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15 Jul, 2019

U.S. DOS Publishes August Visa Bulletin: China, Vietnam and India Subject to Same Final Action Date

July 15th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the August 2019 Visa Bulletin indicating that EB-5 visa applicants from China, Vietnam, and India will be subject to the same Final Action Date of October 15, 2014. [...]

15 Jul, 2019

Summer Sale: Save 10% Off IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal Advertisements

July 15th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

IIUSA is now accepting advertisements for the upcoming edition of its Regional Center Business Journal, the premiere print and digital magazine for EB-5 professionals. In addition, we are pleased to announce that now through July 31, 2019 advertisements are 10% [...]

12 Jul, 2019

House Passes HR 1044; Bill on “Hold” in Senate

July 12th, 2019|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

On July 10th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019.  The bill removes the per-country caps for employment-based visas, including EB-5. While the bill passed the House, it still needs to [...]

11 Jul, 2019

IIUSA Data Insights: EB-5 Processing Time Ranges Remain Unchanged from Previous Month

July 11th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

IIUSA's latest date report highlights EB-5 processing times through June 2019. The report shows that EB-5 processing time ranges remain unchanged from May 2019 and that processing times remain well above their historical averages. Earlier this year IIUSA submitted a [...]

10 Jul, 2019

Have You Registered for the IIUSA Global Banquet Series? Limited Space is Still Available!

July 10th, 2019|Categories: Events, Overseas|

IIUSA is looking forward to connecting members with leading industry professionals from around the globe during our Global Banquet Series this September. With events in Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, and Taipei the Banquets will hit many of the key [...]

9 Jul, 2019

IIUSA Data Insights: Form I-829 Quarterly Data Insights

July 9th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

IIUSA's latest data report, on FY 2019 (January-March) I-829 processing volume is now available. The data presented show the recent USCIS slowdowns have not been confined to just Form I-526 rather, Form I-829 adjudications fell substantially over the past two [...]

8 Jul, 2019

“Opportunity Zones – Pending IRS Regulations Poised to Facilitate Investments”

July 8th, 2019|Categories: Dept of Treasury, Economic Impact, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Scot Patrick O'Brien, Office Managing Partner, Akerman LLP; Alexandre M. Denault, Partner (Tax Practice Group), Akerman LLP  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law on December 22, 2017 created a new capital gains deferral and exemption for [...]

3 Jul, 2019

Happy 4th of July from the EB-5 Industry Trade Association

July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Membership|

Happy Fourth of July from the one and only EB-5 Industry Trade Association. We are proud to represent a dynamic membership and industry focused on creating American Jobs and driving economic development across the nation. It is through the tireless [...]

2 Jul, 2019
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OMB Completes Review of EB-5 Regulations

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On Thursday, June 27, 2019, the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) posted that it concluded its review of the Obama-era regulations, EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization, initially introduced in January 2017. While we know the content of the proposed [...]

2 Jul, 2019

EB-5 Litigation Monthly Summary: June 2019

July 2nd, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Government Affairs, Litigation, Membership, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA's monthly litigation summary for June 2019 is now available to members. The monthly feature highlights the most topical EB-5 litigation cases taking place in the courtrooms. Members can view full case updates and access the court documents from the [...]

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