Comment: New EB5 Regulation in August
CMB Spring 2018 Unified Agenda was released and it set August 2018 as the estimated Final Action date for the new EB-5 Regulation which would raise the investment amount and Make TEA Changes。 Please see the news item below.

Article: E-2 Visa Issues for Chinese Clients By H. Ronald Klasko

Blogging: Asylum Interview Tips for Attorneys from a Former Asylum Officer By Jason Dzubow

News: New EB-5 Regulation Raising Investment Amount And Making TEA Changes Set For August 2018 In OMB Spring 2018 Unified Agenda

News: USCIS Performance Data on DACA Applications 2018

News: USCIS Performance Data on All Form Types for FY2018

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