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Focus: Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center: A Guide for
Developers and Business Innovators

Editor: Angelo A. Paparelli and L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens
Contributing Editor: Maurice Berez


BOOK OUTLINE


  1. Introduction

  2. Multiple Players - each with different expectations and
    conflicting interests in the EB-5 RC process

  3. History of Program, Narrowed Scope of the RC Designation
    over Time and Challenges Created Along the Way

  4. Understanding the Basics of the EB-5 Program for RCs

  5. Applying for RC Designation and Amendment

  6. Best Practice and tips to avoid common pitfalls and USCIS
    requests for additional evidence

  7. Problems, Concerns, and Best Practices

  8. Additional Resources



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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

New York, NY - An immediate position is available in a New York-based law firm. The ideal candidate will have +1 years of experience of the processing of O and P nonimmigrant visa petitions. Responsibilities will include the preparation and filing of O and P visa petitions, conducting of legal research, and drafting of correspondences. Strong writing skills, excellent attention to detail, and handling a fast case load are pluses. Please email your resume along with reference to immigrationresumes2013@gmail.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional

Toronto or Calgary, Canada - Ernst and Young Global Immigration (EYGI) is seeking a Global Immigration Manager. EYGI provides and manages a range of business immigration services to multinational clients who send employees and their families to work and live in over 140 countries around the world. The role of Manager Global Immigration involves day-to-day management and oversight in all aspects of global immigration client accounts. The activities will include supervising the Global Coordination Staff and Seniors and can ranger from ensuring client accounts are being looked after to providing high level reporting on the status of programs. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of Global Immigration or related experience. Law degree would be an asset, as would strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to deliver accurately to tight deadlines in a high-pressured and time-sensitive environment a plus. For more information, please visit out EY Careers Website at http://www.ey.com/CA/jobsearch, keyword: Global Immigration or contact Lisa Chow at lisa.chow@ca.ey.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Toronto, Canada - The US Business Immigration Specialists at Egan LLP is seeking an Associate Attorney to manage multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for their diverse institutional clients. Egan LLP has offices throughout Canada in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. The ideal candidate should have a JD along with admission to any US State Bar, a 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H-1, L-1, NIV, and PERM filings, and strong client management skills, excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit Ernst and Young's career website at www.ey.com/CA/jobsearch keyword search: EGAN or contact Lisa
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Immigration Law Certificate

Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register,
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event

March 27 - 9:30 am [EST] - Washington, DC - the MPI invites all interested to join them for their release of it's new book, Immigrants in a Changing Labor Market during their event, "Investing Wisely in the Future: How the U.S. Immigration System Can Better Meet U.S. Labor Market Needs". A complimentary copy of the book will be provided to each event attendee; to register, please see http://my.migrationpolicy.org/p/sals...vent_KEY=65819







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