In Cyprus, investor schemes offer kleptocrats a pathway to EU citizenship.
Peter Podkopaev asks whether shortcomings in the EB-5 visa regime could play into Beijing’s hands.
Belinda Li on why the U.S. investor visa scheme needs urgent reform.
Kleptocrats exploit EB-5 visas / Trump aide talks investment with sanctioned firm / Putin’s pal wins $285m Crimea railway contract
Belinda Li talks to Seto Bagdoyan about how weaknesses in the EB-5 visa program pose a threat to democracy and national security.
Trump partner linked to Iranian money laundering, Congress fights over Russian rockets, and UK Land Registry sell-off threatens transparency
Freedom House releases a special report entitled, “The Politburo’s Predicament,” the number of Chinese applicants for UK investor visas double in 2014, and PBS Frontline airs “The Many Faces of Vladimir Putin”