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EB-5 News & Updates February 23 - March 02 Events

EB-5 Weekly News Roundup March 4-10

Miami, Miami, US 03/10/2017 3:00PM - 4:00PM (EST)

Conversation about News & Events in the EB-5 Industry with Analysts, Experts and Newsmakers.                                     Questions can be made by calling: +1-917-421-9919



EB-5 Is Set To Expire In April -- Will Trump Push For Reform Or Extend?
It is no secret that the EB-5 program is a politically contentious issue. Set to expire in April after being extended by Congress late last year, U.S. developers are unsure what position President Donald Trump and his administration...
EB-5 Visa program still up in the air
Investor visa program gives rich foreigners a way to buy U.S. citizenship. Today we hear a lot about the enforcement of our immigration laws, but one thing we do not hear about is the corruption that has filtered into some of our visa...
Visa-investor program delivers for Dallas
LOVING IT: Tapping funds from a federal visa-investor program, a private wealth-management company bankrolled this hotel project near Dallas Love Field. A Dallas contract with a private wealth-management company is paying big dividends...
How to Organize a Meeting to Promote an EB-5 Project
“Toto, we’re Not in Kansas Anymore” “Toto, we’re Not in Kansas Anymore” Indeed, when you visit China on business, it is not like a trip to Topeka, so you will need to do your homework, especially when organizing a meeting. Where you...
EB-5 Program has ‘greatly benefited US,’ Says conference speaker
The Oxford Group took part, as an invited guest, in the Innovation Summit 2017 on Feb. 7. Organized by NES Financial in Miami, the event targeted the EB-5 Program industry, made up primarily of lawyers, accountants, regional center...
Trump triggers surge in Arab demand for U.S. investor visas
Wealthy Arabs are rushing to sign up for a U.S. program offering investors green cards for cash as they try to beat a crackdown on immigration by President Trump. Three companies in Dubai offering legal advice on immigration say they...
Hard Rock Hotel breaks ground in downtown
A more than $70 million project that includes the Hard Rock Hotel Atlanta will rise next to the Mercedes-Benz Stadium, one of the largest investments so far to come around the new stadium. “I don’t think anybody understands what this...


Project Updates
Largest Ever 'Cash-For-Visa' Fraud Scheme Leads To Prison For Developer
A would-be suburban hotel developer was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay $8.84 million in restitution for...
Aloft Hotel to start this spring at historic Chattanooga structure, builder says
Work is to begin this spring on the proposed Aloft Hotel in the 90-year-old Chattanooga Bank Building, the project's builder said...
Victor, Lendlease land $369M in new debt, equity for 281 Fifth
Victor Group and Lendlease can forge ahead with their condominium project at 281 Fifth Avenue following a new $369 million debt and...
Regional Center Updates
LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
The only man ever charged with a crime in connection with South Dakota's EB-5 scandal accepted a plea deal recently that will allow him to avoid spending a day in jail. It really is no surprise that Attorney General Marty Jackley, after a...
In plea deal, EB-5 visa-investor program takes another hit
The head of a visa-investor operation in South Dakota pleaded guilty to illegally diverting funds, giving another black eye to the scandal-plagued EB-5 immigration program. reported on financial problems involving the South Dakota...
New York City Regional Center Announces Project Approval for its JFK International Airport Redevelopment Project
The New York City Regional Center (“NYCRC”) is pleased to announce that United States Citizenship Immigration Services (“USCIS”) has issued an I-924 petition approval for its JFK International Airport Redevelopment Project. This is the eighteenth...
Legislature starts to set the processes for future government investigations
Rarely has a South Dakota legislator received praise in the way that Rep. Karen Soli did last week. And rarely does a legislator work to get so many viewpoints and so much bipartisan support as Soli, D-Sioux Falls, did for a new state government...
Corruption, Bullying Tactics In Pierre
During the last six years, we’ve seen the executive branch involved in accusing a conservative legislator of threatening to kill other legislators to ruin his reputation for complaining about corruption; conservative legislators being taken off...
EB-5 Funding Approved for JFK Airport Redevelopment
The New York City Regional Center, which helps secure EB-5 funding for real estate and infrastructure projects in New York City, has received approval to provide foreign investments in a redevelopment project at JFK International Airport that has...
User Updates
Jay Peak Owner Slams Bid To Toss Defenses In EB-5 Suit
Jay Peak resort owner Ariel Quiros hit back Wednesday against the U.S. Security and Exchange Commission’s bid to strike his affirmative defenses in a $350 million EB-5 visa investment fraud case in Florida federal court, arguing that he doesn’t...
Successful Immigration Seminar Held in Beijing
Highly charged EB-5 seminar over the weekend for our Hyatt Place project. Thanks to our team in China!
Developer says Gulfport casino has ‘unofficial name,’ $40M in bank
Mississippi Coast Entertainment, a limited partnership, has raised the $40 million needed to satisfy city leaders that a casino project is moving forward for the city’s harbor. Robert Lubin, a Virginia attorney who manages the partnership, told...
EB-5: Quiros Trying To Preserve Defense Arguments
Ariel Quiros, the accused mastermind of an alleged Ponzi-like scheme at various Northeast Kingdom economic development projects, is fighting the Securities and Exchange Commission’s attempt to block the eight defense strategies he plans to mount...
Firms Updates
Consumers Shift Towards Health-Centered Products Fueling Multi-Billion Dollar Supplement & App Industries
As the supplement industry and new tech led wellness apps continue to shift towards natural and organic methods as well as innovative technological advancements, the development of new apps and products including bio-available nutrients are...
Elite NYC-Based Immigration Firm Welcomes New Partner
The New York City law firm of Barst Mukumal & Kleiner LLP has recently welcomed Clem G. Turner as the newest partner to the firm. Since 1930, BMK LLP has been providing comprehensive immigration law services and representation to its clients...


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EB-5 Weekly News Roundup March 4-10

Miami, Miami, US 03/10/2017 3:00PM - 4:00PM (EST)

Conversation about News & Events in the EB-5 Industry with Analysts, Experts and Newsmakers.                                     Questions can be made by calling: +1-917-421-9919


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