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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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16 Jan, 2018
  • Capitol Featured

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 [...]

27 Dec, 2017
  • Submit Document

EB-5 Regional Centers It’s Your Last Chance to File Your I-924A

December 27th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

As a final reminder, all EB-5 Regional Centers must file form I-924A for each individual Regional Center designated during or before the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017 by this Friday December 29. As a quick refresher, the form was [...]

28 Nov, 2017
  • Submit Document

EB-5 Regional Centers Don’t Forget to File Your I-924A by December 29th

November 28th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

It’s that time of year again! As a reminder, all EB-5 Regional Centers must file form I-924A for each individual Regional Center designated during or before the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017. Regional Centers must file form I-924A with [...]

16 Nov, 2017
  • audio recording featured

Recording and Analysis of Recent USCIS Stakeholder Events Now Available!

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

Last week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) hosted a National Stakeholder Engagement as part of USCIS’ continued efforts to enhance dialogue between the agency and the EB-5 stakeholder community. (Listen to the Recording). Also last [...]

14 Nov, 2017
  • site visit featured

“EB-5 Site Visits: Coming to a JCE Near You”

November 14th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

By Carolyn Lee, Partner, Miller Mayer LLP As announced in numerous USCIS stakeholder calls over the last two years, USCIS has begun site visits to supplement its EB-5 adjudications. WHAT WE KNOW NOW The below summarizes what we know so [...]

9 Nov, 2017
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11/7 USCIS Stakeholder Engagement Recording Now Available!

November 9th, 2017|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Teleconferences, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On Tuesday November 7, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) hosted a stakeholder engagement as part of USCIS’ continued efforts to enhance dialogue between the agency and the EB-5 stakeholder community. On the first part of the engagement USCIS [...]

7 Nov, 2017
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

Reminder: Dial-In for Today’s USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement

November 7th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

As a reminder U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hosts its next in-person EB-5 stakeholder engagement today Tuesday, November 7, from 1 to 2:30 p.m at the USCIS New York City Field Office. During the engagement USCIS officials will provide program [...]

6 Nov, 2017
  • Gov Fatured

“A New Administration Shows Changes in EB-5 Policy Interpretation: IIUSA Public Policy Committee Responds”

November 6th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), White House|

by Adam Greene President Live in America Financial Services, IIUSA Public Policy Committee Chair and Board Member and Nicole Merlene, Associate Director of Public Policy, IIUSA  2017 has been a busy year for EB-5 in Washington D.C., and IIUSA’s diverse [...]

20 Oct, 2017
  • 924a Featured

Reminder: EB-5 Regional Centers File Your I-924A by December 29th

October 20th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

It’s that time of year again! As a reminder, all EB-5 Regional Centers must file form I-924A for each individual Regional Center designated during or before the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017. Regional Centers must file form I-924A with USCIS by [...]

9 Oct, 2017
  • Cissna

Senate Votes to Confirm Lee Francis Cissna as Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

October 9th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On October 5, 2017, Lee Francis Cissna was confirmed by the U.S. Senate with a vote of 54-43. Mr. Cissna who is a longtime immigration attorney at the Homeland Security was also on detail for the Senate Judiciary Committee and [...]