Category : EB-5


The EB-5 Regional Center Program Has Been Extended
Posted on 03/12/2019 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

The congressional appropriations bill passed last month included an extension of the EB-5 Regional Center program through September 30, 2019. We expect that the program will be extended in the… Read More

D.C. Judge Rules Loan Proceeds Are Cash In Wang Case
Posted on 02/11/2019 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

U.S District Judge Trevor N. McFadden declared that a Chinese citizen’s investment of loan proceeds in the U.S. holds up as a cash investment and can be used to qualify… Read More

Review of 2018 Changes to EB-5 Part 2: Changes to the Regional Center Program
Posted on 02/05/2019 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

In my last article we discussed obstacles and issues that faced the EB-5 program in 2018. These issues have largely arisen due to larger political factors, which recently resulted in… Read More

Review of 2018 Changes to EB-5
Posted on by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

2018 was an interesting, and not altogether positive, year for the EB-5 program. Frequent political battles impeded the creation of a long term extension for the Regional Center program, wait… Read More

OMB Announcement Suggests EB-5 Investment Amount May Change Very Soon
Posted on 10/22/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

We have just received an updated notice from the Office of Management & Budget (OMB) regarding the potential increase in EB-5 investment amounts and the changing of TEA rules. This… Read More

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Short Term EB-5 Extension to 12/7/2018; Long Term Extension May Be Within Sight
Posted on 09/21/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

House Appropriations Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen’s recent announcement that the government will continue to be funded through December 7th via a continuing resolution has some very positive implications for EB-5. This… Read More

E-2 As a Long Term Option to Immigrating by EB-5 to the US
Posted on 08/21/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Over the past few years there have been a lot of changes to EB-5 that have made it a more difficult program for many potential immigrants to use. A few… Read More

National Visa Center Processing of EB-5 Petitions
Posted on 07/31/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

The Department of State has issued guidance that all I-526 petitions for the EB-5 visa program must move to electronic processing as of June 2018. In order to communicate with… Read More

Review of 2017 USCIS Change of Rules for Redeployment
Posted on 07/27/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

As we have been continuing to provide new viewpoints and updates on key facets of the EB-5 program, a few potentially meaningful regulatory changes enacted over the past few years… Read More

Why EB-5 Makes Sense for Many Indian Nationals
Posted on 06/28/2018 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Just to give a basic sense of the difficulties Indian nationals may face in gaining permanent residence or a Green Card, here is an example of what might be experienced… Read More