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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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17 Aug, 2017
  • RCBJ

Regional Center Terminations and Impacts on Immigrant Families

August 17th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by Lincoln Stone, Partner, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP; Michele Franchett, Partner, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP; David Strashnoy, Attorney, Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP We know from the pleas of immigrant families that not everything is Zen when it comes to regional center (RC) [...]

11 Aug, 2017
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A New Lens: What the Latest Data Tells Us about Raising EB-5 Capital in an Increasingly Challenging Marketplace

August 11th, 2017|Categories: Immigration Law, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

By Lee Li, Policy Analyst, IIUSA Raising EB-5 capital worldwide has proven to be an increasingly challenging endeavor. As the industry trade association, IIUSA is committed to publishing the latest intelligence on EB-5 investor markets and proactively seeking data via [...]

7 Aug, 2017
  • RCBJ

Submit an Article for Consideration for the Upcoming Q3 Edition of the Regional Center Business Journal

August 7th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA's Editorial Committee, curator of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ), invites all members of the organization to submit an article to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming Q3 RCBJ, the EB-5 Industry’s premier publication featuring the latest legislative [...]

4 Aug, 2017
  • Research-&-Analysis

Analysis of USCIS IPO Employment Visa Engagement in San Jose

August 4th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

By Suzanne Lazicki, Lucid Professional Writing EB-5 Blog  A small Employment Visa Engagement hosted at the US Patent and Trademark Office in San Jose on July 19, 2017 featured a delegation from the Investor Program Office. The IPO representatives discussed [...]

2 Aug, 2017
  • JUly RCBJ Featured

Going Local: Bringing the Message of EB-5 to the People it Impacts the Most

August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, State / Local|

by Ashley Sanislo Casey, IIUSA Associate Director of Advocacy Over the last 2 and a half years, most of the conversations within the EB-5 Regional Center industry have centered around advocacy for reform and reauthorization, in one form or another, [...]

1 Aug, 2017
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IIUSA Data Report: Average Processing Times for Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) through May 31, 2017

August 1st, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

As of January 4, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) petition processing times are posted using a specific date format rather than weeks or months. According to USCIS, this is the “first step to providing processing times that are timelier [...]

28 Jul, 2017
  • Research-&-Analysis

Hurun Research Institute Publishes New Report on Chinese HNWI Immigration Trends

July 28th, 2017|Categories: Research / Analysis|

The Hurun Research Institute recently released a new report documenting immigration trends of high net worth individuals (HNWI) for 2017. The study, titled Immigration and the Chinese HNWI 2017, explores key questions regarding global asset allocation, emigration and overseas property [...]

27 Jul, 2017
  • JUly RCBJ Featured

“Stepping up to the Plate: How Promoting Advantages of EB-5 Helps U.S. Remain Competitive in Global Market”

July 27th, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Peter D. Joseph, IIUSA Executive Director The benefits of foreign direct investment (FDI) to the U.S. economy are generally well-known and appreciated by the American public. It is understood that new investments lead to economic development opportunities and robust [...]

25 Jul, 2017
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Been to the IIUSA Data Dashboard? Explore Today!

July 25th, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Economic Impact, Membership, Research / Analysis|

The IIUSA Data Dashboard is your one stop shop for all of the most important EB-5 statistics including processing times and statistics for I-526/I-829 petitions and I-924 applications, historic data on the EB-5 Program including total FDI contributed, now almost [...]

21 Jul, 2017
  • JUly RCBJ Featured

IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal Now Available Online and Coming to a Mailbox Near You!

July 21st, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Press Room, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA is pleased to announced that the The 2017 Q2 Issue of the Regional Center Business Journal ( "RCBJ”) is now available online! This edition of the Journal highlights both the evolution of the legislative process surrounding the EB-5 Regional Center [...]