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5 Jun, 2020
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

Submit Your Questions In Advance of Charlie Oppenheim’s EB-5 Discussion

June 5th, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Events, Webinars|Tags: , , |

A DISCUSSION WITH CHARLIE OPPENHEIM: CHIEF, VISA CONTROL AND REPORTING DIVISION, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE JUNE 16 | 1:00 PM EST (10:00 AM PST)  Later this month, IIUSA will welcome Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division [...]

4 Jun, 2020
  • I-829 petitions filed FY2020Q1

IIUSA Data Report: Form I-829 Fiscal Year 2020 Q1 Statistics and Trends

June 4th, 2020|Categories: Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), USCIS Adjudication|Tags: , , , |

For just the second time in EB-5 history, over 1,000 investors filed their I-829 petitions in the past quarter. The continued growth in I-829 filings validates that the EB-5 Program has been creating an increasing number of jobs for U.S. [...]

3 Jun, 2020

Last Chance to Register for Next Weeks EB-5 Investor Market Webinar: South Africa

June 3rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Investor Markets, Webinars|

This coming week, on June 8-9, IIUSA will host its next EB-5 Investor Market Webinar Series event, which will take a deep dive into the quickly growing South African EB-5 Market. During the live discussion, our expert panelists will provide [...]

2 Jun, 2020

Introducing the Newly-Elected IIUSA Officers and Directors!

June 2nd, 2020|Categories: Alerts, Events, Membership|Tags: , , |

Invest in the USA (IIUSA) is proud to announce that all three of the association’s officers as well as our two incumbent Board of Director members have been re-elected. The vote was a part of the first-ever virtual IIUSA Membership [...]

1 Jun, 2020

Member Perspective: “FAQ: CORONAVIRUS AND EB-5 TEAS”

June 1st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Originally Published by Impact DataSource  As unemployment claims rise and uncertainty about the near-term and long-term impacts abound, we are getting a lot of questions about how the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will impact high unemployment EB-5 TEAs (COVID-19 will not [...]

29 May, 2020

Join IIUSA Today at a 50% Discount Under the New Introductory Member Program

May 29th, 2020|Categories: Benefits, Membership|

And  Add Your Voice to EB-5 Industry's Only Membership Association as We Look to Champion EB-5 Job Creation and Economic Development Across the Country! During the annual IIUSA Membership Meeting earlier this month, members of the association's Bylaws Committee submitted [...]

27 May, 2020
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS Set to Resume Public Services at Individual Domestic Offices on June 4

May 27th, 2020|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it would begin reopening individual domestic offices beginning on June 4, 2020. Offices have been closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis since mid-March. See below for the full announcement [...]

27 May, 2020

RCBJ Perspectives: “Investment Migration and the State of Play in Europe”

May 27th, 2020|Categories: IMC, Immigration Law, Investor Markets, Regional Center Business Journal|

 by Bruno L'Ecuyer, Chief Executive, Investment Migration Council  Investment migration refers to the attainment of citizenship or residential rights in return for a financial investment or other contributions to the host country. Today, investment migration is a global industry [...]

26 May, 2020

Interested in Serving on an IIUSA 2020-2021 Committee?

May 26th, 2020|Categories: Benefits, Membership|

Calling All Members: Contribute Your Expertise and Thought Leadership IIUSA committees play an integral role in the formulation of IIUSA policies and procedures. Each of the member-led committees addresses a unqiue topic area. Some are tasked with developing industry best [...]

22 May, 2020

RCBJ Perspectives: “Regional Center Considerations Under New TEA Regime”

May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

 By Walter S. Gindin, Director, Legal Affairs, CanAm Enterprises  The EB-5 Program changed significantly on November 21, 2019 when the Department of Homeland Security’s (“DHS”) final EB-5 Modernization Rule (the “Final Rule”) took effect. The Final Rule made several [...]