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Congress Passes Omnibus Bill and Continuing Resolution Keeping Government and Vital Programs Such as EB-5 and E-Verify Operational

USA - December 22 2020 Congress passed a short-term extension of the EB-5 Regional Center Program that will extend the program through June 30, 2021. This extension will…

Senate Passes Per-Country Cap Elimination Bill that Affects Employment-Based Visa Programs Such as EB-5

USA - December 7 2020 The U.S. Senate passed by Unanimous Consent an amended version of H.R. 1044, the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 that was passed by…

Court Again Allows Use of Form I-944

USA - September 28 2020 As we previously reported, USCIS Form I-944 has been the subject of ongoing litigation, with various USCIS stakeholders challenging the form’s…

Court Limits Use of Form I-944

USA - September 4 2020 On Aug. 12, 2020, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals limited a nationwide injunction issued earlier by a lower court in Make the Road New York, et…

Returning Resident Visas and COVID-19 Travel

USA - September 3 2020 With global travel disruptions reaching six months, lawful permanent residents (LPRs) and conditional permanent residents (CPRs) who are abroad and…

USCIS Releases FAQ on Redeployment Guidance Updates

USA - July 30 2020 As part of USCIS’ updated Redeployment guidance released July 24, USCIS released a Q&A. The Q&A confirms the guidance from July 24, including the…

USCIS Issues New Redeployment Guidance

USA - July 27 2020 On July 24, 2020, USCIS issued a Policy Alert titled “Clarifying Guidance for Deployment of Capital in Employment-Based Fifth Preference (EB-5)…

USCIS Card Production Delays & Obtaining I-551 Stamps as Temporary Proof of Status

USA - July 23 2020 On July 21, 2020, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Ombudsman’s Office published an alert regarding card production delays…

Hong Kong Executive Order - July 14, 2020

Hong Kong, USA - July 22 2020 On July 14, 2020, President Trump issued an Executive Order regarding Hong Kong’s preferential immigrant visa chargeability. EB-5 investors who were…

Update - Processing Times for EB-5 Related Petitions

USA - June 22 2020 USCIS maintained operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person appointments resumed as of June 4, 2020, with safety precautions in place…