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18 Jun, 2019

IIUSA Submits Letter to USCIS Regarding Recent Surge in EB-5 Adjudication Delays

June 18th, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Press Room, Research / Analysis|

Earlier this week, IIUSA, on behalf of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, submitted a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regarding the recent surge in EB-5 adjudication delays. As the industry trade association representing nearly 370 EB-5 stakeholder [...]

14 Mar, 2019

Press Release: New Report Details Economic Value and Job Creation Impacts Under the EB-5 Program

March 14th, 2019|Categories: Alerts, Press Releases, Press Room|

Washington, D.C. – The EB-5 Investment Coalition (EB-5IC), in cooperation with Invest in the USA (IIUSA), today released a new study on the economic impact of the EB-5 Regional Center Program finding a total of $10.98 billion of capital investment [...]

18 Feb, 2019

IIUSA Statement on HR 1044 – Bill to Remove Per-Country Caps

February 18th, 2019|Categories: Alerts, Congress, Government Affairs, Statements|

On February 7, 2019, members of Congress introduced a bill that would remove the per-country caps for U.S. employment-based immigration visas, including the EB-5 category. IIUSA’s statement regarding the bill reflected the need to address the visa backlog problem and expand the EB-5 program in a comprehensive [...]

8 Feb, 2019
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Legislation Introduced to Eliminate Per-Country Limits to Employment-Based Visas

February 8th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Statements|

On February 7, 2019, Representatives Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19) and Ken Buck (R-CO-04) introduced H.R. 1044 ‘Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019.’ The bill will amend the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) to eliminate the per-country caps to all employment-based [...]

16 Aug, 2018

Press Release: IIUSA Hires Interim Executive Director and Executive Search Firm

August 16th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Membership, Press Releases|

WASHINGTON (PRWEB) AUGUST 16, 2018 On August 6, 2018, the Board of Directors of Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the not-for-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, unanimously voted in favor of a two-prong plan to hire a [...]

2 Aug, 2018

Press Release: IIUSA Supportive of Lawsuit Seeking EB-5 Visa Relief to Help Aged Out Children and Foster U.S. Job Creation

August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Government Affairs, Membership, Press Releases, Press Room|

WASHINGTON AUGUST 02, 2018 On July 25, 2018 a lawsuit, case 18-cv-1732, was filed in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia by the American Lending Center (an EB-5 regional center and a member of IIUSA) and EB-5 investors [...]

28 Jun, 2018

IIUSA Submits Statement for the Record in Response to Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on EB-5

June 28th, 2018|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Statements|

(Click the Image above to watch the hearing recording)  Last week, the Senate Committee on the Judiciary held a hearing titled "Citizenship for Sale: Oversight of the EB-5 Investor Program" exploring some of the most pressing issues facing the EB-5 [...]

30 May, 2018

IIUSA Submits Comments to USCIS on Rescission of Guidance Regarding Tenant-Occupancy Methodology

May 30th, 2018|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Press Room, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this week, IIUSA submitted comments to the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) regarding the recent policy memo announcing the rescission of guidance regarding tenant occupancy methodologies for counting job creation. On May 16, 2018, the EB-5 industry received [...]

18 May, 2018

Press Release: IIUSA Announces a Leadership Change for EB-5 Trade Association

May 18th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Membership, Press Releases, Press Room|

Washington DC–The Board of Directors of Invest in the USA (IIUSA) announced yesterday the departure of Peter D. Joseph as Executive Director of IIUSA - the national trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program. Mr. Joseph said, "I am [...]

30 Apr, 2018

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 [...]

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