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Jared Kushner's sister puts EB-5 visas back in the spotlight. Here's what they are

Jared Kushner's sister puts EB-5 visas back in the spotlight. Here's what they are

The EB-5 federal visa program is back in the spotlight after Jared Kushner’s sister used the immigrant investor program — which provides a pathway to permanent U.S. residence — to court Chinese investors.

Nicole Meyer promoted One Journal Square, a Kushner Cos. development in Jersey City, N.J., at an event Sunday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Shanghai, according to participants.

The event was organized by Beijing-based immigration services company QWOS and Kushner Cos., according to an advertisement on the Chinese company's website, which says the project is seeking $150 million from 300 EB-5 investors.

The Chinese company's advertisements for the Journal Square...

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