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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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13 Jul, 2020

American Hotel & Lodging Associations Joins A Growing Coalition of EB-5 Supporters

July 13th, 2020|Categories: AHLA, Congress, Government Affairs, Partners, Press Releases|

WASHINGTON, DC – July 13, 2020 – Invest in the USA (IIUSA) is pleased to share that the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) joined IIUSA in advocating for reform and long-term reauthorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program. The [...]

9 Jul, 2020

The Latino Hotel Associations (LHA) Calls on Congress to Reauthorize the Vital Job Creating EB-5 Program

July 9th, 2020|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Partners, Press Room|

WASHINGTON, DC – July 7, 2020 – Invest in the USA (IIUSA) is pleased to share that the Latino Hotel Association (LHA) joined the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the Latino Coalition, the American Hotel and Lodging Association, and IIUSA [...]

10 Jun, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on EB-5 – Join Industry Experts As They Discuss Our New Normal and the Future of the Program

June 10th, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Media Coverage, Press Room, Uncategorized, Webinars|Tags: , , |

The effects of COVID-19 are apparent in all aspects of our country and the economy, and the EB-5 industry is not excluded. As the U.S. begins to re-open, EB-5 practitioners may be wondering what this means for their business and [...]

9 Jun, 2020
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Demonstrate EB-5s Catalytic Impact by Submitting an Op-Ed for Your Local Publication

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Media Coverage, Membership, Press Room, Research / Analysis|Tags: , , , , |

IIUSA President and CEO of FirstPathway Partners Robert Kraft recently published an op-ed in WisPolitics.com that highlights the value of the EB-5 Program and its economic impact in Wisconsin communities. Mr. Kraft is the first member to use IIUSA’s op-ed [...]

12 May, 2020

IIUSA Urges Senators to Embrace the EB-5 Program to Help Save and Create American Jobs at No Cost to the U.S. Treasury

May 12th, 2020|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Press Room, Statements|

WASHINGTON, DC – May 11, 2020 Invest in the USA (IIUSA) released the following response to the recent letter sent to President Donald J. Trump from U.S. Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR), Ted Cruz (R-TX), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), and Josh Hawley [...]

6 Feb, 2020

IIUSA Member Spearheads Medical Donations and Support to Fight Wuhan Coronavirus

February 6th, 2020|Categories: Press Room, Statements|

IIUSA Member American Lending Center spearheads donations efforts to help mitigate the spread of the CoronaVirus IIUSA commends and stands in strong support of the American Lending Center’s efforts to bring private investment to bear in helping address [...]

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 [...]