Carolyn Lee’s Blog on IIUSA re: USCIS March 13, 2020 EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement

By |2020-03-18T00:42:20+00:00March 18th, 2020|Posts|

  Read my IIUSA blog analyzing the March 13, 2020 USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Engagement on the new I-526 petition process. Effective March 31, 2020, the new "inventory management" approach will prioritize petitions with visa availability. Quicker visa processing is anticipated in 12-18 months as a result. See the most recent Visa Bulletin to see visa [...]

EB-5 Notes – What EB-5 Needs Now

By |2020-05-12T02:05:23+00:00January 28th, 2020|Posts|

What EB-5 Needs Now January 27, 2020 We start another year in EB-5 without long-term reauthorization. Yet, even in this environment, there are brave ventures and reassuring constancy in EB-5 – new businesses exploring regional center formation, great projects rebooting to meet new regulations’ requirements, advisors delivering steadfast guidance amid lengthening processing times and heightened [...]

Rural Opportunities under the New EB-5 Modernization Regulations

By |2019-11-25T20:26:16+00:00November 25th, 2019|Posts|

Rural Opportunities under the New EB-5 Modernization Regulations November 25, 2019   The new EB-5 regulations, now in effect, provide a real incentive for EB-5 investment in rural areas. This is because there is a big difference between the “targeted employment area” (TEA) investment level and the non-TEA investment level. Rural areas qualify as TEAs. [...]