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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 [...]

18 Nov, 2019

December Visa Bulletin Now Available: EB-5 Category Listed as Unauthorized for Issuance

November 18th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the December 2019 Visa Bulletin (View PDF). The EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance. The final action dates for the EB-5 [...]

13 Nov, 2019

New IIUSA Data Analysis Available: FY 2019 Visa Usage and Wait Time Estimates

November 13th, 2019|Categories: Conferences, Events, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of Immigrant Visa Control & Reporting Division at U.S. Department of State presents his latest statistics at the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum in Seattle, WA For the 5th year in a row, Mr. Charlie Oppenheim, [...]

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) [...]

18 Sep, 2019

October Visa Bulletin Now Available: EB-5 Regional Center Category “Unauthorized” for Issuance

September 18th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the October 2019 Visa Bulletin (View PDF). The EB-5 Regional Center category has been listed as “U” meaning unauthorized for issuance. The final action dates for the EB-5 [...]

20 Aug, 2019

September 2019 Visa Bulletin Reveals Significantly Advanced Final Action Date for India

August 20th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the September 2019 Visa Bulletin. The Bulletin revealed a final action date of October 22, 2014 for applicants from Mainland China and Vietnam which advanced one week from [...]

2 Aug, 2019

IIUSA Member Perspective: “The New EB-5 Regulations – Modernization or Regression?

August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Membership, 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 Bernard Wolfsdorf, Partner, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP  On July 24, 2019, the U.S. Department of [...]

14 Jun, 2019

U.S. DOS Publishes July Visa Bulletin: India to be Subject to a Final Action Date for First Time

June 14th, 2019|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has published the July 2019 Visa Bulletin. The bulletin revealed unchanged final action dates of October 1, 2014 for Mainland-China applications and October 1, 2016 for Vietnam applicants. Most importantly [...]

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. [...]

12 Jun, 2019

RCBJ Analysis: “EB-5 Visa Backlogs and How HR 1044 or Proposed Regulations Could Affect Them”

June 12th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law|

by Cletus Weber, Founder & Partner, Peng & Weber PLLC; Elizabeth Peng, Founder & Partner PLLC  Regional centers and related EB-5 professionals are now well aware of the massive EB-5 visa backlog for China, the substantial one for Vietnam, the [...]

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