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19 May, 2014

EB-5 Community Mourns the Loss of Zachary Woods

May 19th, 2014|Categories: Media Coverage, Membership, Press Room|

It is with great sadness that IIUSA reports the news of the untimelypassing of Zachary Woods, a young man who touched the lives of so many people all around the world. Mr. Woods spent five years living and working in [...]

14 Apr, 2014

First Quarter 2014 Media Review: EB-5 Is Working For America

April 14th, 2014|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Media Coverage, Milestones, Press Room|

With the first quarter of 2014 behind us, it is a good time to reflect on the consistent positive media coverage of the EB-5 Regional Center Program thanks to your hard work in the last few months. IIUSA's members bring [...]

25 Mar, 2014

SEC vs Chicago Convention Center Reaches Settlement on Civil Enforcement Action

March 25th, 2014|Categories: Government Affairs, Media Coverage, Press Room, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law|

On March 17th, in the case of United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) (plaintiff) vs. A Chicago Convention Center, LLC, Anshoo Sethi, and Intercontinental Regional Center Trust of Chicago, LLC (defendants), a final judgment was reached in the United States District Court for [...]

27 Feb, 2014

Canada Shuts Down Immigrant Investor Program: Will the EB-5 Program Benefit?

February 27th, 2014|Categories: Media Coverage, Press Room|

On February 12th, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) officially announced that the country's Immigrant Investor Program (IIP) will be terminated, eliminating the pending applications of nearly 75,000 applicants (45,500 of whom are Chinese) and returning the fees to those who [...]

11 Feb, 2014

2013 EB-5 Regional Center Industry Media Report

February 11th, 2014|Categories: Media Coverage, Press Room|

For most of us, the daily tasks and the urgency of now often take precedence over reflection on past events and experiences. Especially in such an industry with so many moving parts, EB-5 practitioners are by necessity very forward-thinking. But [...]

6 Jan, 2014

Immigration service’s investment program is a winner – By Robert C. Divine

January 6th, 2014|Categories: Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Media Coverage, Press Room, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On December 24, The Hill, a Washington D.C.-based newspaper and website written for and about Congress, published an Op-Ed piece by IIUSA Vice President Robert C. Divine debunking myths about the EB-5 Program that had been perpetuated by a few members in [...]

20 Dec, 2013

“Setting the Record Straight on the EB-5 Program” by Robert C. Divine, IIUSA Vice President

December 20th, 2013|Categories: Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Media Coverage, Press Room, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|Tags: , , , , , , |

Senate consideration of the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to a higher position at the Department of Homeland Security has given rise to increasingly hyperbolic innuendo about the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program.  As someone who served in senior positions at U.S. [...]

11 Dec, 2013

David Andersson talks IIUSA, EB-5 with Shenzhen TV on sidelines of Guangdong Exit/Entry Association Conference

December 11th, 2013|Categories: Conferences, Events, Media Coverage, Overseas, Press Room|

Last week, we reported on IIUSA President David Andersson speaking role at the Guangdong Exit/Entry Association global immigration conference, November 21-23. By all reports, the conference was a resounding success as migration agents and investors learned about the benefits of investing in EB-5 [...]

9 Dec, 2013

IIUSA Letter to the Editor of the Washington Times: “Program creates jobs at no cost to taxpayer”

December 9th, 2013|Categories: Economic Impact, Media Coverage, Press Room, Statements|

The following "Letter to the Editor" was published in the Washington Times on Friday November 29, 2013 in response to an inaccurate article published a week earlier. "Immigration staffers pressured to rush visas for wealthy investors" (Web, Nov. 18) fundamentally characterizes [...]

29 Oct, 2013
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IIUSA Sheds Positive Light on EB-5 Program in Recent Media Coverage

October 29th, 2013|Categories: Media Coverage, Press Room|

As part of IIUSA's public affairs initiative to ensure the success of the EB-5 Regional Center Program is given appropriate attention in media coverage, IIUSA Executive Director Peter D. Joseph was recently quoted in a couple of articles about the [...]

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