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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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10 Apr, 2018
  • FOIA Featured

Regional Center Business Journal Sneak Peek: “The Wild and Complicated World of FOIA”

April 10th, 2018|Categories: Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

By: Ashley Sanislo Casey, IIUSA Associate Director of Advocacy An underground library. A vault of over 23 million records spanning over 330,000 square feet , or about six football fields. Built into a cave to withstand natural and manmade disasters, [...]

3 Apr, 2018
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

April Visa Bulletin Highlights Looming Oversubscription for Vietnamese EB-5 Applicants

April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs Visa Bulletin for the month of April 2018 (View PDF) reveals a cutoff date of July 22, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applicants which remained unchanged from the March bulletin. Special Note [...]

13 Feb, 2018
  • Visa Bul March

U.S. Department of State Issues March Visa Bulletin: Final Action Date for Mainland-China Remains Unchanged

February 13th, 2018|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

Earlier this week, U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released the Visa Bulletin for the month of March 2018 (View PDF). The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of July 22, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applicants which remained [...]

6 Feb, 2018
  • Research-&-Analysis

IIUSA Data Report: Processing Time Statistics & Trends for Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) through November 30, 2017

February 6th, 2018|Categories: Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

As of November 30 2017, USCIS is processing the I-526 petitions that it recieved before December 12, 2015; I-829 petitions recieved before October 24, 2015 and the I-924 applications received before December 2 ,2015. Key Highlights on Latest EB-5 Processing Time Statistics: [...]

29 Jan, 2018
  • Processing Trends 10-31

IIUSA Data Report: Processing Time Statistics & Trends for Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) through October 31, 2017

January 29th, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Last year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) befan positing EB-5 petition processing times using a specific date format rather than in weeks or months as a "first step to providing processing times that are similar and easier to understand". [...]

26 Jan, 2018
  • RCBJ

Reserve your Advertisement for the Next Edition of the IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal!

January 26th, 2018|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Later this year, IUSA will publish the next edition of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ) which will once again feature critical news, in-depth analysis and strategic market insights from experts across the EB-5 industry. All members of the organization [...]

17 Jan, 2018
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

U.S. Department of State Issues February Visa Bulletin: Final Action Date for Mainland now July 22, 2014

January 17th, 2018|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

Earlier this week, U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs released the Visa Bulletin for the month of February 2018 (View PDF). The bulletin revealed a cutoff date of July 22, 2014 for Mainland-China born visa applicants. As of [...]

8 Jan, 2018
  • Membership

IIUSA Membership Committee Corner – Highlighting IIUSA’s Data Resources at your Finger Tips

January 8th, 2018|Categories: Benefits, Membership, Research / Analysis|

By Robert J. Blanco, Attorney, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal and McKenzie Penton, Membership Coordinator, IIUSA The IIUSA Membership Committee is pleased to announce a new recurring feature in the Regional Center Business Journal, the Committee Corner. Each edition, members of the committee [...]

5 Jan, 2018
  • Success Stories Featured

Did you Know IIUSA.org has a EB-5 Success Stories Page Highlighting Industry Success Across the Country?

January 5th, 2018|Categories: Economic Impact, Research / Analysis|

Since the 2008 financial crisis, EB-5 investment has proven to be an indispensable source of capital for economic development projects, large and small, all across the country. The data backs this up. In 2015 and 2016 alone, EB-5 investment has [...]

3 Jan, 2018
  • TEA Maps Featured

Explored the IIUSA TEA Analytic Mapping Tools Lately?

January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

The interactive maps below help to visualize how various policy proposals ( the economically highly distressed criteria versus the New Market Tax Credit criteria) in addition to regulatory proposal by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reform Targeted Employment Areas's [...]