EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

22 Dec, 2017
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Congress Passes Stopgap Spending Bill – Extends EB-5 Through January 19, 2018

December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Milestones|

December 22, 2017 - Last night, both the House and Senate passed a stopgap spending bill which will avert a government shutdown through January 19, 2018. President Trump signed the short-term spending bill into law today. This extends the current sunset date for the EB-5 [...]

2 Oct, 2017
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EB-5 Program was Extended through December 8th – How You Can Be An Effective EB-5 Advocate Starting Today

October 2nd, 2017|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Government Affairs, Milestones|

On Friday, September 8, President Trump signed H.R. 601, which provides funding for the federal government and extends the EB-5 Regional Center Program until December 8th (view IIUSA Statement on the Extension here). IIUSA continues talks with legislators to negotiate a long-term reauthorization and reform package for the [...]

19 Sep, 2017
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IIUSA Board of Directors Adopts New IIUSA Code of Conduct to Further Encourage Industry Professional Standards

September 19th, 2017|Categories: Best Practices, Membership|

On August 23, the IIUSA Board of Directors adopted a new Code of Conduct, recommended to it by the Compliance Committee. The new Code of Conduct ("the Code") replaces IIUSA's former best practices document, the Code of Ethics and Standard [...]

23 May, 2017
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Highlighting IIUSA Best Practices for Engaging with Sales Intermediaries

May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Best Practices|

In 2015, IIUSA adopted a best practices document for engaging with sales intermediaries, which was crafted by the Best Practices Committee. The document provides a series of considerations for EB-5 practitioners to have when working with (or contemplating working with) [...]

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
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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 [...]