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Feb 12, 2018

EB-5 Update: Congress Extends EB-5 Investor Visa, Again.

Yet again, the House and Senate have passed and sent to the White House a continuing resolution that prevented a government shutdown and extended the EB-5 Regional Center Program until March 23, 2018.  Invest in the USA (IIUSA), the national membership-based industry trade association for the EB-5 Regional Center Program, noted in a statement that the continuing resolution provides much-needed time to reach an agreement on a permanent EB-5 program fix:

We believe that this new deadline on March 23rd will be the first time since December of 2015 that EB-5 reform could realistically
have a legislative vehicle for reform and a long-term reauthorization.» Read More

May 07, 2014

Fed Chair Janet Yellen Delivers Remarks to Congress

In her remarks to Congress this morning, Fed Chair Janet Yellen noted that while she is not overly concerned about the U.S. economy going forward, she is concerned that the U.S. housing market may be a drag on that continued recovery.» Read More

Nov 22, 2013

REWIND: International Business News #85

This week in international business, we look at intellectual property: the saga continues between Apple and Samsung with no signs of ending any time soon, the Senate and the House both take a crack at patent reform, and a patent office opens in the Silicon Valley.» Read More

Mar 16, 2012

EB2 Employment Based Visa Categories in Retrograde

The American Immigration Lawyers Association today posted a practice advisory as a result of comments made this morning by Charles Oppenheim, Chief of the Visa Control and Reporting Division at the U.S. Department of State. According to AILA, Oppenheim projects that in either May or June the EB2 employment based visa categories will retrogress almost three years from the May 2010 date listed in the April Visa bulletin just released this past Monday to “around” August 2007.» Read More