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CDFA EB-5 Finance Update September 8, 2015

EB-5 Finance Update
September 8, 2015
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A Letter in Support of the EB-5 Regional Center Program
The EB-5 Regional Center Program is set to expire on September 30, 2015. According to IIUSA, support for the program has grown since 2012. IIUSA is asking for permanent authorization of the program by sending a letter to Congress with supporter signatures.

EB-5 Investments Reach Record Level in Q3
According to an IIUSA report, foreign direct investment (FDI) through the EB-5 program totaled over $1.4 billion dollars in the third quarter of FY2015.

Help Build a Rail Line to Rochester, MN; Get a Green Card
A private firm that wants to build a high-speed rail link from the Twin Cities to Rochester, Minnesota, and then to Chicago is considering using the EB-5 program.

SEC Freezes Assets of Alleged EB-5 Fraudster in Seattle Area
The SEC announced an asset freeze obtained against a man in Bellevue, Washington, accused of defrauding Chinese investors seeking U.S. residency through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Pilot Program by investing in his companies.

CDFA Kentucky Webcast: Understanding the EB-5 Model in Kentucky
During this CDFA Kentucky Financing Roundtable Webcast in partnership with the Bluegrass International Fund, President & CEO Lynn Allen and Executive Director of IIUSA, Peter Joseph explored the EB-5 Model in Kentucky. 

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WI Company Buys Country Home Products Using EB-5
Burlington Free Press | Sep. 8 | EB-5 Visa

2015-Q3 Adjudication Data Reveals Another Record Quarter for EB-5
IIUSA Blog | Sep. 8 | EB-5 Visa

2015 EB-5 Market Exchange: Registration
IIUSA | Sep. 8 | EB-5 Visa

Report on EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting
IIUSA | Sep. 8 | EB-5 Visa

Parkfield Capital Advisors Launch EB-5 Restructuring Advice
Press Release Rocket | Sep. 2 | EB-5 Visa

New Rule May Spark Pushback from EB-5 Agents Abroad
Law 360 | Sep. 2 | EB-5 Visa

Creative Capital: Financing Hotels via EB-5
Cornell University School of Hotel Administration | Sep. 1 | EB-5 Visa

New Director at EB-5 Regional Center
Burlington Free Press | Aug. 27 | EB-5 Visa

Peak Resorts Announces EB-5 Project Has Reached $52M Level
Market Watch | Aug. 26 | EB-5 Visa

Rosenberg & Estis Closes $1B in EB-5 Loans
New York Real Estate Journal | Aug. 26 | Access to Capital | EB-5 Visa

AILA Releases EB-5 Bill Comparison Chart
AILA | Aug. 26 | EB-5 Visa | Economic Development | Federal | U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

EB-5 Investment for Caffe Primo San Diego Approved by USCIS
California Newswire | Aug. 25 | EB-5 Visa

More Than $3B in Open Direct Job Projects
Business Wire | Aug. 21 | EB-5 Visa

Overview of Latest EB-5 Stakeholders Meeting
The National Law Review | Aug. 20 | EB-5 Visa

Senior Housing Construction Projects
Senior Housing News | Aug. 13 | EB-5 Visa | Rural Development | Tax Credits

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