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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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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 [...]

13 Dec, 2017
  • I-526 Featured

IIUSA Data Report: USCIS Q4 Filing Statistics for I-526 & I-829 Petitions

December 13th, 2017|Categories: Benefits, Economic Impact, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

Earlier this week, the USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) published quarterly processing statistics for I-526 and I-829 petitions through Q4 of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017,( July-September). Below are selected data points extracted from the reports: I-526 Filing Statistics (Read [...]

27 Nov, 2017
  • Retrogession Featured

“The Evolution of Retrogression to Redeployment Accessing Redeployment Options in 2017”

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

by Allison Bearman, General Counsel, Greystone EB-5 Holdings Group; Ronald Fieldstone, Partner, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, LLP; Brad Stedem, Managing Director, CapUnited  Retrogression, the buzzword in EB-5 for the last couple of years, has now given birth to a [...]

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, [...]

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
  • dashboard featured

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 [...]

15 May, 2017
  • Facts Featured

Let’s Get the Facts Straight: Educating the Public that #EB5isWorking & Ready for Reform

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

As the national membership-based not-for-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center Program we want to remind our members and industry stakeholders of the important role you can play in promoting local success stories of your own to highlight how [...]

17 Feb, 2017
  • Regional-Center-Business-Journal

Regional Center Business Journal Sneak Peak: “Annual Data Update to RIMS II Multipliers”

February 17th, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Updated RIMS II multipliers were released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (“BEA”) in December 2016. The new multipliers replace the prior multipliers released in September 2015 – which, as we discussed early last year, introduced several important revisions to [...]

16 Jan, 2017
  • Vault

EB-5 Video Vault Now Live of IIUSA.org

January 16th, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Media Coverage, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA is proud to announce the launch an EB-5 Video Vault on IIUSA.org. The videos from around the country help bring to life the EB-5 Program and highlight many of the projects that have utilized EB-5 investments to create American [...]

11 Jan, 2017
  • Commerce Reprot Featured

EB-5 Created Nearly 170,000 jobs with $16.4 Billion in Investments According to New Department of Commerce Report

January 11th, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis|

After its long awaited release, the Economics & Statistics Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s economic impact study on the EB-5 Program was released on January 10, 2017. The document, available here, examines the economic impact of the EB-5 [...]