On the first day of his presidency, Joe Biden is sending to Congress his marker for an overhaul of the U.S. Immigration Laws. See link to summary here.
The U.S. Senate passed by Unanimous Consent an amended version of H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 that was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives …
Continue Reading Senate Passes Per-Country Cap Elimination Bill that Affects Employment-Based Visa Programs Such as EB-5
Over the last four years the U.S. immigration policy has been through many drastic changes. The Trump Administration from the beginning promised significant reforms with an overarching theme of one…
Continue Reading Business Immigration Law and Policy in 2021 – A look in the Crystal Ball
Greenberg Traurig Shareholder Kate Kalmykov was featured in Lawdragon’s Lawyer Limelight on Sept. 24. Click here to read the full interview.
Continue Reading Greenberg Traurig Attorney Kate Kalmykov Featured in Lawdragon Limelight
As we previously reported, USCIS Form I-944 has been the subject of ongoing litigation, with various USCIS stakeholders challenging the form’s continued use. ‘However, due to a recent Second…
Continue Reading Court Again Allows Use of Form I-944
Processing times for many EB-5 related petitions continue to vary. The updated processing times are as follow:
- Form I-526: Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur – 29.5 to 61 months
On Jan. 27, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court granted the Department of Justice’s request to lift the nationwide temporary injunction against the Trump Administration’s public charge rule, while the litigation…
Continue Reading U.S. Supreme Court Lifts Temporary Injunctions on Public Charge Rule
On Dec. 16, Congressional leaders negotiated and debuted a $1.37 trillion spending package to fund the operational needs of the country and extend vital programs such as EB-5.
Today, OMB posted that they have concluded their review of the Obama-era EB-5 regulations. On Jan. 13, 2017, the Department of Homeland Security published a notice of proposed rulemaking to…
Continue Reading OMB Completes Review of Obama-Era EB-5 Regulations
- Is there a mechanism by which my child or children may continue to be eligible for immigrant visas as my dependents based on my approved I-526 petition and if so,