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How EB-5 Funding Is and Can Be Used

by Mona Shah, Esq. Interestingly, EB-5 funding was not originally intended for real estate. EB-5 is a job creation program; however, the most prevalent use of EB-5 financing has been in real estate projects of various types: from hotels to condominiums to large mixed-use developments, with...

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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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Court Deals Blow to Iranian Nationals

In a ruling which stated that it would be “neither prudent nor efficient,” U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutkan ordered a stay on the lawsuit by Iranian immigrants challenging the most recent Trump Administration travel ban.  As the Supreme Court has yet to rule officially...

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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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