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3 Aug, 2020

Meet the Speakers for Next Week’s Investor Market Webinar Series: South Asia

August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Webinars|

IIUSA EB-5 Investor Market Webinar Series: Hong Kong & South Asia August 12, 2020 | 8:00 AM-10:00 AM EDT Next week IIUSA, in partnership with Investment Migration Insider, will be hosting its next event in the Investor Market Webinar Series [...]

31 Jul, 2020
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS to Adjust Filing Fees in an Effort to Meet Operational Needs

July 31st, 2020|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On Friday, July 21, 2020, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that the agency would be adjusting filing fees to help it might their operational needs. USCIS Deputy Director of Policy Joseph Edlow states "These overdue adjustments in fees [...]

31 Jul, 2020

Welcome New IIUSA Members!

July 31st, 2020|Categories: Membership, New Member|

IIUSA is pleased to welcome our two newest members to the association: Green Mountains Regional Center and KAR Properties. They join a growing list of industry professionals who have recognized the important role IIUSA (and our members) play in advocacy, [...]

30 Jul, 2020

Join IIUSA this Fall for the Virtual EB-5 Industry Forum

July 30th, 2020|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, Partners, Research / Analysis, Webinars|

Announcing the IIUSA Virtual Industry Forum November 10-19, 2020 This November, join IIUSA for the 2020 Virtual EB-5 Industry Forum. With the world as it is now, we felt it was safest to meet virtually this fall, but that doesn't [...]

29 Jul, 2020
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS Seeks Comments on Recent Policy Alert Regarding Redeployment

July 29th, 2020|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Last week, USCIS issued a policy alert clarifying policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding redeployment of investment capital, including further deployment after the job creation requirement is satisfied. The updated guidance is now available online in Volume 6, [...]

29 Jul, 2020

Last Chance to Register: “U.S. Investment Immigration Options and the Post COVID-19 Outlook”

July 29th, 2020|Categories: Events, IMC, Partners, Webinars|

STARTING SOON: U.S. Investment Immigration Options and the Post COVID-19 Outlook July 30, 2020 | 8:30-9:15 AM Don't miss your chance to participate in the next edition of the Investment Migration Council (IMC) Streaming Series which will take a deep [...]

28 Jul, 2020

IIUSA Submits Report for the Record for House Judiciary Committee Hearing on USCIS Oversight

July 28th, 2020|Categories: Congress, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), USCIS Adjudication|

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship will host a hearing titled "Oversight of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services." The hearing will include a panel with Joseph Edlow, Deputy Director of USCIS and [...]

27 Jul, 2020

RCBJ Perspectives: “New TEA Rules – Frequently Asked Questions”

July 27th, 2020|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Originally Published in the April 2020 Regional Center Business Journal  By Alex Brown | Senior Economist, Impact DataSource EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization, the final rule published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the Federal Register on July [...]

27 Jul, 2020
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Send IIUSA Your Questions Regarding USCIS Redeployment Policy Updates

July 27th, 2020|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Last week, USCIS issued a policy alert clarifying policy guidance in the USCIS Policy Manual regarding redeployment of investment capital, including further deployment after the job creation requirement is satisfied. The updated guidance is now available online in Volume 6, [...]

24 Jul, 2020
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS to Postpone Furloughs Of 13,000 Employees

July 24th, 2020|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On July 24, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) confirmed that the agency would delay the planned furloughs for 13,400 employees that were scheduled to begin in August. Earlier in the week, Senators Leahy (D-VT) and Tester (D-MT) submitted a [...]