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Why has I-526 processing decreased from 2018 to 2019? Let us count the ways

Posted by GCBI Team on April 1, 2020

EB-5 expert Suzanne Lazicki has compiled a list of official statements explaining the I-526 processing slowdown that suddenly happened in FY 2019. The many reasons include complying with court orders due to increased litigation, temporary reassignment of staff, training, the...

April Visa Bulletin: India makes big jump, China stays the same

Posted by GCBI Team on March 25, 2020

After a March Visa bulletin that saw the Chinese Final Action Date make a dramatic leap forward of 165 days from the previous date, the April chart has China remaining at May 15, 2015. India makes the biggest advancement this...

AILA opposes revised Fairness For High Skilled Immigrants Act, supports RELIEF Act as the answer for removing country caps

Posted by GCBI Team on March 11, 2020

The American Immigration Lawyers Association says the newly revised Fairness For High-Skilled Immigrants Act (S.386) contains “highly problematic” changes. They decry the removal of the “do no harm provision” that ensures those with approved petitions do not wait any longer than...

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When patience is no longer a virtue: Mandamus filing as a solution for pending EB-5 applications

Posted by GCBI Team on February 26, 2020

Featuring special guest Immigration lawyer Martin Lawler, – Hosted by Kurt Reuss and Rupy Cheema Special guest is Martin Lawler, one of the leading immigration lawyers in the U.S. With over 30 years...

The Silent Dog Barks! – Why Corporate Governance Matters So Much to EB-5 Funds Right Now.

Posted by GCBI Team on February 6, 2020

Featuring special guest securities lawyer John Tishler - Hosted by Kurt Reuss and Rupy Cheema This conversation deals with the expanding role of corporate governance in today’s EB-5 world. EB-5...

What the new EB-5 regulations mean for securities disclosures

Posted by GCBI Team on January 14, 2020

Law firm Seyfarth Shaw has written about the impact of the new regulations on EB-5 offering disclosures. The firm advises that disclosures are not one-size-fits-all and must be tailored to...

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Are investments in tech companies suitable for EB-5? with Clem Turner

Posted by GCBI Team on March 19, 2020

Corporate and securities lawyer Clem Turner talks about why tech can be a much more attractive EB-5 investment than a typical real estate project. But not all tech companies are suitable for EB-5...

  
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