Category : Legislative Updates


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

EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended As Part of Congress’ Debt Ceiling Deal
Posted on 09/11/2017 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Extension of EB-5 Regional Center Program Congress has extended the EB-5 Regional Center program through December 8, 2017, without reform. This extension is part of a stopgap Continuing Resolution orchestrated… Read More

President Signs H.R. 2892: EB-5 Pilot Program Extended 3 Years
Posted on 10/29/2009 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 2892 and H.R. 3183: On Wednesday, October 28, 2009, the President signed into law: H.R. 2892, the “Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act,… Read More

Congress Examines Foreign Investment, Verification, Real ID Issues At Recent Hearings
Posted on 09/05/2009 by Mark A. Ivener, A Law Corporation

The Senate and House recently held hearings on various employment-based immigration issues: The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on July 22, 2009, “Promoting Job Creation and Foreign Investment in… Read More