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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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22 May, 2017
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Calling All Authors: Submit an Op-Ed to Highlight How #EB5isWorking in Your Communities

May 22nd, 2017|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Membership|

As the national membership-based not-for-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, we want to remind our members and industry stakeholders of the important role you can play in promoting your own local success stories to highlight how #EB5isWorking. [...]

29 Dec, 2016
  • Research-&-Analysis

2016 EB-5 Industry by the Numbers

December 29th, 2016|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Milestones, Research / Analysis, State / Local, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

$2.4 Billion According to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) data, the EB-5 Program contributed $2.4 billion to U.S. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from Q1-Q3 down from $3.2 billion during the same time period in 2015. 19,406 According to U.S. [...]

16 Dec, 2016
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2016 EB-5 Industry Year in Review

December 16th, 2016|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Membership, Milestones, Partners|

2016 was an eventful year for the EB-5 industry, which included two successful short-term reauthorizations of the Program. To put the year in perspective, IIUSA compiled a "Year in Review" timeline with important dates, links and events that shaped industry activities [...]

18 Nov, 2016
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RCBJ Retrospective: “Third Party Fund Administration: A Necessary Best Practice”

November 18th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices, Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Third Party Fund Administration: A Necessary Best Practice by Edward Beshara, Managing Partner, Beshara P.A., Attorneys at Law The Best Practice Committee of IIUSA recently finalized a provision which addresses Third Party Fund Administration as a recommended Best Practice for [...]

17 Aug, 2016
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Press Release: National Conference of State Legislatures Joins Growing List of Public Interest Groups in Support of the EB-5 Regional Center Program

August 17th, 2016|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Association for University Business Economic Research (AUBER), Government Affairs, Partners, Press Releases, Press Room|

IIUSA Supports National and Local Organizations Calling for Extending and Improving EB-5 When It Comes Up for Re-Authorization on September 30th Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the national not-for-profit industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”) [...]

15 Aug, 2016
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Show Your Community and Congress that EB-5 is Working!

August 15th, 2016|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Government Affairs|

IIUSA teamed up with Vistaprint to help you show off your EB-5 project to your local community! Now you can purchase an official "EB-5 is Working" banner (starting at $20) to hang at your project's job site to show just [...]

2 Aug, 2016
  • News Featured

EB-5 in the News: A Look Back at Q2 2016

August 2nd, 2016|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Media Coverage, Partners, Press Room|

With well over half of 2016 in the books, it is the perfect time to revisit media coverage of the EB-5 Program from March through July. Below are the highlights from a busy quarter in media coverage of the EB-5 [...]

1 Aug, 2016
  • Partners

NACo, USCOM Adopt Positions in Support of EB-5, Adding to Growing List of Public Support of the Program

August 1st, 2016|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Association for University Business Economic Research (AUBER), Government Affairs, Milestones, Partners|

IIUSA has been hard at work this summer gaining public support for the EB-5 Regional Center Program ("the Program"). Led by its Association Building Committee and Chair Beth Zafonte (Akerman, LLP), IIUSA has developed new relationships and maintained existing ones [...]

7 Jul, 2016
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EB-5 Industry Joins Together in Letter to Congress on Reauthorization & Reform of Program

July 7th, 2016|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Congress, Government Affairs, Milestones, Partners, Press Room, Statements|

Yesterday, IIUSA joined leading EB-5 trade associations/coalitions (U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Real Estate Roundtable, EB-5 Investment Coalition, and American Immigration Lawyers Association) as signatories on a letter to Senate and House Judiciary Committee Leaders and Members expressing support for extending the EB-5 [...]

7 Jun, 2016
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IIUSA Board of Directors Adopts Committee Recommendations

June 7th, 2016|Categories: Best Practices, Membership|

On Wednesday, April 25th, the IIUSA Board of Directors met to consider recommendations from IIUSA Committees. The Board adopted three committee's recommendations which can be reviewed below: Best Practices Committee recommendations:  Revisions to Regional Center best practices The IIUSA Best Practices [...]