Comment: EB5 New Guidelines, BALCA, DHS Component Funding Comparison
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Article: USCIS Issues Critical New Guidelines on EB-5 Sustainment, Job Creation, and Effect of Regional Center Terminations By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Joseph Barnett and Robert Blanco

Article: H1B RFE Season 2017 is Here! Are You Ready? By Sheila Danzig

Blogging: BALCA Forgives Electronic Error By Joel Stewart

Blogging: Quick Summary – Supreme Court Issues Ruling in Sessions v. Morales-Santana By Greg Siskind

Blogging: New Study Shows that Refugees May or May Not Be Good for the Economy By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: Missing Deadline for Providing I-9s to ICE is Costly By Bruce Buchanan

News: CRS Report on Comparing DHS Component Funding, FY2017: Fact Sheet

Focus: China Expo

ILW offers limited EB-5 exhibition opportunities at Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen Expos
August 21 - Beijing
August 23 - Shanghai
August 25 - Shenzhen

China Expos:

  • You will meet licensed Chinese Agents. You will speak on a panel to the assembled Chinese 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. Chinese agents visit booths and attend the seminars.

Regional Centers - $3,999 per city; Law Firms - $999 per city
(Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

For more info please call (212)545-0818 or email or click here.

Headline: Business pushes Rauner to sign bill to protect immigrants Click here
Headline: Immigration Not Enough to Halt Exodus From Biggest U.S. Cities Click here
Headline: Cubans now face same deportation risk as other immigrants Click here
Headline: ICE chief tells lawmakers agency needs much more money for immigration arrests Click here
Headline: Immigration Court Backlog: Time to Complete a Deportation Hearing Increased by 700% Click here

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Letters of the Week: Roger Algase, Joseph P. Whalen

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC – June 21, Wednesday. Diversification and Development: The Role of Migration and Knowledge Diffusion,

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