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Focus: The EB-5 Book Shipping Now

We are pleased to announce that the new comprehensive book on EB5 matters is shipping now.

Editors: Paul Ruby and Phil Cohen.
Articles by Laura Danielson, Robert Gaffney, Michael Gibson, Jennifer Hermansky, David Hirson, Jose E. LaTour, Daniel B. Lundy, Brandon Meyer, Elizabeth Peng, John Roth and Joseph Whalen



The book outline is as follows:


I. For Immigration Attorneys





  • Structuring and Market Planning for EB-5 Regional Centers and Their Projects by Jose Latour

  • Building Your I-924 Submission Package by Brandon Meyer

  • How to Lawfully Advise Your Clients About Regional Center Choices by John Roth

  • Advising Investors: Pre- Post-I-526 approval by Laura Danielson

  • Tax Counseling for EB-5 Investor Clients Before and After Immigrating to the U.S. by David Hirson

  • Practice Pointers: I-526 Petitions by Paul Ruby

  • Practical Approaches to Lawful Source of Funds Issues by Robert Gaffney

  • Country-Specific Issues: How to Successfully Represent Chinese Investors in EB-5 Investments by Elizabeth Peng

  • I-829 Practice Pointer: Removing Your Investor's Conditions by Jennifer Hermansky

  • The Future of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program from the Perspective of an Immigration Lawyer, or Past Performance is Not Indicative of Future Results by Daniel B. Lundy




II. The EB-5 Program For Regional Centers, Project Developers and Investors by Phil Cohen



  • Section 1: EB-5 Program Overview

  • Section 2: Key Logistical & Legal Issues

  • Section 3: Groundwork Before Getting Started

  • Section 4: Your EB-5 Team

  • Section 5: Getting to Work on Building Your I-924 Submission Package

  • Section 6: Positioning and Marketing to Foreign Investors

  • Section 7: Admitting Investors

  • Section 8: Financial Overview

  • Section 9: The Direct/ Individual Investor EB-5 Option

  • Section 10: Keeping Up to Date

  • Glossary

  • EB-5 Resources

  • Appendix A: Compendium of Instructions and USCIS Requirements

  • for I-924

  • Appendix B: Precedent Decisions

  • Appendix C: Sample Letter to Economists






III. Resource Materials


  • Comprehensive Resource Materials


    • Federal Regulations

    • Relevant Statutes

    • Precedent Decisions

    • Government Memoranda

    • Forms and Instructions





Part IV: CD-ROM Resource Materials


  • Statutes

  • Regulations

  • Federal Court Cases

  • BIA Cases

  • Forms

  • Memoranda

  • Web Links

  • Articles from ILW.COM

  • Miscellaneous





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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event

Washington, DC – Thursday, January 17, 2012 – 9:00am – 4:00pm – The Migration Policy Institute’s National Center On Immigrant Integration Policy will convene a public policy research symposium “After the Election: Policies Affecting Young Children of Immigrants”. The conference will frame the major policy and practice issues affecting children (birth through age 10) with immigrant parents and reflect broadly on the political climate for policy change. For more information call 202-266-1929 or email events@migrationpolicy.org.







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