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3 Jan, 2014
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IIUSA Statement on EB-5 Program Report by the DHS OIG

January 3rd, 2014|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Press Room, Statements, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

On December 26th, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report critical of the EB-5 Program and its administration by the United States Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS). IIUSA's response, below, was subsequently posted [...]

31 Dec, 2013
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Happy New Year EB-5 Regional Center Industry!

December 31st, 2013|Categories: Membership, Milestones, Press Room, Statements|

To all of our members, partners and supporters, thank you for helping make 2013 such a successful year for IIUSA and the EB-5 Regional Center Industry!     We have achieved a lot together in the last year; most importantly [...]

27 Dec, 2013
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IIUSA Statement on EB-5 Program Report by the DHS OIG

December 27th, 2013|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Press Room, Statements, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|Tags: , , , , |

As the industry trade association that represents over 130 EB-5 Regional Centers that serve over forty states/territories and account for over 95% of the capital flowing through the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”), IIUSA welcomes engagement with Congress and [...]

9 Dec, 2013
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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 [...]

2 Oct, 2013
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IIUSA Supports Inter-Agency Collaboration to Protect the Integrity of the EB-5 Program

October 2nd, 2013|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Press Room, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law, Statements, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|Tags: |

CHICAGO, October 1, 2013 - The Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA), the trade association representing more than 100 EB-5 Regional Centers, supports the recent action of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to stop a Regional Center in Texas from allegedly defrauding EB-5 investors.  [...]

17 Apr, 2013
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IIUSA Supports Provisions that Impact the EB-5 Regional Center Program in Bipartisan “Gang of Eight” Legislation

April 17th, 2013|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Congress, Statements|

The bipartisan "Gang of Eight" in the U.S. Senate has filed its much anticipated proposal for comprehensive immigration reform (officially titled: Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013).  The legislation still has a long way to go, with [...]

17 Apr, 2013
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IIUSA Advocacy: Supporting U.S. Job Creation Using the Opportunities of the 21st Century

April 17th, 2013|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Press Releases, Press Room, Research / Analysis, Statements|

The globalized world we live in today demands public policy that takes advantage of the fact that economic opportunity, capital, and people are crossing national borders at a record-setting, seemingly ever-increasing rate.  “Immigrant investor programs” are an example of this [...]

11 Feb, 2013
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IIUSA Supports Inter-Agency Collaboration to Protect the Integrity of the EB-5 Program

February 11th, 2013|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Press Room, Research / Analysis, Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), Securities Law, Statements, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|Tags: , , , |

CHICAGO, February 11, 2013 - The Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA), the national membership-based industry association of active EB-5 Regional Centers, supports the recent action of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to stop a Regional Center and [...]

3 Jan, 2013
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IIUSA’s EB-5 Regional Center Industry Year-In Review (2012)

January 3rd, 2013|Categories: Alerts, Government Affairs, Membership, Press Room, Statements|

CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO VIEW THE AFFILIATED INFORMATION ON THE EVENT.  SOME LINKS ARE AVAILABLE TO IIUSA MEMBERS ONLY.   CLICK HERE TO BECOME A MEMBER TODAY -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2012/12/20: USCIS publishes "Operational Guidance for EB-5 Cases Involving Tenant-Occupancy" 2012/12/14: IIUSA [...]