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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Posted in Events

Greenberg Traurig EB-5 attorneys Kate Kalmykov, Jennifer Hermansky and Ali Brodie served as moderators and panelists at the Third Annual Southern California EB-5 Conference hosted by EB5 Investors Magazine this past Monday. EB-5 team members Dillon Colucci, William Mack, Cory Richards, Carrie Risatti and Catharine Yenalso attended among fellow EB-5 industry leaders with Kalmykov serving… Continue Reading

Posted in I-526, I-829, I-924, USCIS

On July 17, 2014, USCIS released updated processing times for EB-5 related petitions. The following chart provides the average processing times for cases being adjudicated by the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO), as May 31, 2014: Form Processing Timeframe as of May 31, 2014 I-526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur 13.2 months I-829, Petition by… Continue Reading

Posted in Immigrant Visa

Background Under the Immigration Nationality Act (INA), a person is defined as a “child” when he/she is unmarried and under the age of 21. The Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) allows principal applicants and their derivative beneficiaries to remain eligible for immigration benefits when the beneficiary has aged-out by turning 21. The CSPA was enacted… Continue Reading