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EB-5 & Uglobal Virtual Expo Africa

Join us on February 9th & 10th, as Carolyn Lee, Founder and Principal of Carolyn Lee PLLC, and other distinguished panelists carry on a conversation related to the topic of Smart about Redeployment: How to Best Prepare to Safeguard Your EB-5 Investment.

For more information about redeployment and to get a glimpse into Carolyn’s take before this event, view our videos, our article, and our redeployment slide deck.

February 9th & 10th 2:00 AM – 9:00 AM EST



CLP Monthly Webcast
Prioritizing Indian EB-5 Cases FY2021

Tune in every month for the CLP Investment Immigration Webcast! Principal Carolyn Lee will engage in a casual conversation with the audience and special guests on topics of interest in the EB-5 and E-2 space.

Last month with special guest Suzanne Lazicki, we had a wide-ranging conversation touching on the big moving parts in the EB-5 landscape in 2021. This month, we will cover the Indian investors and the EB-5 process.

Previous webinars and webcasts may be found and viewed on our website or YouTube channel.

Wednesday, February 3rd @ 2:00 PM EST



CLP Achievements
No matter how you frame it up, Carolyn Lee and Carolyn Lee PLLC are world-renowned. We are humbled to receive the following accolades for 2021: U.S. News Best Lawyers Best Law Firms, Uglobal Immigration Magazine Top 25 Attorneys, and recognition in Who’s Who Legal.
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Carolyn Lee PLLC Receives Expedite I-526 Petition Approval from USCIS for Hong Kong Investors

Carolyn Lee PLLC successfully obtained a number of expedite I-526 Petition approvals from United States Immigration Services (USCIS) for Hong Kong investor clients. Efforts made by Carolyn Lee PLLC in obtaining these approvals include filing expedited requests, continued follow up with the Investor Program Office, and in one case filing an Ombudsman request.

Navigating the terrain within USCIS can be complicated, but having an experienced lawyer on your side can make all the difference in a case.

We specialize in complex cases. If your case has stalled, contact us today for a consultation with Carolyn Lee.

Read the latest article by Carolyn Lee, which explores the three paths to the U.S. for Hong Kong Investors.
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EB-5 Legislative Watch 2021

EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2020:
Section by Section Summary

It is expected that Senators Grassley and Leahy will soon re-introduce their EB-5 reform bill, the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2020. With the June 30, 2021 sunset date approaching, staying abreast of the state of play on reauthorization and changes to the EB-5 Program will be of critical importance. For a section-by-section summary of the Grassley-Leahy EB-5 bill, read Carolyn Lee’s summary  Stay tuned to CLP Legislative Watch for future updates.


Cure for EB-5 Backlog 2021: Prioritize Adjustments of Status for Indian Investors
If there is consensus within the EB-5 community, it is that we have too few EB-5 visas. However, large numbers of visas went unused in fiscal year (FY) 2020 due to Covid-19 related consular closures. Let’s not waste them again.
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I-924 & I-924A Filing Address Change

USCIS announced that, on January 5, 2021, it changed the filing address for Forms I-924 & I-924A. Both forms must now be sent to the USCIS Dallas lockbox.

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EB-5 Reauthorization Deadline Approaching

Passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 extended the EB-5 Regional Center Program through June 30, 2021.

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Travel Alert: Covid Testing

Covid-19: U.S. to Require Negative Virus Tests From International Air Travelers. Airlines are required to deny any passengers who chose not to take a test or who do not provide proof of a negative test or recovery.

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January 2021 Visa Bulletin

Revealing a Two-Week Advancement for Vietnam EB-5 Date While China Remains Stagnant. The U.S. Department of State (“DOS”), Bureau of Consular Affairs, January 2021 Visa Bulletin is now available.

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If you have any questions, please know our team is here for you. Contact the trusted and proven professionals at Carolyn Lee PLLC today. Inquiries can be sent to clientsupport@carolynleepllc.com.

We look forward to working with you!








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