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Posted in Awards & Recognitions

Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Nataliya Rymer were recently featured in The Legal Intelligencer, the oldest daily law journal published in the United States, which serves the legal community of Philadelphia and surrounding areas. In their article, Kalmykov and Rymer discuss how the new National Interest Waiver standards will benefit U.S. employers and start-ups. To… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5, Events

Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Team recently attended the EB-5 Investor Magazine Conference in Las Vegas, NV. The 2016 Las Vegas EB-5 Conference remains one of the largest EB-5 conferences, hosting hundreds of leaders and political figures in the EB-5 legislation field, as well as other professionals. Laura Reiff, along with U.S. House Representative Jared Polis and other panelists, discussed… Continue Reading

Posted in Events

Greenberg Traurig attorneys turned out to support the Magen David Adom (MADA) gala in New York City.  MADA is Israel’s ambulance, blood-services, and disaster-relief organization, serving as emergency medical first response for the entire country.  Last night’s honorees including Mark D. Lebow, Patricia Harris, and Dr. Jason Nehmad, with special guest former New York City… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5

Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Jennifer Hermansky presented at the 2016 AILA EB-5 Conference  held on Oct. 24-25, 2016, at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C.  The EB-5 conference hosts this two day event to provide practical information for attorneys representing individual investors and/or regional centers.   Jennifer moderated on a panel… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5, Events

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

Posted in Awards & Recognitions

New York Super Lawyers magazine recognized attorneys Jordi S. Bayer, Rosanna M. Fox, Kate Kalmykov and Lauren A. Tetenbaum as a “Rising Stars” in Immigration law for 2016. According to the Super Lawyers website, the Rising Star selection process is based on peer recognition and professional achievement, as well as a third party research. Kalmykov… Continue Reading

Posted in Events, Immigrant Visa, Immigration, Visa

Greenberg Traurig attorneys, Kate Kalmykov and Nataliya Rymer, recently presented at the 2016 CIAD Conference hosted at the New School in New York City.  Attended by representatives including ISOs and DSOs from over 25 educational institutions across the East Coast, this two day event provided insight on career issues in arts and design.  Kalmykov and… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Investment, Firm News, Uncategorized

EB5Investors Magazine has profiled five attorneys from Greenberg Traurig, LLP in its list of the “Top 25 Immigration Attorneys in the EB-5 Industry.” Kate Kalmykov, Laura Reiff, Bruce Rosetto, Jennifer Hermansky, and Dillon Colucci were selected through a combination of community member votes, input from the editorial board, and analysis from the EB5 Magazine in-house… Continue Reading

Posted in Events

The EB-5 Investment Coalition will be hosting a legislative workshop in Washington, D.C. from April 12 to April 14, 2016, in order to continue the Coalition’s efforts to build the path to long-term EB-5 Regional Center Program Reauthorization.  The legislative workshop will include interactive and thoughtful roundtable discussions with experts in the EB-5 industry who will confront some… Continue Reading

Posted in China, Immigration, Visa

Greenberg Traurig attorney Kate Kalmykov recently appeared on China Business Network (CBN), China’s largest financial and business informational TV channel with an audience of 600 million viewers within China, Hong Kong and Singapore.  Amongst its many initiatives, CBN partners with the United Nations Development Programme to enhance China’s participation in global dialogue on a variety… Continue Reading

Posted in Events

Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov, Rosanna Fox, and Rebecca Schechter are attending the Worldwide ERC Global Workforce Summit: Talent Mobility in EMEA, at the Lancaster London Hotel on Feb. 18, 2018. With the changes in global mobility, Worldwide ERC hosts this summit in order to provide guests with insights from experienced professionals, connections across the industry,… Continue Reading

Posted in Events

Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 Team recently attended the EB-5 Investor Magazine Conference in Las Vegas, NV. The 2016 Las Vegas EB-5 Conference was one of the largest ever, hosting hundreds of leaders and political figures in the EB-5 legislation field, as well as other professionals. Laura Reiff, along with U.S. House Representative Jared Polis and other panelists, discussed EB-5… Continue Reading

Posted in Events, Firm News

Greenberg Traurig’s EB-5 team will sponsor the 2016 Invest in America Summit and Exhibition, the largest USA-themed investment conference and exhibition in China, with attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Laura Reiff as VIP speakers. The Summit will again travel to three Chinese cities in 2016. Event dates and locations are: • March 12-13, 2016 | Shanghai, China |… Continue Reading

Posted in Events

Greenberg Traurig was proud to support and attend the China General Chamber of Commerce Chinese Lunar New Year of Monkey Celebration Gala in New York City.  Shareholder Kate Kalmykov served on the organizing committee for this year’s gala.  Hundreds of guests within the Chinese and U.S. Business communities attended to support the CGCC and their… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, Events

Greenberg Traurig attorneys Laura Reiff and Kate Kalmykov recently attended and presented at the 2015 China Overseas Investment and Entrepreneurship Summit (COIES) Forum in Beijing.  This two–day international investment and business conference featured leading EB-5 industry professionals and Chinese private equity partners seeking international opportunities.  The conference aimed to help Chinese companies, entrepreneurs, and institutional… Continue Reading

Posted in Events

Greenberg Traurig recently attended this year’s Samsung Hope For Children Gala at the Manhattan Center in New York City.  With hundreds of guests in attendance, including musicians, athletes, and celebrities, this program has raised millions for schools, health initiatives, and community-based foundations.  One hundred percent of the proceeds raised by the Samsung go directly to… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Investment, Firm News

Kate Kalmykov, a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, was quoted in Law360’s article, “Gov’t Projects Nab EB-5 Funds As Investors Seek Security.” The article discusses how recently lawyers are seeing EB-5 investors increasingly looking for low-risk ventures and finding themselves in public projects. Law360 provides various examples of current public EB-5 investments from redeveloping multifamily housing… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, Events

Greenberg Traurig attorney Kate Kalmykov recently presented at The Real Deal’s U.S. Real Estate Showcase & Forum in Shanghai. This was The Real Deal’s first event in Shanghai, and it brought together over 6,000 participants interested in learning more about the EB-5 program. The panelists provided insight to Chinese residential and commercial investors on the… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program

This year’s EB-5 Investor Magazine’s Annual Conference in Los Angeles featured Greenberg Traurig attorneys Kate Kalmykov and Laura Reiff.  The 4th Annual EB-5 Conference hosted nearly 500 regional centers, attorneys, and EB-5 program stakeholders.  The guests were joined by keynote speaker House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA-6) and special guest speaker former Pennsylvania Governor Ed… Continue Reading

Posted in Administrative Appeals Office

This article examines how Administrative Appeals Office handles a range of petition denial appeals, from applications to sponsor a foreign fiance to bids to bring over a temporary worker on an H-1B visa. However, according to statistics from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, approval rates at the office are strikingly low, particularly when it comes… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, USCIS

Earlier this week, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) released a policy memo providing clarity on what has become a long waiting period between an EB-5 project completion and an investor receiving his or her green card. This gap is partially caused by an increase of investors from China – who take roughly 80… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program

Following is the Chinese translation of a previously published blog post: 我们曾经报道,美国移民局(USCIS)最近改变了其允许以借款作为投资人合法投资的政策。许多相关人士都提到,投资人以并非完全拥有的房产做抵押贷款的I-526申请被拒。美国移民局指出,借款可以作为投资人的资金,如果:(1)投资人对借款负有首要的和个人的偿还义务,并且(2)投资人实际拥有的抵押资产达到或超过借款的价值。