immigration

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 [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:01+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , |

An explanation of the EB-5 immigrant visa backlog for Chinese EB-5 investors – how did we get here?

The immigrant visa backlog for EB-5 investors subject to the China quota threatens to undermine the EB-5 immigrant investor program. Chief amongst the many factors that have caused the formation of this backlog is the demand from mainland China that constitutes over 80% of investors. Unless and until remedies are created at the legislative and/or [...]

2017-04-27T23:54:39+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

EB-5 facts: EB-5 is not an immigration shortcut

Myth: Immigrants can use EB-5 as a shortcut to “buy their way” to the front of the visa line. Fact: While EB-5 may be the fastest path to a green card for many investors, lengthy U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) processing times, a visa backlog for Chinese-born investors, and a mandatory two-year conditional residence [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:19+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

EB-5 facts: U.S. citizenship is not for sale

Myth: The EB-5 program allows foreign nationals to “buy” American citizenship. Fact: The EB-5 program does not offer citizenship for a price.  Instead, it provides foreign investors the opportunity to qualify for conditional permanent residency by making a $500,000 — $1,000,000 at-risk investment in a business that will create American jobs. In order to qualify [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:19+00:00 March 4th, 2016|Categories: EB-5|Tags: , , , |

Mount Snow Selects NES Financial’s EB-5 Fund Administration and Immigration Workflow Solutions for Projects in the State of Vermont

Mount Snow Selects NES Financial’s EB-5 Fund Administration and Immigration Workflow Solutions for Projects in the State of Vermont San Jose, CA, September 30, 2014 – NES Financial announced today that Mount Snow has chosen to use the innovative EB-5 Fund Administration and EB-5 Immigration Workflow Solutions for two of their current projects with the [...]

Help your Regional Center work faster, safer, and more efficiently

There are several different parties involved in the EB-5 process – from the Regional Center or developer, to the immigration attorney, even to the securities attorney. Having so many parties involved can lead to difficulty coordinating everything that needs to be done. Each investor may come with their own immigration attorney, which can really complicate [...]

Global Premier America Regional Center benefits from NES Financial EB-5 Immigration Workflow solution

Global Premier America Regional Center benefits from NES Financial EB-5 Immigration Workflow solution San Jose, CA, January 29, 2014 – NES Financial recently launched its EB-5 Immigration Workflow solution, the latest addition to a suite of proven solutions specifically designed for the EB-5 industry. As an early adopter of the solution, Global Premier America is [...]

NES Financial Launches Latest Addition to Suite of EB-5 Solutions

NES Financial Launches Latest Addition to  Suite of EB-5 Solutions San Jose, CA, January 23, 2014 – NES Financial recently announced the addition of the EB-5 Immigration Workflow solution to the company’s existing suite of EB-5 products. NES Financial is the leading provider of solutions designed specifically for the EB-5 industry, which improve operating efficiency while [...]