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Posted in Department of Homeland Security, Immigration, President Trump's Administration, USCIS

Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has been appointed acting director of USCIS, replacing Acting Director Koumans. Director Koumans replaced Director Cissna on June 3 as acting director. Below is the USCIS release: WASHINGTON— Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan today announced that Kenneth T. (Ken) Cuccinelli will serve as the new acting director of… Continue Reading

Posted in USCIS

USCIS Deputy Director Mark Koumans has been appointed acting director following L. Francis Cissna’s departure. Mr. Koumans has experience in Custom Border Protection and the U.S. Foreign Service. Prior to his exit from USCIS, former Director L. Francis Cissna released a report highlighting agency programs, workload and accomplishments, in which he states the following: The 2018… Continue Reading

Posted in USCIS

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that revised versions of the I-526, Immigrant Petition for Alien Entrepreneur is now available for use. The I-526 form is the actual application on which an investor self-petitions for an EB-5 visa.  While many in the immigration and EB-5 stakeholder community have submitted comments to the USCIS… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, Immigrant Investor, USCIS

Cory Richards recently authored an article on EB5investors.com’s blog entitled “USCIS’ May 30, 2013 Policy Memorandum Effect on Pending Federal Cases”. The article analyzes the recent Policy Memorandum issued by U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS), specifically the “material change” issue and its impact on EB-5 immigrant investors as well as pending cases in federal… Continue Reading

Posted in USCIS

The USCIS has moved the Guangzhou field office to the new U.S. Consulate General facility in the Zhujiang New Town area. Beginning today, all USCIS will be provided at this location. The exact address is as follows: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services U.S. Consulate General Entrance at Huaxia Road near Zhujiang New Town Metro Station… Continue Reading

Posted in EB-5 Program, Inspector General, Non-Regional Center, Regional Center

In the following message publicized today by the USCIS, Director Alejandro Mayorkas announced the creation of a new EB-5 Program office, as well as the implementation of a special review board this month to oversee pending cases that have been recommended for a denial. I am pleased to announce that U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services… Continue Reading