Immigration News

19 Oct New EB-5 Regulations Reach the Final Rule Stage

By Mona Shah, Esq. The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization (RIN1615-AC07) is in the final rule stage. On October 17, 2018, the Trump Administration released the Fall 2018 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions (Agenda), a collection of reports from executive agencies on regulatory actions...

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23 Jul Burden of Proof in Immigration Matters – An Advocate’s Guide

By: Lory D. Rosenberg I. Definitions and Concepts The burden of proof in immigration law matters refers to the duty of a party to provide probative evidence that satisfies the statutory or regulatory requirements necessary to establish a particular condition or status, such as an individual’s admissibility, inadmissibility,...

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05 Jun BILL S.1501 INTRODUCED TODAY FOR REAUTHORIZATION OF THE EB-5 REGIONAL CENTER PROGRAM

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) have introduced S. 1501 (the “American Job Creation and Investment Promotion Reform Act of 2015”), which if passed, will reauthorize the EB-5 Regional Center program for another five (5) years, until September...

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14 Apr Live from IIUSA in Washington DC: EB-5 Retrogression for Chinese Nationals effective earlier than originally expected.

Live from the Invest In the USA (IIUSA) Conference in Washington D.C., Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control of the U.S. Department of State, reported that the EB-5 China immigrant visa category will retrogress in May 2015 rather than June 2015, as originally predicted.  ...

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