On June 4, 2015 USCIS held a conference call on expenses that are includable (or excludable) for job creation. Senior economists from the Immigrant Investor Program discussed the expenses that were includable (or excludable) for purposes of estimating job creation, and answered non-case specific stakeholder questions. Overall the meeting was informative.
Direct, Indirect and Induced Jobs
Burden of Proof
Eligible Hard Costs
Eligible Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E)
Eligible Soft Costs
In the Q &A section, USCIS declined to answer a question relevant to visa retrogression because USCIS was working on a visa retrogression policy that would be helpful. Until that policy is posted as draft, USCIS will not be prepared to discuss any visa retrogression issue.
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