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7 Jan, 2014

Former USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas confirmed as DHS Deputy Secretary; Leon Rodriguez nominated as replacement

January 7th, 2014|Categories: Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|Tags: , , , , , |

  Mr. Mayorkas nomination confirmed by Senate, assumes number two role at DHS On Friday December 20th, nearly six months after President Barack Obama first nominated Alejandro Mayorkas to be Deputy Director at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the [...]

27 Dec, 2013

IIUSA Statement on EB-5 Program Report by the DHS OIG

December 27th, 2013|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Government Affairs, Press Room, Statements, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|Tags: , , , , |

As the industry trade association that represents over 130 EB-5 Regional Centers that serve over forty states/territories and account for over 95% of the capital flowing through the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”), IIUSA welcomes engagement with Congress and [...]

20 Dec, 2013

“Setting the Record Straight on the EB-5 Program” by Robert C. Divine, IIUSA Vice President

December 20th, 2013|Categories: Congress, Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Economic Impact, Government Affairs, Media Coverage, Press Room, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)|Tags: , , , , , , |

Senate consideration of the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to a higher position at the Department of Homeland Security has given rise to increasingly hyperbolic innuendo about the EB-5 immigrant investor visa program.  As someone who served in senior positions at U.S. [...]

17 Dec, 2012

Ranks of IIUSA EB-5 Regional Center Members Swell to 75

December 17th, 2012|Categories: Membership, Milestones|Tags: , , , , |

IIUSA is proud to mark another new milestone for Regional Center membership, now at 75!  We are closing in on the triple digit mark thanks to the continued support of our valued and loyal membership.  Our sets are now set [...]

13 Nov, 2012

IIUSA Heads to Dubai on Mission of EB-5 Advocacy & Education Next Week

November 13th, 2012|Categories: Conferences, Events, Henley & Partners, Ltd., Overseas, Partners, Speaking Engagements|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

IIUSA is honored to bring its EB-5 Regional Center Program advocacy and education mission to Dubai next week at the Henley & Partner 6th Annual Global Residence & Citizenship Conference in Dubai (11/20-11/22).  K. David Andersson, IIUSA President, will be [...]

12 Nov, 2012

IIUSA announces 12/7 webinar on potential “cut-off” date for Chinese EB-5 visa applicants

November 12th, 2012|Categories: Dept of Homeland Security (DHS), Dept of State (DOS), Events, Government Affairs, Immigration Law, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Webinars|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the unprecedented overseas wealth, economic opportunity in the U.S., and hard work of the Regional Center industry, the EB-5 Program is experiencing exponential growth and building a record of delivering benefits.  Over 7,600 in FY2012, up from 3,500+ in FY2011.  With [...]

7 Nov, 2012
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Summary of Q3-2012 EB-5 Regional Economic Development Media Coverage

November 7th, 2012|Categories: Media Coverage, Press Room|Tags: , , , , |

Throughout Q3 of 2012 The Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA) compiled 39 articles highlighting EB-5 Regional Center regional economic development. The three-year reauthorization enacted by Congress and signed into law by President Barack Obama in September 2012 was [...]

3 Oct, 2012

IIUSA thanks its sponsors for the upcoming EB-5 Regional Center Advocacy Conference

October 3rd, 2012|Categories: Conferences, Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A huge thank you to our sponsors for the fast approaching 5th Annual IIUSA EB-5 Regional Center Economic Development Advocacy Conference from IIUSA!  We have a true industry celebration coming together, with cutting edge panel discussions and Guests of Honor. [...]

2 Oct, 2012

President Obama signed S3245 last Friday, making EB-5 Regional Center Program re-authorization official!

October 2nd, 2012|Categories: Congress, Milestones, White House|Tags: , , , , , |

The three year re-authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program is official, as of last Friday 9/28.  With President Obama's signature, S. 3245 - after passing the Senate with unanimous support and the House by a margin of 412-3 - [...]

13 Sep, 2012

House Passes S. 3245, Sends 3 Year Reauthorization of EB-5 Regional Center Program to President Obama for Signature!

September 13th, 2012|Categories: Congress, Milestones, White House|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At 6:31PM EST today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 3245 (412-3) - which includes a three year re-authorization of the EB-5 Regional Center Program through September 2015.  Having passed by the Senate on August 2, the bill is now [...]

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