Author: EnriqueLara

April 26, 2016

I.A. Donoso & Associates participated in a stakeholder meeting with the USCIS EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program (“IPO”) in Washington, D.C. This stakeholder meeting was an invitation for participants to provide feedback on potential EB-5 regulatory and policy changes. USCIS identified four (4) key topics for discussion:

DOS has released the Visa Bulletin for May 2016. For EB-5 visas, both regional center and direct investments, the Final Action Priority Date for persons born in mainland China has now been set to February 8, 2014. The Filing Priority Date for persons born in mainland China remains the same as in last month’s Visa Bulletin: May 1, 2015. USCIS has not yet stated whether they will be using the Final Action Priority Date or the Filing Priority Date for Adjustment of Status Applications for May 2016.

DOS has released the Visa Bulletin for April 2016. For EB-5 visas, both regional center and direct investments, the Final Action Priority Date for persons born in mainland China has now been set to February 1, 2014. The Filing Priority Date for persons born in mainland...