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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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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 [...]

9 Aug, 2017
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Get Engaged! Check Out IIUSA’s New “EB-5 Champion” Advocacy Webpage to Contact Congress Today

August 9th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

Earlier this week, 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 [...]

5 Jul, 2017
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CIS Ombudsman Submits Annual Report to Congress Highlighting Various Efforts to Improve the EB-5 Program

July 5th, 2017|Categories: CIS Ombudsman, Congress, Government Affairs|

Last week, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (Ombudsman) submitted its 2017 Annual Report to Congress. The Ombudsman's role is to assist individuals and employers with problems with USCIS and make recommendations to improve the delivery of immigration [...]

22 Jun, 2017
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IIUSA Comments on Two Draft EB-5 Bills Showing Multi-Year Reauthorization is Within Reach

June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs|

IIUSA has been hard at work encouraging lawmakers to come to consensus in reforming and reauthorizing the EB-5 Regional Center Program. While progress has been slow as a new Congress and Administration took office to start the year, in the [...]

1 Jun, 2017
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IIUSA Publishes Additional Analyses to Report on TEA Policy Changes included in Draft EB-5 Legislation

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

Addendum Provides Further Insight into Potential Targeted Employment Area Policy Reform Earlier this month, an updated targeted employment area (TEA) report was published by Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the non-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, which [...]

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 [...]