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How SD became a top place for foreign money

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By Bob Mercer

Capitol Correspondent

PIERRE — Just a few years ago, South Dakota was considered by some in China as a top place for an immigrant investor and their family to qualify for permanent U.S. visas. To qualify, the investor needed to make a half-million dollar loan to a business program, and if enough jobs resulted, would earn their papers.


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