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15 Mar, 2019
  • Court Decision

IIUSA Member Analysis: Zhang v. USCIS: What It Is and What It Means for EB-5 Petitioners

March 15th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

By Rana Jazayerli, Partner, Klingner Jazayerli LLP On November 30, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia issued a decision in Zhang, et al. v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, et al., No. 15-cv-995 (D.C. Nov. [...]

8 Mar, 2019
  • 829 featured

IIUSA Data Report: Form I-829 Q4 2018 Statistics and Analysis

March 8th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this month, USCIS published data on Q4 2018 (September-December) I-526 and I-829 adjudication trends. IIUSA was pleased to publish our analysis on Form I-526 last week (read here) and we are happy to highlight our analysis on Form I-829 [...]

2 Jan, 2019
  • Dubai featured

All the Lucrative Opportunities You are Missing if You Skip the IIUSA Global Banquet Series in Dubai this February

January 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, Immigration Law, Membership, Overseas, Research / Analysis|

By Abbas Hashmi, Global Business Development Director, Hongkun USA  Without a doubt, convincing wealthy individuals across the Gulf Cooperation Council to invest in U.S. regional centers is a unique challenge. This region is my niche and core focus, so I have [...]

5 Dec, 2018
  • GBS Featured

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 [...]

3 Dec, 2018
  • Brazil Flag Featured

IIUSA Member Perspective: Experience Shows How to Effectively Represent Brazilian Investors

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

  by Edward Beshara, Managing Partner, Beshara PA  Perhaps one of the most important considerations Regional Centers and other EB-5 stakeholders should have when contemplating entering the Brazilian market is that Brazilians are sophisticated and knowledgeable to the various visa [...]

5 Nov, 2018
  • Percentage Visa Ussed

2018 EB-5 Visa Usage Statistics & Trends: Special Data and Insights from the Department of State

November 5th, 2018|Categories: Conferences, Dept of State (DOS), Events, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

Mr. Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, Visa Controls & Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State Provides Attendees at the IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum Key Data Insights on Visa Usage and Trends At the recent IIUSA & AILA EB-5 Industry Forum [...]

5 Oct, 2018
  • Visa Bulletin Featured

USCIS Now Accepts Dates of Filing Chart (“Chart B”) for EB-5 Applicants Starting October 1, 2018

October 5th, 2018|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Immigration Law, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

  (Updates on uscis.gov/visabulletininfo, as of 10/05/2018)   Starting October 2018, USCIS will accept adjustment of status (“AOS”) applications from employment-based categories based on cut-off dates set in Chart B of the Visa Bulletin. For China EB-5 applicants, this means that [...]

26 Jul, 2018
  • Turkey Featured

IIUSA Member Perspective: EB-5 Investments in Turkey

July 26th, 2018|Categories: Immigration Law, Regional Center Business Journal|

by Eren Cicekdagi, Managing Director, Golden Gate Global  Turkey is traditionally known as the bridge between Europe and Asia, and this is true – both geographically and economically. Today, the immigration and investment landscape in Turkey is a two-way street, [...]

19 Jul, 2018
  • 829 data cover correction

IIUSA Data Report: USCIS Q2 Processing Statistics for I-829 Petitions (Correction)

July 19th, 2018|Categories: 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 Q2 of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, (January -March). Below are key data points extracted from the I-829 processing statistics. Read [...]

18 Jul, 2018
  • I-526 Featrued

IIUSA Data Report: USCIS Q2 Processing Statistics for I-526 Petitions

July 18th, 2018|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Earlier this Week, the USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) published quarterly processing statistics for I-526 and I-829 petitions through Q2 of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, (January -March). Below are key data points extracted from the I-526 processing statistics. Read data [...]