This week in response to stakeholder requests, the USCIS announced that Director Alejandro Mayorkas would beholding a stakeholder engagement with USCIS economists on Friday, June 22, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (Eastern). During the session, USCIS economists will address the agency’s review of economic methodologies used in EB-5 Immigrant Investor cases, including the tenant occupancy methodology. This special session will be in addition to the regularly scheduled quarterly EB-5 engagement, which will take place on July 26, 2012.
Stakeholders may submit agenda items and questions at the time that they RSVP via email and attach a Word document with suggested items. All submissions should be received by the Public Engagement Division by COB Monday, June 11, 2012. Those interested in attending the session in person or via teleconference should RSVP no later than Wednesday, June 20 at Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov.