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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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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 [...]

5 Dec, 2018

IIUSA Data Report Provides Reasons to Join us in Mumbai and Dubai Next Year

December 5th, 2018|Categories: Economic Impact, Events, Immigration Law, Overseas, Research / Analysis|

Next year, IIUSA will host the next two events of our Global Banquet Series in Mumbai, India (Feb. 20) and Dubai, UAE (Feb. 24). Now in its third year, the IIUSA Global Banquet Series brings together leading EB-5 professionals from [...]

20 Sep, 2018

Economic Impact of the EB-5 Regional Center Program

September 20th, 2018|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

View in PDF The EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”) was created by Congress in 1992 with the intent of stimulating economic development across U.S. communities through capital investment by foreign entrepreneurs. A variety of economic impact studies have been [...]

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