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9 Feb, 2018
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Advocacy Alert: EB-5 Extended to March 23rd as Part of Short-Term Spending Package

February 9th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Congress, Government Affairs, White House|

Early this morning, Congress passed and the President signed a short-term spending package that includes a clean extension of EB-5 until March 23, 2018. This marks the fifth time this fiscal year that Congress has "kicked the can down the [...]

7 Feb, 2018
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Advocacy Alert: Possible Short-Term CR Could Extend EB-5 Until March 23

February 7th, 2018|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

On Monday, House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen introduced a continuing resolution (CR) to extend government funding, and the EB-5 Regional Center Program until March 23, 2018 – which the House is expected to vote on tonight. Congressional leaders in the [...]

23 Jan, 2018
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Authorization of EB-5 Regional Center Program Resumes After Government Shutdown Ends

January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

  Congress voted to end the government shutdown on Monday after three days of a shutdown. President Trump signed the measure, extending federal funding and authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program until February 8th. Regular processing of EB-5 petitions [...]

19 Jan, 2018
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Possible Government Shutdown: What it Means for the EB-5 Regional Center Program

January 19th, 2018|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

While negotiations continue on Capitol Hill to fund the federal government, the federal government could potentially shutdown if a deal is not reached by midnight tonight. It also means that many programs across the country that are facing deadlines, including [...]

16 Jan, 2018
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EB-5 Industry Special Report-Advocacy Updates from your Trade Association

January 16th, 2018|Categories: Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Membership, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Pending Extension of EB-5 Regional Center Program Last week, IIUSA had another round of bicameral and bipartisan meetings with EB-5 negotiators. There will likely be another short-term CR for federal appropriations extending all programs (including EB-5) and current funding until [...]

19 Dec, 2017
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Advocacy Updates: New Regulatory Dates & EB-5 Reform a Narrow Path Forward

December 19th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs ("OIRA") has updated the Trump Administration's Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. While the Administration has been working to deregulate the federal bureaucracy, EB-5 does not seem to be in this category [...]

8 Dec, 2017
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Short-term Continuing Resolution to Extend EB-5 Program until 12/22

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

On December 7th, Congress voted to extend federal funding and many government programs, including the EB-5 Regional Center Program, until December 22nd in a Continuing Resolution ("CR") with no changes to any federal programs. Republican offices in Congressional and Judiciary Committee leadership have [...]

22 Sep, 2017
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Contact your Member of Congress Using the IIUSA EB-5 Champion Page and Receive a Discount to the EB-5 Industry Forum!

September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Congress, Government Affairs|

Last month, IIUSA launched a brand new webpage to help EB-5 stakeholders contact Congress in support of the EB-5 Regional Center Program. The customized page allows EB-5 stakeholders to quickly and easily contact their elected officials in the House of [...]

11 Sep, 2017
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President Trump Signs Continuing Resolution Funding the Federal Government Through Dec. 8

September 11th, 2017|Categories: Alerts, Congress, Government Affairs, White House|

On Friday September 8th, President Trump signed H.R. 601 that will provide funding for the federal government and extend the EB-5 Regional Center Program until December 8th. IIUSA Statement on the Extension  IIUSA appreciates the inclusion of the EB-5 Regional [...]

7 Sep, 2017
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IIUSA Statement on the Stopgap Continuing Resolution

September 7th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Statements, White House|

IIUSA appreciates the inclusion of the EB-5 Regional Center Program in the latest stopgap continuing resolution (CR) and urges leaders in Congress to reach a permanent legislative solution prior to December 8. The EB-5 Program – responsible for providing our [...]