Today, December 7, 2018, President Trump signed a stopgap spending bill, avoiding a government shutdown and giving the EB-5 Program a short-term extension until December 21.
IIUSA is active on Capitol Hill and will continue to visit offices and advocate on your behalf. As we learn more leading up to the next sunset date of December 21, we will keep you informed of progress made on a long-term reauthorization of the Program.
CALL TO ACTION
To ensure widespread support of EB-5 Regional Center Program’s reauthorization, we encourage you to contact your congressional delegation today to tell them that EB-5 is working in their state and district.
With the easy to use tools below, you can quickly and easily contact the representative and 2 senators that represent you. Just click on the button below. Remember to contact your legislators that represent both where you live and where you work!
Call to Congress Phone Script: “Hello, my name is ___ and I’m a constituent from ___. I am calling to urge you to support the reauthorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program before December 21 and in upcoming reform efforts in the 116th Congress.
The EB-5 Program contributed over $37 billion in U.S. GDP, $5 billion in tax revenue and created over 276,000 U.S. jobs from FY2010-FY2015. This is a program that is critical to the U.S. economy and I urge you to ensure it is included on the upcoming CR package. ”
Write Congress Sample Language: Pre-filled in the below link.