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AILA & IIUSA cordially invite you to join us in Chicago, IL from October 29-30, 2018 for the 2018 EB-5 Industry Forum.

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Combining AILA’s experience in offering world-class continuing legal education and unparalleled networking events for immigration law professionals and IIUSA’s unmatched expertise on the EB-5 investor visa program, this two-day conference promises to be the most important EB-5 event of the year! Whether you are an immigration attorney, a regional center representative, a service provider or a foreign intermediary, this year’s event will offer unprecedented opportunities to learn, network, drive business development, and have fun at social events in one of America’s most vibrant cities.

AILA is the national association of immigration lawyers established to promote justice, advocate for fair and reasonable immigration law and policy, advance the quality of immigration and nationality law and practice, and enhance the professional development of its 15,000+ members.

IIUSA is the national membership-based 501(c)(6) not-for-profit industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program, with members accounting for a vast majority of capital formation and job creation in the United States resulting from the program. Together, in cooperation with the foremost experts of the EB-5 program, these two organizations are uniquely positioned to address every aspect of the industry in great depth.

This year’s event will be hosted at Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL, USA!

SAVE THE DATE – October 29-30, 2018

IIUSA Members Receive a Discount on Tickets!

IIUSA member can save $200 off the event. All you have to do is email info@iiusa.org to receive your member promo code.

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Conference Schedule

  • 8:00am – 5:00pm: Registration/Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 8:00am – 9:25am: EB-5 Beginners Session: An Introduction to EB-5:Investment, Jobs and Citizenship
  • 9:25am – 9:30am: Opening Remarks
  • 9:30am – 10:00am: Keynote Address (Speaker TBA)
  • 10:00am – 10:30am: Networking Break
  • 10:40am – 11:40am: Looking Ahead: Post-September 30th and the 116th Congress
  • 11:45am – 12:45pm: Pending Regulations and Other Administrative Policy Updates: Turing Uncertainty into Opportunity
  • 12:45pm – 1:25pm: Lunch Served
  • 1:25pm – 2:25pm: Breakout Sessions
    • Capital Stack Trends: How to Fund and Successfully Incorporate Non-EB-5 Funds
    • Choices in EB-5: Examining Direct vs. Regional Center Opportunities from Key Perspectives
  • 2:25pm – 2:55pm: Post-Session Dialogue
  • 2:55pm – 3:55pm: Breakout Sessions
    • Regional Center Operations: Lessons Learned and Risk Mitigation in 2018
    • Insights from Investment Regulations: SEC Enforcement Actions-What We Know and Why It Matters
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Breakout Sessions
    • The Ideal EB-5 Project: Case Studies, Checking All the Boxes, and Making the Right Decisions for Success in Today’s Market
    • EB-5 Site Visits and Compliance Reviews: What they Mean for You and How to Prepare Your Regional Center, Project, and Employees
  • 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Welcome Reception (Sponsored by CMB Regional Centers)

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  • 8:00am – 5:00pm: Registration/Exhibit Hall Hours
  • 8:30am – 9:30am: Breakout Sessions
    • What’s Happening in China? Investor Withdrawal Requests, Agent Marketing, and What it Means for the Market
    • An Introduction to EB-5:Investment, Jobs and Citizenship
  • 9:35am – 10:20am: Keynote Address (Speaker TBA)
  • 10:20am – 10:50am: Networking Break
  • 10:50am – 11:50am: Breakout Sessions
    • Distressed and Troubled Projects: How to Reverse Course and What it Means for Material Change
    • Investor Markets Discussion: Asia (Vietnam, India and Beyond)
  • 11:50am – 12:30pm: Lunch Served
  • 12:30pm – 1:30pm: Breakout Sessions
    • Source of Funds Issues with China, Other EB-5 Investor Markets, and Third-Party Exchanges
    • Investor Markets Discussion: The Americas (Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Beyond)
  • 1:35pm – 2:35pm: Breakout Sessions
    • EB-5 Quota Backlog: Prescriptions for the Impatient Investor
    • Investor Market Discussions: Europe and the Middle East
  • 2:35pm – 2:55pm: Post-Session Dialogue
  • 2:55pm – 3:55pm: Breakout Sessions
    • USCIS Adjudication Trends, Response Strategies and Implications for Investors Regarding RFE’s, NOIT’s and NOID’s
    • EB-5 Financing Structures: What’s Right for Me?
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm: Breakout Sessions
    • Redeploying EB-5 Investments: A Roadmap to Help Navigate Securities Laws and USCIS Guidance
    • EB-5 Litigation and What It Means: Who is Suing Whom and Why it Matters

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AILA/IIUSA Room Rate: $199 Single/Double, plus applicable taxes*
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