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7 Dec, 2018
  • Capitol Featured

Advocacy Alert: EB-5 Gets Clean Extension Until Dec. 21

December 7th, 2018|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

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 [...]

6 Dec, 2018
  • at risk featured

“Is the Investment Truly at Risk? How Call Options Could Result in I-526 Petition Denials”

December 6th, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Ozzie Torres, Shareholder, Torres Law PA  In an ever-changing EB-5 investor program wrought with complexities and USCIS surprises, there has always been an unwavering tenet: the investment must remain at-risk. Unfortunately, USCIS continued its practice of unilaterally changing the [...]

5 Dec, 2018
  • GBS Featured

IIUSA Data Report Provides Reasons to Join us in Mumbai and Dubai Next Year

December 5th, 2018|Categories: Economic Impact, Events, Immigration Law, Overseas, Research / Analysis|

Next year, IIUSA will host the next two events of our Global Banquet Series in Mumbai, India (Feb. 20) and Dubai, UAE (Feb. 24). Now in its third year, the IIUSA Global Banquet Series brings together leading EB-5 professionals from [...]

4 Dec, 2018
  • Capitol Featured

Contact Congress Ahead of the EB-5 Program Reauthorization Deadline

December 4th, 2018|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

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 [...]

3 Dec, 2018
  • Brazil Flag Featured

IIUSA Member Perspective: Experience Shows How to Effectively Represent Brazilian Investors

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

  by Edward Beshara, Managing Partner, Beshara PA  Perhaps one of the most important considerations Regional Centers and other EB-5 stakeholders should have when contemplating entering the Brazilian market is that Brazilians are sophisticated and knowledgeable to the various visa [...]

29 Nov, 2018
  • Events

IIUSA President Speaks at Entrepreneur & Investor Summit 2018

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Events, Overseas, Speaking Engagements|

Earlier this week, IIUSA President Robert Kraft represented the association at the 2018 Entrepreneur & Investor Summit in Ottawa, Canada. The two day event brought together investment immigration professionals from around the world to explore how business and investment immigration [...]

28 Nov, 2018
  • GBS Featured

Secure your IIUSA Global Banquet Series Sponsorship Today

November 28th, 2018|Categories: Events, Overseas|

Building off of the success of 2018 events in India, Vietnam and South Korea, IIUSA is excited to be hitting the road again for events in  Mumbai (Feb 20) and Dubai (Feb 24). We invite all EB-5 industry stakeholders to [...]

27 Nov, 2018
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

New USCIS Data Page Consolidates Data into an Easily Navigable Resource

November 27th, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Last week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it has consolidated immigration and citizenship data previously housed throughout its website onto a single easy to navigate page. The agency also provided users a a document to better help explore [...]

26 Nov, 2018
  • banquet 2019 featured

See you in DC for the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Achievement Banquet

November 26th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Events, Membership|

IIUSA is proud to announce that in conjunction with the 12th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference we will once again host our EB-5 Industry Achievement Banquet. The event was established to recognize our members who have made the most substantial contributions [...]

21 Nov, 2018
  • Thanksgiving featured

Happy Thanksgiving from Your EB-5 Industry Trade Association

November 21st, 2018|Categories: Membership|

From all of the IIUSA staff, we hope you have a wonderful holiday filled with family, friends, and a short break from your busy schedule. As always IIUSA is thankful to represent a dynamic industry responsible for economic development and [...]