USCIS Quietly Introduces New Requirements for Redeployment

Of all the byzantine operating, reporting and administrative requirements imposed by USCIS on NCEs, regional centers and investors, “redeployment” is certainly among the most vexing. The need for a compliant redeployment solution arises out of two competing realities in the current EB-5 market: 1) USCIS’s stipulation that funds invested in an EB-5 project be maintained [...]

2017-11-27T17:37:31+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , , |

NES Financial EB-5 Solution Suite Supports Development of 45-Story Tower in Downtown Manhattan

NES Financial has entered a new contract with the developers of the 45-story mixed-use tower currently under construction at 25 Park Row in Manhattan’s Financial District. The project will utilize NES Financial’s EB-5 Capital, Process, and Accounting Administration Suites, which are designed to help developers raise and deploy EB-5 capital more quickly, to minimize risk, and [...]

2017-11-28T18:41:18+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Categories: EB-5, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

Meet the Demands of the I-924A

There are many advantages to receiving your EB-5 Regional Center designation from the USCIS. But with this process comes a great deal of administration, documentation and paperwork. Every year, businesses that want to retain their EB-5 Regional Center designation must file a Form I-924A Annual Certification of Regional Center with the USCIS before December 29th. [...]

2017-11-16T17:04:15+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

Reflections on EB-5 Reform — Fall 2017

After nearly three years of starts and stops, substantial EB-5 program reform now seems imminent. As noted by attorney David Hirson in our featured article two weeks ago, legislative reform will almost certainly bring an increase in the minimum investment amounts required to access program benefits, as well as a change in how targeted employment [...]

2017-11-13T21:09:33+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , , |

Can Your Fund Administrator Measure Quality? We Can

Remember the London Whale scandal of 2012? Most people do. But very few realize that the colossal $6+ billion loss was partially the result of a couple of faulty spreadsheet calculations. It doesn’t take a catastrophic, front-page event to understand that there is an opportunity cost to quality lapses. Errors and irregularities happen all the [...]

2017-11-14T18:58:29+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, Fund Administration|Tags: , , |

Congratulations to Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – November 2017 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following new Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: 1 America Regional Center (California) AHRC PA, LLC (Pennsylvania) ARE Regional Center (MA), LLC (Massachusetts) American Ace Development Regional Center, LLC (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania) American East Coast Regional Center, LLC (Connecticut, New Jersey, New York) American Fortune [...]

2017-11-15T00:52:09+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5|Tags: , , , |

NES Financial Completes SOC 1 Type 2

NES Financial successfully completed its annual compliance examination. As part of NES Financial’s commitment to minimize risk and maximize success for its clients, every year for the past 12 years, the company has voluntarily undergone rigorous third-party compliance examinations of its technologies, procedures, and control objectives. Formerly known as SAS 70 and SSAE 16, the SOC [...]

Increasing the EB-5 Investment Minimums: Which Inflationary Benchmark Should Be Used?

With another legislative EB-5 sunset date (December 8) rapidly approaching, there is much speculation about what the future of the immigrant investor program may hold. However, most experts agree that an increase in the minimum EB-5 investment amounts — which have not changed since the program’s inception in 1990 — is to be expected. The [...]

2017-11-03T20:55:27+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , , |

Preparing for Potential Changes to the EB-5 Program in Late 2017

What will become of the EB-5 program next month? Congress has pushed the legislative sunset date to December 8th, but will any actual changes be passed before then? Lawmakers may very well choose not to take action, which could see the EB-5 program added to a Continuing Resolution, to be revisited in 2018. However, the [...]

2017-11-02T14:37:08+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

The 2017 EB-5 Insider eBook: Medallion Partners Share Insights on Industry Trends

Download the full eBook   We are pleased to announce publication of the much-anticipated 2017 installment of our annual EB-5 Insider eBook series. This free eBook represents a collaboration of more than 20 industry experts, all of whom have shared illuminating articles on what they feel are the biggest and most important topics in [...]

2017-11-13T19:56:11+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , |