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EB5 Processing Time Update from USCIS

USCIS Processing Time Information for the Immigrant Investor Program Office Posted: July 27, 2015 Instructions on Using the Chart Below is a chart that shows the form number, form name and processing times for the following forms that are processed by the Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO). Find the particular form number (in the left[…]

Tahmina Discusses Potential EB6 visa at “Invest in America” Conference in Miami

The Minority Chamber of Commmerce in Miami held an informative and educational event on Investment options in the United States. Called the “Invest in America” conference, the event was attended by many individuals, owners of corporations and foreign citizens to learn about options to invest in the US.  The speakers for the event were all[…]

New USCIS EB5 Office

The Director of USCIS Mr. Alejandro Mayorkas announced today the creation of a new office overseeing the EB5 Investor Visa program.  Below is a copy of his message. This new action gives me hope that the program will continue beyond September 2012 when it is scheduled to sunset.  I will be monitoring any updates and[…]

EB5 Visa Usage for FY 2012

The Department of State released an update on visa usage for EB5 visas. The below information is copied from AILA: On July 11, 2012, Charlie Oppenheim, Chief of Visa Control at the State Department, provided the FY2012 Employment-Based Fifth preference issuance totals for the top five countries (89%), for the period October through June. He[…]

“Reauthorizing the EB-5 Regional Center Program: Promoting Job Creation and Economic Development in American Communities”

The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to meet tomorrow, December 7th, for a committee hearing on the current EB5 program.  It is hoped that the EB5 program will be made a permanent program, or at least, as a person with interest in this type of immigration visa, I hope it does become permanent.  The United[…]

EB2 for Entrepreneurs (and high skilled immigrant workers) explained:

The govt. announced two days ago that new policy is introduced to enable entrepreneurs to apply for visas. The idea is to facilitate investment, job creation and development of the economy.  Watson Immigration Welcomes this news as an interim solution and applauds the govt. for its pragmatic steps in working with the existing system for speedier[…]

Startup Visa Act – EB6 introduced today

Copied From Press Release of Senator Lugar Kerry– Lugar Visa Bill Will Create Jobs in America Wednesday, February 24, 2010 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today introduced legislation to drive job creation and increase America’s global competiveness by[…]