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20 Nov, 2019

“TEA Designations – Final Rule Leaves Many Questions and Risks”

November 20th, 2019|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Uncategorized|

by Michael Kester, Economist, ImpactData Source  The final rule for The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization regulation was published by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in the Federal Register on July 24, 2019 (“Final Rule”), and will go into [...]

18 Nov, 2019

December Visa Bulletin Now Available: EB-5 Category Listed as Unauthorized for Issuance

November 18th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the December 2019 Visa Bulletin (View PDF). The EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance. The final action dates for the EB-5 [...]

18 Nov, 2019

“EB-5 Capital Redeployment: Investors First!”

November 18th, 2019|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Walter S. Gindin, CanAm Enterprises Capital redeployment is one of the most important issues concerning EB-5 investors today. It impacts both existing investors, particularly those subject to EB-5 visa backlogs, and prospective investors, who in addition to evaluating the [...]

15 Nov, 2019

“FOIA…the Never Ending Story”

November 15th, 2019|Categories: FOIA, Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Ashley Casey, Director of Education & Professional Development, IIUSA In Spring of 2018, I wrote an article about IIUSA’s “FOIA woes” – the increasingly frustrating and lengthy process by which IIUSA collects most of its data on the EB-5 [...]

14 Nov, 2019

IIUSA Presents International Member Organizations with 2019-2020 Member Certificates

November 14th, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Conferences, Events, Membership|

International IIUSA member organizations receive their 2019-2020 membership certificates during the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA Last month, during the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA IIUSA was honored to present 2019-2020 membership certificates [...]

13 Nov, 2019

New IIUSA Data Analysis Available: FY 2019 Visa Usage and Wait Time Estimates

November 13th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of Immigrant Visa Control & Reporting Division at U.S. Department of State presents his latest statistics at the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA For the 5th year in a row, Mr. Charlie Oppenheim, [...]

12 Nov, 2019

IIUSA Welcomes First EDO Strategic Allies!

November 12th, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Conferences, EDO Strategic Ally, Events|

IIUSA Executive Director, Aaron Grau, Moderators Local Economic Development Roundtable at the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA Earlier this year, IIUSA launched the Economic Development Organization (EDO) Strategic Ally Program with the goal of improving EDO's [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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