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20 Oct, 2017
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Reminder: EB-5 Regional Centers File Your I-924A by December 29th

October 20th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

It’s that time of year again! As a reminder, all EB-5 Regional Centers must file form I-924A for each individual Regional Center designated during or before the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017. Regional Centers must file form I-924A with USCIS by [...]

19 Oct, 2017
  • Indsutry Forum Featured

Meet the Panelists and Explore the Schedule for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum

October 19th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming nearly 450 industry professionals to Miami, FL next week, October 23-25 for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. The conference theme this year- Global Connections. Local Results. - speaks to how our inherently global industry is [...]

18 Oct, 2017
  • Nov Visa

U.S. Department of State Issues November Visa Bulletin: Final Action Date for Mainland China Advances Two Weeks

October 18th, 2017|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

Earlier this week, U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released the Visa Bulletin for the month of November 2017 (View PDF). The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of July 01, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applicants, moving [...]

17 Oct, 2017
  • Membership

Been to the Member Portal Lately? Explore the New Improvements Today!

October 17th, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Membership|

The IIUSA Member Portal is your hub for everything EB-5 under one roof. Our ever-expanding industry library of thousands of documents as well as past webinar and conference recordings, membership directory, industry event calendar and much more is at your [...]

16 Oct, 2017
  • WH Featured

President Trump Sends Letter to House and Senate Leaders Outlining Immigration Principles – Including Merit-Based Immigration System

October 16th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, White House|

Earlier this month, President Trump sent a letter to the House and Senate Leadership announcing his administration's priorities for reforming the nation's immigration system. The letter states that "Immigration reform must create more jobs, higher wages, and greater security for [...]

13 Oct, 2017
  • Nomination

Kirstjen Nielsen Nominated for Secretary of DHS

October 13th, 2017|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs|

Earlier this week, President Trump nominated White House Deputy Chief of Staff Kirstjen Nielsen to be the new Secretary of Homeland Security. The position was became vacant when former Secretary John Kelly left to be President Trump's White House Chief [...]

12 Oct, 2017
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Meet the Panelists: EB-5 Industry Forum Agenda Highlights Global Connections

October 12th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming nearly 450 industry professionals to Miami, FL from October 23-25 for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. Over the last few weeks, we explored the panel topics that highlight the conference theme, “Global Connections. Local [...]

11 Oct, 2017
  • Indsutry Forum Featured

Meet the Panelists: EB-5 Industry Forum Agenda to Highlight Local Results

October 11th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming nearly 450 industry professionals to Miami, FL from October 23-25 for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. Over the last few weeks, we explored the panel topics that highlight the conference theme, "Global Connections. Local [...]

10 Oct, 2017
  • Kids

“Of Kids and Cowboys: SEC Enforcement Outside EB-5 Parallels Inside EB-5”

October 10th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)|

by Michael G. Homeier, Founding Shareholder, Homeier Law PC and Osvaldo F. Torres, Shareholder, Torres Law PA What do the following securities enforcement actions have in common? 1. SEC Obtains Asset Freeze and Appointment of Receiver in Fraudulent Real Estate [...]

9 Oct, 2017
  • Cissna

Senate Votes to Confirm Lee Francis Cissna as Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

October 9th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On October 5, 2017, Lee Francis Cissna was confirmed by the U.S. Senate with a vote of 54-43. Mr. Cissna who is a longtime immigration attorney at the Homeland Security was also on detail for the Senate Judiciary Committee and [...]