katz on the Mobility Standard

Nuri Katz calls CBI vetting “the best due diligence known to man.” He also takes part of the blame for the industry’s failure to effectively lobby Brussels.
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EP Report Proposes Radical New RCBI Rules: EU to Take 50% of Program Proceeds, Ban Lobbying, Marketing

MEPs also propose licenses for IM practitioners, undercover sting operations, and that 75% of investment must be “green and digital”.
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Portugal Golden Visa: Here’s What Happens Next

Charles Taylor Harris predicts the effects of the new golden visa rules: Interior areas and commercial property can expect a boost, the fund option will show resilience, and rich-world interest in the program will continue to rise.
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Portugal Golden Visa: Here’s What Happens Next

Charles Taylor Harris predicts the effects of the new golden visa rules: Interior areas and commercial property can expect a boost, the fund option will show resilience, and rich-world interest in the program will continue to rise.
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10 Million Polish-Americans Potentially Eligible for EU Citizenship by Descent

Some 10 million Americans, and twice that figure globally, are potentially eligible for EU citizenship by descent thanks to Polish ancestry.
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10 Million Polish-Americans Potentially Eligible for EU Citizenship by Descent

Some 10 million Americans, and twice that figure globally, are potentially eligible for EU citizenship by descent thanks to Polish ancestry.
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10 Million Polish-Americans Potentially Eligible for EU Citizenship by Descent

Some 10 million Americans, and twice that figure globally, are potentially eligible for EU citizenship by descent thanks to Polish ancestry.
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10 Million Polish-Americans Potentially Eligible for EU Citizenship by Descent

Some 10 million Americans, and twice that figure globally, are potentially eligible for EU citizenship by descent thanks to Polish ancestry.
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10 Million Polish-Americans Potentially Eligible for EU Citizenship by Descent

Some 10 million Americans, and twice that figure globally, are potentially eligible for EU citizenship by descent thanks to Polish ancestry.
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US “By Far Our Single Biggest Jurisdiction of New Clients”: IM People in The News This Week

“We’ve always had clients out of the U.S., but more recently, it’s by far our single biggest jurisdiction of new clients,” Mr. Volek said.
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US “By Far Our Single Biggest Jurisdiction of New Clients”: IM People in The News This Week

“We’ve always had clients out of the U.S., but more recently, it’s by far our single biggest jurisdiction of new clients,” Mr. Volek said.
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US “By Far Our Single Biggest Jurisdiction of New Clients”: IM People in The News This Week

“We’ve always had clients out of the U.S., but more recently, it’s by far our single biggest jurisdiction of new clients,” Mr. Volek said.
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“When Clients Ask About a Program And It’s Not Portugal, I Talk About Portugal”: John Hanafin on the Mobility Standard

John Hanafin also says North Macedonia and Albania “are about five years ahead of Montenegro” in terms of becoming EU members.
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Vanuatu Officials Split Over CS Global’s $10,000-per-Application CBI Contract

The Attorney General and the FIU objected to the contract. Lack of unified messaging undermines the program, indicates Micha-Rose Emmett.
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Malta Has Granted Residency to 2,273 Investors Via MRVP and MPRP Since 2016, Now Planning Entrepreneur Visa

For the first time ever, and exclusively in IMI, the Residency Malta Agency shares statistics on Malta’s PRP (and MRVP) going back to 2016.
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Malta Has Granted Residency to 2,273 Investors Via MRVP and MPRP Since 2016, Now Planning Entrepreneur Visa

For the first time ever, and exclusively in IMI, the Residency Malta Agency shares statistics on Malta’s PRP (and MRVP) going back to 2016.
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15 Changes and Trends in Portugal’s Immigration System in 2022

In this comprehensive overview, Sara Sousa Rebolo and Miguel Silva outline what to look out for in Portugal’s immigration system in 2022.
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15 Changes and Trends in Portugal’s Immigration System in 2022

In this comprehensive overview, Sara Sousa Rebolo and Miguel Silva outline what to look out for in Portugal’s immigration system in 2022.
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15 Changes and Trends in Portugal’s Immigration System in 2022

In this comprehensive overview, Sara Sousa Rebolo and Miguel Silva outline what to look out for in Portugal’s immigration system in 2022.
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15 Changes and Trends in Portugal’s Immigration System in 2022

In this comprehensive overview, Sara Sousa Rebolo and Miguel Silva outline what to look out for in Portugal’s immigration system in 2022.
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At 1,035 Approvals, The Greek Golden Visa Was Officially Europe’s Biggest in 2021

The Greek Golden Visa beat its closest EU rivals by a margin of 20% to officially regain the throne as Europe’s biggest golden visa in 2021.
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At 1,035 Approvals, The Greek Golden Visa Was Officially Europe’s Biggest in 2021

The Greek Golden Visa beat its closest EU rivals by a margin of 20% to officially regain the throne as Europe’s biggest golden visa in 2021.
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At 1,035 Approvals, The Greek Golden Visa Was Officially Europe’s Biggest in 2021

The Greek Golden Visa beat its closest EU rivals by a margin of 20% to officially regain the throne as Europe’s biggest golden visa in 2021.
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At 1,035 Approvals, The Greek Golden Visa Was Officially Europe’s Biggest in 2021

The Greek Golden Visa beat its closest EU rivals by a margin of 20% to officially regain the throne as Europe’s biggest golden visa in 2021.
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Applications for Italy’s “Dolce Visa” Quadruple in 2021 as Investors Embrace Improved Terms

After three years of lackluster application volumes, Italy’s investor visa is finally garnering interest thanks to the reforms of late 2020.
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Applications for Italy’s “Dolce Visa” Quadruple in 2021 as Investors Embrace Improved Terms

After three years of lackluster application volumes, Italy’s investor visa is finally garnering interest thanks to the reforms of late 2020.
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Applications for Italy’s “Dolce Visa” Quadruple in 2021 as Investors Embrace Improved Terms

After three years of lackluster application volumes, Italy’s investor visa is finally garnering interest thanks to the reforms of late 2020.
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Applications for Italy’s “Dolce Visa” Quadruple in 2021 as Investors Embrace Improved Terms

After three years of lackluster application volumes, Italy’s investor visa is finally garnering interest thanks to the reforms of late 2020.
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“2022 Will Be a Year of Golden Visa Frenzy”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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“2022 Will Be a Year of Golden Visa Frenzy”: Investment Migration People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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102 American Investors Got Portugal Golden Visas in 2021, up 32% Year-on-Year

The sharp rise in demand from Americans notwithstanding, 2021 was the program’s lowest-grossing year since 2015.
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102 American Investors Got Portugal Golden Visas in 2021, up 32% Year-on-Year

The sharp rise in demand from Americans notwithstanding, 2021 was the program’s lowest-grossing year since 2015.
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102 American Investors Got Portugal Golden Visas in 2021, up 32% Year-on-Year

The sharp rise in demand from Americans notwithstanding, 2021 was the program’s lowest-grossing year since 2015.
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Even for The Super-Rich, Citizenship by Descent is Extremely Useful: Lessons From Abramovich

Abramovich recently picked up another citizenship by descent, this time in Portugal. Millions more should do the same, says David Lesperance.
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Even for The Super-Rich, Citizenship by Descent is Extremely Useful: Lessons From Abramovich

Abramovich recently picked up another citizenship by descent, this time in Portugal. Millions more should do the same, says David Lesperance.
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Even for The Super-Rich, Citizenship by Descent is Extremely Useful: Lessons From Abramovich

Abramovich recently picked up another citizenship by descent, this time in Portugal. Millions more should do the same, says David Lesperance.
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Even for The Super-Rich, Citizenship by Descent is Extremely Useful: Lessons From Abramovich

Abramovich recently picked up another citizenship by descent, this time in Portugal. Millions more should do the same, says David Lesperance.
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Even for The Super-Rich, Citizenship by Descent is Extremely Useful: Lessons From Abramovich

Abramovich recently picked up another citizenship by descent, this time in Portugal. Millions more should do the same, says David Lesperance.
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Even for The Super-Rich, Citizenship by Descent is Extremely Useful: Lessons From Abramovich

Abramovich recently picked up another citizenship by descent, this time in Portugal. Millions more should do the same, says David Lesperance.
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Inflation, COVID, Geopolitical Tensions: What Will Keep Investor Migrants Up at Night in 2022

The last two years have turned the world upside down. And we’re not done yet, according to Ahmet Şener.
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Inflation, COVID, Geopolitical Tensions: What Will Keep Investor Migrants Up at Night in 2022

The last two years have turned the world upside down. And we’re not done yet, according to Ahmet Şener.
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Inflation, COVID, Geopolitical Tensions: What Will Keep Investor Migrants Up at Night in 2022

The last two years have turned the world upside down. And we’re not done yet, according to Ahmet Şener.
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Unsung IM Programs Part 2: France’s Talent Passport – Business Investor

France’s EUR 300,000 active investor visa offers a straightforward path to EU citizenship but only to those willing to live and pay tax there.
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Unsung IM Programs Part 2: France’s Talent Passport – Business Investor

France’s EUR 300,000 active investor visa offers a straightforward path to EU citizenship but only to those willing to live and pay tax there.
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Unsung IM Programs Part 2: France’s Talent Passport – Business Investor

France’s EUR 300,000 active investor visa offers a straightforward path to EU citizenship but only to those willing to live and pay tax there.
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Unsung IM Programs Part 2: France’s Talent Passport – Business Investor

France’s EUR 300,000 active investor visa offers a straightforward path to EU citizenship but only to those willing to live and pay tax there.
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7 Known Changes Coming to the Global Investment Migration Market in 2022

2022 no doubt holds a long list of surprises in store for the investment migration market. Here are seven changes we already know are coming.
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7 Known Changes Coming to the Global Investment Migration Market in 2022

2022 no doubt holds a long list of surprises in store for the investment migration market. Here are seven changes we already know are coming.
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7 Known Changes Coming to the Global Investment Migration Market in 2022

2022 no doubt holds a long list of surprises in store for the investment migration market. Here are seven changes we already know are coming.
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Golden Visa Programs Face an Existential Threat (And It’s Not Brussels)

Andre Bothma argues that independent means visas – which require physical presence but not investment – are eating golden visas’ lunch.
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Golden Visa Programs Face an Existential Threat (And It’s Not Brussels)

Andre Bothma argues that independent means visas – which require physical presence but not investment – are eating golden visas’ lunch.
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Golden Visa Programs Face an Existential Threat (And It’s Not Brussels)

Andre Bothma argues that independent means visas – which require physical presence but not investment – are eating golden visas’ lunch.
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Golden Visa Programs Face an Existential Threat (And It’s Not Brussels)

Andre Bothma argues that independent means visas – which require physical presence but not investment – are eating golden visas’ lunch.
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Golden Visa Programs Face an Existential Threat (And It’s Not Brussels)

Andre Bothma argues that independent means visas – which require physical presence but not investment – are eating golden visas’ lunch.
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Unsung IM Programs Part 1: Andorra Residence Without Lucrative Activity

In this first installment of a new series about less-known investment migration programs, Ahmad Abbas evaluates Andorra’s golden visa.
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Unsung IM Programs Part 1: Andorra Residence Without Lucrative Activity

In this first installment of a new series about less-known investment migration programs, Ahmad Abbas evaluates Andorra’s golden visa.
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Unsung IM Programs Part 1: Andorra Residence Without Lucrative Activity

In this first installment of a new series about less-known investment migration programs, Ahmad Abbas evaluates Andorra’s golden visa.
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Australia Approves Record BIIP Applications in FY2021: 10x Increase in Hong Kong Applicants

Vietnamese, Iranian, South African, Indian, and British applicants all saw approvals far above historical norms, even adjusting for the higher quota.
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Australia Approves Record BIIP Applications in FY2021: 10x Increase in Hong Kong Applicants

Vietnamese, Iranian, South African, Indian, and British applicants all saw approvals far above historical norms, even adjusting for the higher quota.
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Australia Approves Record BIIP Applications in FY2021: 10x Increase in Hong Kong Applicants

Vietnamese, Iranian, South African, Indian, and British applicants all saw approvals far above historical norms, even adjusting for the higher quota.
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The Big Investment Migration Stories of 2021: IMI’s 10 Most-Read Articles This Year

Among our ten most-read stories in 2021, half concerned Portugal and half were written by outside contributors. Merry Christmas.
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The Big Investment Migration Stories of 2021: IMI’s 10 Most-Read Articles This Year

Among our ten most-read stories in 2021, half concerned Portugal and half were written by outside contributors. Merry Christmas.
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Western Cape’s Independence Movement Gains Steam: A Possible Future CBI Jurisdiction?

Following the popularity of our story on Bougainville’s independence movement, David Bonellie considers the potential for a CIP in a sovereign Western Cape.
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Western Cape’s Independence Movement Gains Steam: A Possible Future CBI Jurisdiction?

Following the popularity of our story on Bougainville’s independence movement, David Bonellie considers the potential for a CIP in a sovereign Western Cape.
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Visa-Free Travel Is Dead in The Post-COVID World

The nominal number of visa-free destinations your passport affords means very little in 2021. Brian Greco explains what to focus on instead.
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Visa-Free Travel Is Dead in The Post-COVID World

The nominal number of visa-free destinations your passport affords means very little in 2021. Brian Greco explains what to focus on instead.
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The Year in Golden Visas: 5 Graphs Emblematic of 2021

Winners, losers, surprises, and new trends. These are five graphs that characterize the year in golden visa programs.
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The Year in Golden Visas: 5 Graphs Emblematic of 2021

Winners, losers, surprises, and new trends. These are five graphs that characterize the year in golden visa programs.
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The Year in Golden Visas: 5 Graphs Emblematic of 2021

Winners, losers, surprises, and new trends. These are five graphs that characterize the year in golden visa programs.
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“I Hear of a Few [IM Programs] That Will Soon Come to Market”: 10 on The Weekend – John Hanafin

John Hanafin isn’t worried about IM programs closing because new ones are always around the corner. He also owes David Regueiro a few beers.
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Rich Indians Should Flock to Istanbul – Not to Dubai

Saahil Menon, himself an Indian, argues that HNWI from the subcontinent have more reason than ever to leave home. But not for Dubai.
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Greece Approved Nearly Twice as Many Golden Visas as Portugal in November

Approval volumes for the Greek Golden Visa accelerate sharply in the final quarter of 2021, soaring past its Portuguese rival.
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Greece Approved Nearly Twice as Many Golden Visas as Portugal in November

Approval volumes for the Greek Golden Visa accelerate sharply in the final quarter of 2021, soaring past its Portuguese rival.
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Greece Approved Nearly Twice as Many Golden Visas as Portugal in November

Approval volumes for the Greek Golden Visa accelerate sharply in the final quarter of 2021, soaring past its Portuguese rival.
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CBI “Now a Part of the Modern World”: IM People in the News This Week

Burak Demirel to Hürriyet: “The global size of the sector is about $25 billion. Turkey gets a big piece of this pie.”
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A New Year, A Revised Portugal Golden Visa Program: What You Need to Know

Patricia Casaburi clears up confusion around the criteria for “low-density” and “interior” areas under the Portugal Golden Visa’s new rules.
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A New Year, A Revised Portugal Golden Visa Program: What You Need to Know

Patricia Casaburi clears up confusion around the criteria for “low-density” and “interior” areas under the Portugal Golden Visa’s new rules.
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A New Year, A Revised Portugal Golden Visa Program: What You Need to Know

Patricia Casaburi clears up confusion around the criteria for “low-density” and “interior” areas under the Portugal Golden Visa’s new rules.
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Passports: Once a Large Piece of Paper, Today a High-Tech Booklet – And a Commodity

Passport history expert and author Tom Topol traces the development of the passport, from large, handwritten sheets, to high-tech booklets.
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Passports: Once a Large Piece of Paper, Today a High-Tech Booklet – And a Commodity

Passport history expert and author Tom Topol traces the development of the passport, from large, handwritten sheets, to high-tech booklets.
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Americans Supplant Chinese as Top Portugal Golden Visa Investors in November

In November, the Chinese were displaced from their pole position for the second time in the program’s history – this time by Americans.
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Americans Supplant Chinese as Top Portugal Golden Visa Investors in November

In November, the Chinese were displaced from their pole position for the second time in the program’s history – this time by Americans.
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Americans Supplant Chinese as Top Portugal Golden Visa Investors in November

In November, the Chinese were displaced from their pole position for the second time in the program’s history – this time by Americans.
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Everything You Need to Know About Latvian Citizenship by Descent

If you have ancestors who were Latvian citizens and you can prove it, you likely qualify for Latvian – and thereby EU – citizenship.
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Everything You Need to Know About Latvian Citizenship by Descent

If you have ancestors who were Latvian citizens and you can prove it, you likely qualify for Latvian – and thereby EU – citizenship.
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Everything You Need to Know About Latvian Citizenship by Descent

If you have ancestors who were Latvian citizens and you can prove it, you likely qualify for Latvian – and thereby EU – citizenship.
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Bluemina: Credibility and Transparency – A Success Story in The Citizenship and Residency Industry

“We’ve given our clients and their families a lifetime of security, freedom, and opportunity,” says Managing Partner Bashar Daoud.
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Bluemina: Credibility and Transparency – A Success Story in The Citizenship and Residency Industry

“We’ve given our clients and their families a lifetime of security, freedom, and opportunity,” says Managing Partner Bashar Daoud.
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Bluemina: Credibility and Transparency – A Success Story in The Citizenship and Residency Industry

“We’ve given our clients and their families a lifetime of security, freedom, and opportunity,” says Managing Partner Bashar Daoud.
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Bluemina: Credibility and Transparency – A Success Story in The Citizenship and Residency Industry

“We’ve given our clients and their families a lifetime of security, freedom, and opportunity,” says Managing Partner Bashar Daoud.
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Independence Likely for Bougainville in 5 Years: Citizenship by Investment Could Fund The New Country

Leading the race to become the world’s newest independent state, Bougainville sorely needs capital. Could a CIP be the answer?
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Independence Likely for Bougainville in 5 Years: Citizenship by Investment Could Fund The New Country

Leading the race to become the world’s newest independent state, Bougainville sorely needs capital. Could a CIP be the answer?
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Independence Likely for Bougainville in 5 Years: Citizenship by Investment Could Fund The New Country

Leading the race to become the world’s newest independent state, Bougainville sorely needs capital. Could a CIP be the answer?
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Independence Likely for Bougainville in 5 Years: Citizenship by Investment Could Fund The New Country

Leading the race to become the world’s newest independent state, Bougainville sorely needs capital. Could a CIP be the answer?
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“Unbelievable Number of Americans Coming to Portugal”: IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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“Unbelievable Number of Americans Coming to Portugal”: IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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AML Obligations Loom for Residency by Investment Program Operators

European regulators have made it clear that tighter AML/KYC is in the cards for RCBI. Sylwia Wolos explains how early movers can benefit.
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Figures Reveal Sharp Drop in Number of Chinese Investor Migrants Since 2019

It’s not just you. Chinese investor migrants really ARE becoming fewer and farther between, according to the most recent data.
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Figures Reveal Sharp Drop in Number of Chinese Investor Migrants Since 2019

It’s not just you. Chinese investor migrants really ARE becoming fewer and farther between, according to the most recent data.
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Figures Reveal Sharp Drop in Number of Chinese Investor Migrants Since 2019

It’s not just you. Chinese investor migrants really ARE becoming fewer and farther between, according to the most recent data.
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Figures Reveal Sharp Drop in Number of Chinese Investor Migrants Since 2019

It’s not just you. Chinese investor migrants really ARE becoming fewer and farther between, according to the most recent data.
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Why Turkey Is A No-Brainer for India’s Second-Home Seekers

“This wildcard might just be the best bet for millions of affluent Indians actively exploring domicile diversification,” writes Saahil Menon.
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Why Turkey Is A No-Brainer for India’s Second-Home Seekers

“This wildcard might just be the best bet for millions of affluent Indians actively exploring domicile diversification,” writes Saahil Menon.
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“Extremely Surprised” The Pandemic Hasn’t Dampened Demand for EU Residency: 10 on The Weekend – Alexey Nosovsky

“Despite COVID, people continue to invest and move to other countries. This is not only surprising but also admirable,” says Alexey Nosovsky.
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“Extremely Surprised” The Pandemic Hasn’t Dampened Demand for EU Residency: 10 on The Weekend – Alexey Nosovsky

“Despite COVID, people continue to invest and move to other countries. This is not only surprising but also admirable,” says Alexey Nosovsky.
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“Extremely Surprised” The Pandemic Hasn’t Dampened Demand for EU Residency: 10 on The Weekend – Alexey Nosovsky

“Despite COVID, people continue to invest and move to other countries. This is not only surprising but also admirable,” says Alexey Nosovsky.
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“Extremely Surprised” The Pandemic Hasn’t Dampened Demand for EU Residency: 10 on The Weekend – Alexey Nosovsky

“Despite COVID, people continue to invest and move to other countries. This is not only surprising but also admirable,” says Alexey Nosovsky.
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Turkish Citizenship by Investment in an Istanbul Luxury High-Rise With Unobstructed Sea Views

CIP Turkey has secured the exclusivity of the last 30 remaining apartments in the much sought-after, Apollo Kartal Plaza.
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UK Investor Visa Sets Post-Pandemic Record in Q3, Startup Visas at All-Time High

The strong rebound, says Tolstaia, reflects the UK’s persisting status as a “magnet for international UHNWIs.”
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UK Investor Visa Sets Post-Pandemic Record in Q3, Startup Visas at All-Time High

The strong rebound, says Tolstaia, reflects the UK’s persisting status as a “magnet for international UHNWIs.”
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Dominica Gets Visa-Free Travel to China, Salvadorian President Confirms $100k “Volcano Bond” PR-Program

Dominica seals visa-free deal with China. El Salvador will offer US$100,000 golden visa with path to citizenship by volcano-bond investment.
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Grenada CIP Sets All-Time Application Record in Q3: 2021 Volume Already Equals Last Year’s Total

Grenada’s isn’t the only Caribbean CIP smashing records during the pandemic but is the only one that’s seen five consecutive years of growth.
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CBI “More About Me Being Able to Go Back to Egypt Than About Being Able to Travel”: IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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CBI “More About Me Being Able to Go Back to Egypt Than About Being Able to Travel”: IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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CBI “More About Me Being Able to Go Back to Egypt Than About Being Able to Travel”: IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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CBI “More About Me Being Able to Go Back to Egypt Than About Being Able to Travel”: IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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CBI “More About Me Being Able to Go Back to Egypt Than About Being Able to Travel”: IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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CBI “More About Me Being Able to Go Back to Egypt Than About Being Able to Travel”: IM People in The News This Week

Investment migration people in the news this week.
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NHR and Crypto “Decisive” in Attracting Americans to Portugal: 10 on The Weekend – Pedro Catão Pinheiro

Pedro Catão Pinheiro also says he’ll never forget the gratitude of the family from war-torn Syria that he helped get to Portugal in 2016.
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How Redeployment of At-Risk EB-5 Capital Works During The Regional Center Program Lapse

Now that the regional center program has lapsed, maintaining EB-5 capital at-risk through redeployment poses challenges, writes Aaron Grau.
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New St. Lucia Govt. Aims to Take Direct Control of CBI-Fund: Can’t Let It “Be Turned Into a Slush Fund” Says Chastanet

“We cannot sit by and allow CIP to be turned into a slush fund at the whims and fancies of the Cabinet,” said MP Allen Chastanet.
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Vanuatu’s Announcement of a CBI Real Estate Option Raises 9 Big Questions

Vanuatu has granted exclusive rights for its new CBI real estate option to a company about which no information is publicly available.
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Vanuatu’s Announcement of a CBI Real Estate Option Raises 9 Big Questions

Vanuatu has granted exclusive rights for its new CBI real estate option to a company about which no information is publicly available.
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US Govt. “Trying to Stem The Flow of Expatriation” as IRS Names Nearly 1,000 Americans in Q3 Renunciation Update

David Lesperance says the US govt. is systematically suppressing expatriation and is hiding the true numbers to avoid encouraging more of it.
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US Govt. “Trying to Stem The Flow of Expatriation” as IRS Names Nearly 1,000 Americans in Q3 Renunciation Update

David Lesperance says the US govt. is systematically suppressing expatriation and is hiding the true numbers to avoid encouraging more of it.
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US Govt. “Trying to Stem The Flow of Expatriation” as IRS Names Nearly 1,000 Americans in Q3 Renunciation Update

David Lesperance says the US govt. is systematically suppressing expatriation and is hiding the true numbers to avoid encouraging more of it.
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Romy Hawatt on Why He’s Spent 10 Years in Porto Montenegro and Invested €22M

The famous serial entrepreneur and philanthropist highlights low taxes, a first-class lifestyle and climate, and a growing economy as reasons he’s doubling down on Montenegro.
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Romy Hawatt on Why He’s Spent 10 Years in Porto Montenegro and Invested €22M

The famous serial entrepreneur and philanthropist highlights low taxes, a first-class lifestyle and climate, and a growing economy as reasons he’s doubling down on Montenegro.
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Spanish Golden Visa Approvals Up 43% in First Half of 2021

Following a sharp drop in approvals in the second half of 2020 Spain’s golden visa volumes appeared to be rapidly recovering in H1 this year.
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Spanish Golden Visa Approvals Up 43% in First Half of 2021

Following a sharp drop in approvals in the second half of 2020 Spain’s golden visa volumes appeared to be rapidly recovering in H1 this year.
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Spanish Golden Visa Approvals Up 43% in First Half of 2021

Following a sharp drop in approvals in the second half of 2020 Spain’s golden visa volumes appeared to be rapidly recovering in H1 this year.
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CBI Programs Would Be Wise to End Their Discrimination Against Single Applicants

Justin Donovan argues CBI price discrimination against singles is a mistake considering they are the world’s fastest-growing demographic.
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Back on Top: Greek Golden Visa Europe’s Most Popular in 2021 So Far

Digitally unprepared for COVID, Greece last year ceded the EU golden visa throne to Portugal. Now, the Greeks are back – with a vengeance.
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Back on Top: Greek Golden Visa Europe’s Most Popular in 2021 So Far

Digitally unprepared for COVID, Greece last year ceded the EU golden visa throne to Portugal. Now, the Greeks are back – with a vengeance.
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Back on Top: Greek Golden Visa Europe’s Most Popular in 2021 So Far

Digitally unprepared for COVID, Greece last year ceded the EU golden visa throne to Portugal. Now, the Greeks are back – with a vengeance.
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Portugal Golden Visa Passes €6 Billion Investment Milestone, US Applicants Rival Chinese in October

Already accounting for a record 10% of all applicants this year, Americans will be the second-largest applicant group in 2021 overall.
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Portugal Golden Visa Passes €6 Billion Investment Milestone, US Applicants Rival Chinese in October

Already accounting for a record 10% of all applicants this year, Americans will be the second-largest applicant group in 2021 overall.
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Portugal Golden Visa Passes €6 Billion Investment Milestone, US Applicants Rival Chinese in October

Already accounting for a record 10% of all applicants this year, Americans will be the second-largest applicant group in 2021 overall.
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Cyprus Approves Only 27.6% of Applications Pending Since CIP Termination

Despite the Commission’s protestations, Cyprus kept processing applications pending since the CIP’s termination – but rejected most of them.
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Cyprus Approves Only 27.6% of Applications Pending Since CIP Termination

Despite the Commission’s protestations, Cyprus kept processing applications pending since the CIP’s termination – but rejected most of them.
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Cyprus Approves Only 27.6% of Applications Pending Since CIP Termination

Despite the Commission’s protestations, Cyprus kept processing applications pending since the CIP’s termination – but rejected most of them.
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Cyprus Approves Only 27.6% of Applications Pending Since CIP Termination

Despite the Commission’s protestations, Cyprus kept processing applications pending since the CIP’s termination – but rejected most of them.
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New Research Paper: “The Cayman Islands: A Preferred Address for UHNWI Families”

The report analyses what attracts UHNWI families to residency by investment programs and the factors that weigh the most in their decisions.
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New Research Paper: “The Cayman Islands: A Preferred Address for UHNWI Families”

The report analyses what attracts UHNWI families to residency by investment programs and the factors that weigh the most in their decisions.
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Why Is Portugal’s HQA Residency Visa Program Growing So Fast?

A panel of nine experts on Portuguese immigration programs explain why HQA-visa approvals have more than doubled since before the pandemic.
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Why Is Portugal’s HQA Residency Visa Program Growing So Fast?

A panel of nine experts on Portuguese immigration programs explain why HQA-visa approvals have more than doubled since before the pandemic.
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Where Are All the Chinese Applicants? The 3 Factors Killing the Mainland IM Market

Until recently the world’s undisputedly largest source of investor migrants, China’s IM market has become a shadow of its former self. Why?
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Where Are All the Chinese Applicants? The 3 Factors Killing the Mainland IM Market

Until recently the world’s undisputedly largest source of investor migrants, China’s IM market has become a shadow of its former self. Why?
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Where Are All the Chinese Applicants? The 3 Factors Killing the Mainland IM Market

Until recently the world’s undisputedly largest source of investor migrants, China’s IM market has become a shadow of its former self. Why?
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Where Are All the Chinese Applicants? The 3 Factors Killing the Mainland IM Market

Until recently the world’s undisputedly largest source of investor migrants, China’s IM market has become a shadow of its former self. Why?
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Where Are All the Chinese Applicants? The 3 Factors Killing the Mainland IM Market

Until recently the world’s undisputedly largest source of investor migrants, China’s IM market has become a shadow of its former self. Why?
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Where Are All the Chinese Applicants? The 3 Factors Killing the Mainland IM Market

Until recently the world’s undisputedly largest source of investor migrants, China’s IM market has become a shadow of its former self. Why?
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Since You Asked: American Investor Migrant Statistics 2020 and 2021 YTD

Which programs have American investor migrants been applying to in 2020 and 2021 YTD? Here’s the data we have confirmed so far.
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Since You Asked: American Investor Migrant Statistics 2020 and 2021 YTD

Which programs have American investor migrants been applying to in 2020 and 2021 YTD? Here’s the data we have confirmed so far.
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Since You Asked: American Investor Migrant Statistics 2020 and 2021 YTD

Which programs have American investor migrants been applying to in 2020 and 2021 YTD? Here’s the data we have confirmed so far.
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Since You Asked: American Investor Migrant Statistics 2020 and 2021 YTD

Which programs have American investor migrants been applying to in 2020 and 2021 YTD? Here’s the data we have confirmed so far.
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Since You Asked: American Investor Migrant Statistics 2020 and 2021 YTD

Which programs have American investor migrants been applying to in 2020 and 2021 YTD? Here’s the data we have confirmed so far.
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Since You Asked: American Investor Migrant Statistics 2020 and 2021 YTD

Which programs have American investor migrants been applying to in 2020 and 2021 YTD? Here’s the data we have confirmed so far.
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Since You Asked: American Investor Migrant Statistics 2020 and 2021 YTD

Which programs have American investor migrants been applying to in 2020 and 2021 YTD? Here’s the data we have confirmed so far.
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Are COVID-Related Travel Bans Taking on a Life of Their Own? IM People in the News This Week

“Covid-19 travel restrictions initially introduced to manage the pandemic have become useful migration containment instruments […]”
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Are COVID-Related Travel Bans Taking on a Life of Their Own? IM People in the News This Week

“Covid-19 travel restrictions initially introduced to manage the pandemic have become useful migration containment instruments […]”
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In Which RCBI Countries Were You Least Likely to Die of COVID, 18 Months on?

A great deal has changed in the 18 months since our initial analysis. We’re revisiting the numbers to see who performed in the long term.
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In Which RCBI Countries Were You Least Likely to Die of COVID, 18 Months on?

A great deal has changed in the 18 months since our initial analysis. We’re revisiting the numbers to see who performed in the long term.
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In Which RCBI Countries Were You Least Likely to Die of COVID, 18 Months on?

A great deal has changed in the 18 months since our initial analysis. We’re revisiting the numbers to see who performed in the long term.
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EU Campaign Against CBI “Driven by Ideology”: Philippe May on the Mobility Standard Podcast

If appeasing the EU was Malta’s goal, says Philippe May, it was unsuccessful. “These people are driven by ideology. They will never give up.”
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EU Campaign Against CBI “Driven by Ideology”: Philippe May on the Mobility Standard Podcast

If appeasing the EU was Malta’s goal, says Philippe May, it was unsuccessful. “These people are driven by ideology. They will never give up.”
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EU Campaign Against CBI “Driven by Ideology”: Philippe May on the Mobility Standard Podcast

If appeasing the EU was Malta’s goal, says Philippe May, it was unsuccessful. “These people are driven by ideology. They will never give up.”
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EU Campaign Against CBI “Driven by Ideology”: Philippe May on the Mobility Standard Podcast

If appeasing the EU was Malta’s goal, says Philippe May, it was unsuccessful. “These people are driven by ideology. They will never give up.”
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EU Campaign Against CBI “Driven by Ideology”: Philippe May on the Mobility Standard Podcast

If appeasing the EU was Malta’s goal, says Philippe May, it was unsuccessful. “These people are driven by ideology. They will never give up.”
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“We Won’t Budge” on Sovereignty Over Tax, Citizenship: Malta Responds to EU Parliament Report on IM Programs

Malta’s Citizenship “Czar”, Alex Muscat, promised to oppose efforts to tax or stop CBI programs but expressed support for tighter regul