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[Q] What are the general roles of the General Partner in the Limited Partnership entity which acts as a new commercial entity?
This differs for each designated regional center, but in general, the General Partner is the entity that is running the day-to-day activities of the Limited Partnership (new commercial enterprise). They follow the changes or progress of the EB-5 project, monitors the job-creation developments, reports to Investors, answer your questions, and then also calls for voting on any significant issues that require voting of limited partners pursuant to the limited partnerships. In some limited number of regional centers, the General Partner may also work with a governmental economic development agencies on these matters. In most regional centers, the participation of the limited partner investors are pretty "limited", meaning you can reside anywhere in the U.S. and do not have to be near the EB-5 project.
U.S. immigration attorney of EB-5 investors work and communicate with the General Partner to keep you abreast of the important developments.