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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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14 Nov, 2017
  • site visit featured

“EB-5 Site Visits: Coming to a JCE Near You”

November 14th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

By Carolyn Lee, Partner, Miller Mayer LLP As announced in numerous USCIS stakeholder calls over the last two years, USCIS has begun site visits to supplement its EB-5 adjudications. WHAT WE KNOW NOW The below summarizes what we know so [...]

10 Nov, 2017
  • RCBJ

Calling All Authors: Submit an Article or Advertisement for the Q4 Regional Center Business Journal

November 10th, 2017|Categories: Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

Last month IIUSA was proud to published the 2017 Q3 Issue of the Regional Center Business Journal ( “RCBJ”) which now available online! The most recent edition of the Journal serves to highlight both the global EB-5 industry and how [...]

31 Oct, 2017
  • RCBJ Oct Featured

IIUSA New Code of Conduct – Our Commitment to Integrity

October 31st, 2017|Categories: Membership, Regional Center Business Journal|

By:  IIUSA Compliance Committee IIUSA and its members are committed to integrity and high standards of business conduct. Our organization has made ethics a primary focus because adhering to shared ethical standards is the foundation of our ability to do [...]

27 Oct, 2017
  • RCBJ Oct Featured

IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal Now Available Online and Heading to a Mailbox Near You!

October 27th, 2017|Categories: Conferences, Government Affairs, Membership, Overseas, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA is pleased to announced that the The 2017 Q3 Issue of the Regional Center Business Journal ( "RCBJ”) is now available online! This edition of the Journal serves to highlight both the global EB-5 industry and how that industry is intrinsically [...]

25 Sep, 2017
  • JUly RCBJ Featured

“The Advent of the EB-5 Broker Dealer”

September 25th, 2017|Categories: Immigration Law, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Uncategorized|

by Michael Fitzpatrick. Principal, Baker Tilly Capital, LLC and Clem Turner, Partner, Barst Mukamal & Kleiner LLP What is a broker-dealer? Broker-dealers serve an important role in U.S. financial markets to ensure integrity and transparency. Broker-dealers are registered with the [...]

29 Aug, 2017
  • Convergence Featured

“Is the Convergence of EB-5 Capital with Traditional Private Equity the Next Big Thing?”

August 29th, 2017|Categories: Financial Services, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Reid Thomas, NES Financial The EB-5 industry has lived in relative obscurity for most of its history. The employment-based fifth preference category that was first created in 1990 as part of an initiative to produce U.S. jobs was barely [...]

23 Aug, 2017
  • State TEA Featured

“How Reliable is That State TEA Certification Letter?”

August 23rd, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

By Elizabeth Peng, Partner, Peng & Weber, PLLC; Cletus Weber, Partner, Peng & Weber, PLLC; Tina Lee Senior Associate Attorney, Peng & Weber, PLLC The current EB-5 statute and regulations set the minimum investment amount for EB-5 immigration at $1,000,000, which may be [...]

11 Aug, 2017
  • 2016 I-526 featured

“A New Lens: What the Latest Data Tells Us about Raising EB-5 Capital in an Increasingly Challenging Marketplace”

August 11th, 2017|Categories: Immigration Law, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

By Lee Li, Policy Analyst, IIUSA Raising EB-5 capital worldwide has proven to be an increasingly challenging endeavor. As the industry trade association, IIUSA is committed to publishing the latest intelligence on EB-5 investor markets and proactively seeking data via [...]

7 Aug, 2017
  • RCBJ

Submit an Article for Consideration for the Upcoming Q3 Edition of the Regional Center Business Journal

August 7th, 2017|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

IIUSA's Editorial Committee, curator of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ), invites all members of the organization to submit an article to be considered for inclusion in the upcoming Q3 RCBJ, the EB-5 Industry’s premier publication featuring the latest legislative [...]

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 [...]