Comment: The EB-5 Summit Chicago - Early Bird Registration

The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be held on Friday, October 12 in Chicago, IL. The speakers will be David Hirson, Anna Morzy, Clem Turner and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

  • Lawfully Advising on Project Choices
  • 526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • 829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation
  • Ethical Considerations in EB-5 Practice (1.0 EPR Credit)
Lunch Presentation

Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel Economist Panel

  • Economist Issues: TEAs, Job Creation Models, Tenant Occupancy Issues
  • Marketing Projects in Compliance with U.S. Securities Law
  • Developing the 924 Petition
  • Projects, Project Selection and Marketing Experiences From an Established Regional Center I
  • Projects, Project Selection and Marketing Experiences From an Established Regional Center II
  • Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects Domestically and Abroad

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: For the fax form, see here. Don't delay, act today! This offer is available only until September 24!

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Focus: Removal Practice: Cutting Edge Strategies and Developments for 2012
Tuesday, September 25 is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, September 27 phone session of "Removal Practice: Cutting Edge Strategies and Developments for 2012 " with Lory Rosenberg and Others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on September 27 - Removal Defense in 2012 and Beyond

  • DACA and Prosecutorial Discretion
  • Evidentiary Issues: Burden, Judicial Notice, Discovery, Suppression
  • Key BIA decisions, exhaustion and appeal

SECOND Phone Session on October 11 - Supreme Court Calendar and Key Circuit Decisions

  • Chaidez v. U.S. - Padilla, post-conviction relief and retroactivity
  • Descamp v. U.S. - modified categorical approach and elements of the offense
  • Silva-Trevino v. DHS - categorical approach and Crime Involving Moral Turpitude

THIRD Phone Session on November 1 - EB-5 and Business Immigrants In Removal Proceedings

  • Conditional LPR status and avenues of review
  • Past or present criminal convictions
  • Compliance, fraud and false claims

Tuesday, September 25 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online:
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Don't delay, sign up today.

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