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Daniel J. Healy

CEO, Civitas Capital Group

Daniel J. Healy is chief executive officer of Dallas-based Civitas Capital Group, which manages over $600 million of EB-5 capital throughout Texas and the United States.

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Stronger EB-5 rules are crucial to keep foreign investment coming to Texas

In Texas, “foreign direct investment” programs are growing because of our globally competitive business climate. EB-5, which has proven especially beneficial for Texas, eases the pathway to U.S. residency for foreigners who invest at least $500,000 in businesses that create no fewer than 10 U.S. jobs. The U.S. Commerce Department says that in fiscal year 2013, the program generated more than $5.8 billion in foreign investment to 562 projects nationwide, creating more than 174,000 jobs.