CDFA is proud to announce the launch of a new newsletter: CDFA EB-5 Finance Update. We are sending the first two monthly issues as samples, and we encourage you to subscribe today.
EB-5 Financing in Development Finance
Stephen Strnisha from CiF presents on using the EB-5 visa program as a source of financing for development projects.
Overview of the Bipartisan EB-5 Reauthorization Bill S.1501
A recently introduced bill would reauthorize and reform the EB-5 Regional Center program for a period of five years to Sept. 30, 2020. Ballard Spahr covers what reforms are included in the legislation.
Another Record Breaking Quarter for the EB-5 Program
USCIS released FY 2015 second quarter data of I-526 and I-829 petitions. The EB-5 Program saw $989 million contributed to Foreign Direct Investment in Q2, the highest total in Program history.
Roadmap of EB-5 Capital: An Alternative Financing Tool for Commercial Real Estate Projects
This publication from New York University's Stern School of Business includes appendices showing a sample EB-5 mezzanine loan structure and terms along with a select database of large-scale Regional Center projects. The first section provides background on the EB-5 immigration process and a second section explains the key features of EB-5 capital and its role in current projects.
SEC Charges Unregistered Brokers in EB-5 Program
The SEC charged two firms that illegally brokered investments. The charges are the first against brokers handling investments in the EB-5 Program and follow earlier SEC actions against fraudulent EB-5 offerings.
IIUSA 5th Annual EB-5 Market Exchange
October 21-23,2015 - Sheraton Dallas, TX
The Annual EB-5 Market Exchange will boast panels sessions, EB5-101 Seminar, a exhibit hall to network, receptions, and an opportunity to learn about the industry's topics from experts. The event will feature EB-5 professionals from around the globe.