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

After extended debate, the U.S. Senate set-aside the House-passed Continuing Resolution (CR) and negotiated and passed a CR funding government and programs, including EB-5, until March 23, coupled with a sweeping 2-year budget agreement for FY 18 and FY 19.  The extended debate exceeded the previous CR time extension of midnight Feb. 8, which resulted in a lapse of Appropriations or government shut-down.

Continue Reading Continuing Resolution and Budget Agreement Funds Government and Vital Programs, like EB-5, until March 23rd

Tonight, by a vote of 245-182, the House approved it’s version of the 5th Continuing Resolution (CR), funding government operations and extending government programs, such as EB-5, until March 23. 
Continue Reading House of Representatives Passes Continuing Resolution Funding Government Operations and Programs

美国众议院已经递交了一份可以维持政府运作到2017428日的持续决议案

与九月末将EB-5区域中心项目以及另外三个移民项目延期的持续决议案类似,本次持续决议案一旦通过,将使得上述移民项目再一次被原封不动地顺延至428日。在此期间立法机构对EB-5区域中心项目的延期不附带任何项目的政策变化。

我们预计此项持续决议案将会在本周晚些时候被众议院通过,之后也将被参议院通过。

在上周,行业领导、司法委员会的主席以及资深议员曾试图在最后时刻推出一个EB-5全面改革的草案。但最终似乎因为没有足够的时间无法达成共识。

之后的几个月非常重要,我们需要团结在一起努力促成EB-5项目的改革。我们将密切关注移民局极其可能在1月份推出的新规章。此外,也需要与即将新上任的行政机构在立法以及规章改革事项上一起合作。
Continue Reading EB-5区域中心项目再一次被放入持续决议案延期至2017年4月28日

The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate have passed the Continuing Resolution (CR) legislation to keep the government open through April 28, 2017.

As with the CR in late September
Continue Reading Another Clean extension of the EB-5 Regional Center program — Proposed Continuing Resolution Through April 28, 2017