Greenberg Traurig’s Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky recently presented “The Basics for New EB-5 Practitioners” to AILA members. Kalmykov and Hermansky provided an overview of the EB-5 program and discussed the requirements to obtain permanent residence status. To purchase a copy of the webinar, click here.
Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky will be speaking at the 2016 AILA EB-5 Conference to be held Oct. 24-25, 2016, at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C. Kate will speak on a panel entitled Securities Enforcement by SEC, State, and Private Parties along with the SEC Deputy Director of… Continue Reading
Charlie Oppenheim is the Chief of Visa Control and Reporting Division for the U.S. Department of State (DOS) where he is responsible for providing analysis and prediction for immigrant preference categories. After the release of the July 2016 visa bulletin Mr. Oppenheim provided the following information regarding employment-based petitions to AILA: EB-2 and EB-3 – China:… Continue Reading
The Department of State (DOS) has released the April 2016 Visa Bulletin, with the Application Final Action Date chart for employment-based applications reflecting some substantial movement. Notably, the 2nd preference category for China-mainland born applicants has moved ahead one month to Sept. 1, 2012, and for India born applicants it has moved ahead a few weeks to… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig attorney, Matthew Galati, recently presented at the AILA Philadelphia Chapter’s 2015 CLE Conference. Galati provided an overview of pending legislation, discussing AILA’s platform, and outlining the benefits to employers students and investors of the recently introduced American Entrepreneurship and Investment Act of 2015 and the Immigration Innovation Act of 2015. Galati also addressed… Continue Reading
Greenberg Traurig EB-5 Attorney Kate Kalmykov has co-authored a chapter in the 2014 American Immigration Lawyers (AILA) Midyear/Winter CLE Conference Strategies in Advising and Processing Entrepreneur & Investor Visas Handbook. The chapter entitled “Current Issues in Stand-Alone and Regional Center-Based EB-5 Petitions” was co-authored with Nicolai Hinrichsen and Bernard Wolfsdorf, and examines both stand-alone and… Continue Reading
GT Immigration attorney Kate Kalmykov will serve as a co-panelist at the 2014 AILA Midyear/Winter CLE Conference: Strategies in Advising and Processing Entrepreneur & Investor Visas on January 24, 2014. The “EB-5 Essentials Panel” includes Bernard Wolfsdorf, AILA Past President, and Nicolai Hinrichsen, Partner in the Immigration Department of Miller Mayer, and will examine both stand-alone and… Continue Reading
The American Immigration Lawyers Association released helpful tips for EB-5 petitions for Korean nationals: Foreign Currency Wire Issue: There is a specific foreign currency provision under South Korean law allowing EB-5 investors to wire funds for investment based on documentary evidence that the person will be able to immigrate under the EB-5 investor category…. Continue Reading