The federal government’s fiscal year begins on Oct. 1, and while the new fiscal year brings new visa numbers, many EB-5 regional center stakeholders and investors were surprised by the

Continue Reading Takeaways From State Department’s EB-5 Visa Delays

Update: The Judge approved the settlement Thursday, Sept. 1. 

The EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act (RIA) was passed on March 11, 2022. USCIS then posted an interpretation of the legislation
Continue Reading EB-5 Case Challenging USCIS Interpretation De-Authorizing Regional Centers After Passage of EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 Is Settled

Kate Kalmykov is quoted in a EB-5 Investors Visa Blog post titled “Consular Processing Uses Tiered Approach to Triage EB-5 Applications.”

Read “Consular Processing Uses Tiered Approach to Triage
Continue Reading Consular Processing Uses Tiered Approach to Triage EB-5 Applications

The EB-5 Regional Center Program was set to expire on Nov. 21, 2019. On Nov. 18, Congress introduced a Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the government and extend vital programs such as EB-5 through Dec. 20, 2019. Leaders hope to use the additional time to extend current operations and complete fiscal matters and other priorities before the holidays. There is an ongoing effort to include new EB-5 legislation in a legislative vehicle in December.

New EB-5 regulations published on July 24, 2019, as final will take effect Nov. 21, 2019. There is no additional phase-in for these regulatory changes. Some of the key changes listed below will immediately impact the EB-5 program:
Continue Reading EB-5 Update – New Regulations to Take Effect and Regional Center Program to be Extended Through Dec. 20, 2019 

Congress is poised to extend the EB-5 Regional Center Program through Sept. 30, 2017, without any changes. The House Appropriations Committee submitted a proposal on Continuing Appropriations in the early
Continue Reading Congress Proposes to Extend the EB-5 Regional Center Program Through the End of FY 2017

The Immigrant Investor Program office (IPO) has decided to hold in abeyance I-526 Petitions until the adjudication of an associated Exemplar I-924 Petition, even when an associated I-526 Petition is
Continue Reading Immigrant Investor Program Office Unofficial I-526 Petition Processing Policy