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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Posted in EB-5 Program

On March 5, 2013, the Office of the Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman (“USCIS Ombudsman’s Office”) held a meeting for stakeholders of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program (“EB-5 program”) to address issues ranging from persistent adjudication delays to the conflict between agency standards and business realities. The gathering, which featured speakers from government and the… Continue Reading

Posted in General

We are excited to continue to grow our Business Immigration and Compliance Practice in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Attorneys Jennifer Hermansky and Nataliya Rymer joined the firm earlier this year, and we have now added senior paralegal Casey O’Brien to the team. Hermansky focuses her practice on both employment-based and EB-5 immigration. She has dedicated the… Continue Reading

Posted in Comprehensive Immigration Reform, EB-5 Investment, EB-5 Job Creation, EB-5 Program, EB-5 Project, Immigrant Investor, Immigrant Visa, Regional Center

GT attorney Kate Kalmykov was recently quoted in Miami Today’s article “Senate pushes EB5 visa’s limits.” The article discusses the proposed changes to the EB-5 immigrant investor program which are part of the comprehensive immigration reform bill, as well as City of Miami’s EB-5 regional center application.

Posted in EB-5 Investment, EB-5 Program, Immigrant Investor, Securities Law

Prepared by: Arthur Don | Steven M. Felsenstein  The Investment Regulation Update is a periodic publication providing key regulatory and compliance information relevant to broker-dealers, investment advisers, private funds, registered investment companies and their independent boards, commodity trading advisers, commodity pool operators, futures commission merchants, major swap participants, structured product sponsors and financial institutions.

Posted in EB-5 Program, General

Yesterday, marked the release of the 844 page Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act of 2013. The comprehensive immigration reform will was spearheaded by the “Gang of Eight” – namely Senators Rubio, Flake, McCain, Graham, Schumer, Menendez, Bennet and Durbin – and includes various immigration provisions including a number of positive changes to… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Project, Regional Center, Speaking Engagement, Uncategorized

  2013 National EB-5 Finance Seminar Tour New York City Wednesday, April 10, 2013 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM – Registration 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM – Program Advanced & Practical In-Depth EB-5 Finance Workshop Artisan Business Group will partner with the international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP for the 9-city 2013 National EB-5 Finance Seminar… Continue Reading