Donald Trump, the leading Republican candidate for the American presidency and a vocal critic of China, licensed his name to a tower in New Jersey funded in large part by a controversial government program – known as EB-5 – offering expedited visas to foreign investors who overwhelmingly come from China, Bloomberg reported, citing a slide presentation by the firm US Immigration Fund. In a February speech Trump said China had “taken our jobs, they’ve taken our money, they’ve taken everything”. Mark Giresi, general counsel of the company, said he believed nearly all of the EB-5 investors in the 50-story luxury rental apartment building known as Trump Bay Street were from China.
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