Comment: SEC Action, EB-5 2016, Registry, Nepal

Today's issue of Immgration Daily has many items of interest including SEC Charging Lawyer With Stealing Investor Money in EB-5 Offerings, Five important facts from 2016, Constitutional Law Professors condemning Muslim registry, Extension of Employment Authorization for Nepali F-1 Nonimmigrant Students and more. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to us at [Editor's note: one word deleted 12/27/2016]

Article: Five Important EB-5 Facts from 2016 By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Esq., Robert Blanco, Esq., and Joseph Barnett, Esq.

Blogging: 42 Constitutional Law Professors Sign Letter Condemning Trump's Threats To Bar Muslim Immigrants and Revoke US Citizenship of Protesters By Roger Algase

News: DHS Publishes Notice On Extension of Employment Authorization for Nepali F-1 Nonimmigrant Students

News: SEC Charges Lawyer With Stealing Investor Money in EB-5 Offerings

Focus: Florida EB-5 Expo

Meet Thought leaders & Custodians of Trusted Relationships for Latin America
January 26th, 2017 - Miami, Florida

Info on Latin America:

  • In Latin America Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Peru & Venezuela are each in the top twenty EB-5 markets
  • Within the last several years, almost 50% of investments from Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Peru & Venezuela have come through relationships maintained in the greater Miami area
  • Miami is the right place to reach professionals who have relationships with high net worth individuals from Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Peru & Venezuela . Going to Miami instead of visiting the five countries saves travel costs, is safer and saves time
  • Immigration Attorneys, Real Estate professionals and Financial professionals with relationships with high net worth individuals in Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Peru & Venezuela will attend the expo. (There will be no investors at the meeting.)


  • You will meet immigration attorneys, real estate professionals and financial professionals who have relationships with high net worth individuals from Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, Peru & Venezuela. You will speak to the assembled professionals.
  • The Expo hall will include a seminar theater with display tables at the back of the room for exhibitors.

Speaking and Exhibition Opportunities:

  • Silver Level: Sponsored Briefs -- Only 2 available
  • Gold Level: Sponsored Addresses -- Only 2 available
  • Platinum Level: Sponsored Welcome -- SOLD OUT
  • Discounts available; Inquire for pricing -- Final Deadline: December 30th

For more info please call (212)545-0818 or email or click here.

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Letters of the Week: Roger Algase, Julian Ortuondo

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
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