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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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18 May, 2017
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IIUSA Submits Letter to Senators Grassley and Leahy in Support of Re-authorization & Reform of the EB-5 Regional Center Program

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Earlier this week, IIUSA submitted a letter to Senators Charles Grassley (R-IA) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) expressing support for the bipartisan, bicameral efforts to achieve a long-term re-authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program. The letter reaffirms IIUSA's support of all [...]

1 May, 2017
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Clean Extension of EB-5 Regional Center Program Until Sept. 30, 2017

May 1st, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

On Monday May 1, a bipartisan omnibus spending deal was filed by Congressional Leadership to fund the government through September 30, 2017. This deal includes a clean extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program through the same date. Bill Text (p. [...]

27 Apr, 2017
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Short-term Continuing Resolution to Extend EB-5 Program for One Week

April 27th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

With the EB-5 Program's sunset date just one day away, the news from Capitol Hill is that a proposed continuing resolution (CR) will extend federal government funding for one week, which would include EB-5. The House is scheduled to vote [...]

24 Apr, 2017
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Tickets Still Available for this Week’s EB-5 Advocacy Conference

April 24th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Congress, Dept of State (DOS), Events, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

We hope you will be one of the  EB-5 industry leaders in Washington, D.C. for this week's the 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference, April 26-28, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis. This year's event has already 325+ registrants (see attendee list [...]

20 Apr, 2017
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Press Release: IIUSA Publishes First-Ever Comparative Analysis Report on EB-5 TEA Policy Reform

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Press Releases, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

EB-5 Industry’s First Comprehensive Analysis of Targeted Employment Area Reform Proposals Seeks to Educate and Inform Policy Discussions Earlier this month, Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the non-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, published the industry’s first-ever [...]

4 Apr, 2017
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Text Now Available for S. 727, a Bill to Reform and Permanently Reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program

April 4th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

On March 27, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) introduced S. 727, the Invest in Our Communities Act. The bill would not only increase the worldwide levels of employment-based visas, but also permanently reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program. If enacted, the [...]

20 Mar, 2017
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IIUSA Submits Statement for the Record to House Judiciary Committee Regarding Hearing on Proposed EB-5 Regulations

March 20th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

IIUSA Executive Director, Peter D. Joseph, submitted a statement for the Congressional Record to the House Judiciary Committee in response to the hearing held on March 8, 2017 titled The Department of Homeland Security's Regulations Reforming the Investor Visa Program. [...]

13 Mar, 2017
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House Judiciary Committee Holds Hearing on Proposed EB-5 Regulations

March 13th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

On Wednesday March 8, The House Judiciary Committee held a hearing titled "The Department of Homeland Security’s Proposed Regulations Reforming the Investor Visa Program." (Read House Judiciary Committee Hearing Wrap-Up) The hearing covered the potential effects of the Department of [...]

8 Mar, 2017
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IIUSA Statement in Advance of Today’s House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Proposed EB-5 Regulations

March 8th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Full House Judiciary Committee: The Department of Homeland Security’s Proposed Regulations Reforming the Investor Visa Program Date: Wednesday March 7, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM (EST) Location: Rayburn House Office Building Presiding: Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va) Link: Click Here IIUSA Statement  [...]

7 Mar, 2017
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Witnesses Announced for House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Proposed EB-5 Regulations

March 7th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Full House Judiciary Committee: The Department of Homeland Security’s Proposed Regulations Reforming the Investor Visa Program Date: Wednesday March 7, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM (EST) Location: Rayburn House Office Building Presiding: Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va) Link: Click Here Witnesses Panel 1: Honorable Charles [...]