Kushner Companies subpoenaed over use of visas

WASHINGTON — An dull lot in Jersey City, New Jersey is where the Kushner Companies devise to put two radiant towers of let apartments and sell space, a plan called One Journal Square.

But prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney’s bureau in Brooklyn now wish to know some-more about the project’s financing.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Attorney’s bureau has subpoenaed the company for information on its use of a program that allows foreigners, residency to get immature cards in sell for investing $500,000 or some-more in projects that create at slightest 10 jobs. They’re called EB-5 visas.


The future site of One Journal Square in Jersey City, New Jersey, under growth by the Kushner Companies

The Kushner Companies used EB-5 funding for two projects in the same city, the second carrying the president’s name: Trump Bay Street.

Emily Wolf, ubiquitous warn for Kushner Companies, told CBS News the program “is frequently used by many vast developers to lift supports and help create jobs” and they “did zero improper.”

But in May, the company apologized after Jared Kushner’s sister, Nicole Meyer, told intensity Chinese investors that the Journal Square plan was critical to her whole family, and privately mentioned her hermit Jared, now a top help to the president, lifting questions of change peddling.

And there are questions about a Florida company the Kushners used to partisan Chinese investors called the U.S. Immigration Fund.

Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley is job for a sovereign examination of that company’s arrangement with the Kushner Companies.

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop has his own concerns about the use of the visa program for the Trump Bay Street project.

“I consider the idea of the EB-5 program is low-income investment in low-income areas. And we consider that that apparently didn’t offer that goal,” Fulop said.

Jared Kushner’s trust still maintains an seductiveness in the Trump Bay Street project, but his lawyers indicate out he has divested himself of his seductiveness in the One Journal Square plan and says he will recuse himself from any matters concerning the EB-5 visa program.

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