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16 Jul, 2020

RCBJ Perspective: How the Nigerian Travel Ban Affects EB-5 Investors

July 16th, 2020|Categories: Immigration Law, Investor Markets, Research / Analysis|

Originally Published in the April 2020 Regional Center Business Journal  by Acho Azuike, Managing Director, Houston EB5 Regional Center In February 2020, the Trump administration set into effect a travel ban for immigrant visa applications by Nigerian nationals, along with [...]

23 Jun, 2020

EB-5 Exempted from Latest Trump Immigration Proclamation Suspending Certain Types of Immigration

June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, White House|

On Monday, June 22, 2020, President Trump issued a proclamation extending the administration's immigration ban on certain nonimmigrant visa categories including H1-B, J-1, and L-1. The "Proclamation Suspending Entry of Aliens Who Present a Risk to the U.S. Labor Market [...]

22 Jun, 2020

Member Perspective: “Highlights and Analysis of June 16, 2020 IIUSA Presentation on Visa Numbers, COVID-19, etc.”

June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), EB-5 Advocacy Webinar, Events, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

This is a member perspective and the views of the author are their own and do not necessarily reflect the views or position of IIUSA.  by Cletus Weber, Partner, Peng & Weber PLLC  (View in PDF) Mr. Weber is [...]

16 Jun, 2020

Reach Investors Around the World With A Translated Version of IIUSA’s EB-5 101 Video

June 16th, 2020|Categories: Immigration Law, Investor Markets, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA's How EB-5 Builds America (EB-5 101) video has thousands of unique views across IIUSA's various platforms and has proven to be an instrumental tool in educating investors, overseas intermediaries and the general public about the benefits of the EB-5 [...]

27 May, 2020

RCBJ Perspectives: “Investment Migration and the State of Play in Europe”

May 27th, 2020|Categories: IMC, Immigration Law, Investor Markets, Regional Center Business Journal|

 by Bruno L'Ecuyer, Chief Executive, Investment Migration Council  Investment migration refers to the attainment of citizenship or residential rights in return for a financial investment or other contributions to the host country. Today, investment migration is a global industry [...]

19 Mar, 2020

April 2020 Visa Bulletin Now Available

March 19th, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, April 2020 Visa Bulletin (View PDF) is now available. FINAL ACTION DATES (CHART A) The Visa Bulletin revealed the following final action dates for EB-5 visa applicants from the countries that [...]

18 Feb, 2020

Department of State Publishes March 2020 Visa Bulletin, Showing Significant Advancements of Final Action Dates for EB-5 Retrogressed Countries

February 18th, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the March 2020 Visa Bulletin. FINAL ACTION DATES The March Visa Bulletin revealed a significant advancement of final action dates for EB-5 visa applicants from China, Vietnam, and [...]

20 Jan, 2020

Department of State Publishes February 2020 Visa Bulletin

January 20th, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the February 2020 Visa Bulletin. FINAL ACTION DATES The Bulletin revealed a final action date of December 01, 2014 for applicants from Mainland China advancing 2 weeks from [...]

17 Dec, 2019

“Japan: Cultivating a New Source of EB-5 Investors”

December 17th, 2019|Categories: Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

by Yayoi Ashikaga, Managing Partner, AOM Visa Consulting  The United States historically has maintained friendly relations with Japan, and it is no doubt that the symbiotic relationship between the two countries is important both economically and socially. Currently, there are [...]

19 Nov, 2019

Department of State Published Annual Numerical Immigrant Visa Limits for FY2020: 1,111 Additional Visas Will be Available to the EB-5 Applicants.

November 19th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, Uncategorized|

Last week, the U.S. Department of State published the annual numerical limits on both family-based and employment-based immigrant visas for fiscal year (FY) 2020, including EB-5: Table 1: Employment-based Immigrant Visa Limits in FY2020   Here are three things that [...]