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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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15 May, 2017
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Let’s Get the Facts Straight: Educating the Public that #EB5isWorking & Ready for Reform

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

As the national membership-based not-for-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center Program we want to remind our members and industry stakeholders of the important role you can play in promoting local success stories of your own to highlight how [...]

20 Apr, 2017
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Press Release: IIUSA Publishes First-Ever Comparative Analysis Report on EB-5 TEA Policy Reform

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Press Releases, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

EB-5 Industry’s First Comprehensive Analysis of Targeted Employment Area Reform Proposals Seeks to Educate and Inform Policy Discussions Earlier this month, Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the non-profit trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, published the industry’s first-ever [...]

13 Jan, 2017
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

DHS Publishes Proposed Rule Changes Addressing TEAs and Minimum Investment Amount

January 13th, 2017|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

Today, January 13, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that expands on the advanced notice of rules that was released on January 11 regarding enhanced compliance requirements and efficiencies in USCIS processing of related [...]

10 Aug, 2016
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Explore IIUSA’s EB-5 Projects & Policy Mapping Tool!

August 10th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

Earlier this year, IIUSA released a first-of-its kind EB-5 Projects & Policy Mapping Tool in beta, which plots the location of over 470 EB-5 projects from a wide variety of industries and located in diverse communities across the U.S. IIUSA [...]

22 Jun, 2016
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IIUSA Updates TEA Mapping Tool with Most Recent Census Data

June 22nd, 2016|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

IIUSA is pleased to present an updated version our interactive mapping tool, which utilizes the most up to date Census data, that plots the location of over 470 EB-5 projects from a wide variety of industries and located in diverse communities across [...]

9 Jun, 2016
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TEA Timing: The Merits of Legislation to Lock-In a TEA Determination

June 9th, 2016|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

TEA Timing: The Merits of Legislation to Lock-In a TEA Determination By Michael Kester, Economist, Impact Datasource For such a huge piece of the overall EB-5 puzzle, the nuances of the existing TEA standards can confuse even experienced EB-5 practitioners [...]

6 Jun, 2016
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IIUSA Public Policy Sub-Committees Hard at Work

June 6th, 2016|Categories: Benefits, Government Affairs, Membership, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

The IIUSA Public Policy Committee's goal is to consider public policy issues, both proactively and reactively, while developing and recommending industry positions for IIUSA's advocacy and government affairs activities. To that end, the Committee has divided its work into eight [...]

26 May, 2016
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Advocacy Alert: New Interactive EB-5 Project & Policy Mapping Tool

May 26th, 2016|Categories: Alerts, Congress, Government Affairs, Membership, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|

IIUSA Releases EB-5 Project & Policy Mapping Tool IIUSA is pleased to present the Beta version of a new interactive mapping tool that plots the location of over 470 EB-5 projects from a wide variety of industries and located in [...]

15 Apr, 2016
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

IIUSA Executive Director, Peter. D Joseph, Testifies in Front of Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on the EB-5 Program

April 15th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Government Affairs, Press Releases, Press Room, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

On Wednesday April 13th, the Senate Judiciary Committee held its second hearing of 2016on the EB-5 Program titled, The Distortion of EB-5 Targeted Employment Areas: Time to End the Abuse. Executive Director Peter D. Joseph served as a witness on [...]

6 Apr, 2016
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on EB-5 Scheduled for April 13th

April 6th, 2016|Categories: Congress, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

Senate Committee on the Judiciary: The Distortion of EB-5 Targeted Employment Areas: Time to End the Abuse Date: Wednesday April 13, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM (EST) Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building 226 Presiding: Chairman Grassley (R-IA) Link: Click Here The Senate [...]