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Attracting Business Investment in the United StatesMembers only Login
Aaron Brickman of SelectUSA shares Foreign Direct Investment trends, the current nature of investing in the U.S. and the role of SelectUSA.
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.
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.
Economic Impacts of the EB-5 Immigration Program 2010-2011Members only Login
David Kay, Jennifer Thorvaldson, and Scott Lindall with MIG, Inc. present an economic impact analysis of the EB-5 program. According to the report, EB-5 Regional Centers generated $6.8B in investment and 50,000 U.S. jobs from 2010-2011. MIG also...
CanAm EB-5 ProjectsMembers only Login
Tom Rosenfeld with CanAm Enterprises shares significant projects around Pennsylvania and Hawaii that have been financed in part by EB-5.
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 Case Studies: When Things Go Right... and When They Go WrongMembers only Login
David Andersson with Whatcom Opportunities Regional Center dissects examples of early, middle, and late stage EB-5 project failures and lessons learned from those cases.
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...
Meeting the Requirements of EB-5 ProgramMembers only Login
William Gresser with the EB-5 New York State Regional Center explains how to meet the requirements of the EB-5 program and shares multiple case studies.
Partnering with EB-5 Regional CentersMembers only Login
Peter Englander with Portland Development Commission shares EB-5 case studies and explores the benefits and opportunities EB-5 presents to public partners.
EB-5 Basics: History, Terms, Process & RequirementsMembers only Login
Stephen Yale-Loehr with Miller Mayer provides a comprehensive overview of the EB-5 program including history, flow chart, terms and acronyms, basic requirements, agencies involved in EB-5, direct vs. regional center projects, and job creation...
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.
Finding EB-5 Investors: Keys to MarketingMembers only Login
Gabriel Hidalgo with Civitas Capital Group and Kristen Laughlin with Cleveland International Fund cover EB-5 investor trends, the EB-5 marketing process, locating EB-5 investors in China and other markets, increasing Regional Center competition, and...
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.
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,...
Investment Tools - EB-5 Visa ProgramMembers only Login
Brian Ostar with EB5 Capital provides an overview of the EB-5 financing program that has recently emerged as a popular financing tool in the U.S. Furthermore, Ostar explains the functionality of the program and offers a case study.
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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