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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 [...]

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 [...]