Six Chinese investors have won visa approval through the EB-5 program, ending litigation in which they said the Department of Homeland Security failed to acknowledge that their investments in a hospital helped a troubled business.
According to documents filed in D.C. federal court Tuesday, the investors submitted new evidence to support their petitions, and based on those filings, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Administrative Appeals Office sustained the appeals.
“In light of this administrative resolution of the case, further litigation is unnecessary,” according to a status report announcing dismissal.
The investors, Wei Gan, Wentao Huang, Jian Wang, Xue Wang, Xiaomeng Xu and Lihong Yang, sued DHS in April 2016 alleging they were wrongfully denied access to the EB-5 visa program after they each invested about $500,000 in a rural Alabama hospital.
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