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Search Results: EB-5 Visa\Regulatory & Legal
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Making the Most of EB-5 in MissouriMembers only Login
The EB-5 Program is a federal foreign direct investment, immigration, and regional economic development program that provides access to capital to U.S. businesses and creates American jobs at no expense to the American taxpayer. Use of the program...
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.
Bluegrass International FundMembers only Login
Lynn Allen from Bluegrass International Fund (BiF) explains the depth and diversity behind EB-5 bonds and their varied uses.
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-5 101: Making the Most of EB-5 in COMembers only Login
Ali Brodie of Greenberg Traurig LLP and Adam Green of The LCP discuss the basics of utilizing the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program for real estate development in Colorado.
EB-5 Securities Laws -Due Diligence, Long-Term Issues, & the Capital StackMembers only Login
Michael Homeier with Homeier & Law provides insight to EB-5 securities laws including the background, due diligence, the Securities Act of 1933, Regulations S & D, State "Blue Sky" Laws and more.
Understanding EB-5 Forms and ProcessMembers only Login
The numerous documents, applications, and processes of EB-5 are explained by Robert Divine of Baker Donelson and Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer LLP.
Presentation: EB-5 FinancingMembers only Login
Peter Joseph, Executive Director at IIUSA, presents on EB-5 financing. In addition to the basics of the program, trends and issues are also discussed.
What's Next? EB5 Trends and Developments
Peter Joseph, Executive Director of IIUSA, shares some marketing trends, statistics and capital formation related to the EB-5 visa.
Understanding EB-5 Forms and ProcessMembers only Login
The numerous documents, applications, and processes of EB-5 are explained by Robert Divine of Baker Donelson and Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer LLP.
EB-5 Deal Structuring - U.S. Securities LawsMembers only Login
Mariza McKee with Kutak Rock presents U.S. Securities Laws related to the EB-5 program including the Securities Act of 1933, Regulations S & D, State "Blue Sky" Laws and more.
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...
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.
What's Next: EB-5 Trends and DevelopmentsMembers only Login
Daniel Lundy with Klasko Rulon Stock & Seltzer provides a background on EB-5, explores regulatory and legal trends, and discusses implementation going forward.
EB-5 Regional Center Proliferation, Historical Data, and Legislative IssuesMembers only Login
Peter Joseph with IIUSA explores the growth and proliferation of Regional Centers across the country. Joseph shares historical data on the approval of Regional Center applications, EB-5 Visa usage by year, economic impact of the program and pressing...
Understanding EB-5 Forms and ProcessMembers only Login
Robert Divine with Baker Donelson explains various forms and processes surrounding the EB-5 Program as well as their functions and unique requirements.
EB-5 U.S. Securities Laws OverviewMembers only Login
Mariza McKee with Kutak Rock presents U.S. Securities Laws related to the EB-5 program including Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and state 'Blue Sky" laws.
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.
Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration
Blank application for immigrant visa and alien registration (form DS-230) from the U.S. Department of State.
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 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.
EB-5 Financing 101Members only Login
This presentation provides a thorough discussion of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program by Angelique Brunner of EB5 Capital, Robert Divine of Baker Donelson, Peter Joseph of IIUSA, and Jennifer Moseley of Burr and Forman.
EB-5 Financing for Hotels: The Tenant Occupancy IssueMembers only Login
This article by James R. Butler Jr. of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell discusses a potential complication for EB-5 financing of hotel projects, which is addressed through a report by Catherine Holmes and Victor Shum.
USCIS 23 January 2012 Stakeholder PresentationMembers only Login
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is the agency responsible for administering the EB-5 investor visa program. This presentation by the agency documents trends in Regional Center creation and visa approvals through first quarter...
Overview of Jay Peak Resort EB-5 Visa ProgramMembers only Login
This presentation by the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, demonstrates how Vermont's Regional Center, the only state-wide, state-run Regional Center in the country, has used EB-5 investments to upgrade the Jay Peak Resort.
IIUSA Best Practices when Getting to Know Your CustomerMembers only Login
The Association to Invest In the USA (IIUSA) has created this best practices document that covers the due diligence required by Regional Centers when getting to know their investors.
I-829 EB-5 Petitions: Evidence of Job Creation in the Regional Center ContextMembers only Login
This 2010 white paper written by Miller Mayer discusses how various economic models are used to verify that job creation requirements for the EB-5 program are being met.
USCIS EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting PresentationMembers only Login
This is the USCIS presentation from a 2011 EB-5 Stakeholder meeting. Addresses trends in EB-5 timelines, approval statistics and answers questions on how jobs data should be computed.
EB-5 Immigrant InvestorsMembers only Login
This 2007 white paper by Miller Mayer examines how USCIS has approached grey areas in the EB-5 program such as defining full-time employment, job-location, and proving a legal source of income.
USCIS Proposed Changes to EB-5 Immigration Policy, November 2011Members only Login
The USCIS proposed these changes to the EB-5 program in November 2011 seeking public feedback. Proposed changes include how investments and capital are defined and how business plan changes are handled by regional centers.
MillerMayer US Securities Laws and EB-5 InvestorsMembers only Login
This white paper by Miller Mayer discusses how U.S. and state securities laws impact EB-5 investors and the regional centers that manage their investments.
IIUSA-Suggested Best Practices when Dealing with Investor RecruitersMembers only Login
This best practices document created by the Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA) provides a list of topics that regional centers should cover when dealing with EB-5 investor recruiters.
EB-5 Foreign Investor Program: RC EssentialsMembers only Login
This 2011 presentation by Economic and Policy Resources discusses the necessary team members to establish a regional center to channel EB-5 investments.
MillerMayer EB-5 PresentationMembers only Login
This 2008 presentation by Miller Mayer provides an overview of the EB-5 program and identifies common issues with EB-5 visa applicants.
Dallas EB-5 Regional Center SelectionMembers only Login
This presentation by the Dallas Office of Economic Development describes the selection process they underwent in selecting a private firm to run a EB-5 Regional Center.
USCIS Proposed Changes to EB-5 Program: May 2011Members only Login
USCIS, the responsible federal agency, in May 2011 proposed these administrative changes to how EB-5 visas are processed in order to expedite "shovel-ready" projects.
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