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3 Oct, 2019

IIUSA Data Report: Form I-526 Q3 Data Review and Analysis

October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

USCIS published quarterly statistics of Q3 fiscal year (FY) 2019 (April-June) on I-526 adjudication trends. Members can now access a full IIUSA data report on the most recent trends through your member portal account: Read the Comprehensive Report here (Members Only) [...]

22 Jul, 2019

Calling all Regional Centers with I-829’s: Tell Us About your Success!

July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Conferences, Economic Impact, Events, Membership|

IIUSA celebrates its member's success at the annual I-829 awards during the EB-5 Industry Forum in Miami, FL | October 2017 If your Regional Center received I-829 approvals since October 2017, please let us know by filling out this [...]

18 Jul, 2019

“Understanding the Significant and Geographically Diverse Impacts of Capital Investment and Job Creation by EB-5 Projects in Federal Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015”

July 18th, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Research / Analysis|

by Jeffrey B. Carr, President & Senior Economist, EPR Economics; Robert Chase, Senior Economist, EPR Economics; Lee Li, Policy Analyst, IIUSA  The U.S. Congress created the EB-5 Regional Center Program in 1992 with the goal of encouraging new U.S. economic [...]

8 Jul, 2019

“Opportunity Zones – Pending IRS Regulations Poised to Facilitate Investments”

July 8th, 2019|Categories: Dept of Treasury, Economic Impact, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Scot Patrick O'Brien, Office Managing Partner, Akerman LLP; Alexandre M. Denault, Partner (Tax Practice Group), Akerman LLP  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law on December 22, 2017 created a new capital gains deferral and exemption for [...]

28 Jun, 2019

IIUSA Data Insights: The Continued Decline in I-526 Processing Volume

June 28th, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this week, USCIS published performance data on FY 2019 Q2  (January-March) processing volume. The data presented was not what the EB-5 Industry wanted to see with processing volume dropping 62% in Q2 which follows a 36% drop in Q1. [...]

18 Jun, 2019

IIUSA Submits Letter to USCIS Regarding Recent Surge in EB-5 Adjudication Delays

June 18th, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Press Room, Research / Analysis|

Earlier this week, IIUSA, on behalf of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, submitted a letter to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) regarding the recent surge in EB-5 adjudication delays. As the industry trade association representing nearly 370 EB-5 stakeholder [...]

14 Jun, 2019

IIUSA Investor Markets Webpage Updated with New Data, Analyses, and Resources!

June 14th, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Economic Impact, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA is excited to present the new EB-5 investor markets webpage featuring an updated interactive map, EB-5 investor markets analyses, and other state of the art resources, helping you to gain insightful market insights and grow your EB-5 network strategically around the globe. [...]

10 Jun, 2019

“How EB-5 Builds America” IIUSA’s Newest Education Tool

June 10th, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis|

New IIUSA Video Highlights Economic Impact of EB-5 Across the Country At this year's EB-5 Advocacy Conference in Washington, DC., IIUSA proudly released How EB-5 Builds America. The video was met with such high praise that we want to provide [...]

17 May, 2019

Read the Latest Edition of IIUSA’s Regional Center Business Journal

May 17th, 2019|Categories: Economic Impact, Financial Services, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Securities Law|

The EB-5 Industry's Premier Business and Education Publication Earlier this month, IIUSA published the 2019 Q1-2 edition of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ). Printed in conjunction with the 12th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference, the articles in this RCBJ address [...]

27 Dec, 2018

Opportunity Zone Investments: A New Source of Capital for New and Existing EB-5 Projects

December 27th, 2018|Categories: Economic Impact, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Reid Thomas, Executive Vice President, NES Financial; Catherine Debono Holmes, Partner, Jeffer Mangel Butler & Mitchell; and Kelly Alton, General Counsel, NES Financial  EB-5 capital raising has slowed due to visa backlogs, increasing the need for additional sources of [...]

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