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...

Indian investors are pursing EB-5 immigrant investor visas in greater numbers than ever before. The EB-5 immigrant visa allows qualifying investors to receive green cards, based on an investment of US$500,000 in the U.S. that creates at least 10 new jobs. The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”)...