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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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21 Jul, 2017
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IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal Now Available Online and Coming to a Mailbox Near You!

July 21st, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Press Room, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA is pleased to announced that the The 2017 Q2 Issue of the Regional Center Business Journal ( "RCBJ”) is now available online! This edition of the Journal highlights both the evolution of the legislative process surrounding the EB-5 Regional Center [...]

19 Jul, 2017
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Early Bird Tickets for the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum Now On Sale!

July 19th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, Membership|

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 [...]

18 Jul, 2017
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Explore the 2017-2018 IIUSA Committee Strategic Plans

July 18th, 2017|Categories: Membership|

During the 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference in April, members of IIUSA’s eight standing committees met in-person to discuss the work completed over the past year and to develop strategic initiatives for the year ahead. IIUSA committees, which are comprised [...]

17 Jul, 2017
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U.S. Department of State Issues August Visa Bulletin: Final Action Date for Mainland China Moves Up One Week

July 17th, 2017|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

Last week, the U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released the Visa Bulletin for the month of August 2017 (View PDF).  The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of June 15, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applicants, moving up [...]

14 Jul, 2017
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Recap and Recording of July 13, 2017 USCIS Listening Session on EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

July 14th, 2017|Categories: Teleconferences, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On July 13, 2017 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) held an EB-5 stakeholder listening session to provide feedback on potential regulatory and policy changes for the EB-5 Regional Center Program. USCIS requested comment specifically on the EB-5 Regional Center [...]

13 Jul, 2017
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USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement Dial-in Information for July 13, 2017

July 13th, 2017|Categories: U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

As a reminder USCIS will host the next EB-5 stakeholder teleconference listening session today, Thursday, July 13 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. EST. The engagement is intended to to provide feedback on potential regulatory and policy changes for the EB-5 [...]

12 Jul, 2017
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IIUSA Interactive TEA Map Reaches Over 1,000 Views

July 12th, 2017|Categories: Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

Earlier this year, IIUSA released an interactive mapping tool to visualize the policy impacts of various policy proposals to reform Targeted Employment Areas (“TEAs”). The interactive maps visualize all census tracts that would qualify as a TEA based on a [...]

11 Jul, 2017
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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
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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 [...]