Comment: H-1B Visa Petitions, EB-5, and Central American Minors Program
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on H-1B Visa Petitions, EB-5, Central American Minors Program, and others. 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: The Government’s “Nasty” Treatment Of Expert Opinions In Support Of H-1B Visa Petitions By Cora-Ann V. Pestaina

Article: 5 Takeaways from USCIS IPO’s November 2017 Stakeholders Meeting: New Challenges for the EB-5 Industry By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Joseph Barnett, and Robert Blanco

Blogging: Courts Uphold Muslim Ban (in Part) as US Moves Toward Dictatorship Through Calls to Investigate Hillary Clinton (Over What?) By Roger Algase

News: USCIS On Status of the Central American Minors Program

Focus: Far East Expos

ILW offers limited EB-5 exhibition opportunities in Seoul Korea, Taipei Taiwan, and Saigon Vietnam
December 11, 2017 - Seoul, Korea
December 13, 2017 - Taipei, Taiwan
December 15, 2017 - Saigon, Vietnam

Info on Korea:

  • One of the largest EB-5 market in the world, 200 investments per year
  • Korea is very close geographically to China, so jet lag is minimized and productive time is maximized
  • Korea has an agent structure similar to China (but lower cost than China)

Taiwan is the ideal country to supplement your China raise because:

  • Taiwan is one of the larger EB-5 Markets, with about 150 investments per year raised
  • Taiwan has an agent structure similar to China (but lower cost than China)
  • The language is the same in both China and Taiwan thus simplifying preparation of marketing material
  • Taiwan is very close geographically to China, so jet lag is minimized and productive time is maximized

Info on Vietnam:

  • Vietnam is the 2nd largest EB-5 Market after China, 350 investments in 2016, market is growing fast this year.
  • Vietnam is very close geographically to China, so jet lag is minimized and productive time is maximized
  • Vietnam has an agent structure similar to China (but lower cost than China)

Far East Expos:

  • You will meet licensed Agents in Korea, Taiwan and Vietnam. You will speak on a panel to the assembled agents.
  • Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.
  • The Expo hall will include a seminar theater with booths at the back of the room. Agent visit booths and attend the seminars.

EB-5 Issuers - $3,999 per city; Law Firms - $999 per city
(Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

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

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