EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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 [...]

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 [...]