December 2013

On December 12, 2013, the Office of the Inspector General (“OIG”)  for the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) released a long awaited report analyzing the United States Citizenship and Immigration
Continue Reading The Office of the Inspector General Releases Report Critical of the USCIS Administration of the EB-5 Regional Center Program

The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Director Alejandro Mayorkas to be the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security by a straight partisan vote of 54-41.  President Obama
Continue Reading Senate Confirms USCIS Director Mayorkas for DHS Deputy Position and President Obama Announces His Pick to Replace Him

As previously discussed this Fall, Inspector General Investigations and whistle-blower driven reviews by Congressional Oversight Committees are very commonplace in Washington, D.C.  The nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas, the current
Continue Reading Investigating Director Mayorkas and the Inspector General Investigating Mr. Mayorakas – The Impact on the EB-5 Regional Center Program