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29 Aug, 2019

Throwback Thursday: “SEO, Content Marketing, and Technology in EB-5”

August 29th, 2019|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal|

The below article was originally published in the October 2017 edition of the IIUSA Regional Center Businesses Journal By: Richard Kristof, CEO, Investor Services Company of America; Marie Steel, Lead Web Guru, Investor Services Company of America These days, a [...]

14 Aug, 2019

Final Call for Advertisement Submissions for IIUSA’s Regional Center Business Journal

August 14th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

This fall IIUSA will be going to print on the next edition of its Regional Center Business Journal. With recent changes announced for the EB-5 Program, this edition will be of critical importance as the industry looks to its leader [...]

1 Aug, 2019

Last Chance to Submit an Article for the IIUSA Regional Center Business Journal

August 1st, 2019|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

This fall IIUSA will be going to print on the next edition of its Regional Center Business Journal. With recent changes announced for the EB-5 Program, this edition will be of critical importance as the industry looks to its leader [...]

25 Jul, 2019

“A Broker-Dealer Perspective on How EB-5 Issuers Can Safely and Effectively Work With Sales Intermediaries”

July 25th, 2019|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Kurt Reuss, CEO, EB5 Deals  There are hundreds of active EB-5 offerings in the market today and nearly all of them are working or planning to work directly with sales intermediaries — both foreign and domestic — to help [...]

8 Jul, 2019

“Opportunity Zones – Pending IRS Regulations Poised to Facilitate Investments”

July 8th, 2019|Categories: Dept of Treasury, Economic Impact, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Scot Patrick O'Brien, Office Managing Partner, Akerman LLP; Alexandre M. Denault, Partner (Tax Practice Group), Akerman LLP  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed into law on December 22, 2017 created a new capital gains deferral and exemption for [...]

25 Jun, 2019

Submit an Article Proposal for the Next Edition of IIUSA’s Regional Center Business Journal

June 25th, 2019|Categories: Benefits, Membership, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

The premier education and business journal of the EB-5 Regional Center Industry IIUSA's Editorial Committee is currently accepting article submission proposals for the next edition of the Regional Center Business Journal (RCBJ). The committee is always searching for new and unique article [...]

24 Jun, 2019

“Regional Center Compliance Obligations: A Closer Look”

June 24th, 2019|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

by David Morris, Managing Director, DC Regional Center The opportunity to operate an EB-5 regional center (“RC”) is a privilege. Status as a designated RC is granted by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) only after approval of a [...]

20 Jun, 2019

“OFAC, Escrow Agreements and the Value of Patience: A Look at Investments from Iran”

June 20th, 2019|Categories: Dept of Treasury, Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Erin Corber, Attorney, Trow & Rahal PC The exponential increase in the number of investors seeking green cards through use of the EB-5 investment program over the last decade has created thousands of jobs for U.S. workers, injected billions [...]

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 [...]

21 Jan, 2019

“Investment Amount Increases for the U.S. EB-5 Visa: The Likely Economic Consequences in Today’s Marketplace”

January 21st, 2019|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis|

by Scott W Barnhart, PhD;  Associate Professor of Finance Florida Atlantic University and President, Barnhart Economic Services, LLC Recent proposals for increasing the minimum investment amount for the U.S. EB-5 visa from the current $500,000 and $1,000,000 amounts for TEA [...]

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