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18 Nov, 2019

“EB-5 Capital Redeployment: Investors First!”

November 18th, 2019|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Walter S. Gindin, CanAm Enterprises Capital redeployment is one of the most important issues concerning EB-5 investors today. It impacts both existing investors, particularly those subject to EB-5 visa backlogs, and prospective investors, who in addition to evaluating the [...]

13 Nov, 2019

New IIUSA Data Analysis Available: FY 2019 Visa Usage and Wait Time Estimates

November 13th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of Immigrant Visa Control & Reporting Division at U.S. Department of State presents his latest statistics at the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA For the 5th year in a row, Mr. Charlie Oppenheim, [...]

11 Nov, 2019

Sarah Kendall Remarks from the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum Now Available

November 11th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Ms. Sarah M. Kendall, Chief of the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) at USCIS, addresses attendees at the 9th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA On Tuesday, October 29, 2019 IIUSA was honored to welcome Ms. Sarah [...]

7 Nov, 2019

USCIS Updates EB-5 Policy Manual to Conform with the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Final Rule

November 7th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

On November 6, 2019, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) published a Policy Alert, announcing that  the agency is updating its Policy Manual to reflect the new provisions on the the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Final Rule, which was [...]

4 Nov, 2019

Member Perspective: EB-5 Implications from IIUSA Conference Leading up to November 21 Effective Date of Regulations

November 4th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Robert C. Divine, Baker Donelson I would like to clear up a few things from the IIUSA meeting in Seattle this week, with hope this helps someone take a better course of action than they might have otherwise in [...]

24 Oct, 2019

Member Perspective: 8 Ways the EB-5 May Change Post November 21st

October 24th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

This is a member perspective and the views of the author are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or position of IIUSA. by Abbas Hashmi, Hongkun USA After announcing upcoming changes to the EB-5 requirements in July, [...]

22 Oct, 2019

IIUSA Data Report: Form I-829 Q3 Data Review and Analysis

October 22nd, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

USCIS published quarterly statistics for Q3 fiscal year (FY) 2019 (April-June) on I-526 and I-829 adjudication trends. Members can now access full IIUSA data reports on the most recent trends through your member portal account. Read the Comprehensive Report (Members-Only): [...]

18 Oct, 2019

RCBJ Sneak Peak: “Roundtable on I-924A and Regional Center Oversight Obligations”

October 18th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

The below article will be featured in the Q4 IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal available later this month. by Scott W. Barnhart, President, Barnhart Economic Services; Joseph Barnett, Partner, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP; Marisa Marconi, President, Pinnacle Plan Writing LLC  Once [...]

7 Oct, 2019

USCIS to Allow Employment-Based Green Card Applicants to use “Dates for Filing” in October 2019

October 7th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website, the agency will allow employment-based green card applicants (including EB-5) to use the “Dates for Filing” from the October 2019 Visa Bulletin when petitioning USCIS for their adjustment of status [...]

3 Oct, 2019

IIUSA Data Report: Form I-526 Q3 Data Review and Analysis

October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

USCIS published quarterly statistics of Q3 fiscal year (FY) 2019 (April-June) on I-526 adjudication trends. Members can now access a full IIUSA data report on the most recent trends through your member portal account: Read the Comprehensive Report here (Members Only) [...]

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