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25 Jun, 2020

Stay Engaged with IIUSA this Summer Through Virtual Business Development and Education Events

June 25th, 2020|Categories: Conferences, Events, Overseas, Webinars|Tags: , , , |

The July-August Calendar Includes... July 9, 2020 | EB-5 Advocacy Webinar: Congressional Perspectives on EB-5 Reauthorization and Reform in 2020 July 15, 2020 | Global Residency & Citizenship Expo (GRACE) Webinar July 22, 2020 | Real Estate Workouts: Unique Challenges Facing [...]

10 Jun, 2020

The Impact of COVID-19 on EB-5 – Join Industry Experts As They Discuss Our New Normal and the Future of the Program

June 10th, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Media Coverage, Press Room, Uncategorized, Webinars|Tags: , , |

The effects of COVID-19 are apparent in all aspects of our country and the economy, and the EB-5 industry is not excluded. As the U.S. begins to re-open, EB-5 practitioners may be wondering what this means for their business and [...]

9 Jun, 2020
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Demonstrate EB-5s Catalytic Impact by Submitting an Op-Ed for Your Local Publication

June 9th, 2020|Categories: Media Coverage, Membership, Press Room, Research / Analysis|Tags: , , , , |

IIUSA President and CEO of FirstPathway Partners Robert Kraft recently published an op-ed in WisPolitics.com that highlights the value of the EB-5 Program and its economic impact in Wisconsin communities. Mr. Kraft is the first member to use IIUSA’s op-ed [...]

5 Jun, 2020
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

Submit Your Questions In Advance of Charlie Oppenheim’s EB-5 Discussion

June 5th, 2020|Categories: Dept of State (DOS), Events, Webinars|Tags: , , |

A DISCUSSION WITH CHARLIE OPPENHEIM: CHIEF, VISA CONTROL AND REPORTING DIVISION, U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE JUNE 16 | 1:00 PM EST (10:00 AM PST)  Later this month, IIUSA will welcome Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division [...]

4 Jun, 2020
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IIUSA Data Report: Form I-829 Fiscal Year 2020 Q1 Statistics and Trends

June 4th, 2020|Categories: Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), USCIS Adjudication|Tags: , , , |

For just the second time in EB-5 history, over 1,000 investors filed their I-829 petitions in the past quarter. The continued growth in I-829 filings validates that the EB-5 Program has been creating an increasing number of jobs for U.S. [...]

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 [...]