USCIS & EB-5: Visa Availability Processing, Redeployment and Other Policy Issues

An IIUSA-hosted EB-5 Webinar Tuesday, April 21 | 2 P.M. ET/ 11 A.M. PT U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) provides government oversight of the EB-5 Program by creating and implementing policy through federal regulations. Sometimes, however, USCIS creates policies through other processes, such as updates to its Policy Manual or through adjudication decisions, that [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:41-07:00April 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Moving the Needle on the EB-5 Backlog

Note: A version of this article by JTC Americas' General Counsel Jill Jones was published on Bloomberg and can be read here. Any discussion regarding the EB-5 industry these days inevitably includes the words “retrogression,” “backlog,” and “long processing times.” And for good reason.  Although USCIS’ published adjudication time for the conditional green card petition [...]

2021-05-03T17:21:11-07:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , , , |

Congratulations to Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – March 2017 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following new EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval for the month of March 2017: Coastline Regional Center Extell Utah Regional Center To keep your EB-5 Regional Center designation for 2019, you must file a Form I-924A (Annual Certification of Regional Center) with the USCIS by December 29. [...]

2020-10-09T15:43:49-07:00April 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, EB-5, Regional Center|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – February 2017 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval for the month of February 2017: Advantage America Seattle Regional Center CP Northern Regional Center California Agricultural Greenhouse Regional Center, LLC Greystone EB5 Northeast RC, LLC Health and Welfare EB-5 Regional Center, LLC Texas Crown Regional Center, LLC Invest Guam [...]

2020-10-09T15:37:58-07:00February 13th, 2017|Categories: Blog, EB-5, Regional Center|Tags: , , |

USCIS Director León Rodríguez Delivers Farewell Address

On January 11, USCIS Director León Rodriguez delivered his farewell address and reminded attendees and listeners of the oft-overlooked human element in immigration decisionmaking and policy. The son of Cuban immigrants, Rodríguez began by recounting humble upbringings on 82nd Street in Miami, Florida. The narrative quickly progressed from shared homes and cramped apartments to his [...]

2020-10-09T15:35:44-07:00January 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to the Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – November 2016 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval for the month of November 2016: Benefield California Regional Center Eagle EB-5 Regional Center HS Regional Center, LLC NY Entrepreneurs Fund, LLC Western Energy Regional Center To keep your EB-5 Regional Center designation for 2019, you must file a Form [...]

2020-10-09T15:31:36-07:00November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, EB-5, Regional Center|Tags: , |

Congratulations to the Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – October 2016 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval for the month of October 2016: American Investment Fund Regional Center, LLC American Southern Regional Center, LLC Invest Atlanta Regional Center KCI Capital Limited KOIT Global Investments Sun Island Regional Center The Flame Regional Center TLQ Partnership, LLC TriHaven Investment [...]

2020-10-08T15:29:02-07:00October 5th, 2016|Categories: Blog, EB-5, Regional Center|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to the Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – September 2016 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval for the month of September 2016 America California Construction, LLC America Commonwealth Regional Center (Pending Termination) American Heritage Regional Center, LLC American Immigration Fund Regional Center CanAm Texas Regional Center EB5 of Ohio F2E Regional Center, LLC USASIA Pacific, Inc. [...]

2020-10-08T15:21:23-07:00September 1st, 2016|Categories: Blog, EB-5, Regional Center|Tags: , , |

Keep Track of EB-5 Data

With increased scrutiny from the USCIS and raised levels of due diligence being performed by agents and investors, it is crucial for EB-5 projects to be able to provide the utmost in transparency. Laurie Newton, VP of Development for Mount Snow, talks about the importance of using solutions like NES Financial's Intelligent EB-5 Suite to [...]

2020-10-08T15:19:50-07:00August 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , |
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