Foreign citizens are investing in a visa program that allows them to gain permanent residence by investing $500,000 in a U.S. project that creates at least 10 jobs. Judith and Rene Dekker work on their dairy farm in Ubly, Mich. Originally from the Netherlands, the family moved to Michigan in 2000.
Gray Looks Abroad for Investment
D.C. officials once borrowed freely to help finance development projects like the International Spy Museum, the Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Gallery Place.Those days are gone, stifled by a self-imposed cap on borrowing that has left a slew of projects in need of financing.