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Miami, Miami, US 03/24/2017 2:00PM - 3:00PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

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EB-5 Weekly News Roundup March 25-31

Miami, Miami, US 03/31/2017 2:00PM - 3:00PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

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What Trump travel ban may mean to EB5
President Trump’s travel ban is likely to have a knock-on effect to the United States EB5 investment visa, say international property professionals. EB-5 participants must invest $1million in a project which creates at least 10 jobs or...
Waterfront residences eyed for Newburgh
In 1947, Bill Kaplan moved his still-young Newburgh handbag business and its 20 employees to a rented floor in the six-story building owned by the Coldwell Lawn Mower Co. at the north end of Newburgh's waterfront. Kaplan never left,...
This visa program connected foreign investors to dozens of real estate projects. Is it doomed under Trump?
The Trump administration’s shifting policies on immigration and a variety of other concerns have prompted some to wonder what will become of EB-5. The EB-5 program was created in 1990 to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation...
Trump travel ban spurs Arab interest in U.S. visa investment scheme
Since U.S. President Donald Trump was elected in January there has been a surge in the number of Arabs enquiring to be part of an investment programme offering the chance to earn American citizenship in return for a minimum cash...
Contacting Students & Parents by Telephone
Trying to make contact with mainland Chinese by telephone is difficult unless you already have a networking source of some kind in Mainland China, such as an EB-5 Agency. Even then, many Chinese businessmen may prefer not to conduct...
Immigration Through Investment: America's Golden Ticket Visa Faces Renewed Challenges
Immigration has been a major policy focal point during the first 50 days of the Trump administration. Despite the president’s hardline stance on the topic, he has remained silent on a prolonged immigration debate that is currently...
An Introduction to EB-5 Agencies
EB-5 Agencies have been operating in Mainland China since the United States started the Employment-Based Fifth Preference (EB-5) Visa Program through enactment of the Immigration Act of 1990. A few of these EB-5 Agencies existed...

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Will IM 22 replacement live up to the promise?
The 2017 legislative session, more than any other in the last couple of decades, was a clear display of just how bad things have become when it comes to politics in our state. It boils down to the majority party’s treatment of the voter-approved...
SEC claims EB-5 developer based in Renton deceived investors
Two years ago The Seattle Times detailed problems with the federal EB-5 program that lets foreign investors obtain a green card for U.S. residency in exchange for putting $500,000 into a job-creating project here. Although Congress created the...
Decision favors South Dakota's EB-5 center
South Dakota government officials will be allowed to keep their controversial immigrant-investor center alive, at least for now, and have received some rare recognition of the center’s successes. A federal agency’s earlier decision to terminate...
Federal agency to reconsider decision on South Dakota EB-5
A federal immigration agency's appeals office says that the agency must reconsider its decision to end South Dakota's participation in a federal program offering wealthy immigrants visas in return for investments. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration...
S.D. Keeps Troubled Immigrant Investor Program
South Dakota can continue operating its immigrant investor program despite a past order from the federal government to shut it down due to ongoing corruption. The Employment-Based Fifth Preference Immigrant Investor Program, known as EB-5, is a...
Firms Updates
Peak Resorts Reports Third Quarter Results
Ski resort operator Peak Resorts, Inc. has released results for its fiscal third quarter and nine months ended January 31, 2017. Third-quarter results, which include New York’s Hunter Mountain in the three and nine months ended January 31,...
EB-5 Takes Two (Unpublicized) Body Blows with Bi-Coastal Overtones
The EB-5 (immigrant investor) program took two body blows, neither well publicized, earlier this week, after taking a drubbing in a House Judiciary Committee hearing last week. This week’s reverses both had bi-coastal angles. In the first, yet...
USCIS Message: EB-5 Engagement, 03/03/2017
Dear Stakeholder, Thank you for attending theEB-5 Immigrant Investor Program: Stakeholder Engagementhosted by USCIS on March 3, 2017. Please see below the links to the remarks by the speakers. IPO Chief Nicholas Colucci's Remarks IPO Deputy Chief...
USCIS Message: EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audits
Dear Stakeholder, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announces the launch of an EB-5 Regional Center Compliance Audit Program.Regional center compliance audits are an additional way to enhance program integrity and verify...
Wealthy South Africans offered help with acquiring permanent residency in US
EU-based golden visa programmes have grown in popularity among wealthy South African investors Due to renewed interest from South Africans wanting to emigrate to the world’s largest economy, the organisers of one of the US’s golden visa...
PHI Group Establishes New EB-5 Regional Center Under Immigrant Investor Program Targeting $15 Million Organic Farming Project
PHI Group, Inc.(“the Company”), a U.S. public company focused on acquisitions and investments in natural resources, other select industries, and special situations (OTCMarkets:PHIL), announced today that it has engaged a leading EB-5 consulting...
SEC Fights Atty's Bid to Toss $9.6M EB-5 Investor Suit
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has shot back at a bid by an attorney to toss accusations that he stole $9.6 million from foreigners participating in the EB-5 immigrant investor program, saying the court already denied his arguments...
Hotel Lawyer: What’s happening with EB-5 financing for new development projects? Will it be renewed?
Unless Congress acts in time, a critical part of EB-5 financing will lapse on April 28, 2017 The Regional Center program was enacted in 1991 as a “pilot project.” Since then, it has been renewed or extended many times by Congress, with the...
Project Updates
Mixed-use Hollywood Circle, largely funded with Chinese EB-5 investment, tops off
Years in the making, Hollywood Circle, a mixed-use project rising in downtown Hollywood that is largely funded by Chinese EB-5...
Mount Snow pipeline construction coming in Wilmington
Looking to get its new West Lake snowmaking system running by next winter, Mount Snow is getting ready to resume construction. "We...
Meet Trump's Kind Of Immigrants: Wealthy Investors Who Funded A Kushner Development In Jersey City
The Donald has complained bitterly about immigrants and the American immigration system, but there's a Trump building in Jersey City...
CityViews: Emerging Kushner Deal Suggests What’s Wrong With U.S. Investor Visa Program
The emerging partnership between the Kushner Companies and the Chinese insurer Anbang regarding the 666 Fifth Avenue tower in Midtown...
For developers trying to influence the president, the White House is no Trump Tower
In the weeks and months after Nov. 8, Donald Trump’s door always seemed open. Old friends and celebrities walked in and out of his...
Bilzin Advises on $285M Loan for Miami Condo Construction
Construction of the Paramount Miami Worldcenter was propelled forward with the help of a Bilzin Sumberg legal team. Partner Martin A....
Favorable appeal decision keeps state's EB-5 center open, for now
The Deadwood Mountain Grand opened in the summer of 2011 after receiving millions in money from the EB-5 program. South Dakota...
Hotel deal delayed as mayor rallies support
The Rockford City Council on Monday laid over the latest development agreement to turn the 13-story Amerock building into a skyrise...
User Updates
Mostly True: Leahy claim on immigrant investment through EB-5 program
Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy has called out an immigrant investor program as flawed and running counter to its intended purposes. "The EB-5 program … was designed to bring jobs to underserved rural and urban communities. And for some time it did...
Washington updates, RC termination appeal, SEC (WA), Petition processing
Washington Updates The comment period for proposed EB-5 regulations closes on April 11, and the regional center program’s current authorization expires on April 28. Either of those immanent deadlines could be associated with significant EB-5...
Seth R. Freeman, BTVI.in TV Interviews
Here are approximately 60 TV interviews on Bloomberg TV India and its successor, BTVI. http://www.btvi.in/search/query?q=EM%20Capital&cat=VIDEOS Please feel free to write me at seth.freeman@emcapitalmanagement or call 925-376-8700 x702
Three things Congress should know about reforming the EB-5 program
Amid the strident calls for reform or termination of the EB-5 investor visa program, there are some essential facts about EB-5 investors and the EB-5 investment market that should be considered, but have not been part of the debate. These are...

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EB-5 Weekly News Roundup March 18-24

Miami, Miami, US 03/24/2017 2:00PM - 3:00PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

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Innovation Webinar Series: Next Generation Escrows

50 West San Fernando St., Suite 300, San Jose, US 03/30/2017 12:00PM - 1:00PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

Early release escrows have become a new norm in the EB-5 industry. While issuers want to ensure that developers secure access to EB-5 capital to keep projects moving forward, there has also been a tacit consideration that investors are exposed to ...

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EB-5 Global Monthly News Roundup March 1-30

Miami, Miami, US 03/30/2017 9:00PM - 10:00PM (Eastern Daylight Time)

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