Comment: EB-5 Guidance, International Entrepreneur Parole Program
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on EB-5 Guidance, International Entrepreneur Parole Program etc. Please scroll below to find the item(s) of interest to you. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: New USCIS EB-5 Guidance on Sustainment: To Refund or Not to Refund Upon Filing I-829 – That is the Question! By Joseph Barnett

Article: Significant Public Benefit of International Entrepreneur Parole Program By Joseph P. Whalen

Blogging: August 2017 Visa Bulletin: Analysis By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Iranian Researcher Denied US Entry Alleged to Have Ties to Militia By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: 50,000 Refugee Admissions Cap Reached By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: All-girl Afghan robotics team allowed to travel to US after visa ruling overturned By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Trump, Acting Truly Presidential, Intervenes to Allow Afghan Young Women's Robotics Team to Enter US for Competition By Roger Algase

News: DHS published FAQ on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

News: USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities

Focus: India Expo
September 11, 2017 - Mumbai, India
September 13, 2017 - Ahmedabad, India
September 15, 2017 - Delhi, India

ILW offers limited EB-5 exhibition opportunities at the Mumbai, Ahmedabad & Delhi Expos

Info on India:

  • India saw 43,000 millionaires leave in ten years ending in 2013 - second only to China, and the gap between India and China has been narrowing since then.
  • India was #3 EB5 market in 2016, after China and Vietnam, India will likely overtake Vietnam to #2 spot behind China in 2017.
  • India is fully English speaking country - no translation needed even for official documents.
  • Indian regulatory structures are more robust than China. India source of funds is easier to handle for USCIS as compared to China source of funds.
  • At ILW EB5 expos you will meet with direct investors, and/or with agents/intermediaries from the country and/or a combination of the above (all depending on local law)

Format:

  • All Day Expo featuring Exhibit Hall and frequent short seminars.(Speaking Opportunity included)
  • Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.

Regional Centers - $3,999 per city; Law Firms - $999 per city
(Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

For more information, please call (212)545-0818 or email webmaster@ilw.com or click here.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Melville, NY – Small growing law firm (20 years) in Melville, NY seeks to hire a full-time Junior Associate Attorney. We are considering applications from attorneys recently admitted to bar or with less than one year experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. Only resumes emailed to admin@lawpg.com will be considered. Do not contact the firm directly. Duties: Compile and file routine and complex immigration applications and petitions under senior attorney supervision (H-1B, L-1, O, PERM, family-based processes, etc.), Compose letters to clients, Draft legal memoranda and articles, Support clients in immigration program management and compliance, Attend client interviews, participate in and conduct meetings with clients, Other relevant duties as may be assigned The ideal Associate will have the following: JD required, Member of State Bar Association (NY or NJ preferred), Some business immigration experience preferred, Spanish language fluency required, Fast-learner, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrated attention to detail, Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands when required, Must be comfortable working in a small firm environment, Must be residing within driving distance of Melville, NY. Please send resume to admin@lawpg.com. Only resumes emailed to admin@lawpg.com will be considered. Do not contact the firm directly.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Florida - A Florida based Regional Center having done several EB5 projects is seeking to team up with an experienced Immigration Attorney for I-526,I-829, I-924, I-924A filings. The Immigration Attorney must have filed successful 526 and 829 cases, should have prompt availability and be ready to travel internationally at a short notice. Boutique law firms and individuals working with larger firms willing to branch out on their own are ok. Interested attorneys please write to: flrc2017@outlook.com.

Letters of the Week: Roger Algase

ComingsNGoings: New Appointment
Fragomen announced that Jill Bloom has been elected as a new partner in Fragomen.


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