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19 May, 2017
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2017 EB-5 Advocacy Conference Photo Albums Now Available!

May 19th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs|

Last month, IIUSA hosted the 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Washington, DC. The event featured 30+ sponsors, 60+ speakers and over 325 attendees all of whose support enable IIUSA to deliver a valuable and [...]

18 May, 2017
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IIUSA Submits Letter to Senators Grassley and Leahy in Support of Re-authorization & Reform of the EB-5 Regional Center Program

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Earlier this week, IIUSA submitted a letter to Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) expressing support for the bipartisan, bicameral efforts to achieve a long-term re-authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program. The letter reaffirms IIUSA's support of all [...]

17 May, 2017
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IIUSA Hosts Banquets in Shenzhen and Beijing Honoring Support of Members Overseas

May 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Overseas|

Over the course of the past week IIUSA successfully hosted two member receptions as part of the Global Banquet Series in Shenzhen and Beijing which served to honor the support from our members overseas and also to provide critical first-hand, [...]

16 May, 2017
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2017 EB-5 Advocacy Conference Video Recordings Now Available OnDemand!

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs|

Last month IIUSA successfully hosted the 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference, April 26-28, at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Washington, DC. The event featured 30+ sponsors, 60+ speakers and over 325 attendees all of whose support enable IIUSA to deliver [...]

15 May, 2017
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Let’s Get the Facts Straight: Educating the Public that #EB5isWorking & Ready for Reform

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

As the national membership-based not-for-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center Program we want to remind our members and industry stakeholders of the important role you can play in promoting local success stories of your own to highlight how [...]

12 May, 2017
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U.S. Department of State Issues June Visa Bulletin: Cutoff Date for Mainland China Advances

May 12th, 2017|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released the June Visa Bulletin (View PDF) revealing a cutoff date of June 08, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applicants. The May Visa Bulletin listed all EB-5 Regional Center Categories as "U" [...]

4 May, 2017
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“Giving Up Is Hard to Do: The SEC Disgorgement Remedy Debate and Its Relevance to EB-5”

May 4th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)|

By Robert Cornish, Partner, Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP The monetary remedy of “disgorgement” often sought by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in alleged matters of wrongdoing finds its basis not from actual statutes but [...]

2 May, 2017
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“The Crossroads of EB-5 Investment, U.S. Tax Compliance, and Proper Tax Planning”

May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

by David Appel, Senior Partner, Tax & Business Services; Jana K. Aristizabal, Senior Manager, Tax & Business Services, Marcum LLP; Alexander Oujevolk, Senior Manager, Tax & Business Services, Marcum LLP You have your project, you have your investors, you have [...]

1 May, 2017
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Clean Extension of EB-5 Regional Center Program Until Sept. 30, 2017

May 1st, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

On Monday May 1, a bipartisan omnibus spending deal was filed by Congressional Leadership to fund the government through September 30, 2017. This deal includes a clean extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program through the same date. Bill Text (p. [...]

28 Apr, 2017
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4/26 USCIS Stakeholder Engagement Recording Now Available!

April 28th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On Wednesday April, 26 USCIS hosted a stakeholder engagement to discuss the Form I-924, Application for Regional Center Designation Under the Immigrant Investor Program. This webinar will discuss certain changes to the Dec. 23, 2016 edition of Form I-924. Form [...]