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29 Sep, 2016
  • Capitol Featured

Press Release: Continuing Resolution Reauthorizes the EB-5 Program through December 9th

September 29th, 2016|Categories: Government Affairs, Press Releases|

The Continuing Resolution (CR) signed by President Barack Obama today extends authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program through December 9. The funding measure, passed both House and Senate earlier this week, takes effect immediately. “We are pleased that lawmakers [...]

29 Sep, 2016
  • SEvent Featured

U.S. Representative Michael McCaul to Address EB-5 Stakeholders on October 11th!

September 29th, 2016|Categories: Conferences, Congress, Events, Government Affairs|

U.S. Representative Michael McCaul Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the national not-for-profit industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the "Program"), is pleased to announce that U.S. Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX, 10th District), Chairman of the [...]

28 Sep, 2016
  • Capitol Featured

Senate Passes a Continuing Resolution, EB-5 Included for Short-Term Extension

September 28th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Today, September 28, the Senate passed a continuing resolution (CR) to fund the federal government through December 9. The House of Representatives is expected to take up and pass the measure with a scheduled vote at 11pm ET this evening. [...]

27 Sep, 2016
  • Research-&-Analysis

IIUSA Executive Director Pens Article in The Hill on Positive Influence of EB-5 in 2016 Convention Cities

September 27th, 2016|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

by Peter D. Joseph, IIUSA Executive Director Published 9/27/16 in The Hill  Today IIUSA Executive Director, Peter D. Joseph, published an op-ed in The Hill  on how the EB-5 Program has positively influenced the economies of the 2016 presidential convention cities [...]

27 Sep, 2016
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

Department of State Publishes Visa Bulletin for October 2016

September 27th, 2016|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

On September 8, the Department of State published its Visa Bulletin, a monthly report of visa availability, for October 2016. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) determined that for the month of October 2016, applicants for all family-sponsored and employment-based [...]

23 Sep, 2016
  • I-526featured

IIUSA Data Report: USCIS Processing Volume for I-526/I-829 Petitions through Q3 2016

September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this week, Immigration Investor Program Office (IPO) published updated processing volume for the I-526 and I-829 petitions through Q3 of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, (April-June). Below are selected data points extracted from the reports: I-526 (Read Full Report, Members-only) I-526 [...]

22 Sep, 2016
  • Cap

EB-5 reauthorization included in Continuing Resolution (CR) filed today by Senate Majority Leader

September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Statements|

Today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed a Continuing Resolution (CR) that would extend federal funding, and the EB-5 Regional Center Program, through December 9, 2016. Neither Democrats in Congress nor the White House have agreed to the legislative text yet and [...]

21 Sep, 2016
  • Research-&-Analysis

Been to IIUSA’s Interactive EB-5 Maps Lately?

September 21st, 2016|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

Economic Impact Map The EB-5 Economic Impact Map (below) demonstrates economic impact generated by EB-5 investments at the state and Congressional district levels from FY2010 to FY2013...Read More Investor Origin Map The EB-5 Investor Markets Map demonstrates trends and origins [...]

15 Sep, 2016
  • EB5isessentialfeatured

EB-5 Reform: Keep The Jobs, Fix The Problems by Peter D. Joseph

September 15th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

By: Peter D. Joseph, Executive Director, IIUSA Published on 9/15/16 in the Huffington Post The EB-5 Investment Program creates thousands of American jobs across the country without costing taxpayers a dime. And at IIUSA, we’re working for important reforms that [...]

15 Sep, 2016
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

EB-5 Indicated to be Included on a Continuing Resolution

September 15th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Majority Whip Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) indicated in an article published in The Hill on September 13 that a short-term extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program would be included in the continuing resolution (CR) which is expected to pass [...]

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