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New EB-5 Law Likely to Pass

As of this afternoon, the members of the Board of IIUSA, EB-5’s main trade association and advocacy group, voted unanimously in favor of draft reform legislation for the program. With the blessings of the EB-5 industry’s key players conveyed to Capitol Hill, it is safe...

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EB-5 Change Imminent?

Will we finally see change in the EB-5 space? Discussions about what the future of EB-5 would entail have abounded for years now, but it seems we finally have some clarity on the state of proposed reforms. IIUSA met with Republican negotiators and recently released...

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New Regulations…Finally!!

The EB-5 Program is finally approaching clarity.  The temporary Regional Center program, which has been tied to the appropriations bill, is set to expire February 8, 2018.  The program may be extended short-term until March 23, 2018 on the back of another Continuing Resolution to...

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With Cross-Training at the USCIS IPO, a New Level of Detail is Necessary in Writing Business Plans for EB-5: A Discussion with the Lucidtext Blogger

EB-5 Investment Voice Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq.   EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses on and the United States immigrant investor visa, EB-5 and foreign direct investment. Mona Shah, Esq. welcomes guests from the industry, including:...

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REGULATIONS VS LEGISLATION “…If confirmed, I commit to finalizing the proposed EB-5 rules…” USCIS Director Cissna

Author: Mona Shah, Esq. . At Cissna’s Senate Confirmation hearing,October 5, 2017, Cissna was asked: “On January 13, 2017, the Obama Administration proposed rules to improve federal oversight of the EB-5 program and curb some of the worst abuses within it. These proposed rules will soon be...

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THE INS & OUTS OF EB5 ADMIN FEES WITH OSVALDO ‘OZZIE’ TORRES

EB-5 Investment Voice Mona Shah & Associates Global Podcast Series Reported by Hermione Krumm, Esq. EB-5 Investment Voice is the only Podcast series that focuses on the United States immigrant investor visa, EB-5 and foreign direct investment. Mona Shah welcomes guests from the industry including: developers, regional center operatives, attorneys, legislators and...

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We Spoke, USCIS Listened

By Hermione Krumm, Esq. and Sami Haidar USCIS Immigrant Investor Program (IPO) Acting Chief Julia Harrison, Senior Advisor for Economics Jan Lyons and Division Chief of Adjudications Richard Murry met with EB-5 stakeholders twice last week, at an official Stakeholder Engagement on November 7 and at...

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