Do I need to invest before the I-526 petition is filed?
I am looking into starting a business under direct EB-5. I understand that I need to register a company and move the funds into it before the I-526 is filed. But do I need to actually start investing (sign leases or start construction) before the I-526 is filed? Or can I wait for the I-526 approval before investing? Without approval I will not be able to work and run the business.