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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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20 Mar, 2019
  • DC 2019 Featured

Charlie Oppenheim to Deliver Guest of Honor Presentation at IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Conference

March 20th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Dept of State (DOS), Events, Government Affairs|

IIUSA is honored and excited to announce that Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the Department of State will be a Guest of Honor speaking at our upcoming EB-5 Advocacy Conference on Monday, May 6 [...]

19 Mar, 2019
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

April Visa Bulletin: Final Action Date for Vietnam Born Applicants Advances Five Weeks

March 19th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the April 2019 Visa Bulletin. The bulletin revealed a final action date of September 15, 2014 for Mainland China born applicants. Further the bulletin revaleaved a cutoff date of [...]

18 Feb, 2019
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

March 2019 Visa Bulletin: Cut-off Dates for Mainland China and Vietnam Both Advance

February 18th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS)|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the March 2019 Visa Bulletin. The bulletin revealed a cut-off date of September 8, 2014 for Mainland China born applicants, an advancement of one week and a cutoff date [...]

14 Jan, 2019
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

February Visa Bulletin: EB-5 Visa Category Remains “Unauthorized” Due to Shutdown

January 14th, 2019|Categories: Congress, Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the February 2019 Visa Bulletin (View PDF). The EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance. As such the EB-5 visa category is currently [...]

14 Dec, 2018
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

January Visa Bulletin: EB-5 Visa Category “Unauthorized” for Issuance

December 14th, 2018|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the January 2019 Visa Bulletin (View PDF). The EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance. The continuing resolution that was signed on December 7, 2018 [...]

14 Nov, 2018
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

December Visa Bulletin: Cutoff Dates for Mainland-China and Vietnam Applicants Advances

November 14th, 2018|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the Visa Bulletin for the month of December 2018 (View PDF). The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of August 22, 2014 for Mainland-China born applicants an advance of one [...]

9 Nov, 2018
  • Chicago Featrued

Highlights of the 2018 EB-5 Industry Forum!

November 9th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Dept of State (DOS), Events, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

AILA & IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum Delivers Education, Business Development and Key Industry Intelligence Last week, IIUSA and AILA welcomed the EB-5 industry to Chicago for the annual EB-5 Industry Forum, which brought together nearly 350 industry leaders for 2+ [...]

5 Nov, 2018
  • Percentage Visa Ussed

2018 EB-5 Visa Usage Statistics & Trends: Special Data and Insights from the Department of State

November 5th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Dept of State (DOS), Events, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

Mr. Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, Visa Controls & Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State Provides Attendees at the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum Key Data Insights on Visa Usage and Trends At the recent IIUSA & AILA EB-5 Industry Forum [...]

17 Oct, 2018
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

November Visa Bulletin Highlights Advanced Cutoff Dates for Mainland China and Vietnam Applicants

October 17th, 2018|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs|

This week, the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released the Visa Bulletin for the month of November 2018 (View PDF). The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of August 15, 2014 for Mainland-China born applicants and February 01, 2016 [...]

5 Oct, 2018
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

USCIS Now Accepts Dates of Filing Chart (“Chart B”) for EB-5 Applicants Starting October 1, 2018

October 5th, 2018|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Immigration Law, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

  (Updates on uscis.gov/visabulletininfo, as of 10/05/2018)   Starting October 2018, USCIS will accept adjustment of status (“AOS”) applications from employment-based categories based on cut-off dates set in Chart B of the Visa Bulletin. For China EB-5 applicants, this means that [...]