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9 Dec, 2019
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

Submit your Comments on Proposed USCIS Rule Increasing Filing Fees for EB-5 Petitions and Applications

December 9th, 2019|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs|

On November 14, 2019, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a proposed rule to adjust certain immigration and naturalization benefit request fees charged by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). View the Proposed Rule on Federal Register here. Of [...]

5 Dec, 2019

Subscription Escrow Accounts in EB-5 A Story of Evolution

December 5th, 2019|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Jill Jones, NES Financial; Mona Shah, Mona Shah & Associates Global; Osvaldo Torres, Torres Law PA  The use of a subscription escrow account to accept capital contributions from EB-5 investors seeking permanent residency in the United States through the [...]

3 Dec, 2019
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS Publishes New Edition of Form I-924A: Regional Centers Required to Use New Version Beginning 12/6/19

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On November 21, 2019, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) published a new edition of the form I-924A, Annual Certification of Regional Center. According to the USCIS website, all Regional Centers who are required to file an I-924A for FY2019 will [...]

3 Dec, 2019

2020 IIUSA Events Coming to a City Near You! Explore the Events Calendar

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, Membership, Overseas|

IIUSA is pleased to announce the 2020 EB-5 events calendar. Building off the success of 2019, we are excited to provide EB-5 stakeholders with even more business development, networking and educational events in the year ahead. As the EB-5 industry's [...]

2 Dec, 2019

EB-5 Regulations Challenged in Federal District Court

December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On November 26, 2019 a complaint for injunctive relief was filled by Florida EB5 Investments LLC against the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) challenging the EB-5 Immigration Investor Program Modernization Regulations (the "Regulations") which were published on November [...]

26 Nov, 2019

Happy Thanksgiving from Your EB-5 Industry Trade Association

November 26th, 2019|Categories: Membership|

This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for the continued opportunity to be the voice of the EB-5 Regional Center Program and to champion its success across the country. We are also thankful for the support of our members as we continue [...]

25 Nov, 2019

IIUSA Investor Market Development Efforts are Full Steam Ahead

November 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, Overseas, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA Drives Critical Business Development & Education in Key EB-5 Investor Markets by McKenzie Penton, Director of Events & Business Development, IIUSA  As the EB-5 industry’s only non-profit membership-based trade association and its strongest voice in advocacy, research and education, [...]

22 Nov, 2019

Ensure Your Staff Stays in the Know on All Things EB-5

November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Membership|

Did you know that IIUSA membership entitles your entire organization (and all staff members) to the numerous benefits of membership? Most importantly your membership ensures that your team has the resources and information you need to succeed. In fact, IIUSA [...]

21 Nov, 2019

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution Funding the Government through December 20

November 21st, 2019|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, White House|

Earlier today, Congress passed a short-term continuing resolution (CR) funding the federal government through December 20, 2019. Not only does the CR prevent a government shutdown, it also extends the EB-5 Program's authorization. The CR now awaits President Trump's signature. [...]

21 Nov, 2019
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

EB-5 Regional Center Program Regulations Take Effect

November 21st, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Today, Thursday, November 21, 2019, the final rule which makes regulatory changes to the EB-5 Regional Center Program went into effect after the 120 waiting period of the final rule being published. The final rule, which can be read in [...]