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Since 2008, over $27.6 billion of foreign direct investment has been injected into the U.S. economy thanks to the EB-5 program.
Meanwhile, more than $8 billion worth of prospective EB-5 capital investment were pending in USCIS by the end of June, 2018.
Invest in the USA (IIUSA) is the national membership-based 501(c)(6) not-for-profit industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”). Our members account for a vast majority of capital formation and job creation in the U.S. resulting from the Program.
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EB-5 Regional Center Industry Event Calendar
2020 EB-5 Leaders Advocacy Summit
May 11-13, 2020 | Washington, DC
Join IIUSA this spring for the 2020 EB-5 Leaders Advocacy Summit. The premiere arena for EB-5 advocacy and education will connect industry leaders from throughout the country for two days of curated advocacy education and Hill visits guided by the IIUSA government affairs team.
Explore EB-5 Interactive Maps
The interactive maps below show where and how the EB-5 program is making an impact across the country.
EB-5 Economic Impact Map
Learn how the EB-5 program is promoting economic development and creating jobs for America in states and congressional districts.
Regional Centers Map
Locate Regional Centers that are members of IIUSA. Search Regional Centers by states served and/or year of approval.
Investor Origins Map
Take a look at the origins of America’s new job creators. Find out the trends of EB-5 investor markets.
TEA Policy Comparison: New Market Tax Credits Criteria Permutations
View all census tracts that would be qualified as a TEA under six permutations of New Market Tax Credits (NMTC) criteria.
TEA Policy Map: Contiguous & Adjacent Method
View TEA qualification with single census tract based on unemployment rate under the contiguous & adjacent methodology in DHS’s proposal.
EB-5 Regional Center Industry Best Practices
“IIUSA is proud to lead the EB-5 Regional Center industry by setting high standards of integrity and professional excellence”
In 2007, IIUSA formed its Best Practices Committee to raise the bar at which the EB-5 Regional Center Program business is conducted and to advocate for professional integrity by Regional Centers and the industry that serves them. IIUSA continuously explores and publishes industry best practices to promote responsible, professional and ethical behavior and reinforce confidence in the EB-5 Program and the EB-5 Regional Center industry among all stakeholders.
Over the years, IIUSA members have adopted best practices recommendations listed below:
The “Code” is intended to promote the integrity of IIUSA members and serve as a model for measuring the ethics of EB-5 professionals, regardless of industry segment or local laws and regulations.
Given the important role intermediaries often play in marketing EB-5 investments, industry stakeholders should take reasonable steps to ensure that such intermediaries with whom they engage are qualified.
A list of best practices to provide guidance to EB-5 Regional Centers seeking to conduct business in a manner that will foster the growth and success of the EB-5 program.
Knowing your customer, or KYC, is a fundamental component of doing business in the EB-5 industry. To understand whether potential investors are suitable clients, EB-5 stakeholders should obtain identity information and verification documents prescribed in this best practice document.
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