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11 Nov, 2019

Sarah Kendall Remarks from the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum Now Available

November 11th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Ms. Sarah M. Kendall, Chief of the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) at USCIS, addresses attendees at the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA On Tuesday, October 29, 2019 IIUSA was honored to welcome Ms. Sarah [...]

8 Nov, 2019

IIUSA Honors 22 Member Organizations During I-829 Award Ceremony

November 8th, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Conferences, Events, Membership|

Recipients of the 2018-2019 IIUSA I-829 Award participate in a special ceremony recognizing their success at the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA Last week, IIUSA was proud to honor member organizations who received I-829 approvals [...]

7 Nov, 2019

USCIS Updates EB-5 Policy Manual to Conform with the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Final Rule

November 7th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

On November 6, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a Policy Alert, announcing that  the agency is updating its Policy Manual to reflect the new provisions on the the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Final Rule, which was [...]

6 Nov, 2019

IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Alert – Long-term EB-5 Reauthorization Bill Introduced in the Senate

November 6th, 2019|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Yesterday, U.S. Senators Mike Rounds (R-SD), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced S. 2778 the Immigrant Investor Program Reform Act. The measure will finally provide a long-term reauthorization for the EB-5 Regional Center Program as well as long-overdue [...]

5 Nov, 2019

Latest Edition of the IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal Is Now Available

November 5th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Last week, IIUSA published the 2019 Q3-Q4 edition of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ). Printed in conjunction with the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum, the article topics took deeper dives into many of the key topics discussed throughout the [...]

4 Nov, 2019

Member Perspective: EB-5 Implications from IIUSA Conference Leading up to November 21 Effective Date of Regulations

November 4th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Robert C. Divine, Baker Donelson I would like to clear up a few things from the IIUSA meeting in Seattle this week, with hope this helps someone take a better course of action than they might have otherwise in [...]

24 Oct, 2019

Member Perspective: 8 Ways the EB-5 May Change Post November 21st

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

This is a member perspective and the views of the author are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or position of IIUSA. by Abbas Hashmi, Hongkun USA After announcing upcoming changes to the EB-5 requirements in July, [...]

23 Oct, 2019

Welcome to IIUSA Newest Members!

October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Membership|

IIUSA is pleased to welcome Omoniyi Law Firm, P.C. and Shintex Global Investment Holdings LLS as our latest members. The two organizations join a growing list of IIUSA members committed to industry best practices, education and business development. We are [...]

22 Oct, 2019

Countdown to Seattle: Highlighting Key EB-5 Industry Forum Panels

October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming the EB-5 Industry to Seattle, WA next week for the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. It will be a packed event with excellent educational, business development and networking opportunities. To help you prepare (or encourage [...]

22 Oct, 2019

IIUSA Data Report: Form I-829 Q3 Data Review and Analysis

October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

USCIS published quarterly statistics for Q3 fiscal year (FY) 2019 (April-June) on I-526 and I-829 adjudication trends. Members can now access full IIUSA data reports on the most recent trends through your member portal account. Read the Comprehensive Report (Members-Only): [...]

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