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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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1 Oct, 2015

IIUSA Statement on New EB-5 Regional Center Program Legislation Introduced Today

October 1st, 2015|Categories: Congress, Statements|

IIUSA welcomes the introduction today of two bills that would reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center program – S. 2122 introduced by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) and S.2115 by Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) With a total of five bills now under consideration, [...]

30 Sep, 2015

Statement Regarding Extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program in the Continuing Resolution

September 30th, 2015|Categories: Congress, Economic Impact, Statements|

As the national trade association representing more than 280 EB-5 Regional Centers, IIUSA is pleased that the Continuing Resolution passed by Congress today includes a temporary extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”). This extension allows the program [...]

16 Sep, 2015

IIUSA Submits Letter to Editor in Support Of EB-5 Reauthorization

September 16th, 2015|Categories: Economic Impact, Media Coverage, Statements|

In response to an editorial published by The Washington Post on September 6th titled, "It’s time for the corporate visa giveaway to go away", IIUSA Executive Director Peter D. Joseph penned a letter to the editor which corrects the record [...]

25 Aug, 2015

IIUSA Supports Legal Action to Protect Investors, Integrity of EB-5 Program

August 25th, 2015|Categories: Statements|

Invest In the USA (IIUSA), the non-profit trade association representing more than 275 EB-5 Regional Centers, fully supports recent action taken by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to stop a Washington company from allegedly misusing investor funds. Our position is clear:  efficient [...]

13 Aug, 2015

IIUSA Statement Regarding GAO Report on EB-5 Program

August 13th, 2015|Categories: Congress, Statements|

As the national trade association representing more than 280 EB-5 Regional Centers, IIUSA welcomes the GAO’s in-depth look at how USCIS is administering the program and recommendations to strengthen oversight. The EB-5 Program has grown exponentially in the last few [...]

31 Jul, 2015

IIUSA Statement on Introduction of EB-Jobs Act (H.R. 3370), Legislation to Make EB-5 Program Permanent

July 31st, 2015|Categories: Congress, Statements|

As the September 30th sunset date for the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the "Program") approaches, IIUSA welcomes the introduction of EB-Jobs Act (H.R. 3370) which, among other provisions, would make the Program permanent and increase the number of EB-5 visas [...]

23 Jun, 2015

IIUSA Statement in Response to SEC Action Against Unregistered Broker-Dealer Activity in EB-5

June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Statements|

As the national trade association representing over 275 EB-5 Regional Centers, IIUSA welcomes the Securities Exchange Commission’s (SEC) action against two companies for unregistered broker-dealer activities related to raising capital under the EB-5 Program (the “Program”).     Compliance with [...]

4 Jun, 2015

IIUSA Statement on S.1501, Bipartisan Senate Legislation to Reauthorize the EB-5 Program

June 4th, 2015|Categories: Statements|

As the non-profit industry trade association representing more than 270 EB-5 Regional Centers, IIUSA welcomes the U.S. Senate’s introduction of S. 1501, legislation to reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the "Program") well in advance of the September 2015 sunset [...]

26 May, 2015

IIUSA Submits Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Regarding Reauthorization and Reform of the EB-5 Regional Center Program

May 26th, 2015|Categories: Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Statements, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On May 21st, IIUSA submitted a 10-page letter to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary commenting on EB-5 reform recommendations and the reauthorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program before its September 30th sunset date.   The first part of the letter [...]

2 Mar, 2015

Statement on the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission’s Report Regarding EB-5

March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Statements|

In its recent report, “Chinese Investment in the United States: Recent Trends in Real Estate, Industry, and Investment Promotion,” a staff member and intern in the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission paint an inaccurate and unbalanced picture of the [...]