Comment: Top Articles And News For January 2018



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Article: State of the Union Speech Highlights President Trump’s Vision for Massive Reductions in Immigration By Joshua Breisblatt

News: USCIS State Surge in H-2B Petitions Possible for Second Half of FY 2018

News: USCIS Extension of Comment Period on Proposed Revisions to Form I-765

Focus: Vietnam Expo

Hanoi - March 9, 2018

  • Vietnam was the 2nd largest EB-5 Market after China in 2017, market is still growing fast this year.
  • Hanoi is as big an EB5 market as Saigon, but with considerably lesser competition.
  • 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)


  • You will meet licensed Vietnamese Agents. You will speak on a panel to the assembled Vietnamese 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. Vietnamese agents 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 information, please call (212)545-0818 or email

Headline: Paul Ryan is optimistic about budget vote and "confident" about bipartisan immigration deal Click here
Headline: Nancy Pelosi's eight-hour speech: an attempt to persuade GOP on immigration Click here
Headline: The Senate’s immigration debate, starting next week, is really at least 7 different debates Click here
Headline: Immigration activists decry citizenship checks on buses, trains Click here
Headline: George W. Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you and welcome them' Click here

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