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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Posted in Immigrant Investor

As previously reported by Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team, the U.S. Department of State recently announced that immigrant visa numbers for Chinese nationals in the EB-5 category will become unavailable through September 30, 2014 which will mark the end of Fiscal Year 2014. To  address this development, Greenberg Traurig and EB5 Investors magazine will host a… Continue Reading

Posted in USCIS

U.S. Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs) have the privilege and benefit of freely traveling to and from the United States. However, there are some limitations. First, if you are absent from the United States for more than one year, an LPR can be deemed to have abandoned his LPR status. Second, if an LPR takes up… Continue Reading

Posted in Immigrant Investor, Immigrant Visa

On August 23rd, 2014, the U.S. Department of State made an announcement that as of that same date, immigrant visa numbers for Chinese nationals in the EB-5 category will become unavailable through September 30, 2014 which will mark the end of Fiscal Year 2014 (FY 2014).  In line with the predictions made earlier in the year… Continue Reading

Posted in General

Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky served as editors for the recently released What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Immigration Law reference book. The publication highlights the primary areas of immigration law encountered by attorneys of varying disciplines and the impact immigration law has on each, including complex mix of statutes, regulations,… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, Immigrant Investor

Last week, Greenberg Traurig EB-5 attorney Laura Reiff spoke at the first of many monthly informational sessions hosted by the city of Miami’s Office of International Business Development. The event began with a press conference with the mayor of Miami in City Hall and was followed by a widely attended informational session focusing on the… Continue Reading