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11 Nov, 2019

Sarah Kendall Remarks from the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum Now Available

November 11th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Ms. Sarah M. Kendall, Chief of the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) at USCIS, addresses attendees at the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA On Tuesday, October 29, 2019 IIUSA was honored to welcome Ms. Sarah [...]

7 Nov, 2019

USCIS Updates EB-5 Policy Manual to Conform with the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Final Rule

November 7th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

On November 6, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a Policy Alert, announcing that  the agency is updating its Policy Manual to reflect the new provisions on the the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Final Rule, which was [...]

6 Nov, 2019

IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Alert – Long-term EB-5 Reauthorization Bill Introduced in the Senate

November 6th, 2019|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Yesterday, U.S. Senators Mike Rounds (R-SD), Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced S. 2778 the Immigrant Investor Program Reform Act. The measure will finally provide a long-term reauthorization for the EB-5 Regional Center Program as well as long-overdue [...]

4 Nov, 2019

Member Perspective: EB-5 Implications from IIUSA Conference Leading up to November 21 Effective Date of Regulations

November 4th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Robert C. Divine, Baker Donelson I would like to clear up a few things from the IIUSA meeting in Seattle this week, with hope this helps someone take a better course of action than they might have otherwise in [...]

24 Oct, 2019

Member Perspective: 8 Ways the EB-5 May Change Post November 21st

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

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 Abbas Hashmi, Hongkun USA After announcing upcoming changes to the EB-5 requirements in July, [...]

22 Oct, 2019

IIUSA Data Report: Form I-829 Q3 Data Review and Analysis

October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

USCIS published quarterly statistics for Q3 fiscal year (FY) 2019 (April-June) on I-526 and I-829 adjudication trends. Members can now access full IIUSA data reports on the most recent trends through your member portal account. Read the Comprehensive Report (Members-Only): [...]

21 Oct, 2019

November Visa Bulletin Now Available: Final Action Dates Advance for China, Vietnam and India

October 21st, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the November 2019 Visa Bulletin. The Bulletin revealed a final action date of November 01, 2014 for applicants from Mainland China advancing ten days from the September bulletin [...]

18 Oct, 2019

RCBJ Sneak Peak: “Roundtable on I-924A and Regional Center Oversight Obligations”

October 18th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

The below article will be featured in the Q4 IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal available later this month. by Scott W. Barnhart, President, Barnhart Economic Services; Joseph Barnett, Partner, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP; Marisa Marconi, President, Pinnacle Plan Writing LLC  Once [...]

17 Oct, 2019

Haven’t Been to the IIUSA Education Library Recently? Explore our Latest Resources!

October 17th, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis|

Did you know that the IIUSA Education Library is home to an ever-expanding selection of resources to help EB-5 professionals succeed in the marketplace? Initial launched with the EB-5 Basics Module (an online, self-administered course that quickly and easily gives [...]

14 Oct, 2019

Countdown to Seattle: Highlighting Key EB-5 Industry Forum Panels

October 14th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming the EB-5 Industry to Seattle, WA this month for the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. It will be a packed event with excellent educational, business development and networking opportunities. To help you prepare (or encourage [...]

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