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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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17 Aug, 2017
  • RCBJ

Regional Center Terminations and Impacts on Immigrant Families

August 17th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Lincoln Stone, Partner, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP; Michele Franchett, Partner, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP; David Strashnoy, Attorney, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP We know from the pleas of immigrant families that not everything is Zen when it comes to regional center (RC) [...]

16 Aug, 2017
  • Webinar

USCIS to Host Stakeholder Webinar on Recent Form I-924A Changes on 8/24

August 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Teleconferences, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Webinars|

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will host a stakeholder webinar next Thursday, August 24 from 1:00 to 2:00pm to discuss Form I-924A, Annual Certification of Regional Center, and the changes to the recent changes to the [...]

15 Aug, 2017
  • IPO June Featured

IIUSA Data Report: Average Processing Times for Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) through June 30, 2017

August 15th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

As of January 4, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) petition processing times are posted using a specific date format rather than weeks or months. According to USCIS, this is the “first step to providing processing times that are timelier [...]

4 Aug, 2017
  • Research-&-Analysis

Analysis of USCIS IPO Employment Visa Engagement in San Jose

August 4th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

By Suzanne Lazicki, Lucid Professional Writing EB-5 Blog  A small Employment Visa Engagement hosted at the US Patent and Trademark Office in San Jose on July 19, 2017 featured a delegation from the Investor Program Office. The IPO representatives discussed [...]

1 Aug, 2017
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IIUSA Data Report: Average Processing Times for Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) through May 31, 2017

August 1st, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

As of January 4, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) petition processing times are posted using a specific date format rather than weeks or months. According to USCIS, this is the “first step to providing processing times that are timelier [...]

26 Jul, 2017
  • Suggsted Order Featured

IPO Adds New Pages to its EB-5 Resources on Suggested Order of Documentation for EB-5 Forms

July 26th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Last week, USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) added new content to the EB-5 Resources website including a suggested list and order of contents for EB-5 forms I-526, I-829 and I-924. The newly added pages do not add any new [...]

14 Jul, 2017
  • listeningicon2

Recap and Recording of July 13, 2017 USCIS Listening Session on EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

July 14th, 2017|Categories: Teleconferences, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On July 13, 2017 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) held an EB-5 stakeholder listening session to provide feedback on potential regulatory and policy changes for the EB-5 Regional Center Program. USCIS requested comment specifically on the EB-5 Regional Center [...]

13 Jul, 2017
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USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement Dial-in Information for July 13, 2017

July 13th, 2017|Categories: U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

As a reminder USCIS will host the next EB-5 stakeholder teleconference listening session today, Thursday, July 13 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. EST. The engagement is intended to to provide feedback on potential regulatory and policy changes for the EB-5 [...]

11 Jul, 2017
  • Notebook

USCIS Reviewing Inquiries Regarding Previously Posted Form I-526 and Form I-829 Approval and Denial Statistics by Regional Center

July 11th, 2017|Categories: U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On July 9th, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) listed the following update to its webpage listing of EB-5 Regional Centers: USCIS is reviewing inquiries regarding the previously posted Form I-526 and Form I-829 approval and denial statistics by regional center. [...]

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 [...]