Regional Centers

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The Philadelphia Regional Center (designation in 2003)

The PIDC Regional Center is a partnership between CanAm Enterprises and the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), a non-profit economic development agency of the City of Philadelphia.

PIDC and CanAm use the immigrant investments to capitalize The Welcome Fund. The Welcome Fund provides a source of low-cost capital generally available to commercial, retail, industrial or non-profit businesses and organizations that create significant job growth and are located or planning to locate in Philadelphia. The PIDC Regional Center received its designation in 2003.

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The Pennsylvania Regional Center(designation in 2007)

The Pennsylvania Regional Center is a partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), which is the economic development arm of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The goal of DCED is to foster opportunities for businesses and communities to succeed and thrive in a global economy, thereby enabling Pennsylvanians to achieve a superior quality of life. The USCIS formally designated the Pennsylvania Regional Center on April 13, 2007.

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New York Metropolitan Regional Center(designation in 2013)

Designated by USCIS on August 26, 2013, The New York Metropolitan Regional Center (NYMRC) was established as a vehicle to facilitate economic development in the New York metropolitan area, which consists of New York City, Long Island, Northern and Central New Jersey, the Hudson Valley and Pike County in Pennsylvania.

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Los Angeles County Regional Center

This Regional Center was originally designated in 2008 to target EB-5 investments in the motion picture and television industry in Los Angeles County, California.

In 2009, approval was received from USCIS to broaden the scope of eligible projects for the EB-5 program in the Los Angeles area to include transportation, agriculture, alternative energy, and technology, in addition to film.

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North Country EB-5 Regional Center(designation in 2011)

The North Country EB-5 Regional Center was established following USCIS approval for an application filed jointly by CanAm Enterprises and the North Country Chamber of Commerce.

The North Country EB-5 Regional Center focuses on investment projects in and around the city of Plattsburgh, NY and target projects in industries such as transportation, aerospace, real estate development, manufacturing and technology. The USCIS formally designated the North Country Regional Center on May 16, 2011.

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Hawaii Regional Center (designation in 2003)

The Hawaii Regional Center is a partnership with the State of Hawaii’s Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) which provides the economic and statistical expertise that guides the State’s economic development efforts.

Projects offered by the Hawaii Regional Center are located within the islands of Hawaii, and target industries including tourism, higher education, health services and manufacturing. They were designated as the Hawaii Regional Center on October 28, 2008 by USCIS.

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CanAm Florida Regional Center (designated in 2014)

Designated by US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on December 15th, 2014, CanAm Florida Regional Center (CAFRC) is the seventh Regional Center owned and operated by CanAm Enterprises.

CAFRC proposes to facilitate economic development in the State of Florida by providing low cost financing to qualifying job-creating businesses, with an emphasis on infrastructure-related projects. CARFC's first project, All Aboard Florida, was pre-approved as a qualifying project by USCIS as part of the Regional Center designation. As a result, subscribers will be accorded deference in the adjudication of I-526 petitions.