Washington, D.C. – August 13, 2018: Today, USCIS created a new filing address for Form I-829 petitions for EB-5 investors. The new address are two lockbox addresses in Dallas. Previously, Form I-829 petitions were filed at the California Service Center of USCIS. Then new address is...

I.A. Donoso & Associates, LLC is getting ready to participate in the 2018 AILA & IIUSA EB-5 Industry Forum coming up October 29-30, in Chicago. Ignacio Donoso is on the Planning Committee and will be speaking on issues important to the EB-5 industry. For a sneak peek...

Washington, DC – July 31, 2018: In a recent report, denials of H-1B petitions rose significantly in the fourth quarter of the 2017 fiscal year, which started on July 1, 2017. The number of Requests for Further Evidence (“RFE”) in the final quarter alone almost...

Washington, DC – July 20, 2018: Last month, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) announced a drastic expansion of grounds for initiating deportation and removal proceedings against foreigners. The new policy allows USCIS to directly issue Form I-862, Notice to Appear (“NTA”), which marks...

In June 2017, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) updated its Policy Manual (available online) to confirm the requirement that EB-5 investments must be maintained at risk, in a requirement known as “redeployment”. For many investors, this new development has raised uncertainties and questions. We...

Washington, D.C. – June 12, 2018 - As of June 11, 2018, petitioners who file Form I-751, Petition to Remove Conditions on Residence, or Form I-829, Petition by Entrepreneur to Remove Conditions on Permanent Resident Status, will receive a Form I-797 receipt notice that can...