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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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11 Jul, 2017
  • Notebook

USCIS Reviewing Inquiries Regarding Previously Posted Form I-526 and Form I-829 Approval and Denial Statistics by Regional Center

July 11th, 2017|Categories: U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On July 9th, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) listed the following update to its webpage listing of EB-5 Regional Centers: USCIS is reviewing inquiries regarding the previously posted Form I-526 and Form I-829 approval and denial statistics by regional center. [...]

7 Jul, 2017
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS San Francisco District Office to Host EB-5 Event with Top Government Stakeholders

July 7th, 2017|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Events, State / Local, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) San Francisco District Office will host an Employment Visa Engagement in San Jose, CA on July 19th from 9:00am to 3:00pm featuring an address from Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) Chief Nicholas Colucci [...]

6 Jul, 2017
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USCIS Announces EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement for Thursday, July 13

July 6th, 2017|Categories: Events, Government Affairs, Teleconferences, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that its next EB-5 stakeholder teleconference listening session will be held on Thursday, July 13 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. EST. The engagement is intended to to provide feedback on potential [...]

5 Jul, 2017
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

CIS Ombudsman Submits Annual Report to Congress Highlighting Various Efforts to Improve the EB-5 Program

July 5th, 2017|Categories: CIS Ombudsman, Congress, Government Affairs|

Last week, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (Ombudsman) submitted its 2017 Annual Report to Congress. The Ombudsman's role is to assist individuals and employers with problems with USCIS and make recommendations to improve the delivery of immigration [...]

4 Jul, 2017
  • Happy 4th Featued

Happy 4th of July, From your EB-5 Industry Trade Association

July 4th, 2017|Categories: Membership|

  As the EB-5 industry trade association, IIUSA is proud to represent a dynamic industry responsible for economic development around the country. As we reflect on America’s past – and future – we also take the time to honor our [...]

30 Jun, 2017
  • Indsutry Forum Featured

The EB-5 Industry Forum is Coming to Miami this October!

June 30th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events|

IIUSA cordially invites you to join us for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum from October 23-25, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Attended by international investment and economic development professionals from around the world, the EB-5 Industry Forum is the year's [...]

29 Jun, 2017
  • Selectusafeatured

IIUSA Attends the 2017 SelectUSA Investment Summit to Highlight Important Role EB-5 Plays in 21st Century Economic Development

June 29th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events, SelectUSA|

For the fourth year in a row, IIUSA participated in the SelectUSA Investment Summit held in our nation's capital from June 19-22. The Summit is the premier event dedicated to promoting foreign direct investment in the United States. This year's [...]

28 Jun, 2017
  • Research-&-Analysis

What the EB-5 Industry Can Learn from Recent FINRA Barring of a Registered Broker Dealer

June 28th, 2017|Categories: Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Financial Services, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

by Kurt Reuss, CEO, Reuss Global Capital Group  According to the latest statistics from FINRA, there are currently over 3,000 registered broker-dealers and 634,000 registered representatives on its roles. (See https://www.finra.org/newsroom/statistics) As the EB-5 industry matures, the use of broker-dealers and [...]

27 Jun, 2017
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IIUSA Sends Letter to USCIS in Response to Publishing of Regional Center I-526 and I-829 Statistics

June 27th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Association urges agency to verify data integrity before making publicly available Today, Invest in the USA, the national not-for-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, sent a letter to the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) regarding Regional [...]

27 Jun, 2017
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

U.S. Department of State Issues July Visa Bulletin: Cutoff Date for Mainland Remains Unchanged

June 27th, 2017|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released the Visa Bulletin for the month of July 2017 (View PDF). The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of June 08. 201 for Mainland-China born visa applicants which remains unchanged from [...]