May 9 2016

USCIS Raising the EB-5 Investment Amount to $800,000

Again, the USCIS sent a signal that it is in the process of raising the EB-5 investment to $800,000 (or more) by issuing a new regulation. In an email today to EB-5 stakeholders, the USCIS said the following: [W]e are seeking individual stakeholder feedback on potential EB-5 regulatory and policy changes… on...

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May 3 2016

USCIS Proposes to Radically Increase Filing Fees

Tomorrow, the Department of Homeland Security will publish a proposed rule to increase USCIS EB-5 filing fees as follows: I-526s would go from $1,500 to $3,675; I-924s (for a new RC designation, and presumably amendment applications including an “exemplar” application for a new project) would go from $6,230 to $17,795; I-924A RC annual...

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April 29 2016

USCIS Stakeholder Call News and Possible Increase in Investment Amount

USCIS Stakeholder Call News The USCIS EB-5 unit held a Stakeholder call on April 25, 2016.  It was intended to be a listening session for stakeholders to provide comments on a few areas for which USCIS is considering new regulations. However, there was some important news from the USCIS: USCIS plans to...

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April 25 2016

Learn About a New Marketing Tool; Washington Report

Learn About a New Marketing Tool Investors will be looking for safe projects to avoid a Jay Peak fraud fiasco. One way is to have a 3rd party administrator verify expenditure of EB-5 capital. Learn about this on my call with NES Financial: Wednesday April 27, 2016 1:00 PM Pacific / 4:00 PM...

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April 22 2016

Regional Center Capital Administration Teleseminar and TSA Pre✓®

Regional Center Capital Administration Teleseminar Please mark your calendars for next Wednesday, April 27th @ 1:00 PM PDT/4:00 PM EDT for my Escrow and Regional Center Administration call with NES Financial. Registration is required in order to receive the link to join the webinar. Audio will be over the web (no...

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