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Search Results: Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
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The Ark Project at JFKMembers only Login
JFK International Airport’s latest redevelopment project is a unique one: a $65 million, 178,000 square foot state of the art facility for pets. The Ark at JFK will offer pre-flight micro-chipping, kennels, an aviary, and more. This large-scale...
Understanding Loan Documents in EB-5 Project Financing Members only Login
This article explains the typical loan arrangement used in EB-5 transactions, focusing on the overall structure to identify various parties and ancillary loan documents involved and their respective roles in EB-5 transactions.
Funding Brownfield Projects with EB-5 Program
This article from Schnapf, LLC examines the EB-5 program and how can provide alternative financing for brownfield redevelopment.
What TEA Projects Might Look Like Under EB-5 2.0Members only Login
In a working paper published by the NYU Stern School of Business, authors Jeanne Calderon and Gary Friedland explore how targeted employment projects would evolve if proposed EB-5 rule changes are passed by Congress.
EB-5 Regional Center ProgramMembers only Login
David Andersson (IIUSA), David Bovee (Zenith Capital), and Cletus Weber (Peng & Weber, PLLC) explain the impact of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program across the country, as well as the program's economic impact in the state of Washington.
EB-5 Program: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities for States and LocalitiesMembers only Login
Analyzing recent government data and independent studies of the program, Bipartisan Policy Center provides an overview of the EB-5 program’s history, performance, and impacts to date. This paper also looks at the increasing interest in creating...
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...
EB-5 Financing in PAMembers only Login
Debbie A. Klis from Ballard Spar gives an overview of the EB-5 investment visa program and its requirements types of EB-5 projects and ways to use the EB-5 program.
Michigan: Open to the WorldMembers only Login
Joe Borgstrom, COO of the Michigan Community Development Corporation, describes the benefits of utilizing the EB-5 program in the state of Michigan.
Michigan-Indiana EB-5 Regional CenterMembers only Login
Greg Nicholas explains the basics behind the EB-5 program, as well as the roles and responsibilities of the Michigan-Indiana EB-5 Regional Center in assisting investment projects.
Pairing EB-5 with Tax Credit EquityMembers only Login
Cam Turner of United Fund Advisors presents strategies, as well as several case studies, regarding the EB-5 program and the advantages of pairing the program with tax credit equity.
The EB-5 Program as a Capital Access Tool
Clem Turner of Homier & Law, P.C. discusses the basics behind the EB-5 program and methods in using the program as a tool to access capital.
Increasing Economic Opportunity In Distressed Urban Communities With EB-5Members only Login
The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City offers insights into the potential of the EB-5 program as a tool for impact investing in inner cities. A set of recommendations is offered to leverage this tool to maximize economic opportunity in...
IIUSA Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
The Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA) approved its 2014 Best Practices Committee recommendations. The recommendations issued set high standards for IIUSA’s members in an effort to promote responsible, professional and ethical behavior and...
Anatomy of EB-5 Investment InfographicMembers only Login
This infographic highlights the process of using EB-5 for Brooklyn Navy Yard’s first EB-5 funded project through IIUSA President’s Advisory Council member, New York City Regional Center (NYCRC).
How California is Making the Most of EB-5
In this CDFA webcast, our expert panelists including Peter Joseph of IIUSA, Mariza McKee with Kutak Rock, and Kraig Schwigen with CMB Regional Centers present on the impact being made by EB-5 in California, key rules and regulations, and...
EB-5 Financing Overview: NYLO South Dallas HotelMembers only Login
Gabriel Hidalgo with Civitas Capital Group discusses the EB-5 program and the City of Dallas Regional Center and gives an overview of the NYLO South Dallas Hotel case study.
Improving the EB-5 Investor Visa Program: International Financing for U.S. Regional Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
Brookings Institute proposes a number of suggestions for a reconsidered EB-5 regional center program to help federal policy makers strengthen the utility of this development finance tool and better accomplish the central goal of the program.
OIG Report: USCIS' EB-5 Regional Center ProgramMembers only Login
The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General audit of USCIS' EB-5 Regional Center Program provides an assessment of laws and regulations, foreign investments and job creation, program integrity, recommendations and more.
Recommended Best Practices for EB-5 Regional Centers
IIUSA developed a list of best practices to provide comprehensive guidance to regional centers seeking to conduct business in a manner that will foster growth and success of the EB-5 program.
USCIS EB-5 Training MaterialsMembers only Login
This resource contains all USCIS EB-5 training materials through May 2011, as released to IIUSA through a FOIA request. Prepared by Karla Creech at Cornell Law School, the training materials contain nearly 800 pages of comprehensive information on...
Application and Petition Forms Related to the EB-5 Program
This document contains critical application and petition forms related to the EB-5 program including: I-526, I-485, DS-230, I-829, I-924 and I-924A.
Essentials of Immigration Law - Abbreviations and Acronyms
The American Immigration Lawyers Association published this comprehensive list of abbreviations and acronyms that apply to immigration law and the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.
Maximizing the EB-5 OpportunityMembers only Login
Moderator Peter Joseph with IIUSA leads a session featuring the country's EB-5 experts as they showcase recent deals, finding investors, immigration process, and proving job creation & exit strategies.
EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program - Urban Land InstituteMembers only Login
Steve Polivy with Akerman gave a brief presentation covering the basic features of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program to the Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Group. In the presentation, Polivy describes the essential functions of a regional...
EB-5 Investor Program and the State of MinnesotaMembers only Login
This study by the Carlson Consulting Enterprise explores how Minnesota can best leverage the federal EB-5 Program to drive employment in the state. Basics of EB-5, detailed processes of the program, historical data, assessment, models and projects,...
EB-5 Immigration & Investment ProceduresMembers only Login
Cleveland International Fund created an easy, informative graphic which outlines the general steps for the EB-5 immigration and investment process from potential investor to receiving a permanent green card.
IIUSA EB-5 Visa StatisticsMembers only Login
The Association to Invest In USA released a variety of data sets and graphs to analyze the EB-5 Visa program. Statistics were gathered from 2006-2012.
Project Finance: EB-5 Investor Visa OptionMembers only Login
Julie Ferguson with Carlton Fields discusses EB-5 Investor Visa as an option for financing projects. The presentation provides an overview of the EB-5 program.
EB-5 Guidance Memo: Cases Involving Tenant-OccupancyMembers only Login
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services published this guidance memorandum intended to facilitate adjunction of cases involving issues related to the "tenant-occupancy" methodology for establishing job creation in EB-5 cases.
Trends in Regional Centers in the EB-5 Investor Visa ProgramMembers only Login
IIUSA published this report by Lincoln Stone covering trends in new EB-5 regional centers over the course of the program. The report covers applications, timing, geography, and more.
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