EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

28 Jun, 2018
  • Capitol Featured

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 [...]

20 Mar, 2018
  • seal featured image

IIUSA Statement on Missed Opportunity for Long-Term EB-5 Authorization

March 20th, 2018|Categories: Alerts, Membership, Press Room, Statements|

WASHINGTON D.C. - Invest in the USA ("IIUSA) has long supported efforts by Congress to reform and reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program ("the Program"). In early March, IIUSA was pleased to join a group of industry organizations to review [...]

7 Sep, 2017
  • seal featured image

IIUSA Statement on the Stopgap Continuing Resolution

September 7th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Statements, White House|

IIUSA appreciates the inclusion of the EB-5 Regional Center Program in the latest stopgap continuing resolution (CR) and urges leaders in Congress to reach a permanent legislative solution prior to December 8. The EB-5 Program – responsible for providing our [...]

25 Jan, 2017
  • Capitol Featured

IIUSA Statement on S. 232, Legislation to Repeal EB-5 Regional Center Program

January 25th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Press Room, Statements|

IIUSA opposes S.232 in the strongest possible terms. The measure would repeal the EB-5 Regional Center Program resulting in an immediate loss of an estimated 220,000 local jobs and $11 Billion in community investment and infrastructure across the country. Instead we urge Congress [...]

7 Oct, 2016
  • seal featured image

IIUSA Statement on Reauthorization of EB-5 as Part of Continuing Resolution

October 7th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Statements|

Earlier this week, a report from the Congressional Research Service (CRS) surfaced that called into question the reauthorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the "Program") through the continuing resolution (CR) signed into law on September 29. IIUSA quickly made [...]

22 Sep, 2016
  • Cap

EB-5 reauthorization included in Continuing Resolution (CR) filed today by Senate Majority Leader

September 22nd, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Statements|

Today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell filed a Continuing Resolution (CR) that would extend federal funding, and the EB-5 Regional Center Program, through December 9, 2016. Neither Democrats in Congress nor the White House have agreed to the legislative text yet and [...]

12 Sep, 2016
  • Press-Room

IIUSA Statement on H.R. 5992, The American Job Creation and Investment Promotion Reform Act of 2016

September 12th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Press Room, Statements|

We applaud Chairman Goodlatte's support for the EB-5 economic development program and welcome the opportunity to offer input on these complex and important issues. The new provisions in this proposal will take time for stakeholders and lawmakers in the House [...]

7 Jul, 2016
  • Capture

EB-5 Industry Joins Together in Letter to Congress on Reauthorization & Reform of Program

July 7th, 2016|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Congress, Government Affairs, Milestones, Partners, Press Room, Statements|

Yesterday, IIUSA joined leading EB-5 trade associations/coalitions (U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Real Estate Roundtable, EB-5 Investment Coalition, and American Immigration Lawyers Association) as signatories on a letter to Senate and House Judiciary Committee Leaders and Members expressing support for extending the EB-5 [...]

3 May, 2016

Mourning the Loss of Our Colleague, Julie C. Ferguson

May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Statements|

Miami immigration lawyer and long-time IIUSA Member Julie Christine Ferguson passed away in Washington, D.C. April 21. She was 49 By David Adams (Reprinted with permission from Miami New Times) Julie Ferguson was admired among her legal colleagues for her [...]

18 Apr, 2016
  • Press-Room

IIUSA Statement on Coordinated EB-5 Enforcement Actions by SEC & State of Vermont

April 18th, 2016|Categories: Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Statements|

As the national trade association representing over 275 EB-5 Regional Centers, IIUSA welcomes the continued efforts by U.S. Securities Exchange Commission’s (SEC) to protect the integrity of the EB-5 Program (the “Program”) through enforcement actions and interagency collaboration with federal, [...]