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USCIS: EB-5 Tenant Occupancy Message

USCIS Office of Public Engagement: EB-5 Tenant Occupancy Message U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services sent this bulletin at 02/17/2012 05:03 PM EST "Dear Stakeholder, In our last stakeholder call regarding the EB-5 immigrant investor program, a number of stakeholders raised...

Follow the jobs: Is USCIS fumbling the EB-5 visa ball?

"USCIS’ efforts to regulate “excess demand” in the EB-5 program is gross government interference by web fiat. No entrepreneur sets out to develop anything if she believes that there will be insufficient demand for the contemplated project. The tenant-occupancy stratagem is...

EB-5 Operational Guidance Memo: Tenant-Occupancy Methodology

"[T]he question has arisen how our agency’s practice of giving deference to prior adjudications should be implemented in an EB-5 case in which the petitioner has used the “tenant-occupancy” economic methodology to prove the required creation of U.S. jobs. This guidance answers...

USCIS Posts EB-5 Guidance

USCIS, Dec. 20, 2012 - Operational Guidance for EB-5 Cases Involving Tenant-Occupancy "This guidance memorandum (GM) is intended to facilitate adjudication of cases involving issues related to the “tenant-occupancy” methodology for establishing job creation in EB-5 cases. The guidance...