"PBS NewsHour'' took viewers on a tour of Jersey City last night with the help of Jersey Journal reporter Terrence McDonald as it looked into the continuing controversy of the Kushner Companies' use of a visa program to get foreign financing for several developments.
The program focused on the Trump Bay Street high-rise in Downtown Jersey City and the way its developers strung together Census tracts from the inner city in order to have foreign investors qualify for EB-5 visas for $500,000 investments.
In the segment, McDonald takes "NewsHour'' economics correspondent Paul Solman on a walking tour of the tracts and also Journal Square, where a Kushner entity is planning a two-tower development called One Journal Square. That project raised eyebrows last month when Jared Kushner's sister used his name in a pitch to Chinese investors.
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