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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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2 Aug, 2017
  • JUly RCBJ Featured

“Going Local: Bringing the Message of EB-5 to the People it Impacts the Most”

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, State / Local|

by Ashley Sanislo Casey, IIUSA Associate Director of Advocacy Over the last 2 and a half years, most of the conversations within the EB-5 Regional Center industry have centered around advocacy for reform and reauthorization, in one form or another, [...]

7 Jul, 2017
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS San Francisco District Office to Host EB-5 Event with Top Government Stakeholders

July 7th, 2017|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Events, State / Local, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) San Francisco District Office will host an Employment Visa Engagement in San Jose, CA on July 19th from 9:00am to 3:00pm featuring an address from Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) Chief Nicholas Colucci [...]

29 Dec, 2016
  • Research-&-Analysis

2016 EB-5 Industry by the Numbers

December 29th, 2016|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Milestones, Research / Analysis, State / Local, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

$2.4 Billion According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data, the EB-5 Program contributed $2.4 billion to U.S. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from Q1-Q3 down from $3.2 billion during the same time period in 2015. 19,406 According to U.S. [...]

27 Oct, 2015

Join IIUSA at the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) National Summit, November 3-6 in Charleston, SC

October 27th, 2015|Categories: Conferences, State / Local|

The Council of Development Finance Authorities will be hosting their 2015 Annual Development Finance Summit in historic Charleston, SC this November 3-6. Hosted by the South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority (JEDA), the CDFA National Summit brings together the leaders and [...]

25 Jun, 2015

Resolution Supporting EB-5 Adopted at 83rd Annual Meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors

June 25th, 2015|Categories: Conferences, State / Local|

2015 Adopted Resolution The U.S. Conference of Mayors 83rd Annual Meeting June 19-22, 2015 San Francisco (View All Adopted Resolutions Here) EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program (View Resolution) WHEREAS, EB-5 is the designation for the fifth employment-based preference immigrant visa category [...]

24 Dec, 2014

IIUSA EB-5 Market Exchange Featured in Riverside County Export Magazine

December 24th, 2014|Categories: Conferences, State / Local|

IIUSA Executive Director Peter D. Joseph with Richard Dozier, Riverside County Official, at the 4th Annual EB-5 Market Exchange, October 23, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. IIUSA was featured in the most recent edition of EXPORT magazine, a [...]

3 Oct, 2014

IIUSA EB-5 Market Exchange: Regular Pricing Ends Monday October 6th – Register Today!

October 3rd, 2014|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Benefits, Conferences, Congress, Dept of State (DOS), Events, Government Affairs, Membership, Milestones, State / Local|

**Last Day For Regular Pricing is Monday October 6th** IIUSA EB-5 Market Exchange Full Event Schedule (Click to view PDF)  For a Full List of 80+ Speakers, Visit iiusa.org/sanfran The countdown to IIUSA's 4th annual EB-5 market exchange has official [...]

24 Jun, 2014

IIUSA Advances Public Interest Support With Conference Of Mayors Reception in Dallas, NACo Meetings in New Orleans

June 24th, 2014|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Conferences, Economic Impact, Events, Milestones, State / Local|

IIUSA Officer Bob Honts (second from left), Dallas Mayor Michael Rawlings (center), Civitas Capital Group Managing Director Rafael Anchia (third from right), IIUSA Executive Director Peter D. Joseph (second from right) and Capspan's Doug Palmer (far right) pose for [...]

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 [...]

22 May, 2014

Important Changes to California Target Employment Area (TEA) Policy

May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, State / Local, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

According to the state of California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), new unemployment data and State-certified TEAS become effective May 1, 2014 and will remain in effect until April 30, 2015.  All TEA designations and certifications will be based [...]