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7 Dec, 2016
  • Capitol Featured

Advocacy Alert: EB-5 Included on Proposed Continuing Resolution, Expected to be Extended Through April 28, 2017

December 7th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Yesterday, Congress introduced a bill for another continuing resolution (CR) that will extend federal government funding through April 28, 2017. Included in the CR is a short-term reauthorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program for the duration of the CR, [...]

6 Dec, 2016
  • DC HEader Featured

10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference Early Bird Tickets and Discounted Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available!

December 6th, 2016|Categories: Conferences, Events, Uncategorized|

IIUSA is looking forward to welcoming you to Washington, D.C. for the 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference this coming April 26-28, 2017. Early bird tickets are now on sale ($650/member, $850/nonmembers). For more information, and a review of last year's [...]

5 Dec, 2016
  • Focus group featured image

USCIS Publishes Updated Policy Manual: Comment Period Open until 12/14

December 5th, 2016|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a draft version of the USCIS Policy Manual Volume 6, Part G, which provides EB-5 policy guidance regarding the eligibility requirements for Regional Centers and immigrant investors. The guidance contained [...]

2 Dec, 2016
  • Regional-Center-Business-Journal

RCBJ Retrospective: “Redeployment of Capital: A Fund Administration Perspective”

December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Redeployment of Capital: A Fund Administration Perspective By Reid Thomas, Executive Vice President, NES Financial Over 90% of EB-5 projects use the “Loan” model. This model is where a New Commercial Enterprise uses the subscription funds raised from the investors [...]

1 Dec, 2016
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

DHS Updates Regulatory Agenda on EB-5

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs|

Last week the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) updated the regulatory agenda for EB-5. According to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs reginfo.gov, we can expect to see proposed regulatory changes to EB-5 at the first of the year. DHS [...]

30 Nov, 2016
  • Regional-Center-Business-Journal

Special Holiday Discounts on IIUSA Magazine Advertisements through Friday 12/16!

November 30th, 2016|Categories: Benefits, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal|

Reserve your Advertisement in the Q4 Issue of the Regional Center Business Journal By December 9th and Save Up to 10% IIUSA is pleased to announce a special offer for IIUSA Members to advertise in the upcoming Regional Center Business Journal [...]

29 Nov, 2016
  • Data Report

IIUSA Data Report: USCIS Processing Times for I-526, I-829 Petitions and I-924 Applications through September 2016

November 29th, 2016|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Last week U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published updated processing times for the Immigration Investor Program Office. You can review the highlights below: I-526 Petition As of September 2016, the average processing time for I-526 petitions was 14.7 months, [...]

28 Nov, 2016
  • I-924A

EB-5 Regional Centers: File your I-924A to Save Before New Fees Take Effect on 12/23

November 28th, 2016|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) reminds all EB-5 Regional Center stakeholders that they must file Form I-924A for each individual Regional Center designated during or before the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016. As [...]

25 Nov, 2016
  • News Featured

EB-5 Media Coverage Highlights Benefits to Communities

November 25th, 2016|Categories: Economic Impact, Media Coverage|

Earlier this month, two IIUSA Regional Center members were the subjects of empowering stories in their local media showing the benefits of EB-5 on their communities. If not for EB-5, these projects may very well have not been possible, but [...]

24 Nov, 2016
  • Membership

Happy Thanksgiving From IIUSA!

November 24th, 2016|Categories: Membership|

From all of the IIUSA staff, we hope you have a wonderful holiday filled with family, friends, and a short break from your busy schedule. IIUSA is very thankful for the continued support and dedication from our member's to the [...]

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