Comment: EB5 Processing, CRS on EB5

Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Articles, and News on CRS Report on International Immigrant Investment Programs: Illicit Finance Risks, an article on the Processing time for EB5 GreenCards without Expedites, and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to us at

Article - Could EB-5 Green Cards Be Processed in 2 Years Without Expedites? Will I-526 EB-5 Petition Processing Dramatically Improve In Near Future? by Bernard Wolfsdorf

News : CRS Report on International Immigrant Investment Programs: Illicit Finance Risks

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