Washington, D.C. – November 20, 2017: The recent USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement held in New York on November 7, 2017 provided some frank statements by USCIS that their EB-5 processing system has improved, but is still suffering from certain longstanding problems. One issue that will sound...

Washington, D.C., November 13, 2017 - U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) held a public meeting with stakeholders in the EB-5 industry in New York City on November 7, 2017. The Stakeholders Meeting provided very helpful information regarding EB-5 visa process and USCIS analysis of...

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (“USCIS”) recently announced that it would begin requiring in-person interviews for employment-based immigrant visa applications (i.e., “green card” applicants) filed after March 6, 2017. This new policy does not change the process for visa applicants residing outside the U.S. It...

October 2017 Many EB-5 projects make use of a variety of different sources of funds, of which EB-5 investments are only one part. However, for many projects, the process of raising investments from EB-5 investors often takes many months, causing uncertainty for project developers about the...

WASHINGTON, D.C., - October 3, 2017 — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) resumed Premium Processing today for all H-1B visa extension of stay petitions. USCIS Premium Processing is now available for all types of H-1B petitions. USCIS had suspended USCIS Premium Processing during the...