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SEC Files Another Case Tied to the EB-5 Path to Citizenship Program

The EB-5 program is popular among many seeking a path to citizenship in the United States. Created as part of the 1990 Immigration and Nationality Act, it gives foreign nationals two possible paths to citizenship. One provides an opportunity for a green card if a foreign national invests $1 million creating...

First USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting with Director Nicholas Colucci Held

After a gap of 11 months, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) finally held the highly anticipated EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting, the first since Director Nicholas Colucci took office. There was no indication of how many people were participating as the meeting was held telephonically. Critical...

USCIS Issues Warning Regarding Regional Center Names

Last week, USCIS issued a warning advising that EB-5 regional centers and related commercial enterprises should not contain the words “United States,” “U.S.,” “US” and “Federal” in their names. The concern is that using such names may give the false impression...

USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting August 13, 2015: Issue Outline

On August 13, 2015, USCIS held one of its frequently scheduled EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Stakeholder Engagements, but this time from Los Angeles, California. The changed location is part and parcel of the agency’s efforts to assertively engage in states that have directly benefited from the...