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All the news from the team at Carolyn Lee PLLC 
UPCOMING EVENTS
Investment Immigration Conversations
 
We come into 2022 with gratitude and inspiration.

During this dynamic new year, we will continue to share our perspective on investment immigration, delivering our insights with those of respected friends and industry movers.

Stay tuned to our monthly webcasts, newsletter, and alerts across our social media.

Thank you for connecting with us.
RECENT EVENTS RECAP
EB-5 2021 Retrospective
We wrapped up 2021 with Suzanne Lazicki and David Morris joining Carolyn Lee to unpack all that transpired in 2021. The trio touched on numerous topics, including the June 30th sunset, reauthorization, grandfathering, and legislation negotiations.
INVESTMENT IMMIGRATION NEWS
USCIS Reevaluating Decision to Hold Pending Petitions During Program Lapse
As of December 31, 2021, the USCIS website has been updated with new language pertaining to the continued lapse of the EB-5 regional center program.
CAROLYN LEE PLLC INSIGHTS
DHS Drops Behring Appeal
One of 2021’s biggest questions was resolved with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s motion to dismiss its appeal in the Behring litigation.
GOVERNMENT NEWS
As of November 1, 2021, processing times are based on six months of data instead of one month.
I-526 Processing Times


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I-829 Processing Times


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EB-5 Observations for
January 2022 Visa Bulletin
  • China Mainland-born FAD is now current in the C5 and T5 non-regional center visa categories.
  • China Mainland-born DFF is now current in the C5 and T5 non-regional center visa categories.
  • China Mainland-born FAD remains unavailable in the I5 and R5 regional center visa categories.
  • China Mainland-born DFFremains 15DEC15 in the I5 and R5 regional center visa categories.
Please visit our previous post for information about the
Visa Bulletin and a listing of terms and definitions.
Waiver of Personal Appearance and Interview Requirements for Certain Immigrant Visa Applicants

Immigrant visa applicants who meet certain criteria, including having an immigrant visa issued on or after August 4, 2019, may not need to make another in-person appearance before a consular officer for an interview, execution of their application, and oath.

CLP CLIENT MOMENTS

E-2 Visa Approval

Carolyn Lee PLLC received E-2 visa approval for a China mainland-born investor client. We are very pleased to have won this result working closely with the project and client despite Covid-related challenges.
 

Connecting with CLP

Please email contact@carolynleepllc.com.to be connected with Carolyn and our investment immigration professionals.

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