USCIS issued a notification on March 1, 2023, that it was implementing the statutorily required annual fee to fund the “EB-5 Integrity Fund.” The “EB-5 Integrity Fund” was authorized inContinue Reading USCIS Issues Guidance on Regional Center Integrity Fees; Endorses a New Interpretation of the ‘Sustainment Period’
Jennifer Hermansky focuses her immigration practice on employment-based immigration. Jennifer has experience serving health care, pharmaceutical and real estate industries, as well as entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers in scientific communities for a wide range of temporary visa options and permanent residence solutions.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued updated guidance in its Policy Manual, which makes a key change in the interpretation of when an immigrant visa number “becomes available”…Continue Reading USCIS Updates Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) Age Calculation for Certain Adjustment of Status Applicants
Issue: USCIS requests employment records from 10+ years ago.
Tips: If the investor owns their own company, we can provide:
- Evidence of company registration.
- Evidence in the form
This guide provides a list of documents generally required for the I-526 Source of Funds Analysis. Because each case is unique and presents different facts and circumstances, the list below…Continue Reading Source of Funds Issues for Vietnamese Investors
- Currency Restrictions: Vietnamese laws regulate the export of Vietnamese currency abroad. This makes it difficult for investors residing in Vietnam to transfer funds to the United States for EB-5 investment
On Feb. 17, the U.S. Senate passed a Continuing Resolution to fund the government through March 11, 2022. The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Continuing Resolution Feb. 8. This…
Continue Reading Congress Passes Continuing Resolution through March 11
As we have been reporting, the EB-5 Regional Center Program remains in a period of lapse since June 30, 2021, requiring Congressional authorization via legislation. This legislation is required…
Continue Reading EB-5 Regional Center Extension: Stakeholders Can Urge Congress to Reauthorize
As a follow up to our Oct. 13 blog post, the EB-5 Regional Center Program (the “Program”) continues to be lapsed, as the U.S. Congress passed a Continuing Resolution…
Continue Reading Update on EB-5 Regional Center Legislation
On Oct. 4, 2021, USCIS updated its EB-5 website and issued an alert regarding the current lapse of the EB-5 Regional Center Program. The Regional Center Program (the “Program”) has…
Continue Reading EB-5 Investor Q&A – Regional Center Program Sunset
Presently there is a large interest by EB-5 investors in filing an I-526 Petition following the Behring federal court decision, which invalidated the 2019 EB-5 regulations. With the minimum investment…
Continue Reading Filing a Direct EB-5 Petition: Structuring Compliant Job Creation