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9 Sep, 2019

Reminder: Dial in for USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Listening Session Today

September 9th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Listening Session at 2pm ET Today   This is a friendly reminder to dial in for U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services' (USCIS) EB-5 stakeholder listening session today, Monday, September 9 at 2pm ET. . The engagement will [...]

28 Aug, 2019

Recording Now Available: IIUSA Mid-Year Legislative & Association Update

August 28th, 2019|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Membership, Webinars|

  Earlier this week, IIUSA hosted a  Mid-Year Legislative & Association Update webinar with IIUSA leaders, lobbyists and staff. The webinar provided attendees with an important opportunity to learn more about the sate of the association and importantly the steps [...]

20 Aug, 2019

September 2019 Visa Bulletin Reveals Significantly Advanced Final Action Date for India

August 20th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the September 2019 Visa Bulletin. The Bulletin revealed a final action date of October 22, 2014 for applicants from Mainland China and Vietnam which advanced one week from [...]

14 Aug, 2019

Final Call for Advertisement Submissions for IIUSA’s Regional Center Business Journal

August 14th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

This fall IIUSA will be going to print on the next edition of its Regional Center Business Journal. With recent changes announced for the EB-5 Program, this edition will be of critical importance as the industry looks to its leader [...]

9 Aug, 2019
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS Announces Stakeholder Engagement for September 9

August 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier today, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will host a public listening session with EB-5 stakeholders as part of ongoing efforts to enhance dialogue between the agency and the industry. The engagement will provide additional information [...]

8 Aug, 2019

Webinar: IIUSA Mid-Year Legislative and Association Update

August 8th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership|

REGISTER FOR THIS FREE IIUSA WEBINAR Tuesday, August 27 | 12:00 pm EST  During this live webinar, attendees will hear from leaders and staff within IIUSA about the state of the association and the legislative progress to secure long-term reauthorization [...]

5 Aug, 2019

Mid-Year State of IIUSA Your Industry Trade Association

August 5th, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Government Affairs, Membership|

The state of IIUSA is strong. Members and the EB-5 industry should be filled with optimism. Despite the expected hang wringing as we once again tackle a pending statutory program extension, progress on a long-term legislative reform is profound and [...]

2 Aug, 2019

IIUSA Member Perspective: “The New EB-5 Regulations – Modernization or Regression?

August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Membership, Research / Analysis|

This is a member perspective and the views of the author are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or position of IIUSA By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Partner, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP  On July 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of [...]

23 Jul, 2019

MEMBER ANALYSIS: The Rush is On, New EB-5 Rule Nearly Doubles Minimum Investment in 120 Days

July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Robert Divine; Shareholder; Global Immigration Group; Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz, P.C., USCIS has sent its final EB-5 regulation to the Federal Register for publication tomorrow.  Effective for I-526 filings arriving at USCIS on or after November 21, [...]

23 Jul, 2019

IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Alert – Regulations Scheduled to be Published in the Federal Register

July 23rd, 2019|Categories: Alerts, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24th, the final EB-5 program regulations are scheduled to be published in the Federal Register. The new rule goes into effect on November 21st. IIUSA will be monitoring the regulation’s final steps and fully evaluating the text. [...]

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