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.

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: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_LkwSPU5PRDCGYaICI6dc3w 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: https://www.facebook.com/carolynleepllc. 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 [...]

Carolyn Interviewed on Bloomberg Law re: Covid-induced EB-5 Impacts

By |2020-06-09T02:10:18-04:00June 9th, 2020|Posts|

Carolyn Lee Interviewed by Bloomberg Law on EB-5 June 8, 2020 Bloomberg Law sought Carolyn's insights on the impact of Covid-19 induced changes to the economy on EB-5 visas. In the piece published today, Carolyn explains the impact of consular closures to the EB-5 visa category's annual visa allocation. Bloomberg reports: The EB-5 program hit [...]

Carolyn Speaking at EB5Investors Magazine Event Today!

By |2020-05-29T13:31:07-04:00May 29th, 2020|Events|

Carolyn Lee Speaking at Uglobal/EB5Investors Event - today! May 29, 2020 Join Carolyn as she moderates a panel on I-526 Processing Timelines. The panel will cover the new USCIS processing changes prioritizing petitions from countries with immediate visa availability. Join the event here. Read Carolyn's IIUSA blog published about the new USCIS processing change here. Enjoy the [...]

Presidential Proclamation Limits Immigrant Admissions but Exempts EB-5

By |2020-04-23T18:18:40-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Alerts|

Presidential Proclamation Limits Immigrant Admissions but Exempts EB-5 April 23, 2020 Presidential Proclamation limits immigrant entry for 60 days starting today, April 23, 2020. But EB-5 visa applicants are exempt along with healthcare workers, U.S. armed forces members and families, and admissions in the national interest among other categories. See Proclamation here. Nonimmigrant visa holders, [...]

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