EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

18 Feb, 2019

IIUSA Statement on HR 1044 – Bill to Remove Per-Country Caps

February 18th, 2019|Categories: Alerts, Congress, Government Affairs, Statements|

On February 7, 2019, members of Congress introduced a bill that would remove the per-country caps for U.S. employment-based immigration visas, including the EB-5 category. IIUSA’s statement regarding the bill reflected the need to address the visa backlog problem and expand the EB-5 program in a comprehensive [...]

9 Oct, 2018

IIUSA Welcomes New Member to the Board of Directors and Honors Departing Director’s Service

October 9th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Membership|

Invest in the USA (IIUSA) is proud to welcome the newest member to its Board of Directors, Eren Cicekdagi, Managing Director of Operations at Golden Gate Global (3G). Mr. Cicekdagi was appointed by a unanimous vote by the IIUSA Board [...]

13 Sep, 2018

EB-5 Expected to Extend Through Dec. 7, 2018

September 13th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Congress, Government Affairs|

IIUSA Advocacy Alert - September 13, 2018 Today House of Representatives Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) announced the Committee will introduce legislation to fund the government through December 7, 2018.  . The continuing resolution includes language that extends authorization of [...]

16 Aug, 2018

Press Release: IIUSA Hires Interim Executive Director and Executive Search Firm

August 16th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Membership, Press Releases|

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) AUGUST 16, 2018 On August 6, 2018, the Board of Directors of Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the not-for-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, unanimously voted in favor of a two-prong plan to hire a [...]

2 Aug, 2018

Press Release: IIUSA Supportive of Lawsuit Seeking EB-5 Visa Relief to Help Aged Out Children and Foster U.S. Job Creation

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Government Affairs, Membership, Press Releases, Press Room|

WASHINGTON AUGUST 02, 2018 On July 25, 2018 a lawsuit, case 18-cv-1732, was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the American Lending Center (an EB-5 regional center and a member of IIUSA) and EB-5 investors [...]

18 May, 2018

Press Release: IIUSA Announces a Leadership Change for EB-5 Trade Association

May 18th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Membership, Press Releases, Press Room|

Washington DC–The Board of Directors of Invest in the USA (IIUSA) announced yesterday the departure of Peter D. Joseph as Executive Director of IIUSA - the national trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program. Mr. Joseph said, "I am [...]

25 Apr, 2018

Introducing the Newly-elected IIUSA Officers and Directors!

April 25th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Events, Membership|

On Monday, April 23, 2018, IIUSA hosted its 13th Annual Membership Meeting in Washington, D.C. prior to the start of the 11th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference. The event brought together industry professionals from around the world for 3 days of [...]

20 Mar, 2018

IIUSA Statement on Missed Opportunity for Long-Term EB-5 Authorization

March 20th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Membership, Press Room, Statements|

WASHINGTON D.C. - Invest in the USA ("IIUSA) has long supported efforts by Congress to reform and reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program ("the Program"). In early March, IIUSA was pleased to join a group of industry organizations to review [...]

21 Feb, 2018

Join IIUSA this April for the 2018 Membership Meeting in Washington, DC

February 21st, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Conferences, Events, Membership|

  IIUSA would like to extend an official invitation to all members of the Association to attend the 13th Annual IIUSA Membership Meeting on Monday, April 23 from 9am-12:00pm ET at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Washington, D.C. This years membership [...]

9 Feb, 2018

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Rejects USCIS’s Reliance on a “Call Option” to Deny EB-5 Investors’ I-526 Petitions

February 9th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

February 7, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected USCIS’s reliance on a “call option” to deny EB-5 investors’ I-526 petitions. See Chang v. USCIS, --- F. Supp. 3d ----, 2018 WL 746081 (D.D.C. 2018). USCIS [...]