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4 May, 2018
  • Q1 Featured

IIUSA Data Report: USCIS Q1 Quarterly Statistics for I-526 & I-829 Petitions

May 4th, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this Week, the USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) published quarterly processing statistics for I-526 and I-829 petitions through Q1 of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, (October-December). Below are key data points extracted from the statistics: I-526 (Read the Report [...]

3 May, 2018
  • Research-&-Analysis

May 2 Policy Manual Update: One Small Step for I-829 Filers; Some Giant Leaps Left for USCIS to Take

May 3rd, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Robert C. Divine, Shareholder, Baker Donelson USCIS has announced that it has amended the Policy Manual to clarify that people awaiting adjudication of Form I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status, are entitled to evidence [...]

2 May, 2018
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

USCIS Policy Manual Update: Documentation of CPR Status for Employment-Based Fifth Preference (EB-5) Immigrants

May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier today, the USCIS Policy Manual was updated regarding the documentation of conditional permanent resident (CPR) status for employment-based fifth preference (EB-5) immigrants. The full Policy Alert is available here: Volume 6: Immigrants, Part G, Investors, Chapter 5, Removal of Conditions [...]

1 May, 2018
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Interested in Joining an IIUSA Committee? Let us Know!

May 1st, 2018|Categories: Benefits, Membership|

IIUSA member committees play an integral role in the formulation of IIUSA policies and procedures and we invite all members of the organization who are interested in IIUSA committee service to submit the committee interest form below. Serving on an IIUSA [...]

30 Apr, 2018
  • April RCBJ Featured

Latest Edition of the IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal Now Available Online!

April 30th, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Press Room, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA is pleased to announced that the The 2018 Q1-Q2 Issue of the Regional Center Business Journal ( “RCBJ”) is now available online! This edition of the Journal is a reminder of how EB-5 Capital continue to fuel the economy [...]

27 Apr, 2018
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Kathy Nuebel Kovarik Highlights Agency Plans for Proposed EB-5 Regulations at IIUSA’s EB-5 Advocacy Conference

April 27th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Events|

(Ms. Kathy Nuebel Kovarik spoke at IIUSA’s 2018 EB-5 Advocacy Conference) For the first time in front of the EB-5 industry, Kathy Nuebel Kovarik, Chief of the USCIS Office of Policy and Strategy, delivered a keynote address to kick [...]

26 Apr, 2018
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EB-5 Future Final Action Date Predictions – Special Insights from Department of State

April 26th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Dept of State (DOS), Events|

IIUSA was honored to have Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, Immigrant Visa Control & Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State participate as a  keynote speaker at our 13th Annual Membership Meeting earlier this week in Washington, DC. Mr. Oppenheim provided exclusive insights on [...]

25 Apr, 2018
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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 [...]

23 Apr, 2018
  • Banquet Featured

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2018 IIUSA EB-5 Industry Achievement Awards

April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Events|

Community Impact of the Year EB5 Capital New Market Champion Civitas Capital Media Coverage of the Year FirstPathway Partners Public-Private Partnership of the Year Golden Gate Global EB-5 Advocate of the Year Angel Brunner, Founder and President, EB5 Capital Industry [...]

19 Apr, 2018
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USCIS Only Accepts Credit Card Payments for Forms Filed at the Lockbox

April 19th, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On Feb. 14, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that it will accept credit card payments for 41 fee-based forms processed at USCIS Lockbox facilities. In the initial announcement USCIS mistakenly include EB-5 Form I-829  Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove [...]