EB-5 legislation

USCIS Director León Rodríguez delivers farewell address

On January 11, USCIS Director León Rodríguez delivered his farewell address and reminded attendees and listeners of the oft-overlooked human element in immigration decisionmaking and policy. The son of Cuban immigrants, Rodríguez began by recounting humble upbringings on 82nd Street in Miami, Florida. The narrative quickly progressed from shared homes and cramped apartments to his ascent [...]

January 17th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , |

EB-5 Regional Center Program extended through April 2017

Replicating the high drama of the September 29 continuing resolution, the EB-5 Regional Center Program is set for another short-term extension through April 28, 2017. On December 6, 2016, Congress signaled that it would pass a new CR through a House-introduced Further Continuing and Security Assistance Appropriations Act. The Senate finally passed the CR with [...]

December 10th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

Watch the webinar: Get ahead with EB-5 best practices

NES Financial's Reid Thomas and Miller Mayer's Stephen Yale-Loehr hosted a webinar today discussing proposed legislative provisions, the intent behind the provisions, and enhanced EB-5 industry best practices. If you missed the informational event, a recording of the webinar is available below. While it is important to keep in mind that nothing is set in [...]

November 21st, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

Possible compliance costs of EB-5 legislation

Remaining in compliance is key to an EB-5 project’s success, but many worry meeting new requirements will increase their project’s operating costs. Reid Thomas of NES Financial discussed how compliance costs impact a project during the recent NES Financial EB-5 Innovation Summit. To find out how new requirements may impact your business, watch now: Get [...]

April 27th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

NES Financial answers EB-5 legislation questions at recent webinar

Last week, NES Financial hosted the first webinar in the Navigating a Changing Sector EB-5 webinar series, focused on EB-5 process management. Industry leaders H. Ronald Klasko of Klasko Compliance and Reid Thomas of NES Financial discussed best practices for managing the EB-5 immigration process in compliance with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements. [...]

April 8th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |