Witnesses Announced for House Judiciary Committee Hearing on Proposed EB-5 Regulations

03.07.17 | Archived

Full House Judiciary Committee: The Department of Homeland Security’s Proposed Regulations Reforming the Investor Visa Program

Date: Wednesday March 7, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM (EST)

Location: Rayburn House Office Building

Presiding: Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va)

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Witnesses Panel 1:

Honorable Charles Grassley (R-IA), Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee

Honorable Patrick Leahy (D-VT)

Witness Panel 2:

Ms Rebecca Gambler, Homeland Security and Justice Team, U.S. Government Accountability Office

Mr. Sam Walls III, Managing Director, Pine State Regional Center

Ms. Angelique Brunner, Founder and President, EB5 Capital

Ms. Dekonti Mends-Cole, Director of Policy, Center for Community Progress

Mr. David North, Fellow, Center for Immigration Studies

Last week the  House Judiciary Committee announced that it scheduled a hearing regarding The Department of Homeland Security’s Proposed Regulations Reforming the Investor Visa Program. The hearing will be tomorrow Wednesday, March 8 at 10am ET in the Rayburn House Office Building Room 2141.

In January, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published two separate proposed rules in the Federal Register, one addresses program monitoring and oversight, the other addresses TEAs and investment amounts. Both have a comment period that ends on April 11.

Submit your Comments on Proposed EB-5 Regulations

IIUSA is collecting comments from the membership for the Public Policy Committee to consider in its official comment submission to DHS, demonstrating the negative effects these proposed changes would have on the industry.

Please submit any comments to advocacy@iiusa.org by Friday, March 10th.


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