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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 [...]

2017-06-20T21:28:17+00:00 January 17th, 2017|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , , |

The EB-5 Regional Center Program is extended—for now

Heading into the weekend, it appeared like a foregone conclusion that the EB-5 Regional Center program would pass as part of the continuing resolution. On Tuesday, the Senate failed to stop debate on the short-term CR in stalemates over issues of water crises, the Zika virus, VA medical care, and anything but the RC program. [...]

2017-05-28T19:42:43+00:00 September 29th, 2016|Categories: Industry News|Tags: , , |

May 1: EB-5 visa retrogression for Chinese immigrants

Retrogression for EB-5 immigrant investors has been a hot topic in the EB-5 community since reaching the visa cap for the first time at the very end of fiscal year 2014.  The impact at that time was minimal because new visa numbers became available a month later.  Looking forward, we won’t have that luxury. On April [...]

Sign up for the April 22 USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be holding a stakeholder teleconference on Wednesday, April 22 from 1 – 3 P.M. EST to discuss the EB-5 program. This engagement is part of the USCIS’ ongoing efforts to enhance dialogue with industry stakeholders. The first part of the teleconference will be EB-5 program updates [...]

2017-05-14T04:25:21+00:00 April 14th, 2015|Categories: EB-5, Events, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

NES Financial to host OutSystems West Coast User Group Meeting

The first ever OutSystems West Coast User Group Meeting will be hosted by NES Financial on April 8 in our San Jose office. OutSystems provides an enterprise Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) platform that makes it easy to deliver enterprise mobile and web apps quickly. The agenda consists of presentations from NES Financial and Logitech, as [...]

The consequences of Chinese visa retrogression for EB-5

At NES Financial’s recent EB-5 Innovation Summit, EB-5 industry leaders discussed some of the foremost opportunities and challenges emerging in the EB-5 marketplace. As expected, visa retrogression in China was a major topic of discussion. With China providing the largest source of EB-5 program participants, reaching the visa cap will have major implications throughout the industry. Prior [...]

EB-5 Innovation Summit addresses industry trends for 2015

This past Tuesday, NES Financial wrapped up its 2015 EB-5 Innovation Summit seminar series with resounding success in Los Angeles, California. Between the New York, Miami, and Los Angeles events, more than 300 people attended. Each city’s panel hosted an impressive array of EB-5 industry experts, who offered valuable insight and expertise into the rapidly [...]

Cloudseed International Fund selects NES Financial’s Intelligent EB-5 Solution Suite

As investors continue to demand security and transparency of the EB-5 process, issuers need to make sure they are able to offer that to them. The Intelligent EB-5 Solution Suite delivers the highest levels of security, transparency, and compliance for investors and issuers alike. Today NES Financial announced that we have been selected by Cloudseed [...]

Happy Chinese New Year from NES Financial!

NES Financial would like to wish a very happy New Year to our clients and colleagues.[lightbox link="" thumb="" width="300" align="right" title="Chinese New Year Banner 2015" frame="true" icon="image"] 2015 will be the year of the sheep. Contact us Allow us to address your business needs by contacting us, or commenting on the post below. We look [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:36+00:00 February 19th, 2015|Categories: Events, Industry News, NES Financial, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Experts address the concern of EB-5 capacity issues and system constraints

At the IIUSA EB-5 Market Exchange in October, NES Financial asked 26 industry experts what they foresaw as the issues that would affect the EB-5 industry in 2015. Some of the hot topics discussed include the flight to quality in EB-5, globalization, and the focus on the investor nearing the end of the EB-5 life [...]