Washington, D.C., June 3, 2022: Today USCIS released two critical new forms for the renewed EB-5 Regional Center visa program. The first is the business plan approval form. Under the new rules of the EB-5 Regional Center program, every approved regional center must file an...

Washington, D.C. – IIUSA, the national trade association of the EB-5 Regional Center industry, along with five of its EB-5 Regional Center members collectively filed a lawsuit yesterday in the District Court of the District of Columbia against U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) (Civ....

Washington, D.C., May 24, 2022: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (“USCIS”) is implementing premium processing for certain petitioners who have a pending Form I-140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers, under the EB-1 and EB-2 classifications. USCIS premium processing service provides a response to a petition in...

Washington, D.C., May 23, 2022: USCIS has issued Requests for Evidence (RFEs) to a number of applicants for employment-based adjustment of status, requesting a valid medical clearance (Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record). Please note that, although applicants have up to 87...

Washington D.C., May 5, 2022: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is re-designing its webpage for case status updates. USCIS is inviting the public to participate in a webinar on May 12 from 2 to 3 p.m. Eastern. During this webinar, USCIS representatives will give...

Washington, D.C., April 29, 2022: USCIS held a stakeholder engagement with the EB-5 industry today and released the following questions and answers regarding the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022: How can an entity become a regional center? Entities seeking to be designated as a regional...

Today, Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced that Express Entry draws will soon resume and that invitations for candidates to apply for permanent residence will begin in early July. Travel restrictions throughout most of 2020 and 2021 delayed the processing of overseas applications,...

Beginning on April 25, 2022, U.S.-based individuals and entities can apply to DHS to sponsor Ukrainian citizens who have been displaced by Russia’s aggression through the Uniting for Ukraine process, which will go live that day on the DHS website. Any U.S. citizen or individual,...

Washington, D.C., April 19, 2022: Since 2022, most immigrant investors have dedicated their time to analyzing the details of two permanent residency program to North America: (1) Canada’s innovative Start-Up Visa permanent residency program, and (2) version 2.0 of the incredibly popular U.S. EB-5 immigrant...