Comment: Top Links for April 2015

We feature the top articles and news items for April 2015 below:


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What were your favorite April 2015 articles? Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.









Article: Justice Jackson's Liberating Jurisprudence in Shaughnessy v. Mezei. By Erich Snow



Article: New Rule Allows F-2 and M-2 Spouses and Children to Engage in Part-time, Post-secondary Academic Study at SEVP-certified Schools. By Joseph J. Shepherd, Esq.





Blogging: E-Verify Calls Attention from Enforcement Agencies. By Bruce Buchanan




News: The White House Task Force on New Americans, April 2015



News: USCIS Message on the Availability of Revised Form I-907















Focus: Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center Book


Shipping Now! ILW.COM is pleased to announce Forming and Operating An EB-5 Regional Center: A Guide For Developers and Business Innovators. The lead Editor for this book is Angelo A. Paparelli and the Associate Editor is L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens. Contributing Authors are Louann Bronstein, Laura Danielson, Michael Dunn, Adam Gale, Steve Ganis, Sherman Golden, Matt Gordon, Doug Hauer, Mark Katzoff, Robert F. Loughran, Brandon Meyer, John Neill, John Roth, Reid Thomas, Greg White, and Ben Zou.


The book outline is as follows:



  • Chapter 1. Introduction: Recent Developments, Evolution of EB-5, Regional Centers, Job Creation, Multiple Players etc.




  • Chapter 2. Navigating the Application Process: RC Job Creation Requirements, Input-Output Modeling Checklist, Roadmap Including Timeline for Submission, Forms, and Costs Involved, Required Forms, Role of the Business Plan and Plan Writer




  • Chapter 3. I-924 Process, Tips and Best Practices: Applying for Regional Center Designation and Amendments, What to Include with the I-924 Form, Additional Considerations, I-924 Checklist, After Regional Center Status Approval, Immigration Requirements and Steps for Investors




  • Chapter 4. Sourcing, Vetting, and Attracting Investors: Source of Funds: Understanding and Vetting Your Investors’ Background, Use of Escrows in EB-5, Attracting Investors: What Investors Want in an EB-5 Regional Center




  • Chapter 5. Choosing the Corporate Structure, Management Issues, and PPM Due Diligence: Organizational Structure - A Key to EB-5 Investor Recruitment, Management of the Job Creating Entity, Experience of the Management Team, PPM Due Diligence




  • Chapter 6. Organizational Law and Securities Considerations: Organizational Law Issues in the EB-5 Program, Application of Advanced Organizations Structures in the EB-5 Program, Relevance of U.S. Securities Laws to the EB-5 Marketplace, FINRA Guidance on Applicability of the Suitability Rule to Broker-Dealers Marketing Private Placements, Hot SEC Topics in EB-5 Financings




  • Chapter 7. Learning From the History of Risk and Fraud in the EB-5 Regional Center Context: USCIS Revocations of Regional Center Designations for Non-Compliance, Current Immigration Law Regarding Revocation of USCIS Designation, History of Fraud in Regional Centers, Best Practices and Tips to Avoid Common Pitfalls and USCIS Requests for Additional Evidence




  • Chapter 8. Risk Management: A Note on Ethical and Risk Management Considerations: Representation of More than One Party in EB-5 Cases





For additional information, including author biographies and to purchase, please see:


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Fax Form: http://www.ilw.com/books/FormingandOperatinganEB5RegionalCenter.pdf








Headline:
China Passes Mexico as the Top Source of New U.S. Immigrants Click here

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Technology can help solve immigration identity fraud Click here

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America needs more than free trade. It needs free immigration, too. Click here

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Jindal: US immigration system 'backwards' Click here

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With Obama's immigration plans blocked, de Blasio's Office of Immigrant Affairs screens hundreds Click here









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The Economics of Immigration by Cynthia Bansak - Routledge (May 1, 2015) - Paperback: 356 pages, ISBN: 0415747066, $71.95 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0415747066







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