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8 Best Practices For Managing U.S. Immigration Compliance In 2018 (Part 2 Of 5)
In this five-part series, we highlight three important USCIS policy changes and provide eight best practice tips in light of the ever-tightening U.S. immigration environment.
United States
17 Sep 2018
Straight EB-5 Extension In Proposed Omnibus Appropriations Bill
A provision to extend the current EB-5 Program until September 30, 2018 is contained in the proposed Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 ("Omnibus").
United States
22 Mar 2018
Chilling Effect Of Proposed EB-5 Investment Amounts On EB-5 Regional Centers In Rural States
Lawmakers are again considering changes to the EB-5 Program. In fact, before the end of this month, we may see provisions from the "Immigrant Investor Visa and Regional Center Program Comprehensive Reform Act" ...
United States
13 Mar 2018
EB-5 Program Extended To January 19, 2018
With just hours to spare in order to avoid a government shutdown, the House and Senate approved on December 21 a short-term continuing resolution (CR) funding federal activities through January 19.
United States
27 Dec 2017
Lawmakers May Not Spend Political Capital On Stand-Alone EB-5 Bill
The chances of a stand-alone EB-5 bill gaining consensus with lawmakers on Capitol Hill are low. With the GOP failing to repeal the Affordable Care Act ...
United States
2 Nov 2017
Proposed Framework For EB-5 Reform – Headed For Omnibus In December?
With all eyes in Washington focused on tax reform, let's not forget that there is a hard deadline approaching to address funding of federal activities with the current continuing resolution (CR)...
United States
26 Oct 2017
"The Cold Never Bothered Me Anyway!" SEC Again Uses Its Power To Freeze An Alleged EB-5 Scam
Like Elsa, the Princess in Disney's classic Frozen, once again the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has utilized its power to freeze.
United States
18 Oct 2017
EB-5 Bill? Lawmakers May Not Spend The Political Capital
The chances of a stand-alone EB-5 bill gaining consensus with lawmakers on Capitol Hill are low.
United States
4 Oct 2017
The RAISE Act: A Flawed And Misguided Immigration Bill
On August 2, 2017 Republican Senators Tom Cotton (AR) and David Perdue (GA) unveiled an immigration bill titled The Reforming American Immigration for a Strong Economy Act (RAISE Act).
United States
8 Aug 2017
USCIS Releases Long-Awaited Final International Entrepreneur Parole Regulation
On January 17, 2017, USCIS published a final rule in the Federal Register amending the immigration regulations to expand the use of the government's "parole" authority...
United States
20 Jan 2017
EB-5 Awaits Action In Lame Duck Session Of Congress
The EB-5 program has been operating under temporary reauthorizations since late 2015, but could be on the agenda for the post-election lame duck session of Congress.
United States
11 Nov 2016
Proposed USCIS Rule For Entrepreneurs Would Benefit Very Few If Finalized
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) recently announced a new proposed rule for entrepreneurs.
United States
3 Oct 2016
EB-5 Will Likely Be Extended As Part Of Continuing Resolution Through December 9, 2016
This afternoon, a draft of the Continuing Resolution (CR) began circulating in Washington, DC.
United States
27 Sep 2016
The Implications Of The Proposed Entrepreneur Rule
Practice Chair, Susan Cohen was quoted in the Law360 article, Rule for Foreign Startup Founders Seen as Helpful Stopgap in which she explains the nuances of the UCIS's proposed entrepreneur rule.
United States
9 Sep 2016
EB-5 Reauthorization Heading Into Lame Duck Session Of Congress
The extension of the reauthorization for the EB-5 Investor Visa Program may lapse on September 30, 2016. Whether lawmakers will invest time in EB-5 this coming month is an open question.
United States
6 Sep 2016
EB-5 Securities Law Roundtable Offers Technical Language Resource To Lawmakers
Check out what's new in the EB-5 world, where a team of securities lawyers are at work offering to help lawmakers understand complex legal provisions of proposed EB-5 integrity legislation.
United States
1 Sep 2016
Immigration Relief For Foreign Entrepreneurs
Today USCIS released the text of a proposed rule that provides temporary immigration relief to qualifying foreign entrepreneurs whose presence in the U.S. would be a public benefit to the country.
United States
1 Sep 2016
EB-5 Securities Law Roundtable Launches Web Presence
Several securities lawyers from several firms across the United States with a focus on EB-5 have organized a roundtable to discuss securities law issues.
United States
31 Aug 2016
NASAA Publishes Fraud Alert For EB-5 Investors
Recently, NASAA, which is the oldest international organization devoted to investor protection, published an investor advisory for potential investors in EB-5 projects.
United States
26 Aug 2016
Three Immigration Lawyers Sanctioned By The SEC For Brokering EB-5 Investments
The Securities and Exchange Commission has just published three new decisions in connection with administrative proceedings against two well known immigration lawyers, as well as against a third lawyer.
United States
25 Aug 2016
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