Choosing a Lawyer

Q: What should I look for in a good immigration attorney?

  • Experience, ethics, honesty, and reasonable legal fees. It will be important to have an EB-5 expert that has dedicated experience in all aspects of the EB-5 Program: experience in filing...

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IPO Chief addresses EB-5 industry: Congress wants a discounted investment level & looks to USCIS when drafting bills

Posted by EB5Admin on November 15, 2019

Sarah Kendall, Chief of the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO), addressed the EB-5 industry at the recent IIUSA forum. Her comments included: there is a congressional mandate for an investment “discount” for rural and high-unemployment areas; petitioners can make a...

Can an investor replace misappropriated funds? The AAO says no

Posted by EB5Admin on November 15, 2019

EB-5 expert Suzanne Lazicki speaks to the important question of whether an investor who is the victim of fraud can replace misappropriated capital himself to remain eligible for approval. In one case she cites, an investor offered to replace $185,000...

Congress to pass CR that will extend EB-5 to December 20

Posted by EB5Admin on November 15, 2019

The EB-5 regional center program was scheduled to expire on November 21, 2019. However, Congress is expected to pass a continuing resolution bill to keep the government running  — including the EB-5 program — till December 20, 2019. Despite Trump’s impeachment...

Industry Insights

What the new EB-5 regulations mean for securities disclosures

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

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...

How regional centers should maintain proper oversight for annual certification

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

IIUSA has organized a roundtable on regional center best practices for annual certification (form I-924). Some highlights: Timing is crucial — prepare in early September each year. Acquiring third-party documents...

Why EB-5 goes wrong for some investors: an immigration lawyer shares insight

Posted by EB5Admin on August 22, 2019

A Miami immigration lawyer who focuses on helping unsuccessful EB-5 investors shares some valuable lessons — all the more important with investment levels rising sharply in a few months. He...

EB-5 Webinars

Common EB-5 Investor Questions

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019

Latest EB-5 News

IPO Chief addresses EB-5 industry: Congress wants a discounted investment level & looks to USCIS when drafting bills

Posted by EB5Admin on November 15, 2019

Sarah Kendall, Chief of the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO), addressed the EB-5 industry at the recent IIUSA forum. Her comments included: there is a congressional mandate for an investment “discount” for rural and high-unemployment areas; petitioners can make a...

Can an investor replace misappropriated funds? The AAO says no

Posted by EB5Admin on November 15, 2019

EB-5 expert Suzanne Lazicki speaks to the important question of whether an investor who is the victim of fraud can replace misappropriated capital himself to remain eligible for approval. In one case she cites, an investor offered to replace $185,000...

Congress to pass CR that will extend EB-5 to December 20

Posted by EB5Admin on November 15, 2019

The EB-5 regional center program was scheduled to expire on November 21, 2019. However, Congress is expected to pass a continuing resolution bill to keep the government running  — including the EB-5 program — till December 20, 2019. Despite Trump’s impeachment...

Industry Insights

What the new EB-5 regulations mean for securities disclosures

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

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...

How regional centers should maintain proper oversight for annual certification

Posted by EB5Admin on October 25, 2019

IIUSA has organized a roundtable on regional center best practices for annual certification (form I-924). Some highlights: Timing is crucial — prepare in early September each year. Acquiring third-party documents...

Why EB-5 goes wrong for some investors: an immigration lawyer shares insight

Posted by EB5Admin on August 22, 2019

A Miami immigration lawyer who focuses on helping unsuccessful EB-5 investors shares some valuable lessons — all the more important with investment levels rising sharply in a few months. He...

EB-5 Webinars

Common EB-5 Investor Questions

Posted by EB5Admin on August 21, 2019
  
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