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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 [...]

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 [...]

11 Apr, 2019

IIUSA Data Report: What the FY2018 I-526 & I-829 Processing Data is Showing Us

April 11th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis|

by Lee Li, IIUSA Policy Analyst   Fiscal year (FY) 2018 presented both opportunities and challenges to all stakeholders in the EB-5 industry. While historically high numbers of qualified EB-5 investors received their I-526 or I-829 approvals thanks to the enhanced [...]

15 Mar, 2019

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

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