Washington, D.C., 10/24/2022: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services is extending certain COVID-19-related flexibilities through Jan. 24, 2023, to assist applicants, petitioners, and requestors. Under these flexibilities, USCIS considers a response received within 60 calendar days after the due date set forth in the following requests...

Washington, D.C., October 20, 2022: USCIS held its first EB-5 stakeholder call that included an open question and answer session with the public since passage of the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act. The Top 6 News Items from the Call: 1. New EB-5 Regulations: proposed rules expected...

On September 14, 2022, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) invited a total of 3,250 Express Entry candidates to apply for permanent residence in its 6 th All Program Draws for this year. The CRS cut-off dropped to 511 Points. As per these records, it is...

Washington, D.C., September 9, 2022: USCIS announced today that it would allow persons to use List B Dates for Filing during October 2022. This announcement is significant because the October 2022 Visa Bulleting just released announced visa retrogression in several visa categories. List B Dates for Filing,...

Washington, D.C., September 8, 2022: The Department of State issued the October 2022 Visa Bulletin and it includes important updates for Chinese-born and Indian-born EB-5 petitioners. The Visa Bulletin is the monthly report that determines whether there is a waiting list for U.S. permanent residence visas...

August 31st, 2022 Canada's immigration system is severely backlogged. That is a fact that employers and beneficiaries have encountered head-on over the last 24 months. Immigration, Refugee and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) is now taking steps to reduce backlogs in visa processing by hiring more personnel and streamlining...

Washington, D.C., August 25, 2022: USCIS and the plaintiffs in two important lawsuits reached a settlement on August 24, 2022 that confirms the certification of EB-5 Regional Centers approved by USCIS before the effective date of the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 (“RIA”). The...