Register For Tomorrow’s Webinar – EB-5 Retrogression: What does it mean for your business? (4/30, 3:00pm EST/12:00pm PST)

04.29.15 | Archived

Panelists (Click Photos For Bios):
Cynthia J. Lange
Partner, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP
Carolyn S. Lee
Partner, Miller Mayer LLP
David Morris 
Co-owner, DC Regional Center; Partner, Visa Law Group PLLC 

EB-5 Retrogression: What does it mean for your business?
When: Thursday April 30, 2015
Time: 3:00 PM EST/ 12:00 PM PST*

*Note: Registration will be cut-off  the day of the webinar at 1:00pm est. 
Topic: On April 13, 2015, at IIUSA’s EB-5 Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C., the U.S. Department of State reported that the EB-5 visa category will retrogress for Chinese applicants beginning May 1, 2015. A cutoff date of May 1, 2013 has been imposed, which
means that as of May 1, 2015 only investors who filed their I-526 before May 1, 2013 can move
forward to the next step (immigrant visa via the National Visa Center and U.S. consulates
abroad, or adjustment of status in the U.S.).
The onset of retrogression and procedural changes to the issuance of visas will have widespread implications for investors, investment entities and for the USCIS policies that govern how the EB-5 Program functions.
Join our expert panel on April 30th for a webinar to explore what the EB-5 visa retrogression means for your clients and your business.

Read more about the All Access Pass here!


IIUSA’s 2015 All Access Pass

valid through 12/31/15
  • Registration for all IIUSA monthly webinars
  • Access to a growing library of EB-5 content including past webinars (which now total 13 webinars)
  • Conference video (3 conferences from 2013/2014 including 35 panels)
  • Up to date EB-5 Economic Impact Reporting (2010-2011 and 2012 reports)
  • Raw data (FOIA disclosure) including USCIS adjudication data and Department of State visa statistics broken by country of origin.

Additions in 2015 include:

  • I-829 RFE/Denial spreadsheet
  • Regional center “data tracker” spreadsheet, in which contains data points for all approved Regional Centers including I-526 & I-829 approvals
  • NOITs (Notice of Intent to Terminate) and final termination notices for all terminated regional centers
  • Notices/reports of SEC enforcement actions against USCIS-approved Regional Centers

Going Global: The Importance of Diversifying the EB-5 Investor Marketplace
May 28, 2015 
When analyzing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) adjudication data, and Department of State visa usage by country, there are several growth markets in Asia, Europe and Latin America that are becoming more important for the EB-5 industry.
This panel, which includes several members of IIUSA’s Investor Markets Committee, will examine several macro-trends affecting global EB-5 investment while also taking a more nuanced look into what motivates potential investment by immigration participants more broadly from other areas of the world.

Best Practices: Working with Sales Intermediaries in an EB-5 Transaction

June 25, 2015

Since 2014, IIUSA’s Best Practices Committee has been hard at work developing recommendations around working with sales intermediaries in an EB-5 transaction due to the essential – and complex – nature of this aspect of marketing an EB-5 offering to investors overseas.Whether the intermediary is a foreign migration intermediary, law firm or FINRA-licensed broker-dealer, it is important that the project sponsor conduct proper due diligence on their prospective partners and work constructively with that entity throughout their engagement.
Banking & EB-5: Understanding the Roles of a Bank in EB-5 Transactions

July 30, 2015 

Banking institutions and financial services providers play a pivotal role throughout the EB-5 process in managing risk for the investors and project.This webinar will take assess the important role of a bank in EB-5 transactions while also taking reviewing the various escrow arrangements and financing options that developer and regional center entities are utilizing to break ground on EB-5 projects.
Sponsor three webinars (one quarter) in 2015 of IIUSA’s acclaimed webinar series, featuring topics from across the EB-5 Regional Center industry landscape. Sponsorship includes company logo/link featured on the webinar registration page, designation of series title-sponsor in IIUSA member only communications, opportunity to welcome attendees at the beginning of each webinar, additional exposure through IIUSA’s “OnDemand.” Associate your company with IIUSA and industry best practices by sponsoring IIUSA’s 2015 webinar series!
Quarters three and four are still available!


This opportunity is available only to IIUSA members. To learn more, click here.


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