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16 Oct, 2017
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President Trump Sends Letter to House and Senate Leaders Outlining Immigration Principles – Including Merit-Based Immigration System

October 16th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, White House|

Earlier this month, President Trump sent a letter to the House and Senate Leadership announcing his administration's priorities for reforming the nation's immigration system. The letter states that "Immigration reform must create more jobs, higher wages, and greater security for [...]

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 [...]

10 Feb, 2017
  • Research-&-Analysis

President Trump’s Travel Ban and EB-5: What You Need to Know by Robert C. Divine

February 10th, 2017|Categories: Immigration Law, White House|

by Robert C. Divine, Vice President, IIUSA; Shareholder, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz  Everyone is reading the news about President Trump's executive order "travel ban" for people "from" the previously identified seven "countries of concern": Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, [...]

7 Jul, 2014

President Obama Says He Will Use Executive Action on Immigration Reform

July 7th, 2014|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, White House|

On Monday June 30th in a fifteen-minute prepared speech, President Barack Obama announced his intentions to take executive action on immigration reform measures that failed to be taken up by the House of Representatives since the Senate passed S.744 last [...]

30 May, 2014

President Obama Announces Second Annual SelectUSA Investment Summit to be Held March 2015

May 30th, 2014|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, Press Releases, Press Room, SelectUSA, White House|

On Tuesday May 20th, during a White House Round table on Investing in America, President Barack Obama announced the next SelectUSA Investment Summit will be held March 23-24, 2015, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland near Washington, DC (sign [...]

29 May, 2014

EB-5 Advocacy Conference Handbook – A Comprehensive Snapshot of the EB-5 Industry in 2014

May 29th, 2014|Categories: Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), CIS Ombudsman, Conferences, Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Dept of Labor (DOL), Dept of State (DOS), Economic Impact, Events, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Financial Services, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Membership, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law, SelectUSA, State / Local, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), White House|

The 150 page 2014 EB-5 Advocacy Conference Handbook is a Must Have for All EB-5 Practitioners! Articles include:   Securities Laws IIUSA Supports Inter-Agency Collaboration To Protect Integrity of the EB-5 Program Jobs Act Rules Published and In Effect SEC v [...]

10 Oct, 2013
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Government Shutdown’s Implications on EB-5 Related Services

October 10th, 2013|Categories: Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), CIS Ombudsman, Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Dept of Labor (DOL), Dept of State (DOS), Dept of Treasury, Government Affairs, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), SelectUSA, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), White House|

Certain components of the federal government that have roles within the EB-5 Program have been affected by the current federal government shutdown.  Below is a brief summary highlighting these effects according to their respective government agency affiliation (with links to [...]

8 Jul, 2013
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White House Nominates USCIS Director Alejandro N. Mayorkas to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security

July 8th, 2013|Categories: Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), White House|

On June 27th, the White House announced its presidential nominations in a press release which included current USCIS Director, Alejandro Mayorkas, being nominated for the position of Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. The previous Deputy Secretary, Jane [...]

5 Jun, 2013
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IIUSA Sends Letter to the White House Regarding USCIS Processing Backlog

June 5th, 2013|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), White House|

Last Thursday (5/9), IIUSA sent a letter to the White House regarding the EB-5 processing backlog and its stifling effect on EB-5 capital formation and job creation to draw attention from the Executive Branch on the severity of this issue. [...]