The TAP 42 EB-5 Investment Opportunity is sponsored by the
EB-5 for Florida Regional Center.
About EB-5 for Florida Regional Center
EB-5 for Florida is a USCIS approved EB-5 Regional Center located in Miami, Florida whose principals have extensive involvement and experience in the Immigrant Investor Program.
The EB-5 for Florida Regional Center management team is an extremely experienced group of attorneys, real estate development and professionals. With over seventy five years of combined experience in immigration law, real-estate development and capital raise in both the public and private sectors, our management team is well prepared to face the challenges of the EB5 program. The management team of our Regional Center has collectively overseen the raise of more than $250 million dollars of EB5 capital and has successfully developed restaurants, hotels and office buildings throughout the State of Florida. The Management team and Principles of our Regional Center have also successfully assisted hundreds of families in obtaining permanent residency in the United States through the EB-5 Visa program.
How The Regional Center Works
The EB5 For Florida Regional Center shall oversee administrative matters involving the maintenance and compliance of the TAP 42 EB-5 Project under USCIS guidelines and shall assist Investing Members in providing information with respect to the processing of the I-526 Petitions and the issuance of the I-829 Petition approvals that will eventually be required for Investing Members to obtain permanent residency status. In particular, the Regional Center shall provide necessary information with respect to job creation and confirmation of expenditure of funds to support each Investing Member's I-526 Petition and I-829 Petition. It is the responsibility of the Regional Center to properly monitor the use of the investors' funds and to ensure that the business in which the money has been invested complies with all rules and regulations of the EB-5 Visa program.
EB-5 for Florida Regional Center is owned by Invest in South Florida LLC.
Invest In South Florida
Invest in South Florida is a Florida Limited Liability Company which owns EB-5 for Florida Regional Center. Founded by immigration veterans, Roger Bernstein and Linda Osberg-Braun, the Regional Center has been operating from Miami since 2009, when it was designated by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to sponsor capital investment projects for consideration by EB-5 investors.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Sloboda is a highly respected and passionate hospitality industry leader with a track record of success leading the development and operations of multiple restaurant brands. He is recognized for his operations management strategy, brand development skills, acute understanding of market demands and interests, real estate acumen and timely project development of restaurants and limited service hotels.
Joe was previously the Co-founder and Executive Vice President of Exclusive Visas, LLC which was regarded as one of the most experienced and reputable EB-5 consulting firms in the country. Thus far, his EB-5 projects have resulted in 100% approval for all I-526 and I-829 petitions. Having worked in developing successful EB-5 projects since 2007, Mr. Sloboda has seen the projects he has worked with raise more than $250 million USD and been responsible for the creation of more than 6,000 jobs across the United States. Additionally, Mr. Sloboda was the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Jafrejo Holdings, LLC which is the South Florida developer and franchise operator of VooDoo BBQ & Grill, Twin Peaks Restaurants and the Candlewood Suites hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, all of which were successful EB-5 projects throughout the State of Florida.
As an expert in immigration law, representing the diverse interests of foreign investors, and highly knowledgeable of real estate development, Roger Bernstein brings the essential experience to assess the viability of EB-5 investor visa projects that will result in the desired immigrant visas.
Mr. Bernstein has counseled Regional Centers on projects valued at more than $100 Million, many of which have received Exemplar Project Approval. His more than twenty years of experience has resulted in a strong record of I-526 and I-829 approvals.
Mr. Bernstein has also successfully acquired non-immigrant visas and residency for hundreds of individuals who desired to live and work in the United States and has represented Fortune 500 and large privately-held companies. Roger Bernstein co-founded Bernstein Osberg-Braun PL, a highly respected and widely recognized immigration law firm. He is a graduate of Brown University and the University of Miami School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States and is Board Certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in Immigration and Nationality Law.
Linda Osberg-Braun is a partner and co-founder of Bernstein Osberg-Braun PL, a highly respected and widely recognized immigration law firm. Drawing on her many years of high level government service, Ms. Osberg-Braunâ€™s valued immigration experience also extends to the EB-5 Investor Visa Program.
Ms. Osberg has counseled investors from many countries on a wide variety of issues in both regional center-affiliated projects as well as stand alone petitions. Her clientele have come from Europe, Asia, Central and South America.
Linda Osberg-Braun is Board certified by the Florida Bar as an expert in Immigration and Nationality Law and is on the Board of the American Immigration Law Association (AILA), South Florida Chapter. She is a frequent speaker for AILA and the Florida Bar and supports the Florida Immigration Councilâ€™s endeavors on Cities for Citizenship.
Linda Osberg-Braun graduated from Penn State University and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. She is the recipient of the University of Pittsburghâ€™s Marjorie Matson Award for her outstanding accomplishments in helping Haitian and Cuban refugees find freedom and safety in the United States.
Henry Liebman founded American Life, Inc. in 1996 and has since served as its Chief Executive Officer. American Life, Inc.â€™s projects have successfully resulted in its investors obtaining over 1,350 immigrant visas. Through Mr. Liebmanâ€™s leadership, America Life, Inc. has steadily built an impressive portfolio of over 30 urban properties valued at approximately $1 Billion at cost, with virtually no debt.
Mr. Liebman has more than 20 years of experience in real estate and immigration law and more than 30 years of experience in commercial real estate management and investment. He has served as Managing Partner of Coe Nordwall Liebman, LLC and founded Northwest International Bank, also serving as its first Board Chairman.
Mr. Liebman earned his Bachelorâ€™s degree in Political Science from the University of Washington and received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Puget Sound. His extensive experience and successful track record in EB-5 projects has led to numerous global speaking engagements. Mr. Liebman has authored many informative articles as well as The Immigration Handbook which has been published in the United States, Spain and the United Kingdom.