EB-5 Visa and Immigration News


EB-5 Processing Time Statistics Updated by USCIS
Posted on 02/04/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

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USCIS has begun processing I-526 petitions that it received before November 21, 2015, I-829 petitions received before September 2, 2015 and I-924 applications received before October 18, 2015. This has… Read More

What Immigration Restrictions to Expect in 2018
Posted on 01/30/2018 by Mark Ivener

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In 2018 you can expect the immigrant restrictions in the US to continue, despite a low unemployment rate in the country. The Trump administration has continued to justify the recent… Read More

LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE EB-5 VISA REGULATIONS AS OF THE END OF JANUARY 2018
Posted on 01/29/2018 by Mark Ivener

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EB-5 VISA: WHAT’S NEXT? The controversial EB-5 Visa program that offers green cards to immigrant entrepreneurs whose investments create 10 full time jobs in the nation, currently continues to deal… Read More

New Immigration Law Changes Affect the Family and American Values
Posted on 01/18/2018 by Mark Ivener

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In 1965 Lyndon B Johnson signed the Immigration and Nationality Act into effect which held the family unit as an integral part of the policy. The original policy held the… Read More

New Immigration Law Affects All Employers in California
Posted on 01/16/2018 by Mark Ivener

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New Immigration Law for California In October of 2017, Governor Brown of California signed Assembly Bill 450 which is effective as of January 2018. What You Need To Know About… Read More

EB-5 Presents Interesting Opportunities for Indian Citizens
Posted on 01/10/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

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For Indian citizens, immigrating to the United States can be a long, difficult process. Long backlogs in the EB-2 and EB-3 visa categories have lead to wait times that routinely… Read More

Flaws In the Travel Ban
Posted on 01/04/2018 by Mark Ivener

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THE NEW TERMS OF THE BAN: Citizens of Chad, Yemen, Syria, and Libya with business and tourist visas are outright affected by the ban. Immigrants from Somalia are banned outright,… Read More

EB-5 Visa Gets Temporary Extension
Posted on 01/04/2018 by Mark Ivener

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An immigrant invests in EB -5 in order to qualify for a visa, becoming a lawful and permanent resident of the United States. At the National Visa Center, the numbers… Read More

New EB-5 Regulations Continue to Move Forward
Posted on 01/02/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

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We have recently received word that the Office for Information and Regulatory Affairs (“OIRA”) at the Office of Management and Budget of the White House is finalizing their review of… Read More

Expert Insight Series: Deep Dive on Processing Times, Interviews & Fraud
Posted on 12/29/2017 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

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In our final instalment of our Expert Insight Series we will be reviewing guidance from the Immigrant Investor Program Office (“IPO”). As with the rest of the series, our goal… Read More