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EB-5 Regional Center Industry News & Analysis

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17 Jun, 2020
  • USCIS Extends Idea Community Deadline

Missed Charlie Oppenheim’s EB-5 Discussion? Panel Recording is Now Available!

June 17th, 2020|Categories: EB-5 Advocacy Webinar, Events, State / Local, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Yesterday, IIUSA welcomed Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S. Department of State, to our EB-5 Advocacy Webinar Series. During the discussion, Mr. Oppenheim provided his insights into the July Visa Bulletin, particularly Final [...]

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 [...]

22 May, 2020

RCBJ Perspectives: “Regional Center Considerations Under New TEA Regime”

May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA), U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

 By Walter S. Gindin, Director, Legal Affairs, CanAm Enterprises  The EB-5 Program changed significantly on November 21, 2019 when the Department of Homeland Security’s (“DHS”) final EB-5 Modernization Rule (the “Final Rule”) took effect. The Final Rule made several [...]

4 May, 2020

New Member-Exclusive Discount Opportunity on the SPIN Platform

May 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

IIUSA Members Can Now Recieve an Exclusive 20% Discount on the SPIN Platform IIUSA is pleased to announce that as part of its new Affinity Agreement Program members now have access to the Systems for Professional Immigration Networking (SPIN) an [...]

23 Mar, 2020

Stay Engaged with IIUSA Digital Resources

March 23rd, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to escalate EB-5 stakeholders are facing many dilemmas one of which is how to maintain business development, educational and marketing initiatives at a time when many are precluded from traveling or working from home. Will [...]

5 Mar, 2020

Just Two Weeks Left to Register for the Citizen-Advocate Webinar “Building Relationships with Congressional Staff”

March 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

IIUSA Members: Register for Free for the Upcoming “Building Relationships with Congressional Staff” Webinar  As a reminder, all IIUSA members are invited to attend the Congressional Management Foundation's (CMF) upcoming webinar "Building Relationships with Congressional Staff". The CMF is a [...]

10 Feb, 2020

IIUSA Johannesburg Global Banquet Series Sponsorships Are Sold Out!

February 10th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

IIUSA is pleased to announce that sponsorships for our first-ever Global Banquet Series to be hosted next month in Johannesburg have SOLD OUT. The event will be the premier platform catering to EB-5, E2 and other investment immigration professionals, international [...]

22 Jan, 2020

IIUSA Data Report: Form I-526 Q4 Statistics Analysis & FY2019 Full-Year Review

January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

Earlier this month, USCIS published Form I-526 quarterly statistics for Q4 fiscal year (FY) 2019 (July 1st - September 30). As the EB-5 Regional Center Program was due for Congressional reauthorization by September 30, 2019, and the EB-5 Program was [...]

3 Jan, 2020

“A Deep Dive into the Data Lake of EB-5 Regional Centers Statistics”

January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Government Affairs, Regional Center Business Journal, Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

By Lee Y. Li, Policy Analyst, IIUSA Congress created the EB-5 Regional Center Program in 1992 with the goal of promoting regional economic growth through foreign direct investment from qualified EB-5 investors. After 28 yeas, EB-5 Regional Centers across the [...]

16 Dec, 2019

IIUSA Updates Its TEA Mapping Tool in Accordance with the New EB-5 Regulations

December 16th, 2019|Categories: Research / Analysis, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS), Uncategorized|

Earlier this week, IIUSA released a critical update to its mapping tool for high-unemployment areas that qualify as targeted employment areas (TEA) in accordance with the amended definition in the new EB-5 regulations that went into effect on November 21, [...]