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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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8 Sep, 2017
  • Awards

IIUSA to Honor Regional Center Industry Success with I-829 and Return of Capital Awards

September 8th, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Conferences, Events, Membership|

For the fifth year in a row, IIUSA Member Regional Centers who have been successful in bringing EB-5 projects “full cycle” – that is those who have had clients’ I-829 petitions approved by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) in Fiscal [...]

7 Sep, 2017
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IIUSA Statement on the Stopgap Continuing Resolution

September 7th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Statements, White House|

IIUSA appreciates the inclusion of the EB-5 Regional Center Program in the latest stopgap continuing resolution (CR) and urges leaders in Congress to reach a permanent legislative solution prior to December 8. The EB-5 Program – responsible for providing our [...]

6 Sep, 2017
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“Trends in Proposed Legislation Suggest Very Strict Definitions of TEAs in the Future”

September 6th, 2017|Categories: Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

By Maggie Mullane, Economist, Impact DataSource In the previous publication, several large issues regarding Targeted Employment Areas (“TEAs”) from the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) January-proposed regulations were presented and discussed. Since that time, revisions have continued to be under [...]

5 Sep, 2017
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Missed out on the Early Bird Rate for the EB-5 Industry Forum? No Problem!

September 5th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming the EB-5 industry to Miami, FL from October 23-25 for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. Attended by international investment and economic development professionals from around the world, the EB-5 Industry Forum is the year’s [...]

1 Sep, 2017
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USCIS to Expand In-Person Interview Requirements for Employment Based Visa Applicants

September 1st, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this week, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced that beginning October 1, 2017 it will be expanding in-person interviews for certain immigration benefit applicants whose benefit, if granted, would allow them to permanently reside in the United States. These [...]

31 Aug, 2017
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Join IIUSA in Mumbai this October for the Global Banquet Series

August 31st, 2017|Categories: Events, Membership, Overseas|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming members and local EB-5 Industry Stakeholder to our next Global Banquet Series at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai, India on October 3, 2017! The banquet will bring together leading EB-5 professionals for an evening [...]

30 Aug, 2017
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Meet the Guests of Honor for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum!

August 30th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming the EB-5 industry to Miami, FL from October 23-25 for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. Attended by international investment and economic development professionals from around the world, the EB-5 Industry Forum is the year's [...]

29 Aug, 2017
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“Is the Convergence of EB-5 Capital with Traditional Private Equity the Next Big Thing?”

August 29th, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Reid Thomas, NES Financial The EB-5 industry has lived in relative obscurity for most of its history. The employment-based fifth preference category that was first created in 1990 as part of an initiative to produce U.S. jobs was barely [...]

28 Aug, 2017
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

Recording of USCIS Stakeholder Webinar on Recent Changes to I924A Now Available

August 28th, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Government Affairs, Membership, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On Thursday, August 24, USCIS hosted a stakeholder webinar to discuss Form I-924A, Annual Certification of Regional Center, and the recent changes to the form that took effect on December 23, 2016. Starting February 21, 2017, USCIS began accepting only [...]

25 Aug, 2017
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Last Chance to Reserve your Sponsorship for the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum

August 25th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Government Affairs, Membership, Speaking Engagements|

IIUSA looks forward to welcoming the EB-5 Industry to Miami, FL October 23-25 for the 7th Annual EB-5 Industry Forum. Attended by international investment and economic development professionals from around the world, the EB-5 Industry Forum is the year’s premier EB-5 [...]