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11 Jun, 2014

Potential Revision of NAICS Code Could Have Impact On EB-5 Regional Center Program

June 11th, 2014|Categories: Dept of Labor (DOL), Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

A federal register notice was published on May 22, 2014 soliciting proposals for changes to the structure and content of the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) for inclusion in a potential 2017 revision. According to the Bureau of Labor [...]

29 May, 2014

EB-5 Advocacy Conference Handbook – A Comprehensive Snapshot of the EB-5 Industry in 2014

May 29th, 2014|Categories: Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), CIS Ombudsman, Conferences, Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Dept of Labor (DOL), Dept of State (DOS), Economic Impact, Events, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Financial Services, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Membership, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law, SelectUSA, State / Local, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), White House|

The 150 page 2014 EB-5 Advocacy Conference Handbook is a Must Have for All EB-5 Practitioners! Articles include:   Securities Laws IIUSA Supports Inter-Agency Collaboration To Protect Integrity of the EB-5 Program Jobs Act Rules Published and In Effect SEC v [...]

10 Oct, 2013
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Government Shutdown’s Implications on EB-5 Related Services

October 10th, 2013|Categories: Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), CIS Ombudsman, Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Dept of Labor (DOL), Dept of State (DOS), Dept of Treasury, Government Affairs, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), SelectUSA, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), White House|

Certain components of the federal government that have roles within the EB-5 Program have been affected by the current federal government shutdown.  Below is a brief summary highlighting these effects according to their respective government agency affiliation (with links to [...]

15 May, 2013
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Communicate your NAICS Codes Issues in USCIS Adjudications to IIUSA Today

May 15th, 2013|Categories: Dept of Labor (DOL), Government Affairs|

IIUSA has received word from our members of many of issues with USCIS regarding North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes on I-526, I-829, and I-924 petitions.  Furthermore, at a recent public appearance USCIS Senior Counsel to the Director, Rob Silvers, indicated [...]

4 Feb, 2011
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U.S. Dept of Labor releases Jan unemployment numbers: “A Ways to Go…”

February 4th, 2011|Categories: Dept of Labor (DOL), Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), released unemployment statistics for January 2011.  The unemployment rate dropped 0.4% to 9.0%. This is good news, of course.  However, private sector hiring was lower than projected, and [...]

8 Jan, 2011
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DOL releases unemployment numbers

January 8th, 2011|Categories: Dept of Labor (DOL), Government Affairs|Tags: , |

With the modest job creation numbers released by the U.S. Department of Labor yesterday (about 103,000 jobs added in December 2010; unemployment rate down to 9.4%), it is more important than ever that the EB-5 Regional Center Program be permanently [...]