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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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17 Aug, 2017
  • RCBJ

Regional Center Terminations and Impacts on Immigrant Families

August 17th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Lincoln Stone, Partner, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP; Michele Franchett, Partner, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP; David Strashnoy, Attorney, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP We know from the pleas of immigrant families that not everything is Zen when it comes to regional center (RC) [...]

16 Aug, 2017
  • Webinar

USCIS to Host Stakeholder Webinar on Recent Form I-924A Changes on 8/24

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Teleconferences, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Webinars|

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will host a stakeholder webinar next Thursday, August 24 from 1:00 to 2:00pm to discuss Form I-924A, Annual Certification of Regional Center, and the changes to the recent changes to the [...]

15 Aug, 2017
  • IPO June Featured

IIUSA Data Report: Average Processing Times for Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) through June 30, 2017

August 15th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

As of January 4, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) petition processing times are posted using a specific date format rather than weeks or months. According to USCIS, this is the “first step to providing processing times that are timelier [...]

14 Aug, 2017
  • Indsutry Forum Featured

Tomorrow is the Final Day to Sign Up and Save on Early Bird Pricing for IIUSA’s EB-5 Industry Forum

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, Membership|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming the EB-5 Industry to Miami, FL October 23-25 for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. Attended by international investment and economic development professionals from around the world, the EB-5 Industry Forum is the year's premier [...]

10 Aug, 2017
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

U.S. Department of State Issues September Visa Bulletin: Final Action Date for Mainland China Remains Unchanged

August 10th, 2017|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

Earlier this week, U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released the Visa Bulletin for the month of September 2017 (View PDF). The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of for Mainland-China born visa applicants which remains unchanged from the [...]

9 Aug, 2017
  • EB-5isesstenialfeatured

Get Engaged! Check Out IIUSA’s New “EB-5 Champion” Advocacy Webpage to Contact Congress Today

August 9th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Earlier this week, IIUSA launched a brand new webpage to help EB-5 stakeholders contact Congress in support of the EB-5 Regional Center Program. The customized page allows EB-5 stakeholders to quickly and easily contact their elected officials in the House [...]

7 Aug, 2017
  • RCBJ

Submit an Article for Consideration for the Upcoming Q3 Edition of the Regional Center Business Journal

August 7th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA's Editorial Committee, curator of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ), invites all members of the organization to submit an article to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming Q3 RCBJ, the EB-5 Industry’s premier publication featuring the latest legislative [...]

4 Aug, 2017
  • Research-&-Analysis

Analysis of USCIS IPO Employment Visa Engagement in San Jose

August 4th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

By Suzanne Lazicki, Lucid Professional Writing EB-5 Blog  A small Employment Visa Engagement hosted at the US Patent and Trademark Office in San Jose on July 19, 2017 featured a delegation from the Investor Program Office. The IPO representatives discussed [...]

2 Aug, 2017
  • JUly RCBJ Featured

Going Local: Bringing the Message of EB-5 to the People it Impacts the Most

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, State / Local|

by Ashley Sanislo Casey, IIUSA Associate Director of Advocacy Over the last 2 and a half years, most of the conversations within the EB-5 Regional Center industry have centered around advocacy for reform and reauthorization, in one form or another, [...]

1 Aug, 2017
  • 5-31processingtimes

IIUSA Data Report: Average Processing Times for Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) through May 31, 2017

August 1st, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

As of January 4, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) petition processing times are posted using a specific date format rather than weeks or months. According to USCIS, this is the “first step to providing processing times that are timelier [...]