Resource Center

The Colorado Regional Center is committed to the long-term success of our foreign investors. We offer expert help and support throughout the investment and immigration process. The following resources may be helpful as you look to learn more about EB-5 and opportunities in Colorado.

USCIS Program Information and Petition Forms

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
New USCIS Petition Fee Schedule (Effective July 30, 2007)
I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur
I-485, Application to Register Permanent Resident or Adjust Status
I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions
G-28, Notice of Entry or Appearance as Attorney or Representative
Petition Status Search Page / Petition Processing Dates
National Visa Center
Welcome to the United States: A Guide to New Immigrants
New USCIS Petition Filing Address (effective as of January 9, 2009)

Government Contacts

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.


U.S. Department of State’s Visa Office
The Office of Visa Services, in the Consular Affairs Bureau, Department of State provides several functions:

  • Serves as liaisons with the Department of Homeland Security
  • Serves as liaisons between the Department of State and embassies and consulates abroad on visa matters
  • Interprets visa laws and regulations, and act as a point of contact for the public Colorado

State of Colorado
Official Colorado state government website provides information and links for all aspects of Colorado, including government, business, employment, education, residents, and tourism.

Plan your Colorado vacation activities, lodging and more online at The Official Site of Colorado Tourism

Denver: The Mile High City
Denver Colorado's travel & tourism visitors’ information bureau. Find city guides, planning resources for vacations & help for tourists.



U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs
EducationUSA centers actively promote U.S. higher education around the world by offering accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, objective and timely information about educational institutions in the United States and guidance to qualified individuals on how best to access those opportunities.

University of Colorado
The University of Colorado at Boulder is a Tier 1 research institution that received more than $280 million in sponsored research awards for the 2008 fiscal year, placing us 13th nationally and 6th among all public universities. The university offers 85 majors at the bachelor's level, 70 at the master's level and 50 at the doctoral level. CU-Boulder's main campus is on 600 acres right in heart of beautiful Boulder, Colorado, which Forbes magazine named America's smartest city in 2008.

  • CU-Boulder was ranked number one in doctoral entrepreneurship education by the International Council for Small Business
  • Ranked 11th by the Economist as the best public academic university in the world and the 34th best academic university globally
  • University of Colorado School of Law is the smallest and most selective of the colleges
  • CU Boulder’s Leeds School of Business was ranked in the top 20 business school programs by U.S. News & World Report
  • CU-Boulder was ranked the “greenest” school in the nation by Sierra magazine in 2009

At Colorado College, our goal is to provide the finest liberal arts education in the country. Drawing upon the adventurous spirit of the Rocky Mountain West, we challenge students, one course at a time, to develop those habits of intellect and imagination that will prepare them for learning and leadership throughout their lives.

  • Ranks in the top tier of liberal arts colleges in the U.S. News & World Report rankings
  • One of the highest retention rates of any university in the country – at 96%
  • Has one of the country’s lowest acceptance rates, at only 24%

The University of Denver is the oldest independent university in the Rocky Mountain region. We enroll approximately 11,600 students in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The Carnegie Foundation classifies DU as a Doctoral/Research University with high research activity.

  • Sometimes referred to as "The Harvard of the West."
  • The Sturm College of Law is currently ranked the 77th best Graduate Law School by U.S News
  • Currently ranked 84th among all public and private "National Universities" by U.S. News & World Report
  • Men's Fitness magazine ranked DU in the top-25 fittest colleges in America

With more than 150 programs of study in eight colleges, Colorado State University offers a world-class education at one of the nation’s top research universities. Academic programs at CSU are among the best in the nation in quality, innovation, and achievement, with internationally known programs in infectious disease, agriculture, cancer research, atmospheric science, sustainability and clean energy, and much more.

Metro State is a comprehensive college offering bachelor’s and master’s degrees on the Auraria Campus in downtown Denver. Founded in 1965, Metro State has grown to more than 23,000 students and educates more undergraduate Coloradans than anyone else in the state. Since nearly 80 percent of our alumni live and work in Denver and the state, you could say we specialize in fostering homegrown talent for the challenges of a new century.

Colorado School of Mines is a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science. Mines has distinguished itself by developing a curriculum and research program geared towards responsible stewardship of the earth and its resources. In addition to strong education and research programs in traditional fields of science and engineering, Mines is one of a very few institutions in the world having broad expertise in resource exploration, extraction, production and utilization.

Mines ranked 34th in the “Top 50 Public National Universities” and 77th among “Best National Universities,” both private and public, according to the 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s America’s Best Colleges.



University of Colorado Hospital
Top medical professionals, superior medicine and progressive change make University of Colorado Hospital one of the leading hospitals in the nation. Consistently ranked among the top hospitals in the country by U.S.News & World Report and many other rating agencies, University of Colorado Hospital is internationally respected for its exceptional teams of medical specialists, its remarkable medical outcomes and its overall clinical excellence.

In the past decade U.S.News and World Report has cited multiple times University of Colorado Cancer Center’s adult patient care center at University of Colorado Hospital among the best cancer programs in the nation.

  • 5280 Magazine consistently places our cancer doctors as among the best in Colorado
  • We have more cancer doctors listed among Best Doctors in America than any other cancer center in the region.
  • Our 5 year survival rates for many sites and stages of cancer diagnosis are up to 30% higher than state averages. For more information, see our annual report

The Children’s Hospital has been ranked for more than a decade as one of the best children’s hospitals nationally in U.S.News & World Report, and as the consistent choice eight years in a row by area physicians for the care of their loved ones. Founded in 1908, The Children’s Hospital is a private, not-for-profit pediatric healthcare network dedicated 100 percent to caring for kids. With more than 1,000 pediatric specialists and more than 2,400 full-time employees, Children’s is home to a number of nationally and internationally recognized medical programs.

Craig Hospital in Denver, Colorado is exclusively dedicated to spinal cord injury (SCI) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) rehabilitation, and research. We have treated more than 27,000 patients since 1956 -­ more spinal cord injury patients than any other single facility in the United States, and each year treat patients from 47-­50 U.S. states. Craig is a private, non-­profit, freestanding hospital that has been rated every year in the Top Ten Rehabilitation Hospitals by US News and World Report since the ratings began twenty years ago. In 2005 and again in 2010 Craig Hospital was granted Magnet ® recognition status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Craig is only one of two freestanding rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. to be granted this prestigious designation.