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27 Sep, 2019
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President Trump Signs Continuing Resolution Funding Government Through Nov. 21

September 27th, 2019|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, White House|

Earlier today. President Trump signed H.R. 4378 a short-term continuing resolution (CR) funding the government through November 21, 2019. The CR prevents a government shutdown and also ensures that the EB-5 Regional Center Programs authorization is extended. This short-term extension [...]

28 Jan, 2019

EB-5 Regional Center Program Receives Three-Week Extension

January 28th, 2019|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, White House|

Last Friday evening, President Trump signed a short-term spending bill to end the shutdown and re-open government. The “Further Additional Continuing Appropriation Act, 2019” is a continuing resolution (CR) that provides fiscal year 2019 appropriations through Feb. 15, 2019. In [...]

28 Sep, 2018

EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended Through December 7th

September 28th, 2018|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, White House|

Today, President Trump signed a spending package that includes a short-term continuing resolution (CR) extending the EB-5 Regional Center Program through December 7, 2018. The spending bill included a full-year appropriation for the departments of Defense, Education, Health and Human [...]

9 Feb, 2018

Advocacy Alert: EB-5 Extended to March 23rd as Part of Short-Term Spending Package

February 9th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Congress, Government Affairs, White House|

Early this morning, Congress passed and the President signed a short-term spending package that includes a clean extension of EB-5 until March 23, 2018. This marks the fifth time this fiscal year that Congress has "kicked the can down the [...]

6 Nov, 2017

“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 [...]

16 Oct, 2017

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

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

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

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 [...]

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