Carolyn Lee

About Carolyn Lee

Carolyn Lee has vast experience in EB-5 representation and has served as industry leader and EB-5 commentator for over a decade. She is Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) National EB-5 Committee. She has steered clients through the most dynamic period of growth in EB-5 program history and is an advocate for long term reauthorization and expansion of the EB-5 program.

Carolyn Lee and IIUSA Jointly Analyze the October 2020 Visa Bulletin

By |2020-09-29T20:52:21-04:00September 29th, 2020|Articles, Posts|

Carolyn Lee and IIUSA's Joint Analysis of the October 2020 Visa Bulletin -- What Does It Mean for EB-5? September 29, 2020 The fiscal year 2021 starts October 1 and the October 2020 Visa Bulletin is published. There are over 120,000 additional visa numbers spilling over into the Employment-Based categories, EB-1 through EB-5. What is the impact on [...]

World on the Move: E-2 and EB-5 Visas for the Global Citizen

By |2020-09-29T00:46:34-04:00September 29th, 2020|Events|

September 2020 We had a wonderful E-2 and EB-5 webinar hosted by BLS with active audience participation! Clearly, the world is on the move and interested in U.S. investment immigration. See our event featured on BLS here. You can see the video of our global webinar on Youtube here. Thank you again to the many [...]

#eb5redeployment – Continue Sending Comments

By |2020-09-01T19:41:27-04:00August 31st, 2020|Posts|

EB-5 Redeployment Policy Update: Keep Sending Comments to USCIS #eb5redeploymentdueprocess August 31, 2020 By Carolyn Lee The official due date for comments to the redeployment Policy Manual update was before August 24, 2020. However, according to the USCIS website, the public “can submit feedback on the USCIS Policy Manual at any time” (emphasis added). See [...]

Pop-up EB-5 Redeployment Webinar: Brainstorming on New Policy Compliance

By |2020-08-24T12:01:49-04:00August 24th, 2020|Events|

  After submitting comments to USCIS, the questions are: What now? How best to comply? CLP starts the conversation. When: Aug 25, 2020, 04:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: Pop-up EB-5 Redeployment Webinar: Brainstorming on New Policy Compliance Register in advance for this webinar: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email [...]

Video from the EB-5 Redeployment Comment Writing Workshop on Facebook

By |2020-08-18T23:31:01-04:00August 18th, 2020|Events|

Video from the EB-5 Redeployment Comment Writing Workshop on Facebook August 18, 2020 We had a fantastic webinar today on an important EB-5 industry development. Thank you to all who attended live and asked great questions. For those of you who missed it, the full video is on Facebook: Please “like” the video and the [...]

CLP Webinar: EB-5 Redeployment Policy Update & Comment-Writing Workshop

By |2020-08-10T12:34:30-04:00August 10th, 2020|Events|

CLP Webinar: EB-5 Redeployment Policy Update & Comment-Writing Workshop Description: Come hear Carolyn Lee's perspectives on the redeployment policy update and learn how to articulate key points and submit your comments to USCIS. Carolyn has written in-depth articles and comments on EB-5 redeployment and authored numerous Policy Manual comments to USCIS. Note: comments are due August 24, 2020. [...]

EB-5 Redeployment Policy Update

By |2020-07-25T00:22:00-04:00July 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

IMPORTANT EB-5 POLICY UPDATE July 24, 2020   USCIS released today a policy update regarding redeployment of repaid EB-5 proceeds. You can access the Policy Alert here.   Here are some initial important observations:   Further deployment “must be within the geographic area of the same regional center”   “[P]urchase of financial instruments on the [...]

Top 10 Takeaways from Charlie Oppenheim’s IIUSA Talk

By |2020-06-17T19:19:48-04:00June 17th, 2020|Posts|

June 17, 2020 By Carolyn Lee   Mr. Charlie Oppenheim provided another important update to the EB-5 stakeholder community during his IIUSA talk yesterday. I was honored to moderate the panel after, where we were given opportunity to ask follow-up questions. Here are the top ten takeaways from Mr. Oppenheim’s talk:   If U.S. Consulates [...]

IIUSA EB-5 Event Tomorrow with Charlie Oppenheim – Carolyn to Moderate Panel

By |2020-06-15T13:41:46-04:00June 15th, 2020|Events|

June 15, 2020 Happy Monday, EB-5. Please see the Press Release for details on this must-attend EB-5 event here. Click here to register. You'll hear from Mr. Charlie Oppenheim on EB-5 numbers usage, critical to all in the EB-5 industry to understand. You'll then hear from industry experts to unpack the numbers discussion and cover [...]

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